Porte della Terra


 Porte della Terra
The gate located to the north in the current Via Crispi has always been considered the more interesting of the two. It has a rectangular shape with a central passage. On the front of the outside is a semi-circular arch, with masonry, exposed concrete, and mortar of an uneven texture.  The door jambs and lunette are made of regular, slightly protruding, stone blocks. In the passage there is a...

Torre Cintata (walled tower)


Torre Cintata (walled tower)
It is a rare and excellent example of a medieval walled tower. The tallest building in the village, it stands at about 740m on the slopes of Mount Plaia.   At one point it was considered strategic for the control of the territory: the imposing square building was used as a lookout in defense of the village below.  It was strengthened by an imposing hexagonal perimeter wall - perhaps...