Vinci: The Village Of Leonardo

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This green zone is divided by the provinces of Prato, Pistoia, and Florence. The province of Florence is where the municipality of Vinci can be discovered. In Vinci, there are tons of details for you to view where most of them are all related to the life of Leonardo: the Santa Croce where he was christened, the residence where he …

Cortona

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Cortona was originally part of Umbria; however, throughout is fascinating history it has changed hands many times. In the 600s BC, the Etruscans conquered the town and significantly developed it under the new name of Curtun. Later, according to the historical analysis of George Dennis, it fell under Roman rule and, during the dying stages of the Gothic War, between …

The magic of Anghiari

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The magic of Anghiari Located 30 km from the Tuscan city of Arezzo, which sits on the border of Tuscany and Umbria, Anghiari is a historic medieval treasure that sits precariously atop a steep stone hill that rises up from the Sovara and Tiber valleys. The magic of Anghiari is particularly well known for the 1440 Battle when Florentine troops …