0 Likes

Castiglione della Pescaia-view on Piazzale Solti-
Toscane

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castiglione_della_Pescaia Castiglione della Pescaia is an ancient seaside town in the province of Grosseto (Tuscany), Italy. The modern city grew around a medieval fortress (Italian: castello) and a large fishery, from which it got its designation. Today Castiglione della Pescaia is known for its beaches and has become a center of international (mostly European) tourism. Castiglione della Pescaia consists of a High City built on the hill that ends a chain of hills towards the sea, and of a Low City at the foot of the High City, straddling the drainage canal and marina that form the central part of town. Castiglione is located in the South-Western portion of Tuscany, with a gorgeous view of the islands of Elba and Giglio, and of the promontory of Argentario. The hills that back the city slope into beautiful beaches that front the town in its entirety. To the East of Castiglione is the rich floodplain of the Ombrone. Nothing much remains of the ancient lake Prile that used to be Castiglione's lifeblood. The most notable attraction are the ancient remains in Vetulonia, one of the leading Etruscan cities. The frazioni of Punta Ala and Riva del Sole are beach resorts catering mostly to tourists from Central and Northern Europe. In the commune territory, the Regional Reservation of Diaccia Botrona is a protected area with natural landscapes.

Copyright: Renzo falconi
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Chargée: 11/04/2012
Mis à jour: 10/07/2014
Affichages ::

...


Tags: castiglione della pescaia; view; panorama; castle; piazzale solti; piazza solti; solti; old town
comments powered by Disqus

Renzo Falconi
Castiglione della Pescaia-Solti square-
Renzo Falconi
Castiglione della Pescaia-Via Della Fortezza-
Renzo Falconi
fra Piazza Solti e Via Italo Calvino
Renzo Falconi
Panorama da inizio Via Italo Calvino
Renzo Falconi
Castiglione della Pescaia - Via delle Campane -
Renzo Falconi
Castiglione della Pescaia - Corso della Libertà -
Renzo Falconi
Castiglione della Pescaia-Square between Via del Recinto and Via della Fortezza
Renzo Falconi
Castiglione della Pescaia-Gate Old Town Via Montebello-
Renzo Falconi
Castiglione Della Pescaia - cross Via Montebello e Via Camaiori
Renzo Falconi
Castiglione della Pescaia - Piazza Garibaldi -
Renzo Falconi
Castiglione della Pescaia-The monument of died at sea-
Renzo Falconi
Castiglione della Pescaia-The blu lighthouse-
Carlos Esparza Ramón
Sunset at Punta Morro Atardecer
Khasanov Arkadiy
View of the mosque of Almetyevsk
Jakub Laštovička
Ruins of the windmill at Příčovy
samart khemwong
Wat Phra That Doi Wao
Thomas Blanket
Spain, Montserrat Surroundings
David Mariotti
Skate Rental at Historic Midway State Park
Jens Ruppert
Altes Zollhaus 02763 Zittau, Herwigsdorfer Str.2
Lev Romanov
flour mill
Tadashi IKUTA
sake brewery
Thomas Blanket
Spain, Montserrat, Monasterio, Atrium
René van Gageldonk
From de series "beauty spots, Veere": townhall
omid jafarnezhad
*Jame Mosque Kerman*
Renzo Falconi
Cala Piatti-Porto S. Stefano-Monte Argentario-
Renzo Falconi
Castiglione della Pescaia-Isola Clodia-
Renzo Falconi
Cala Violina beach
Renzo Falconi
Populonia - Necropoli - "Tomba dei Carri"
Renzo Falconi
Brescia-Sant'Afra Church-
Renzo Falconi
Tenno lake
Renzo Falconi
Il Tino di Moscona - inside1 -
Renzo Falconi
Deruta-Chiesa di San Francesco
Renzo Falconi
Castello di Porrona - Piazza Tolomei -
Renzo Falconi
Vittoriale-Nave Puglia-Ship Puglia-
Renzo Falconi
Rocca Di Frassinello-Sala Degustazione-Renzo Piano
Renzo Falconi
Brescia-Via Dei Musei-
More About Toscane

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.