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What to see in Buonconvento, Siena

  • SP 34/C, 2, località Bibbiano, Buonconvento (SI)

The toponym Bibbiano owes its name, for lead, by the term "bibbio" (lat. bibianum), other name of the widgeon, an aquatic bird that proliferava in these areas. The settlement dates back to the 850 and was the property of the imperial linked at the time of Ludovico II, Guinigi of Reghinari, Longobard Conte: his family (said Guinigi or Winigi) you found one coat of arms in the oratory of the fortress of the tower, built in the IX century. Of medieval aspect and Guelph merlons, is surrounded on three sides by a moat with masonry bridge (originally present a drawbridge) and partial walkway to the Ronda. The walkway remains only on the north side, while in the west corner there is a sentry box in bricks, crenellated rounded and on the inner side, that had to be the guard of the sentinels of the guard. Sides south-west and south-east are lower and worse preserved: remain traces of other cabins lost in the brackets corner survivors. Inside there is a courtyard with a ring, with in the center the donjon, connected to the walls by a passage to the arc that bypasses the internal clearing. On the arc a walkway rectum by brackets leads to one of the two original turrets corner, with battlements redone in style, which surmounts the entrance portal to the north-east. The footings murals are slightly scarpati and the donjon has a frame of hanging arches resting on corbels at the height of the first floor, which govern the slight overhang of the upper floor. At another turret, equipped with lowered arch in bricks at the base and piombatoio, is located the inner portal of the formwork, located in axis with the access to external walls and elegantly framed by drafts in the tufaceous sandstone. The second piombatoio, that dominates it, is a remake recently. Inside, the Annunciation, last work of Pietro Lorenzetti, and the Madonna in the chapel of the castle, operates by Baldassarre Peruzzi.

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Parish Church of Santa Innocenza in Piana
Parish Church of Santa Innocenza in Piana
the Parish Church of Santa Innocenza in Piana is located in the locality of Piana near the village of Buonconvento, in tuscany.
Località Piana, Buonconvento (SI)
2.20 Kilometers from Castle of Bibbiano
Sacred Art Museum of Arbia Valley
Sacred Art Museum of Arbia Valley
Sacred Art Museum of Arbia Valley is located inside the Ricci Socini Palace in Buonconvento, in Tuscany.
Via Soccini, 18, Buonconvento (SI)
3.30 Kilometers from Castle of Bibbiano
Church of Saints Peter and Paul
Church of Saints Peter and Paul
The Church of Saints Peter and Paul of the village of Buonconvento, in Tuscany, was founded in 1103.
Via Soccini, 10, Buonconvento (SI)
3.31 Kilometers from Castle of Bibbiano
Museum of Senese Sharecropping
Museum of Senese Sharecropping
the Ethnographic Museum of Senese Sharecropping In Buonconvento is placed close to the medieval town walls of the borgo.
Piazzale Garibaldi, Buonconvento (SI)
3.36 Kilometers from Castle of Bibbiano
Antiquarium of Poggio Civitate
Antiquarium of Poggio Civitate
"Antiquarium of Poggio Civitate" is the name of the Archeological Museum of the Etruscan village of Murlo.
Piazza della Cattedrale,, Murlo (SI)
6.28 Kilometers from Castle of Bibbiano
Cathedral of the Most Holy Savior
Cathedral of the Most Holy Savior
The Cathedral of the Most Holy Savior is the Duomo of the village of Montalcino, in Tuscany.
Via Ricasoli, 31, Montalcino (SI)
8.11 Kilometers from Castle of Bibbiano
Montalcino Fortress
Montalcino Fortress
The fortress of the village of Montalcino, in Tuscany was built in 1361.
Viale della Libertà, 2, Montalcino (SI)
8.30 Kilometers from Castle of Bibbiano
Piccolomini Palace
Piccolomini Palace
Piccolomini Palace of Pienza, in Tuscany, said also Pontifical Palace, was commissioned by Pope Pius II.
Corso il Rossellino, 28, Pienza (SI)
19.55 Kilometers from Castle of Bibbiano
Pottery Museum
Pottery Museum
The Pottery Museum is located in the locality of Petroio, in the village of Trequanda, in Tuscany.
Via Valgelata 10, località Petroio,, Trequanda (SI)
19.68 Kilometers from Castle of Bibbiano

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