Old Abbey (Badia Vecchia)

Despite the name, it was never an abbey but a massive tower. The style and the two-coloured frieze which bounds and underline the storeys, like floral lacework, and the attractive twin windows are very reminiscent of the Santo Stefano palace.

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Address : 

Via Dionisio I

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Ciampoli palace (Palazzo Ciampoli)
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Ciampoli palace (Palazzo Ciampoli)
Ciampoli palace (Palazzo Ciampoli)
Ongoing restoration should soon restore
0:15
Palace of the Dukes of Santo Stefano
Palace of the Dukes of Santo Stefano
Dating from the 15C and later fortified,
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Square of the 9th April (Piazza IX Aprile)
Square of the 9th April (Piazza IX Aprile)
On a balcony overlooking the sea, a
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