Verrucole Castle, Garfagnana region, Tuscany

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verrucole_Castle

Verrucole Castle (Italian: Fortezza delle Verrucole) is a ruined Medieval fortress located in the Garfagnana region of Tuscany, in San Romano in Garfagnana comune, near the city of Lucca. It is 600 metres above sea level.

Copyright: Martin Broomfield
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9600x4800
Taken: 30/06/2013
Uploaded: 17/07/2013
Updated: 10/06/2014


Tags: castle; fort; ruin; fortress; medieval
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The Tuscany, one of the most beautiful Italian regions, is known throughout the world for its Landscapes and for the Works of Art that it houses (It is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance). Six localities have been designated World Heritage Sites: the Historical Center of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Pienza, the Square of the Cathedral of Pisa with the Leaning Tower and the Val d'Orcia. It is in the central Italy and borders with Emilia Romagna (north), Marche and Umbria (east) and Lazio (South). The West coast is bathed from the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Sea; here we can find the islands of the Tuscan archipelago including the island of Elba. The regional capital is Florence and the other provinces are: Arezzo, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena.