Village of Sasso Pisano

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Village of Sasso Pisano
Sasso Pisano, Castelnuovo Val di Cecina-

Located on the slopes of the mountain that separates the sources of those Cornia Peacock, Sasso Pisano was a major dispute between the town and castle of the bishops of Volterra.
In the fifteenth century, numerous mines in the area of ​​alum Sasso, principal resource of the country itself and of the town of Volterra, became an object of contention between him and Florence. Sasso in the vicarage in 1472 he entered the Val di Cecina based Pomarance and followed the events of the other villages of zona.Oggi the village retains the characters of the ancient medieval fortress with circular structure, with its thick walls.