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Castiglione d'Orcia

Wedding in Castiglione d'Orcia

Castiglione d’Orcia, mentioned since 714, was owned by the Aldobrandeschi noble family, and then it became a free town since 1252. In th  in the 14th century it became a Sienese possession and then it was contested by Salimbeni and Siena.
The town, with its old cobblestone paved little roads, is a picturesque centre, above all in Vecchietta Square (Piazza il Vecchietta ) dedicated to the painter, sculptor and architect Lorenzo di Pietro ( 1412/1480 ), called il Vecchietta.

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