Tarchna, Corneto, Tarquinia

The defensive Tower of Matilda of Canossa is circular in its construction and constitutes part of a bayonet style defense system at the castle entrance.

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On opposite sides of the entrance way lie two square towers which are connected by high walls on either side, forming a walkway between them. This type of construction is known as “Resechata” and was ordered by G. Vitelleschi (15th century) in order to exclude the castle during the phases of urban expansion and renewal.

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THE ETRUSCANS

THE ETRUSCANS

TARCHNA, CORNETO, TARQUINIA

TARCHNA, CORNETO, TARQUINIA

MAREMMA BETWEEN SEA AND NATURE

MAREMMA BETWEEN SEA AND NATURE

TARQUINIA, A LITERARY PLACE

TARQUINIA, A LITERARY PLACE

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