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Campofilone and the "Rocca".

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Campofilone, The Marches, Italy
Campofilone and the crenelated walls of the fortress "Rocca". 63828 Campofilone, Province of Fermo, Italy. The village, tapering in shape, rises along the main street that is overlooked by the main buildings behind which a labyrinth of alleys opens up, sometimes covered by barrel vaults and cross vaults and which, from time to time, give a glimpse of the beauty of the landscape that surrounds it. ... Porta da Bora: rebuilt in the Renaissance, from the beginning, together with the one called "da Sole", it served as a barrier along the ancient Roman road artery. Porta Marina: obtained by breaking down the tower located in the eastern tip of the old town, it is now the main entrance to the historic center of Campofilone. La Castagna: wall structure with a square plan and a tower shape. In addition to the crenelated walls, Campofilone preserves two polygonal towers located to the east and west of the walled center; the first was transfo…