Montepescali village southern Tuscany

Montepescali

Montepescali village is very easy to reach, because it is located close to the State road (SS1) exit, not far from Grosseto.

Montepescali hilltop village southern Tuscany
Montepescali

It’s an hilltop village, that means that  you can admire a stunning panorama from there, especially at the lookout that faces south.

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The  village has medieval origins and it’s built almost completely in stone and bricks. Here we can find the typical elements of the medieval village, an heritage of the Roman camp: high walls all around, two doors and the cassero, a gatehouse-tower built with bricks close to one door. From castrum comes the word cassero first, and castello (castle) then.

Montepescali hilltop village southern Tuscany
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