Category: History, Art and Culture

Santo Stefano a Lucolena Church

The church of Santo Stefano a Lucolena is stuated, as the name suggests, Inside the ancient fortified village of Lucolena, and dates back to the 11th century.It has undergone many alterations over the centuries, interventions...

San Michele Church

The Church is a building that can be dated back to the 14th-15th century.Originally it was a single-nave Church, but then it was transformed,in the early 20th century, into a church with three aisles. The building does not have...

San Cristoforo Church

  Belonging to the Diocese of Florence, characterised by an original Romanesque structure, it was Restored in the 20th century, with the addition of the front porch with three arches resting on columns, keeps some frescos...

Chianti Tower

Originally called water tower, is an old water tower, located in the municipality of San Casciano in Val di Pesa (Firenze) in Viale San Francesco. The tower was built with a wooden structure in...

Machiavelli House

Niccolò Machiavelli (1469 – 1527) was secretary to the Second Chancery of the Republic of Florence from 1498 to 1512, when the Medici were out of power, and he is considered the founder of...

San Pancrazio Parish Church

The church of San Pancrazio Is already mentioned in notary documents dating back to the 10 and the 11th century. Inside,On the right wall of the church, we can admire a fresco of the early 16th century depicting...

Monternano Castle

The importance assumed by the castle was a direct consequence of his position.It is located on a rocky outcrop near the border between the Republic of Florence and the Republic of Siena on the southern slopes...