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Marciano della Chiana – video

29 May 2015

Beautiful video of Marciano Della Chiana.

The majestic tower stands tall against the clear blue sky, visible from all sides, pointing elegantly and powerfully upwards.
It’s worth visiting Marciano just to see this extraordinarily well conserved tower .
The houses and small gardens fan out below the tower and together with the little square with its well, the beautiful city gate with its clock tower, on which one can see the Medici coat of arms, form a small hamlet which exactly reproduces the topography of the castle over which Sienese and Florentines, Perugini and Aretini fought from Medieval times onwards.
Nowadays this charming, friendly village with its small shops welcomes visitors offering genuine products from the surrounding countryside and its unbeatable Chianina beef.

Holiday accommodation in Marciano della Chiana

 

The Chianina Breed

The Chianina Breed has very ancient origins, is native of the territory of the ValdiChiana, in Tuscany, from which it takes its name. The first information about  Chianina breed date back to pre-Roman times, but especially during the Roman Empire, when according to the writers of that time, were sacrificed to the gods white cow...

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13 May 2015