Tizzoni’s Tower-Torre Dei Tizzoni-Week #39

Pic of the week theme: Tower

Tizzoni’s Tower or “the honest daughter’s tower”

The tower is part of Tizzoni’s building which was built in the middle of the XV century. Its form is octagonal, and the premises were refurbished in 1874. A legend told that Maria Avogadro was imprisoned in the tower by Pietro Tizzoni who fell in love with her. For further information click here.

Torre dei Tizzoni o “della brava figlia”

La torre è parte integrante del palazzo della famiglia Tizzoni risalente alla metà del XV secolo. Ha forma ottagonale e ha subito qualche rifacimento nel 1874. Tradizione vuole che nella torre fosse rinchiusa Maria Avogadro, prigioniera di Pietro Tizzoni che se ne era invaghito. Per maggior informazioni cliccate qui.

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