"a crumbling medieval monastery with a mildly picturesque campanile"
Borgo di vigoleno campanile
Creative Commons AttributionBorgo di vigoleno campanile - Credit: Giorgio

 A campanile is the bell tower of an Italian church or monastery. Campaniles are usually free-standing buildings, separate to the main church building, although built very close to it. Famous examples of campaniles include the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Campanile di San Marco in Venice.