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Camporsevoli, vista aerea
Camporsevoli, panorama
Camporsevoli, panorama
Camporsevoli, campanile
Camporsevoli, chiesa


Camporsevoli is a privileged lookout point. A small fortified town which still retains its original function as a defensive castle. But its history is much older as revealed by the artefacts linked to an Etruscan settlement. The first mention is of a parish church, Plebs S. Johannis de Camporsedole, but at the beginning of the 2nd century, it starts to be quoted as Castrum Camporsedulis. The Visconti of Campiglia, Adobrandeschi, pressure from Siena and Orvieto are all focused on the ownership of the castle until 1339, when Boniface IX granted it to the faithful Francesco di Corbara. Then, Pope Pious II entrusted it to his nephews, Giacomo and Andrea. The Piccolomini kept possession of the fief until modern day despite the ambitions of other families.

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