Castello di Battifolle

Castello di Battifolle


Battifolle, Italy (IT)
In the Middle Age the castle was one of the most important stronghold of the Aretine countryside, due to its position it was able to exercise the control on the Valdarno and the Val di Chiana. In the course of the centuries the castle has been known with different names: first Vincione Piccolo, then Battifolle and Castel Pugliese (from the name of the owners, the Pugliesi family).
In the Middle Age the castle was one of the most important stronghold of the Aretine countryside, due to its position it was able to exercise the control on the Valdarno and the Val di Chiana. In the course of the centuries the castle has been known with different names: first Vincione Piccolo, then Battifolle and Castel Pugliese (from the name of the owners, the Pugliesi family).
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Links: www.castellitoscani.com
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