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Land of the noble families of Staggio during the middle of the 1100s, Monteriggioni, it asserted itself as a Sienese castle for the garrison troops during the war with Florence. In 1554 it was conquered by the army of the Medici and became part of the historical events that took place in Tuscany.
A precious and well preserved Medieval town where you feel the atmosphere of that period in the little square, the fortifications and the parish church that has maintained its Gothic Romanesque structure. To visit the impressive city walls.
Beautiful are the surroundings: towards Colle Val d'Elsa, at 3 km there is a deviation to the Romanesque Abbey of San Salvatore situated in the Abbadia Isola. Inside there is a marble urn for relics in Romanesque style, a baptismal font from the 15th century of the Sienese school, a "Virgin with Child" of Sano di Pietro from 1471, an "Assumption" of Vincenzo Tamagni, a "Virgin with Child" claimed to be by Duccio di Buoninsegna in his young days or to the school faithful to him.
At Casone, in several estates various wells have been found, groups of Etrurian tombs and tombs from the Roman imperial period.
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