Piazza dei Priori, Volterra, A lovely, medieval square lined with austere buildings, among which the 13th century Palazzo Pretorio, linked with the Torre della Podesta’ and Palazzo dei Priori, the present-day town hall, decorated with terracotta, marble and stone coat of arms of the Florentine governors. Engraved between the banner and torch holders, is also the canna volterrana, the ancient unit of measurement of the commune. Markets have been held on Piazza dei Priori since AD 851.
Siena, We met a Japanese man who was wearing a Utah Jazz hat. We spoke to him he received the hat from an American soldier in Japan right after the war. They kept in touch. The American man was now a retired Professor at USU. We relayed a message to him and his wife. Small world!!
Listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO, Siena is one of the most remarquable cities of Tuscany. With a unique architecture and infrastructure, Siena a place you shouldn’t miss if you happen to be journeying through Tuscany. Here are the 5 things to do in Siena: http://www.helloitalytours.com/blog/top-5-things-siena/