- Castiglion Fiorentino
Castiglion Fiorentino it is of Etruscan-Roman origin and after 1014 known as Castiglione Aretino only to become Fiorentino after the Florentine take-over of the Aretine Republic in 1384.
The Medieval walls dominated by the Cassero fortress are still intact. The centre of Castiglion Fiorentino has elegant civil and church buildings amongst which the most important are the gothic church of San Francesco, the Collegiata and the Chiesa del Gesù, all of which contain important works of art.
In the Pinacoteca Comunale there are precious works made of gold of the 13th and 14th centuries and paintings by great artists such as Margarito Bartolomeo della Gatta, Vasari and many others. Just outside the walls is the ocatagonal Renaissance Chiesa della Consolazione. The Medieval Castle of Montecchio is about 3 km from the town of Castiglion Fiorentino.
It was built in the 13th century on a structure of the 10th and 11th century built as a look-out tower and still has almost intact walls with eight towers, the keep and the main tower.
Here following our selection of vacation villas with pool, apartments with pool and holiday homes in Castiglion Fiorentino - Tuscany: