09 February 2007
Ascoli Piceno - Porta Tufilla
Ascoli Piceno – Porta Tufilla
Porta Tufilla is a medieval gate along the Fume Tronto on the north side of Ascoli Piceno. The porta got its name from the tuff on which it is built, this is a type of rock formation.
As with many historical structures in Italia this porta has been modified since its inception and it current reconstruction dates from the 16th century.
For tours of Ascoli Piceno visit Panorama Italy.