Cortona, Italy - Fortezza Medicea
The Fortezza Medicea atop the Italian hilltown of Cortona. It was a bright, sunny day when we began our climb to the top of this steep hilltown. Needless to say, the weather had changed quite a bit before we finally arrived at the top.
Here the Bramasole villa of the famous Francis Mayes' writer. The house is the one of the book Under ...
The church San Francesco in Cortona was built in the middle oft he 13th century by Elia da Cortona - ...
cortona. piazza della repubblica
Cortona - Piazza della Repubblica.Canon 100 DWalimex 8 mm FischaugeBlende 8 1/500 Sekundeiso 200
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.