Siena is beautiful. From the towers to the countryside, it is full of beauty.
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Torre del Mangia towering above of the Palazzo Pubblico
Torre del Mangia.
The Torre del Mangia is a tower in Siena, in the Tuscany region of Italy. Built in 1338-1348, it is located in the Piazza del Campo, Siena’s premier square, adjacent to the Palazzo Pubblico (Town Hall). When built it was one of the tallest seculartowers in medieval Italy. At 102 m, it is second tallest after Cremona’s Torrazzo (112 m (367 ft)) the Asinelli tower in Bologna at 97 m being third.
Piazza del Campo
From the top of the Torre.
My favorite lunch.
We found a wonderful BnB just outside of Siena
A small salumeria we picked out our lunch.
No crowds on the street at lunch time.
Siena is a good home base for touring around Tuscany. It is definitely car country to access all these beautiful spots.
To be continued.