Tuscany – Monteriggioni tour

by Samuele Sodini

Tuscany, Monteriggioni Tour The nucleus of Monteriggioni is a small strengthened city.
The diameter of the castle is of 172 meters, surrounded by a thick walls of elliptic form of the thickness of well 2 meters, alternated by 15 towers and two doors, that it encircles a hill called mount Ala. The towers, raise today him above the walls for 6,5 meters, with a thickness of 4×6 meters, and they are only 11 visible of it: the others four have been reduced to the level of the walls. Above the surrounded walls a passage that crossed the whole perimeter raced. In 2005 some parts of the passage are been reconstructed, from which is possible to enjoy of an unique and suggestive sight.

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