Tuscany - Lucignano

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frResidence il Cassero - Lucignano
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Lucignano, small village of the southern Tuscany, represents one of the examples more extraordinary than medieval urban planning, for its system to elliptic shape to viari rings circoncentrici, pervenutoci intact from the centuries. To cover its roads has the sense of an pleasant game through a intricato maze that finally resolves once it arrives to you in the high zone of the country, comprising the Communal Palace, the Church of S. Francisco, the Collegiata. The urbanistico system develops through an interesting articulation spaces them and works them between one "rich way", coinciding with it puts into effect it them Via Matteotti exposed to luminous and wide South where the constructed residential palaces from the nobility rise, and one "poor way", coinciding with puts into effect it them via Rome (said also Corsica) exposed to north, the north-west where rooms smaller, characterized from a poor building and constructed from the ranks rise less atmospheres of the country. The happy geographic positioning of Lucignano, in dominant position,a mt. 414 s.l.m., on the Valdichiana and the road between Siena and Arezzo, it has rendered it since the antiquity strategically important and of it it has marked the history like medieval castle strongly conteso between the adjacent territories. For approximately three centuries, from 1200 to the 1500, Lucignano it has endured continues passages of jurisdiction between Siena, Arezzo Florence and Perugia, city from which it had in gift the possibility to fregiarsi in just the coat of arms (tutt' hour adopted) of the Winged Grifone, to which was added a star in order to indicate that the place is found in hill. The name "Lucignano" probably derives from a founded roman castrum from Licinio consul, of the family omonima become Lucinianum after the conquest from part of Lucio Silla in the sec. a.C.; important reperti moreover archaeological of Etruscan age recovered in several localities they already signal us the presence of takeovers in that age. Around to 1200 the organization would be begun urban planning from which is been born puts into effect it them system, already completed with XVI the century and that it sees the top of the hill, where initially was the castle, transformed in center of the political and religious power. In 1300 under the domination of the senesi the jobs of fortification with the completion of the building perimeter and three doors (1371 were completed): S:Giusto door, S.Giovanni door and therefore said door Bulwark, moreover were constructed the Rocca with the two towers. With the passage of Lucignano under the Doctors, in 1554, important urbanistici participations like the beginning of the construction of the fortress, attributed to Bernardo Puccini, the sanctuary of the Madonna of the Oaks are had, attributed to the Vasari and place outside from the historical center (the 1568) convent of the Cappuccini fathers (1580 ca.) the churches of Misericordia (1582) and Collegiata (1594). Currently the country maintains its fascination of ancient village intact that it has known to conserve a calm and serene image where the traditions agricultural and that craftsman offer to the visitor a range interesting of products; from the valuable oil extravergine of olive to the honey, from the production and restoration of furnitures to the carving jobs, the most valuable production of ceramics to the oreficeria, from the traditional working of the serene stone to the travertino in order to reach the production of heads of apparel, thanks to the ability and the experience of maestranze professionally prepared.


Barberino Val d'Elsa... Castelvecchio..

Palio di Siena...

Garda Lake..

Apuane Alps...

Sights to see and main destinations

frLocalità Bagnaia (Siena)
frBarberino Val D'Elsa
frTorrita di Siena
frPortoferraio Isola d' Elba island
frCastiglion Fiorentino
frColle di Val d'Elsa
frCastelnuovo Berardenga
frCasole d'Elsa
frLoro ciuffenna
frSan Casciano in Val di Pesa Florence
frGreve in Chianti
frLoc. Spedaletto Pienza
frFigline Valdarno Firenze - Florence





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