Florence about 38 km
Renaissance art city of extraordinary beauty, rich in monuments such as the Bell Tower, the Baptistery of San Giovanni with the dome by Brunelleschi, the Basilica of San Lorenzo, Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce. The place, however, most attractive and full of history is Piazza della Signoria, which has always represented the heart of the social life and politics of the city. You look around you can admire the Palazzo Vecchio and the many statues including Michelangelo's David. also rich in important museums first and foremost the Uffizi Gallery. Not to be forgotten a particular jewel: the Old Bridge over the River Arno.
Pisa about 58 km
Prestigious university town characterized by the famous Leaning Tower in the "Square of Miracles" and famous for romantics "riversides" .Of great importance also Piazza dei Cavalieri, designed by Giorgio Vasari, which houses the eponymous palace headquarters of the "Normal School" and the National museum of St. Matthew.
Siena about 59 km
The city of the Palio, with its districts and squares, churches and palaces. Only for the beauty of Piazza del Campo where on his land on July 2 and August 16 of each year we run the famous horse race. To finally discover the magic and the intertwining of the alleys that hide less famous but no less fascinating and rich history.
Lucca about 62 km
It is an art city with ancient origins and has a particular urban structure characterized by the walls that protect the variety of the landscape have made it a popular destination for tourists who love the mountains, with the Garfagnana and Abetone, both for tourists who love the sea and the fashion district of Viareggio and Versilia.
Volterra about 37 km
Volterra jewel of Etruscan, Roman and medieval, dominated by a hill of 600 meters across the valley to the sea. And 'famous for its impressive medieval fortresses and its alabaster done with the love of a time in the shops of historic. To visit the Museum of Etruscan Archaeology "Guarnacci".
Monteriggioni about 43 km
Definitely incomparable, it is the great little jewel of Sienna and throughout Tuscany. If only for its small size, it embodies all the characteristics of a medieval village, in a context in which, inside the ancient walls seems that time scanning through the rhythms of a past still alive on the route of the Via Francigena.
San Gimignano about 25 km
Ancient medieval village characterized by the magic of its stately torri.Grazie to the Via Francigena that crossed the flourishing of works of art to adorn the churches and conventi.Di remarkable beauty the thirteenth-century "Piazza of the tank" with the ancient central well.
Certaldo about 9 km
Certaldo is an Italian town of 16,083 inhabitants in the metropolitan city of Florence, in Tuscany. birthplace of Giovanni Boccaccio, the Etruscan-Roman origin. Inside the ancient village situated on a higher level than the modern country, you can visit the home of the famous poet with its library specializing in all editions and translations of Decameron. Always in "Certaldo Alto" to visit the Praetorian Palace with frescoes by Benozzo Gozzoli.
Vinci about 26 km
The city of Leonardo. Here you can visit the "Leonardo's" museum, in the halls of the beautiful castle of the Guidi (XI-XII), which is one of the most extensive collections of machines and models of Leonardo's original and inventor, technologist and engineer. Of particular interest is the "Birthplace of Leonardo", in Anchiano and Leonardiana Library.
San Miniato about 15 km
San Miniato is a beautiful village perched on a hill along the Arno River, halfway between Florence and Pisa, and located along the famous Via Francigena. The city's origins date back to Etruscan and Roman times and is full of churches and historic buildings from visitare. The Castle which was built in 962 by Emperor Otto I stayed there even where Frederick Barbarossa and Pope Gregory V. La Rocca is located on the hilltop, completing the defensive system of the castle: here Federico II, between 1217 and 1221, he built the Tower symbol of San Miniato . The cathedral that overlooks the Piazza del Duomo and dating back to 1200 with its facade decorated with ceramics arranged according to the shape of the constellations Ursa Major and Minor. San Miniato and the city also famous for its delicious truffles and where every year there is the important "National Exhibition of the White Truffle".
Montelupo about 22 km
Not far from Florence (about 20 km) it is located in Montelupo Fiorentino, a town that seems to have stopped in time, where its medieval walls seem to protect her from the chaos and the frenetic pace of the city. An oasis of relaxation among the green hills and lush forests, as well as the historical wonders in the city. Be sure to visit the churches of Santa Maria and St. John the Evangelist as well as the Villa Medici dell'Ambrogiana. Montelupo in particular is famous for ceramics and glass production, which has here a long tradition handed down from generation to generation. Although over the years is a little entered into crisis, now sees its rebirth, thanks to the creation of the Ceramics Museum that made rediscover the beauty and charm of this material and the skill of the Florentine masters who, thanks to the results achieved today the city remains one of the most important hubs in the production and processing in the field of glass and ceramics
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