The Rocca Maggiore Castle, at one time, was part of a wall system
that surrounded the town of Assisi Italy. Much of the wall still
Hilltop Castle overlooking Assisi Italy
Although it is believed that a fortress existed on this site
since ancient times, the castle as it appears today was rebuilt by
Cardinal Albornoz during the second half of the fourteenth century.
At the time, this region was part of the Papal State.