Wednesday, October 2, 2013
While driving around in Tuscany, I spotted one of those picturesque hilltop towns in the distance and we decided to take a look at it. We arrived at the Piazza Garibaldi right in front of the Collegiate Church of St. Martin, a Renaissance-Baroque style church pictured above. The church was dedicated in 1588 and restored in 2010.
We walked the sleepy streets and found lots of very old buildings lovingly maintained like the one above. The town dates back to the 12th century and up until 1864 it was known as Asinalunga.
We spent close to two hours there walking the hilly and twisting streets looking at the doorways and courtyards of the old buildings. It was so peaceful and quiet, it was a pleasure to enjoy the architecture and views.