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Abbadia Isola - Monteriggioni

Abbadia Isola - Monteriggioni

Siena
The place where the monastery stands was chosen mainly for its strategic position controlling the Via Francigena
Abbey of San Zeno

Abbey of San Zeno

Pisa
The Abbey of San Zeno is characterized by a superimposition of architectural styles and trends which is particularly evident in the façade
Accademia Gallery

Accademia Gallery

Florence
It is one of the most popular museums in the world because it displays Michelangelo's renowned David
Alberto della Ragione Collection

Alberto della Ragione Collection

Florence
It is situated in the shadow of Palazzo Vecchio, and represents an extraordinary treasure of works of art
Alessandro Malaspina Centre of Studies

Alessandro Malaspina Centre of Studies

Massa-Carrara
It was opened in 1987 in Mulazzo nel 1987 in order to remember Alessandro Malaspina
Ambrosi caves museum

Ambrosi caves museum

Massa-Carrara
The museums is a part of the Equi Caves Cultural Park
Antico Palazzo dei Vescovi

Antico Palazzo dei Vescovi

Pistoia
This palazzo had the appearance of a real fortress, with an imposing tower at one corner and battlements running along its whole perimeter
Archaeological Area of Sodo and Camucia

Archaeological Area of Sodo and Camucia

Arezzo
Three mound tombs, dating back to the VII-IV centuries BC, were found in the area of Cortona: they contained wonderful and unique materials of the Etruscan era
Archaeological Itinerary inside the Antico Palazzo dei Vescovi

Archaeological Itinerary inside the Antico Palazzo dei Vescovi

Pistoia
During important restoration works, two Etruscan funerary stones and pottery material and traces of buildings dating from the Roman and High Medieval periods were found
Archaeological Museum

Archaeological Museum

Florence
It stems from the collections of the Medici and Lorraine families that were initally exhibited along with other treasures in the Uffizi Gallery and moved to the Palazzo della Crocetta
Archaeology Antiquarium

Archaeology Antiquarium

Pisa
It is an University Museum, composed by a heterogeneous collection of some 1500 original artefacts accompanied in most cases by generic information about their origin
Archiepiscopal Archives

Archiepiscopal Archives

Pisa
The archives were recovered in November 2001 and are currently managed by Don Nieri
Art and archaeology museum

Art and archaeology museum

Grosseto
It was established thanks to an ecclesiastic, Giovanni Chelli, an intellectual and open-minded man
Art Collection of the Cassa di Risparmio di Pisa

Art Collection of the Cassa di Risparmio di Pisa

Pisa
It preserves works of art which are linked to the cultural and artistic life of Pisa
Audiovisual Museum of the Resistance

Audiovisual Museum of the Resistance

Massa-Carrara
It is located in a former children summer camp, which was build in 1949 by a group of resistance fighters and volunteers
Badia Fiorentina

Badia Fiorentina

Florence
It is located almost directly in front of the Bargello, at the intersection between Via del Proconsolo and Via Dante Alighieri
Baptistery of San Giovanni

Baptistery of San Giovanni

Florence
The origins of the temple dedicated to St. John the Baptist, later patron saint of the city, are still uncertain
Baptistery of San Giovanni in Corte

Baptistery of San Giovanni in Corte

Pistoia
It was built in its present form just after the mid-fourteenth century
Bargello National Museum

Bargello National Museum

Florence
The Museum has a remarkable collection of sculpture and works of art, with fundamental works by Donatello, Della Robbia, Verrocchio and Michelangelo
Basilica della Madonna dell'Umiltà

Basilica della Madonna dell'Umiltà

Pistoia
The building is considered the most important Renaissance testimony of the monumental architecture in Pistoia
Basilica di San Frediano

Basilica di San Frediano

Lucca
Walking down via Fillungo, passing the piazza of the Amphitheatre, one arrives at Piazza San Frediano
Basilica di San Lorenzo

Basilica di San Lorenzo

Florence
Consecrated in 393, it's the oldest church in Florence
Basilica di San Miniato al Monte

Basilica di San Miniato al Monte

Florence
The lower part of the facade is decorated by fine arcading; the upper part is simpler and has a fine 12th-century mosaic of Christ between the Madonna and St. Miniato
Basilica di Santa Croce

Basilica di Santa Croce

Florence
Santa Croce is one of the oldest Franciscan basilicas and, in terms of its dimensions, also one of the most magnificent
Basilica di Santa Maria delle Carceri

Basilica di Santa Maria delle Carceri

Prato
Church of high architectonic value, it was built in the second half of the 15th century by Giuliano da Sangallo, according the harmonious proportions of the Greek cross and is surmounted by a cupola
Basilica di Santa Maria Novella

Basilica di Santa Maria Novella

Florence
Santa Maria Novella is chronologically the first of the great Florentine basilicas
Basilica di Santo Spirito

Basilica di Santo Spirito

Florence
The church is one of the most important churches of the city
Basilica of San Piero a Grado

Basilica of San Piero a Grado

Pisa
Charming example of the Pisan Romanesque style, built of tuffaceous stone and white marble obtained from Roman remains, the church is characterized by two sets of apses, with three apses facing east and one west
Battistero - Pisa

Battistero - Pisa

Pisa
Surrounded by columned arcades, is made of white marble inlaid with grey bands. The carvings on the main portal, framed by columns with floral patterns, and the arcaded gallery echo the Cathedral
Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden

Lucca
It was created in 1820 by Marie-Louise Bourbon, and it's considered part of the Royal University of Lucca
Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden

Pisa
The Botanical Garden of the University of Pisa was founded in 1543 by the illustrious Pisan physician and botanist Luca Ghini
Botanical Museum

Botanical Museum

Florence
It was established only in 1842, that is fairly late as compared to other Florentine Museums
Botanical Museum

Botanical Museum

Pisa
Today the museum preserves plant collections relating to the research work conducted by scientists over the centuries
Brunella Fortress

Brunella Fortress

Massa-Carrara
It stands in a strategic position on a hill over the town of Aulla
Brunelleschi's Dome

Brunelleschi's Dome

Florence
The construction of the cupola of the Cathedral was one of the most imposing tasks of the Renaissance
Casa Buonarroti

Casa Buonarroti

Florence
Casa Buonarroti is one of the most extraordinary Florentine museums
Casa di Dante

Casa di Dante

Florence
The museum is arranged on three floors according to the three most important stages in his life
Casa Guidi

Casa Guidi

Florence
The Guidi House, as we see it today, has the same number of rooms and the same layout of the flat rented in 1847 by the couple Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barret Browning
Casa natale di Giacomo Puccini

Casa natale di Giacomo Puccini

Lucca
Puccini was born in this house in Corte San Lorenzo, where he spent his childhood until he moved to Milan at the age of 22
Cassero - Museo Comunale - Monte San Savino

Cassero - Museo Comunale - Monte San Savino

Arezzo
Entirely renovated in the seventies, the Cassero is now the City Museum - displaying ceramic vessels and various works of art
Castel Sonnino

Castel Sonnino

Livorno
Castel Sonnino is situated on a headland on the sea, in the little town of Quercianella, not far away from the city of Livorno
Castello dei Malaspina

Castello dei Malaspina

Massa-Carrara
It is one of the most important complex in Tuscany and it can be considered an open air museum
Castello di Gargonza - Monte San Savino

Castello di Gargonza - Monte San Savino

Arezzo
The Castle of Gargonza is located 6 km from Monte San Savino. It is a medieval village surrounded by luxuriant woods
Castello di Montecchio - Castiglion Fiorentino

Castello di Montecchio - Castiglion Fiorentino

Arezzo
The castle sits on a hill (368 meters) near the town, towards Cortona
Castello di Montefugoni - Montespertoli

Castello di Montefugoni - Montespertoli

Florence
The castle was owned since 1160 by the powerful Acciaioli family, whose most famous member was Niccolò Acciaioli
Castello di Poppiano - Montespertoli

Castello di Poppiano - Montespertoli

Florence
The Poppiano Castle was an imposing medieval building with three rings of walls, built around the year 1000
Castello di Sonnino - Montespertoli

Castello di Sonnino - Montespertoli

Florence
The castle stands beside the village of Montespertoli and is owned by the Sonnino family, but it once belong to the Lords of Montespertoli
Castiglionalto (Castiglion Ghinibaldi) - Monteriggioni

Castiglionalto (Castiglion Ghinibaldi) - Monteriggioni

Siena
Despite many restorations, the castle demonstrates its medieval origins with the size of the walls and the style of the many openings
Castiglioncello National Archaeological Museum

Castiglioncello National Archaeological Museum

Livorno
It is situated on the Castiglioncello headland in an extensive pinewood at Il Poggetto
Castle and City Museum

Castle and City Museum

Livorno
It is situated in the restored Fortress, one of Piombino's oldest buildings
Cathedral of San Donato

Cathedral of San Donato

Arezzo
This is an impressive Gothic construction, which was begun at the end of the 13th century and continued, with several interruptions, until the beginning of the 16th
Cathedral of San Martino

Cathedral of San Martino

Lucca
Opening onto the piazza of the same name, the Duomo is surrounded by beautiful buildings from various periods
Cathedral of San Zeno

Cathedral of San Zeno

Pistoia
It's in the center of the old town of Pistoia, on the south side of Piazza Del Duomo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore - Duomo

Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore - Duomo

Florence
The Cathedral is the end result of years of work that covered over six centuries of history
Cattedrale - Pisa

Cattedrale - Pisa

Pisa
A wonderful monument, famous all over the world to be the background and foreground of the Leaning Tower
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo

Cattedrale di San Lorenzo

Grosseto
It is built on the remains of the Church of S. Maria, which stood on this site in 1138 at the time of bishop Rolando
Cecina Archaeological Museum

Cecina Archaeological Museum

Livorno
It recounts the history of the Cecina Valley, from prehistory to the end of ancient times
Cenacolo di Fuligno - Conservatory for poor and honest girls

Cenacolo di Fuligno - Conservatory for poor and honest girls

Florence
It is situated in the former convent of the Sisters of Foligno, transformed into a
Cenacolo di Sant'Apollonia - Convent of Sant'Apollonia

Cenacolo di Sant'Apollonia - Convent of Sant'Apollonia

Florence
The first Renaissance refectory in Florence is the one belonging to the Benedictine nuns of Sant'Apollonia, created around 1445 in one of the most florid periods the convent
Centre for Contemporary Art Luigi Pecci

Centre for Contemporary Art Luigi Pecci

Prato
Designed by Italo Gamberini in 1984 and opened in 1988, it is not only an exhibition place but also a seat of international research and artistic production
Centro di Scienze Naturali

Centro di Scienze Naturali

Prato
Contains 750 sq.m of showrooms with collections of birds, mammals, fishes, reptiles, insects, shells, minerals, stones, herbariums, and archaeological and paleontologic finds of the Galceti Paleolithic Mousterian station
Certosa del Galluzzo

Certosa del Galluzzo

Florence
This fortified monastery the Carthusians built overlooking the town of Galluzzo, about five km from Florence, is extraordinary both architecturally and artistically
Chianti Sculpture Park

Chianti Sculpture Park

Siena
In this park there are a lot of contemporary sculptures, created by internationally-renowned artists
Chiesa Anglicana

Chiesa Anglicana

Livorno
It's a typical example of Neoclassic architecture
Chiesa di San Francesco

Chiesa di San Francesco

Grosseto
It was erected by the Benedictines and first dedicated to S. Fortunato
Chiesa di San Francesco - Volterra

Chiesa di San Francesco - Volterra

Pisa
The coats of arms of the city is the only decoration on the simple stone façade of the Church
Chiesa di San Girolamo - Volterra

Chiesa di San Girolamo - Volterra

Pisa
The church os S. Girolamo and the convent were built in 1445 by Michelozzi
Chiesa di San Giusto - Volterra

Chiesa di San Giusto - Volterra

Pisa
The Church of San Giusto was designed in 1627 by the Florentine architect Giovanni Coccapani and consecrated in 1775
Chiesa di San Lino - Volterra

Chiesa di San Lino - Volterra

Pisa
This simple convent church with a single nave was built on Raffaello Maffei's request
Chiesa di San Michele - Volterra

Chiesa di San Michele - Volterra

Pisa
The actual building, of the 13th century, has a romaesque façade that wears the Farnese Family coats of arms
Chiesa di Sant'Agostino - Castiglion Fiorentino

Chiesa di Sant'Agostino - Castiglion Fiorentino

Arezzo
The originary complex is of the 13th century, while the bell tower was built in 1500
Chiesa di Sant'Alessandro - Volterra

Chiesa di Sant'Alessandro - Volterra

Pisa
The church is very old, an it is believed that was consecreted in 1220 by Pope Callisto II
Chiesa di Santa Maria - Palaia

Chiesa di Santa Maria - Palaia

Pisa
St Mary’s Church is built of terracotta bricks in a very simple style
Chiesa di Sant’Andrea - Palaia

Chiesa di Sant’Andrea - Palaia

Pisa
St. Andrew’s Church, was begun in the 11th century but its façade and bell tower were built in Romanesque style between the 12th and 15th century
Chiesa e chiostro di San Francesco - Castiglion Fiorentino

Chiesa e chiostro di San Francesco - Castiglion Fiorentino

Arezzo
This complex rises on the “hill of Paradise,” outside of the primitive enclosing town walls
Children's Museum

Children's Museum

Siena
It is almost unique in Italy for its relationship between art and childhood
Church of Armeni

Church of Armeni

Livorno
It was built by G. Del Fante for the Armenian community living in the town
Church of B.V.M. Madre delle Grazie

Church of B.V.M. Madre delle Grazie

Florence
It was projected by the architect, Guido Morozzi, and it was built between 1954 and 1958
Church of Badia

Church of Badia

Arezzo
Built by Benedictine monks in the 13th century and dedicated to the Saints Flora and Lucilla, this church opens out onto the recently restored Piazza della Badia
Church of Codiponte

Church of Codiponte

Massa-Carrara
It is dedicated to the Saints Cornelio and Cipriano
Church of Crespiano

Church of Crespiano

Massa-Carrara
It is dedicated to Our Lady of the Assumption
Church of Immacolata

Church of Immacolata

Florence
Into the church there are many works of By Giovanni Montini
Church of Madonna

Church of Madonna

Livorno
It was projected by Pieroni in the 17th century and it's dedicated to Our Lady
Church of Maria Maddalena

Church of Maria Maddalena

Pisa
Construction dates from the 12th century, but the church was completely restored in the 18th century but half destroyed by bombings during World War II
Church of Offiano

Church of Offiano

Massa-Carrara
It is dedicated to Saint Peter
Church of Ognissanti

Church of Ognissanti

Florence
It was founded in 1251 by the Ordine degli Umiliati, rationalized the organization of the hamlet located on the site
Church of Orsanmichele

Church of Orsanmichele

Florence
The building is square in plan, and there are still, on the ground floor, the 13th century arches that formed the loggia
Church of Our Lady of the Assumption

Church of Our Lady of the Assumption

Massa-Carrara
The church is divided into three naves, with big columns
Church of S. Felice

Church of S. Felice

Florence
The present building dates to the 1400s, though there are traces of an earlier Romanesque structure
Church of S. Felicita

Church of S. Felicita

Florence
It was built in the middle ages on the site of a Paleochristian Church and cemetery
Church of S. Ferdinando della Pia Casa di Montedomini

Church of S. Ferdinando della Pia Casa di Montedomini

Florence
The current imposing building of the Pia Casa of Montedomini stands near Arno's shore
Church of S. Leonardo in Arcetri

Church of S. Leonardo in Arcetri

Florence
It was partially demolished and partially incorporated to the Uffizi, ceasing all religious functions
Church of S. Maria del Carmine

Church of S. Maria del Carmine

Florence
It was begun in 1268, finished in 1476, devastated by a fire in 1771, and rebuilt in a rather grandiose Baroque style in 1792
Church of Saint Andrea di Castello

Church of Saint Andrea di Castello

Massa-Carrara
It stood on the pilgrims' route to Santiago de Compostela
Church of Saint Caterina

Church of Saint Caterina

Siena
This gothic church is one of the most important churches of the city
Church of Saints Ippolito and Cassiano

Church of Saints Ippolito and Cassiano

Massa-Carrara
It's is located at the foot of the Monte Barca, not far from the castle and the old centre of Bagnone
Church of San Bartolomeo

Church of San Bartolomeo

Prato
The church was rebuilt in the post-war period
Church of San Bartolomeo

Church of San Bartolomeo

Pistoia
The church was built, together with the monastery, not far from the city wall, in the mid eighth century by the Lombard doctor Gaidoaldo
Church of San Benedetto

Church of San Benedetto

Livorno
It contains sculptures and paintings by artists from Livorno
Church of San Cristoforo

Church of San Cristoforo

Lucca
It is a basilica with three aisles and a roof supported by trusses
Church of San Domenico

Church of San Domenico

Prato
This church has a refined Gothic structure
Church of San Domenico

Church of San Domenico

Arezzo
Founded in 1275, and finished at the beginning of the 14th century, this Gothic basilica dominates the singhtly sloping back-drop of piazza S. Domenico
Church of San Domenico

Church of San Domenico

Pisa
The church was part of a convent of Dominican nuns. Both were built in 1395 and donated by Pietro Gambacorti, Prince of Pisa, to his daughter Chiara, whose bones were discovered by the high altar
Church of San Fabiano

Church of San Fabiano

Prato
The church, built by the Benedictines of the Cassinese-Cluniac rule, is mentioned for the first time in a paper of 1081, but it is surely older
Church of San Ferdinando

Church of San Ferdinando

Livorno
It was built between 1707 and 1714
Church of San Francesco

Church of San Francesco

Siena
It was built by the Franciscans, and it is characterised by the typical simple style
Church of San Francesco

Church of San Francesco

Prato
The construction of the present church dates back to the late 13th century
Church of San Francesco

Church of San Francesco

Arezzo
This Basilica, situated in the square that bears its name, at the point where via Cavour widens out to form an attractive access point to the old-est nucleus of the town, goes back to the second half of the 13th century
Church of San Francesco

Church of San Francesco

Pisa
The church has recently been the object of public attention for the opening of the purported tomb of Count Ugolino
Church of San Giorgio degli Innocenti

Church of San Giorgio degli Innocenti

Pisa
The building has been restored in the Romanesque style. The interior preserves a crucifix of the German school and a few oval canvases by Ceuli
Church of San Giovanni

Church of San Giovanni

Livorno
It is the oldest church in the town
Church of San Giovanni Fuorcivitas

Church of San Giovanni Fuorcivitas

Pistoia
The church consecrated to Saint John the Evangelist was called Fuorcivitas because it was built outside the Medieval city wall
Church of San Jacopo Sopr'Arno

Church of San Jacopo Sopr'Arno

Florence
The church, which dates to the X century, has been modified repeatedly
Church of San Martino

Church of San Martino

Massa-Carrara
It is completely lacking of roof and shows a particular structure
Church of San Martino

Church of San Martino

Lucca
It's the cathedral of Pietrasanta
Church of San Martino in Chinzica

Church of San Martino in Chinzica

Pisa
It was founded in 1332 by Bonifacio della Gherardesca
Church of San Matteo in Soarta

Church of San Matteo in Soarta

Pisa
It represents one of the most charming and classic examples of 17th-century architecture
Church of San Michele degli Scalzi

Church of San Michele degli Scalzi

Pisa
The church is located by the Viale delle Piagge
Church of San Michele in Borgo

Church of San Michele in Borgo

Pisa
This little church is situated on the north bank of the Arno
Church of San Michele in Foro

Church of San Michele in Foro

Lucca
It's located in Piazza San Michele, the site of many medieval and Renaissance buildings
Church of San Niccolò

Church of San Niccolò

Prato
It is a complex of buildings built from XIV century to XVIII century, with numerous pieces of art
Church of San Nicola

Church of San Nicola

Pisa
It has a two-colour marble façade with polychrome inlays derived from the Pisan Romanesque style
Church of San Paolo

Church of San Paolo

Pistoia
The church is a beautiful example of Gothic architecture in which echoes of the traditional Pistoian polychromy can still be seen
Church of San Paolo a Ripa d'Arno

Church of San Paolo a Ripa d'Arno

Pisa
It's located in the south-west of the old town near the south bank of the Arno
Church of San Pier Forelli

Church of San Pier Forelli

Prato
Church of the 19th century, rectangular-shaped, arisen in 1838, on the place of an ancient demolished church
Church of San Pietro

Church of San Pietro

Lucca
The church is all that remains of the homonymous Benedictine monastery
Church of San Pietro

Church of San Pietro

Pistoia
This church with its white and green marble façade is the last example of the extraordinary period of Pistoian polychrome decoration and interprets in a fully mature manner the feeling of the period
Church of San Pietro in Vinculis (San Pierino)

Church of San Pietro in Vinculis (San Pierino)

Pisa
It is located near the Piazza della Berlina.
Church of San Ranierino

Church of San Ranierino

Pisa
The small church, located near the Piazza del Duomo, originally stood at the southeast corner of the Field of Miracles with the façade facing west
Church of San Silvestro

Church of San Silvestro

Pisa
The church was founded in the 12th century. In 1118 it was granted to Benedictine monks, and in 1331 to Dominican nuns
Church of San Sisto in Cortevecchia

Church of San Sisto in Cortevecchia

Pisa
The church is the venue for the celebration of ''Lo die di Santo Sisto'', a memorable date in Pisan history
Church of San Torpè

Church of San Torpè

Pisa
It is located in front of the Roman ruins known as
Church of San Vincenzo and Santa Caterina De Ricci

Church of San Vincenzo and Santa Caterina De Ricci

Prato
This church is dedicated to Santa Caterina de' Ricci, who lived in the adjoining nunnery for a long time
Church of San Vitale

Church of San Vitale

Massa-Carrara
It has very ancient origins
Church of San Vito

Church of San Vito

Pisa
It has been rebuilt in the same spot as the old building destroyed by bombing, which in turn had replaced an older and larger church demolished in the late 18th century during work carried out on the river embankments
Church of Sant'Agostino

Church of Sant'Agostino

Lucca
The church dominates the main square of Pietrasanta from the height of its steps
Church of Sant'Agostino

Church of Sant'Agostino

Prato
It was originated by the Augustinian monks in 1271, but the present church dates back to the 14th and 15th century
Church of Sant'Agostino

Church of Sant'Agostino

Arezzo
It's an ancient building (1257), modified at the end of the 15th century and half way through the 18th
Church of Sant'Alessandro Maggiore

Church of Sant'Alessandro Maggiore

Lucca
The church of Sant'Alessandro is also called Sant'Alessandro Maggiore to distinguish it from the no longer existing homonymous church near the Duomo
Church of Sant'Andrea

Church of Sant'Andrea

Livorno
The church was built in the XIX century
Church of Sant'Andrea

Church of Sant'Andrea

Pistoia
It's certainly of ancient origin: in fact many clues tell us that the foundation must date back to the period of Lombard rule
Church of Sant'Anna

Church of Sant'Anna

Pisa
The church and the convent were erected in 1406 for a community of Benedictine nuns
Church of Sant'Antonio

Church of Sant'Antonio

Pisa
It was founded in the early 13th century: its façade has recently been restored
Church of Santa Apollonia

Church of Santa Apollonia

Pisa
The façade of this church was restored in October 2001
Church of Santa Caterina

Church of Santa Caterina

Livorno
It was built between 1720 and 1753 by G. Del Fantasia
Church of Santa Caterina d'Alessandria

Church of Santa Caterina d'Alessandria

Pisa
Catherine of Alexandria, the name of the girl that gave her name to the church, was a young girl who suffered martyrdom during persecutions by Maxentius, in the early 4th century
Church of Santa Cecilia

Church of Santa Cecilia

Pisa
It was founded by Camaldolese monks in the early 12th century
Church of Santa Chiara

Church of Santa Chiara

Pisa
The present church, adjoining Santa Chiara Hospital, was built in 1784 after the demolition of the original 13th-century building
Church of Santa Cristina

Church of Santa Cristina

Pisa
Ii is a Romanesque church dating from the 11th century, as is attested by the small blind arches decorating the outside of the apse
Church of Santa Croce in Fossabanda

Church of Santa Croce in Fossabanda

Pisa
In 2000 the church-monastery was converted into a hotel owned by the Commune of Pisa and run by the Fondazione Toniolo. The church is located near the Convention Centre
Church of Santa Giulia

Church of Santa Giulia

Livorno
The church is dedicated to the town patron saint
Church of Santa Maria a Ripalta

Church of Santa Maria a Ripalta

Pistoia
Recently reopened for worship thanks to careful restoration, the church dates to the mid twelfth century
Church of Santa Maria Assunta

Church of Santa Maria Assunta

Lucca
It is situated in the historic town centre of Camaiore
Church of Santa Maria del Carmine

Church of Santa Maria del Carmine

Pisa
The church is located alongside Corso Italia, the main street of the city
Church of Santa Maria del Soccorso

Church of Santa Maria del Soccorso

Livorno
It was built in the 19th century and contains interesting works of modern artists
Church of Santa Maria del Soccorso

Church of Santa Maria del Soccorso

Prato
The construction of the church began in 1575 and an arcade was added in 1584 by Alfonso Parigi
Church of Santa Maria della Pietà

Church of Santa Maria della Pietà

Prato
The church was built in 1617, following a miracle event, after a project of Gherardo Mechini
Church of Santa Maria della Spina

Church of Santa Maria della Spina

Pisa
The church is situated on the left bank of the Arno to the west of the Palazzo Gambacorti, and perhaps is one of the best-known of the smaller churches of Pisa
Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie

Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie

Pistoia
It is a fine example of Renaissance architecture and in its structure we can see the influence of the great Florentine architect Michelozzo
Church of Santa Maria in Gradi

Church of Santa Maria in Gradi

Arezzo
This construction looks out on to the square of the same name, which is situated on the steep slope of piaggia di Murello
Church of Santa Marta

Church of Santa Marta

Pisa
It was formerly known as Church of Santa Viviana in Suarta, from the name of the old quarter where it was located
Church of Santi Filippo e Prospero

Church of Santi Filippo e Prospero

Pistoia
The church, even though it is small, houses six confessionals, a sign of how these furnishings were in great use during the Counter Reformation period
Church of Santo Sepolcro

Church of Santo Sepolcro

Pisa
Around the middle of the 12th century the architect Diotisalvi erected this octagonal monument for the Order of the Hospital of St. John
Church of Santo Stefano al Ponte Vecchio

Church of Santo Stefano al Ponte Vecchio

Florence
It dates to at least 1116, and presents a Romanesque façade whose lower half is older, with simple doors bordered by architraves, and arches
Church of Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri

Church of Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri

Pisa
It was officiated on 7 July 1562: the interior preserves mementos, flags and lights taken away from Turkish and pirate ships during the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries
Church of Spirito Santo

Church of Spirito Santo

Prato
It has a sober and elegant aspect and houses some very valuable works
Church of Spirito Santo

Church of Spirito Santo

Pistoia
With its severe façade, this church is the greatest example of seventeenth century architecture in Pistoia
Church of Ss Giovanni and Reparata

Church of Ss Giovanni and Reparata

Lucca
The church is mentioned for the first time in 754 in the testament of bishop Valprando
Church of SS Jacopo e Filippo in Orticaia

Church of SS Jacopo e Filippo in Orticaia

Pisa
The Romanesque church dates from the 12th century but has been altered on several occasions
Church of SS. Annunziata

Church of SS. Annunziata

Florence
The present church was built between 1444 and 1481 by Michelozzo, with the assistance of P. Portigiani and Antonio Manetti
Church of SS. Apostoli

Church of SS. Apostoli

Florence
It dates to the 11th century, was reworked in the XV-XVI centuries, and was restored to its original state between 1930 and 1938
Church of St. Agostino - San Gimignano

Church of St. Agostino - San Gimignano

Siena
Its very simple façade still retains the characteristics of its original architectural style
Church of the Madonna dei Galletti

Church of the Madonna dei Galletti

Pisa
The present church was already in existence in the 13th century, but was rebuilt in the 18th century in the baroque style
Church of the Ss Annunziata

Church of the Ss Annunziata

Arezzo
This is situated on the most westerly stretch of via Garibaldi (the old via Sacra, a long artery which described a semi circle around the medieval town)
Church of Vendaso

Church of Vendaso

Massa-Carrara
It represents a typical example of high medieval architecture with its capitals with flowers, circles, animal
Cimitero degli Inglesi

Cimitero degli Inglesi

Florence
Being a Protestant burial site, this cemetery was placed outside the city walls near Porta a Pinti, the gateway after which it was originally named
Cittadella's Tower

Cittadella's Tower

Pisa
The tall Torre Guelfa is located in one of the most charming areas of Pisa, the Cittadella Vecchia
City of Tuff park in Sovana and Sorano

City of Tuff park in Sovana and Sorano

Grosseto
The "City of Tuff" Park, in the area of Sorano - Grosseto, gives visitors the chance of exploring this unspoilt landscape of tufaceous heights and valleys rich in vegetation
Civitella in Val di Chiana Fortress

Civitella in Val di Chiana Fortress

Arezzo
Built on a pre-existent settlement from the Etruscan-Roman age, Civitella fortress was used during the Lombard Kingdom rule as a means to control the territory thanks to its strategic position
Collegiata - Castiglion Fiorentino

Collegiata - Castiglion Fiorentino

Arezzo
In 1836, it was decided to build a new Collegiata on the ancient Pieve, which by then was in bad condition. The construction began in 1840, directed by Pietro Mancini
Contemporary Art Collection of the Teseco Foundation

Contemporary Art Collection of the Teseco Foundation

Pisa
The collection is housed in the administrative offices of the Teseco factory, in Pisa's industrial park
Costume Gallery

Costume Gallery

Florence
It is housed in the small building of the Meridiana of the Pitti Palace
Cripta del Duomo

Cripta del Duomo

Siena
The Dome's crypt is in Scale di San Giovanni
Devil's Bridge in Borgo a Mozzano

Devil's Bridge in Borgo a Mozzano

Lucca
The Devil's Bridge is situated in Borgo a Mozzano, a village in the Garfagnana area, province of Lucca, its name comes from an ancient legend
Dometaia and Le Ville Archaeological Sites

Dometaia and Le Ville Archaeological Sites

Siena
Colle Val d'Elsa has a large number of findings and a variety of graves and necropolises, which make it one of the largest areas of archaeological interest in Tuscany
Domus Galilaeana

Domus Galilaeana

Pisa
The Domus houses a rich library and preserves manuscripts of Galileo and other physicists such as Enrico Fermi and Antonio Pacinotti
Domus Mazziniana

Domus Mazziniana

Pisa
The Domus Mazziniana is meant to aid scholars in their studies about the history of the Risorgimento
Duomo - San Gimignano

Duomo - San Gimignano

Siena
The Duomo or Collegiate Church, situated on the west side of the Duomo square, is a remarkable monument of Romanesque architecture in Tuscany
Duomo - Volterra

Duomo - Volterra

Pisa
The cathedral dedicated to the Assumption Mary was reconstructed in about 1120 on the site of a preexisting church dedicated to the Holy Mary
Duomo di Livorno

Duomo di Livorno

Livorno
It was built by Cogorano in 1587 and accomplished by Pieroni and Cantagallina in 1606
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

Duomo di Sant'Andrea

Massa-Carrara
It is mentioned for the first time in a notary's deed dated 1035
Duomo di Santo Stefano

Duomo di Santo Stefano

Prato
The interior has 3 aisles supported by green marble massive columns and finished with elegant capitals; wide arcades and decorations with bands of alberese stone and green marble
Duomo e Libreria Piccolomini

Duomo e Libreria Piccolomini

Siena
Built in 1492 by Cardinal Francesco Piccolomini Todeschini (subsequently pope Pius III Piccolomini) to house the rich book collection of pope Pius II Piccolomini
Ecomuseo dell’Alabastro - Volterra

Ecomuseo dell’Alabastro - Volterra

Pisa
The Alabaster Ecomuseum is an environmental museum that tells the story of an ancient craft specific to Volterra
Egyptological Collections

Egyptological Collections

Pisa
The museum houses the following collections: Schiff Giorgini Collection, Oxyrhynchus Ostraka, Picozzi Collection
Emperor's Castle

Emperor's Castle

Prato
It was built in the 1230s for Emperor Frederick II as a base for his representative in the city and as a way-station for imperial progresses between Germany and his domains in southern Italy
Equi Terme Cultural Park

Equi Terme Cultural Park

Massa-Carrara
It is part of the Apuane Regional Park and offers various opportunities to the visitors: there is a cave park, a cave museum, diverse itineraries on foot and the Archeopark
Eremo di S. Leonardo al Lago - Monteriggioni

Eremo di S. Leonardo al Lago - Monteriggioni

Siena
A noteworthy element of the architectural complex is the beautiful church with a single nave built entirely in stone, excellently conserving the simplicity of its medieval lines
Ethnographical Museum of Lunigiana

Ethnographical Museum of Lunigiana

Massa-Carrara
It preserves objects of rural culture unchanged for centuries
Etruscan Museum - San Gimignano

Etruscan Museum - San Gimignano

Siena
In the museum there is an exhibition of archeological findings from digs in the surrounding area and especially from Ranza and Cellole
Etruscan Necropolis in Prato Rosello

Etruscan Necropolis in Prato Rosello

Prato
Sets for burials without monumental context and also around ten barrows that testimony the existence of the necropolis starting from the end of the eighth century BC were found in Prato Rosello
Etruscan Tombs of Montefortini

Etruscan Tombs of Montefortini

Prato
Two of the most important Etruscan Tombs in Tuscany which are dated between the VII and the VI century BC
Ex Sinagoga - Monte San Savino

Ex Sinagoga - Monte San Savino

Arezzo
The ex Sinagogue is a very unusual building. It has been restored various times and is located in a street now named after Salomon Fiorentino a jewish poet from Monte San Savino
Fantiscritti Quarry

Fantiscritti Quarry

Massa-Carrara
It has been founded in order to commemorate the story of life and work of quarrymen of the past
Fiesole Archaeological Site

Fiesole Archaeological Site

Florence
The Archaeological area of Fiesole, near Florence, includes well preserved Etruscan and Roman remains
Fontana del Nettuno

Fontana del Nettuno

Florence
The fountain (also called Biancone) is located in Piazza della Signoria, in a corner of Palazzo Vecchio
Fortezza Medicea - Volterra

Fortezza Medicea - Volterra

Pisa
From its commanding hilltop position the enormous Medici Fortress looks out over Volterra and the surrounding countryside
Fortezza Nuova

Fortezza Nuova

Livorno
It's a Military fortification of the XVI century
Fortezza Vecchia

Fortezza Vecchia

Livorno
It's a brick fortress sourrounded by canals
Fortress of Monteggiori

Fortress of Monteggiori

Lucca
It's one of the most charming villages in the Camaiore area
Fortress of Santa Barbara

Fortress of Santa Barbara

Pistoia
It was built by the Florentines in the first half of the fourteenth century during the reconstruction of the city walls
Gaetani, or Verga d'Oro Tower House

Gaetani, or Verga d'Oro Tower House

Pisa
The tower that adjoins the Palazzo Reale, standing on the corner of the Via Santa Maria and the Via San Nicola, is an integral part of the Artistic Heritage Commission Building
Galleria degli Alberti

Galleria degli Alberti

Prato
It contains an important collection of florentine and tuscan paintings of the Baroque period
Garden of Medici Villa of Castello

Garden of Medici Villa of Castello

Florence
The Villa of Castello was one of the first villas outside Florence owned by the Medici, dating back to 1477
Garden of Villa Gamberaia

Garden of Villa Gamberaia

Florence
It is set on the hillside of Settignano, with extraordinary views of Florence and the surrounding Arno valley
Gasparri Collection

Gasparri Collection

Livorno
The museum is housed in a building in the fascinating medieval quarter of Populonia
Giotto's Belltower

Giotto's Belltower

Florence
The belltower of Santa Maria del Fiore, one of the most beautiful in Italy, was an invention of genius by Giotto which was created more as a decorative monument than a functional one
Historical Museum of Liberation

Historical Museum of Liberation

Lucca
The museum dates back to 1988 and it was realized by a group of survivors of the Second World War
Hotel Victoria Tower House

Hotel Victoria Tower House

Pisa
The tower rising at the back of Hotel Victoria is only visible from the inner courtyard of the hotel
Jacopo da Fivizzano Museum of Printing

Jacopo da Fivizzano Museum of Printing

Massa-Carrara
It was born from an idea of Loris Jacopo Bononi in order to remember the binding between the Lunigiana and printing
La Rocca - Palaia

La Rocca - Palaia

Pisa
This is the highest point of the town, an probably was the site of the Monsmagnifridum Castle mentioned in a document in 936
Lanfreducci Tower House

Lanfreducci Tower House

Pisa
The building currently houses the Chancellorship of Pisa University, which took care of its restoration after World War II
Leaning Tower of Pisa

Leaning Tower of Pisa

Pisa
One of the world famous monuments of Piazza dei Miracoli
Loggia dei Lanzi o della Signoria

Loggia dei Lanzi o della Signoria

Florence
The Loggia dei Lanzi, is an historical monument located in Piazza della Signoria, next to Palazzo Vecchio and nearby the Uffizi Gallery
Loggia dei Mercanti - Monte San Savino

Loggia dei Mercanti - Monte San Savino

Arezzo
The elegant Loggia dei Mercanti (Merchants’ Arcade) is opposite Palazzo di Monte. It is attributed to Nanni di Baccio Bigio and was built at the time of the Julius III pontificate
Loggiato Vasariano - Castiglion Fiorentino

Loggiato Vasariano - Castiglion Fiorentino

Arezzo
The construction of the Loggiato, in the background of the Piazza del Municipio, dates back to 1513
Malgrate Castle in Villafranca in Lunigiana

Malgrate Castle in Villafranca in Lunigiana

Massa-Carrara
Malgrate Castle dominates the valley of Bagnone River near Villafranca in Lunigiana: its position was important in order to control the routes from the Apennines, Cisa and Garfagnana
Mangia Tower

Mangia Tower

Siena
Begun in 1325, as a symbol of the power wielded in the Town Hall, it was completed in 1348
Medicea Fortress

Medicea Fortress

Siena
It hosts the cultural association Siena Jazz, which organises courses for musicians, and Enoteca Italiana
Medici Fortress

Medici Fortress

Arezzo
An important testimony of 16th century military architecture, which rises up at the top of the Prato esplanade at the 305 metres above sea level.
Medieval ramparts

Medieval ramparts

Pisa
Pisa, as a medieval city, is surrounded by medieval ramparts
Mediterranean Natural History Museum

Mediterranean Natural History Museum

Livorno
It illustrates man's physical and cultural evolution, with particular reference to population of the Mediterranean area
Mining Museum Park

Mining Museum Park

Siena
Founded in 2000, it is part of the Sistema Museale Senese
Modern Art Gallery

Modern Art Gallery

Florence
In Pitti Palace, on the second floor, the Modern Art Gallery shows a complete overview of Italian painting from Neoclassicism to the 20th century
Montalcino Castle

Montalcino Castle

Siena
A wonderful fortress with a long story of won and lost battles, an ancient memory of splendour, fallen into the powerful hands of the Medici's family, which still lives in the eyes of the visitors
Monumental apartments - Palazzo Pitti

Monumental apartments - Palazzo Pitti

Florence
They take up the right wing of the main floor of the Pitti Palace and are an important record of the history of the palace over three subsequent historical periods
Mura - Castiglion Fiorentino

Mura - Castiglion Fiorentino

Arezzo
The first medieval enclosing walls date back to the 13th century
Mura - Monteriggioni

Mura - Monteriggioni

Siena
A visit to the walkways around the castle walls is not to be missed
Mura di Lucca

Mura di Lucca

Lucca
Lucca's medieval and Renaissance features are enclosed in its thick sixteenth century walls, a characteristic of this beautiful Tuscan town on the left of the river Serchio
Mura Medievali e Fonti - Volterra

Mura Medievali e Fonti - Volterra

Pisa
The Medieval wall was built in the 13th century
Musei Civici di Villa Paolina

Musei Civici di Villa Paolina

Lucca
The municipal museums of Villa Paolina are housed in one of the most remarkable buildings in town
Museo  civico

Museo civico

Siena
Located in one of the most important Gothic public buildings, it houses masterpieces of Sienese art and history
Museo - Monteriggioni

Museo - Monteriggioni

Siena
The Monteriggioni museum is currently hosting the exhibition “Knights, leaders and soldiers of fortune”
Museo Archeologico - Castiglion Fiorentino

Museo Archeologico - Castiglion Fiorentino

Arezzo
The Archaeological Museum holds and tells the history of Castiglion Fiorentino and of its territory
Museo Archeologico - Montelupo Fiorentino

Museo Archeologico - Montelupo Fiorentino

Florence
The Archaeological Museum offers an important contribution to the reconstruction of the history of settlement in this part of central-northern Tuscany
Museo Archeologico e della Collegiata

Museo Archeologico e della Collegiata

Siena
It is a collection of archaeological exhibits, and important works of the 'scuola senese'
Museo Archeologico Nazionale

Museo Archeologico Nazionale

Siena
A rich heritage of exhibits and wide ranging documentation on the history of Sienese territory from prehistory to the Roman age
Museo Archeologico Versiliese Bruno Antonucci

Museo Archeologico Versiliese Bruno Antonucci

Lucca
Since its foundation in 1968 the Museum has been housed at Palazzo Moroni in the Piazza del Duomo of Pietrasanta
Museo Capitolare

Museo Capitolare

Pistoia
The Cathedral Museum is a place to visit to deepen one's knowledge of the city's remarkable historical and artistic heritage
Museo Casa Natale Giosuè Carducci

Museo Casa Natale Giosuè Carducci

Lucca
Giosuè Carducci, the famous Italian poet who received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1906, was born in Valdicastello on the 27th July 1835
Museo Casa Rodolfo Siviero

Museo Casa Rodolfo Siviero

Florence
The museum also hosts exhibitions and other cultural events, the actualization of which is entrusted by Regione Toscana to the Associazione Amici dei Musei Fiorentini
Museo Casa-Atelier di Ugo Guidi

Museo Casa-Atelier di Ugo Guidi

Lucca
In Vittoria Apuana, in the district of Forte dei Marmi, was recently inaugurated the
Museo civico

Museo civico

Pistoia
Visit to the museum is an interesting walk in the political, religious and artistic history of the city
Museo Civico Archeologico

Museo Civico Archeologico

Lucca
The museum is in the historic Palazzo Tori Massoni, built at the end of the XVI century by the Orsucci
Museo Civico del marmo

Museo Civico del marmo

Massa-Carrara
The museum, founded in 1982 by the Town Administration, is aimed to preserve all works of local marble culture
Museo d'Arte Sacra

Museo d'Arte Sacra

Lucca
In 1936, in a XVIIth century building, seat of the Confraternita di San Michele e San Vincenzo, the Museum of Sacred Art was set up
Museo dei Bozzetti

Museo dei Bozzetti

Lucca
It was founded in 1984 and contains small models, mostly of plaster, as well as larger ones and sketches of sculptures by contemporary Italian and foreign artists
Museo del Carnevale

Museo del Carnevale

Lucca
The Museo del Carnevale (Carnival Museum) is located in the new complex of the "Cittadella del Carnevale", which was designed by the architect Francesco Tomassi
Museo del tessuto

Museo del tessuto

Prato
The Museum preserves a wealth of textile materials of extreme interest due to the quality and variety of the collections
Museo del Vino - Centro per la cultura del vino I Lecci - Montespertoli

Museo del Vino - Centro per la cultura del vino I Lecci - Montespertoli

Florence
On a beautiful hill crest, against the stunning scenery of the Via Lucardese, lies the Centre for the Culture of Wine
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

Florence
The Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore is a lay institution founded by the Republic of Florence in 1296 to superintend the construction of the new Cathedral and its bell tower
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

Prato
It houses works of art coming from the Cathedral, including also holy silverware and relics, as well as from other churches, especially of the mountain area
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

Pisa
Inaugurated in 1986, the museum shows typical Pisan art and, in particular, of the Pisan Medieval sculptures which belonged to the buildings of the Square
Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana

Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana

Siena
It houses objects and works of art chiefly from the Duomo, including some famous Sienese and Tuscan school masterpieces of the 13th to the 15th century
Museo della Cattedrale

Museo della Cattedrale

Lucca
The museum is housed in a complex consisting of a XIIIth century tower house
Museo della Ceramica - Montelupo Fiorentino

Museo della Ceramica - Montelupo Fiorentino

Florence
The new Ceramics Museum comprises an indoor area of 2.100 square metres, an outdoor area of 400 square metres and a spacious entrance hall that houses the cafeteria/bookshop
Museo della civiltà Contadina - Montefoscoli

Museo della civiltà Contadina - Montefoscoli

Pisa
The Museum of peasant civilization is placed into a house of the xvi century and shows several pieces of Tuscan civilization since the end of ‘700
Museo della Fondazione Roberto Capucci

Museo della Fondazione Roberto Capucci

Florence
The Foundation is aimed at preserving and promoting the knowledge of the work of Roberto Capucci
Museo della Satira e della Caricatura

Museo della Satira e della Caricatura

Lucca
The Forte dei Marmi Museum of satire and caricatures is housed in the Forte di Leopoldo I
Museo delle Sinopie

Museo delle Sinopie

Pisa
Remarkable example of Medieval graphics, the sinopias are conserved in the Museum in Piazza dei Miracoli
Museo di Arte Sacra - Montespertoli

Museo di Arte Sacra - Montespertoli

Florence
The museum’s patrimony of works comes from the parish church of San Pietro in Mercato, and from its suffragans as well as from the churches of the other two parishes
Museo di Arte Sacra - Volterra

Museo di Arte Sacra - Volterra

Pisa
Museum of Sacred Art is housed in the ancient canon’s house, today known as the Bishop’s Palace
Museo di pittura murale

Museo di pittura murale

Prato
The museum is situated on the first floor of the Monastery of S. Domenico and was founded in 1974 to gather several detached frescoes, sinopias and graffiti
Museo Diocesano di Arte Sacra

Museo Diocesano di Arte Sacra

Massa-Carrara
It's located in a palace of 1580 wished by Alberico I Cybo Malaspina belonging to the younger branch of the Cybo Malaspina
Museo Ebraico Yeshiva Marini

Museo Ebraico Yeshiva Marini

Livorno
It contains precious ornaments from an ancient synagogue
Museo Etnologico delle Alpi Apuane

Museo Etnologico delle Alpi Apuane

Massa-Carrara
It's located in a building near the Santuario della Madonna degli Uliveti in Massa
Museo Etrusco Guarnacci - Volterra

Museo Etrusco Guarnacci - Volterra

Pisa
The Etruscan Guarnacci Museum is one of the earliest public museums in Europe
Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Mansi e Pinacoteca Nazionale

Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Mansi e Pinacoteca Nazionale

Lucca
It is housed in one of the most luxurious mansions of the town, built between the end of XVIth and the beginning of the XVIIth century
Museo Rospigliosi

Museo Rospigliosi

Pistoia
A local legend says that during one of his stays in Pistoia Cardinal Giulio Rospigliosi (Pope Clemente IX) chose as his residence the building now known as the palazzo Rospigliosi
Museo Villa Puccini

Museo Villa Puccini

Lucca
The Villa has a traditional cubical structure with a symmetrical composition and clearly defined functional partitions
Museum and Florentine Institute of Prehistory

Museum and Florentine Institute of Prehistory

Florence
It was founded in Florence in 1946 to preserve and classify the prehistoric collections existing in Florence
Museum Bardini

Museum Bardini

Florence
The museum is situated in a fine building refurbished by Stefano Bardini
Museum of Bigallo

Museum of Bigallo

Florence
It became in 1425 the seat of the Compagnia del Bigallo
Museum of History of Science

Museum of History of Science

Florence
Since 1930 the seat of the museum is in the old palace, restored several times over the centuries, that takes its name from its last owners, the Castellanis
Museum of Human Anatomy

Museum of Human Anatomy

Pisa
It is housed in the Medical School of Pisa, in the Human Anatomy Division of the Department of Human Morphology and Applied Biology
Museum of Human and Pathological Anatomy

Museum of Human and Pathological Anatomy

Pisa
It is an integral part of the Medical School of Pisa University
Museum of mezzadria

Museum of mezzadria

Siena
It evokes the social and economical system, of the tuscan families until 1950s
Museum of Natural History

Museum of Natural History

Massa-Carrara
The museum, founded in 1981, is housed in the Brunella Fortress of Aulla
Museum of Orsanmichele

Museum of Orsanmichele

Florence
The museum is situated inside the fourteenth century building of Orsanmichele
Museum of Palazzo Davanzati

Museum of Palazzo Davanzati

Florence
Also known as the Museum of the traditional Florentine house it's in fact the house of a noble family, dating from the 14th century, which was acquired by the State in 1951
Museum of Sacred Art - San Gimignano

Museum of Sacred Art - San Gimignano

Siena
It was created in 1915 and it remained in the sacristy of the Parish until 1929 when it was moved to its present site
Museum of stele statues

Museum of stele statues

Massa-Carrara
It is located in the Piagnaro Castle, on the top of the Monte Molinatico
Museum of the Cathedral

Museum of the Cathedral

Pisa
The two-storey 13th-century building preserves important works from the monuments in the Field of Miracles
Museum of the Cenacolo of Andrea del Sarto

Museum of the Cenacolo of Andrea del Sarto

Florence
Since 1981 some of the restored rooms of the former Vallombrosan convent of S. Salvi are the seat of the Museum of the Cenacolo of Andrea del Sarto
Museum of the Medici Chapels

Museum of the Medici Chapels

Florence
The Museum is especially famous for the New Sacristy which Michelangelo designed for the tombs of Lorenzo and Giuliano de' Medici, creating one of the masterpieces of architecture and sculpture of the Italian Renaissance
Museum of the Order of the Knights of St. Stephen

Museum of the Order of the Knights of St. Stephen

Pisa
The museum houses collections of maritime emblems, the model of a galley, nautical instruments, logbooks and uniforms of the Order
National Antarctic Museum

National Antarctic Museum

Siena
It was established in 1996 and named Felice Ippolito in memory of its first President
National Museum of Palazzo Reale

National Museum of Palazzo Reale

Pisa
The palace was built in the latter half of the 16th century to a design by Buontalenti. It was the seat of the Medicean court during the winter, since Pisa served as the second capital of the Tuscan Grand Duchy
National Museum of San Matteo

National Museum of San Matteo

Pisa
It houses monographic collections on medieval ceramics, Pisan painting in the 12th and 13th centuries and to painting and sculpture in the 14th and 15th centuries
National Museum of Villa Guinigi

National Museum of Villa Guinigi

Lucca
It's located in one of the oldest buildings of the city: the 15th-century villa belonging to Paolo Guinigi
Nature Reserve Ponte Buriano e Penna

Nature Reserve Ponte Buriano e Penna

Arezzo
It stretches for 665 hectares, covering the Comuni of Arezzo, Civitella in Valdichiana and Laterina, an area between Ponte Buriano and the artificial barrier of the Penna
Necropoli - Volterra

Necropoli - Volterra

Pisa
The Etruscan tombs in Volterra are relatively simple as compared to the tombs in Tarquinia, Cerveteri, Chiusi and Populonia, rich in paintings and sculptures
Opificio delle Pietre Dure

Opificio delle Pietre Dure

Florence
It is dedicated to the traditional art of the Florentine mosaic (or inlaid work) in semi-precious stones
Orto Botanico

Orto Botanico

Siena
Splendid green area in the heart of the city containing numerous species of plants from all over the world
Orto Botanico 'Giardino dei Semplici'

Orto Botanico 'Giardino dei Semplici'

Florence
The Botanical Gardens of Florence were founded on December 1st 1545, when Grand Duke Cosimo I dei Medici purchased the land from the Dominican sisters
Orto Botanico Pietro Pellegrini

Orto Botanico Pietro Pellegrini

Massa-Carrara
Inaugurated in July 1966, this botanical garden is dedicated to the passionate botanist Pietro Pellegrini
Palatina Gallery

Palatina Gallery

Florence
The Gallery is called Palatina because it is located in the Palazzo of the ruling family
Palazzo Bruni-Ciocchi

Palazzo Bruni-Ciocchi

Arezzo
A renaissance building known as tha palazzo della Dogana because of its 19th century function
Palazzo Camaiani-Albergotti

Palazzo Camaiani-Albergotti

Arezzo
This is part of a composite group of buildings resulting from the grouping together of palaces belonging to Guelf noble families (Camaiani, Sassoli and Albergotti), which were built at the end of the Borgo Maestro
Palazzo Comunale - Castiglion Fiorentino

Palazzo Comunale - Castiglion Fiorentino

Arezzo
Perhaps constructed by Perugians around 1375-76, the building is situated on the most ancient Palazzo dei Priori
Palazzo Comunale - Suvereto

Palazzo Comunale - Suvereto

Livorno
The Town Hall is one of the most important examples of medieval civic architecture in the Maremma
Palazzo dei Priori

Palazzo dei Priori

Arezzo
This building, located at the top of the hill in the old part of town, in a zone that has been the seat of the main civil, religious and judicial authorities, looks out onto the west side of the piazza della Libertà
Palazzo dei Priori - Volterra

Palazzo dei Priori - Volterra

Pisa
The most ancient palace in the Piazza dei Priori is the Palazzo dei Priori, the present day Town Hall
Palazzo del Comune

Palazzo del Comune

Pistoia
The building is also known as the Palazzo di Giano
Palazzo del Governo

Palazzo del Governo

Arezzo
A large complex looking out onto the square at the top of the Poggio del Sole, at the southwest extremity of the town walls
Palazzo dell'Orologio - Clock Tower

Palazzo dell'Orologio - Clock Tower

Pisa
Its actual structure is the result of transformations which took place since the middle ages up to nowadays
Palazzo delle Logge

Palazzo delle Logge

Arezzo
This building dominates the highest part of Piazza Grande like a great Renaissance frame in the heart of the medieval city
Palazzo di Fraternita

Palazzo di Fraternita

Arezzo
This building, a harmonious grafting of Renaissance onto Gothic, is situated on the northwest side of piazza Grande, next to the more recent Palazzo del Tribunale
Palazzo Ducale

Palazzo Ducale

Lucca
The Palazzo Ducale is the headquarters of the Provincial Government in Lucca and also houses the Institution and Centre FOR Popular Traditions and the Paolo Cresci Foundation for the History of Italian Emigration
Palazzo Fabroni

Palazzo Fabroni

Pistoia
This palazzo that once belonged to the Fabroni family now provides some prestigious and rather extraordinary exhibition spaces for contemporary art in Pistoia
Palazzo Incontri-Viti - Volterra

Palazzo Incontri-Viti - Volterra

Pisa
The Palazzo Viti in Volterra is one of the most beautiful private residences of Italy
Palazzo Lappoli

Palazzo Lappoli

Arezzo
An interesting architectural structure derived from the construction of a 14th century building - the home of the Lappoli family - next to a tower from the previous century
Palazzo Medici Riccardi

Palazzo Medici Riccardi

Florence
The palace is, characterised by clearly delineated and rusticated floors, is the first Renaissance building erected in Florence
Palazzo Minucci Solaini - Volterra

Palazzo Minucci Solaini - Volterra

Pisa
The palazzo houses an extroadinary collection of local paintings and sculptures
Palazzo Panciatichi

Palazzo Panciatichi

Pistoia
This building was lived in for many centuries by the family whose name it its and whose large coat of arms is on the corner
Palazzo Pfanner

Palazzo Pfanner

Lucca
Palazzo Pfanner belonged to the homonym successful chirurg and it's a typical example of the architecture of that period
Palazzo Pretorio

Palazzo Pretorio

Pistoia
The medieval appearance that the building has today is the result of renovation carried out in the mid nineteenth century
Palazzo Pretorio

Palazzo Pretorio

Arezzo
The complex is the result of the 14th/15th century fusion of buildings that belonged to the noble familes of the Albergotti, the Sassoli and the Lodomeri
Palazzo Pretorio - Monte San Savino

Palazzo Pretorio - Monte San Savino

Arezzo
The Magisterial Palace housed the vicars’ and the podestà’s offices as well as the prisons and the chancery office
Palazzo Pretorio - Volterra

Palazzo Pretorio - Volterra

Pisa
The Palazzo Pretorio was modified in the 19th century and made up of several buildings
Palazzo Vecchio

Palazzo Vecchio

Florence
It is the Florence's town hall, with a massive fortress-like structure
Palazzo Vescovile

Palazzo Vescovile

Arezzo
This palace has been the seat of the diocesan curia since half way througth the 13th century
Palazzo Vescovile - Volterra

Palazzo Vescovile - Volterra

Pisa
It was originally built as a grain store and then became the bishop's residence after 1472
Paleoethnological and Paleontological Collections

Paleoethnological and Paleontological Collections

Pisa
The collection comprises artefacts made of ceramic, flint, dressed stone, obsidian, bone and metal dating from the Lower Palaeolithic to the Iron Age
Parco Pubblico Sandro Pertini

Parco Pubblico Sandro Pertini

Livorno
The park, originally known as the 'parterre', was designed by architect Pasquale Poccianti, between 1830 and 1854
Petrarca's House

Petrarca's House

Arezzo
The current construction was built in the 16th century on the remains of a medieval building traditionally held to be Francesco Petrarca's birthplace
Piazza Aranci

Piazza Aranci

Massa-Carrara
It is the symbol of the city of Massa
Piazza dei Cavalieri

Piazza dei Cavalieri

Pisa
In the square's centre can be seen a fountain beneath the statue of Cosimo I in the robes of Grand Master of the Order of Knights
Piazza del Campo

Piazza del Campo

Siena
Wordly famous for the particularity of its conformation: the square in fact seems a big splendid concave shell
Piazza del Cisternone

Piazza del Cisternone

Livorno
There is the Cisternone, a water reservoir which collects and purifies the water
Piazza del Duomo

Piazza del Duomo

Pistoia
This piazza has always represented the heart of the city: in fact the Romans first settled here when, to better fight off the Ligurian peoples, they extended the Cassia road beyond the Fiorentine territory
Piazza del Duomo

Piazza del Duomo

Pisa
The appearance of the Piazza del Duomo that we know today is the last step in a process that started in the XVI century but its origin as a monumental complex and public space date back to the Medieval Ages
Piazza del Popolo

Piazza del Popolo

Arezzo
Roughly triangular in shape, this square is situated along via Garibaldi, in the middle stretch of a semicircular route which marks the lower end of the town's ancient centre
Piazza dell'Anfiteatro

Piazza dell'Anfiteatro

Lucca
This ancient site constitutes one of the most characteristic and original monuments of the city
Piazza della Sala

Piazza della Sala

Pistoia
The Sala, as it is commonly referred to in Pistoia, is one of the city's oldest squares
Piazza della Signoria

Piazza della Signoria

Florence
It has been at the heart of Florentine politics since the 14th century
Piazza Giuseppe Micheli

Piazza Giuseppe Micheli

Livorno
In this square there is the most important monument of the city: I Quattro Mori
Piazza Grande

Piazza Grande

Arezzo
The actractive scenario of the Giostra del Saracino (Joust of the Saracen) in the heart of the medieval city
Piazza Guido Monaco

Piazza Guido Monaco

Arezzo
A circular square dating back to the 19th century, situated at the crossroads of two large modern systems of roads
Piazza Mazzini

Piazza Mazzini

Livorno
Piazza Mazzini is a peaceful and renowned square dedicated to Giuseppe Mazzini, an Italian patriot, philosopher and politician of the 19th Century
Piazza San Francesco

Piazza San Francesco

Arezzo
A rectangular square situated at the crossroads of via Guido Monaco and the old Valle Lunga street
Piazza San Francesco

Piazza San Francesco

Pistoia
The present layout of the piazza only dates to the early nineteenth century
Piazza Santa Croce

Piazza Santa Croce

Florence
It is a rectangular space, a result of the urban intervention of the second-half of the 14th Century
Piazza XI Maggio

Piazza XI Maggio

Livorno
In this square there is Porta San Marco, one of the five doors of the duty walls
Piazzale Michelangelo

Piazzale Michelangelo

Florence
The most famous panoramic and suggestive point of Florence: the perfect place to enjoy a panoramic view of the entire city
Piccolomini Palace - Pienza

Piccolomini Palace - Pienza

Siena
The summer residence of Enea Silvio Piccolomini, Pope Pius II, Palazzo Piccolomini in Pienza is the first example of Renaissance architecture
Pieve a Castello - Monteriggioni

Pieve a Castello - Monteriggioni

Siena
Established at the start of the 11th century but probably with much older origins, the ancient country church is now used for civic purposes
Pieve di San Leolino - Rignano sull'Arno

Pieve di San Leolino - Rignano sull'Arno

Florence
The Pieve di San Leolino in Rignano sull’Arno was first mentioned in 1066 in a document of the lost San Pier Maggiore Monastery in Florence
Pieve di San Martino - Palaia

Pieve di San Martino - Palaia

Pisa
St. Martin’s church, currently being restored lies on the outskirts of the town on via della Pieve
Pieve di Santa Maria

Pieve di Santa Maria

Arezzo
Completely built of sandstone and situated between corso Italia and the Piazza Grande behind, this is one of the largest and most attractive Romanesque
Pinacoteca Comunale - Castiglion Fiorentino

Pinacoteca Comunale - Castiglion Fiorentino

Arezzo
The Art Gallery house pieces of notable artistic interest: sacred art and rare items of medieval jewellery
Pinacoteca e Museo Civico - Volterra

Pinacoteca e Museo Civico - Volterra

Pisa
The Art Gallery and Civic Museum are located inside the Palazzo Minucci-Solaini, a splendid example of late-15th century architecture traditionally attributed to Antonio San Gallo the Elder
Pinacoteca Nazionale

Pinacoteca Nazionale

Siena
The largest collection of Sienese painting, including its greatest masters, from the 12th to the mid 17th century
Pinocchio Park

Pinocchio Park

Pistoia
It is a theme park for children, and is located at Collodi, a town near Pistoia
Poggio Renzo Necropolis - Chiusi

Poggio Renzo Necropolis - Chiusi

Siena
During the 19th century many Etruscan tombs were discovered in the Chiusi area, they were built and used between the IX and the I century B.C. The most famous tomb of this Necropolis is surely the Tomb of the Monkey
Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio

Florence
It' s the oldest bridge in Florence, and it was the only bridge in the city to escape being blown up during World War II
Populonia Archaeological Museum

Populonia Archaeological Museum

Livorno
It is situated in the 19th-century Palazzo Nuovo within the fortified stronghold of Piombino's historic centre
Porsenna's Labyrinth

Porsenna's Labyrinth

Siena
It is known as Porsenna’s Labyrinth because it is traditionally identified as part of Porsenna's monumental sepulchre described by Roman scholar Pliny the Elder
Porta civica and torre dell’Orologio - Palaia

Porta civica and torre dell’Orologio - Palaia

Pisa
The civic tower and clock tower, known in 1500 as the Arco del Podestà, was transformed into a clock tower after 1655
Porta Fiorentina - Monte San Savino

Porta Fiorentina - Monte San Savino

Arezzo
The Porta Fiorentina (Florentine Gate) was probably designed by Giorgio Vasari, whereas the actual construction was carried out by Nanni di Baccio Bigio
Porta Fiorentina - Palaia

Porta Fiorentina - Palaia

Pisa
The 12th century gatehouse is the most attractive entrance to the old town
Prints and Drawings Collection

Prints and Drawings Collection

Pisa
It is a public collection of contemporary graphics containing over 8,000 works on paper
Rocca Aldobrandesca - Suvereto

Rocca Aldobrandesca - Suvereto

Livorno
The ancient castle, situated in the foothills of the city, dates back to the 9th century
Rocca di San Silvestro Park

Rocca di San Silvestro Park

Livorno
It covers 450 hectares, and it contains unique examples of the mining and metallurgical cycle, from the Etruscan era to the present day
Rocca e antica Chiesa di S. Lorenzo - Montelupo Fiorentino

Rocca e antica Chiesa di S. Lorenzo - Montelupo Fiorentino

Florence
A strategic palce, a panoramic terrace that overlooks the entire valley to the west of which, at sunset, the jagged profile of the Apuane Alps can be seen
Roman Amphitheatre

Roman Amphitheatre

Arezzo
It was built between the end of the 1st century and the beginning of the 2nd century A.D. with blocks of sandstone, bricks and marble and it could contain eight thousand people
Roman Theatre

Roman Theatre

Lucca
Some remains of a Roman Theatre can be seen in Lucca near the walls, so that visitors can imagine the Roman Lucca of ancient times
Roman Villa delle Grotte in Portoferraio - Elba Island

Roman Villa delle Grotte in Portoferraio - Elba Island

Livorno
A wonderful Roman Villa which overlooks the gulf of Portoferraio
Roman Villa Domizia on the Isle of Giannutri

Roman Villa Domizia on the Isle of Giannutri

Grosseto
Giannutri, latin Dianium, is the smallest island of the Tuscan archipelago, and it houses one of the most prestigious maritime villas from Roman times
Roman Villa in Massaciuccoli

Roman Villa in Massaciuccoli

Lucca
The remains of the Roman Villa of Massaciuccoli are located on the side of Mount Aquilata, in a panoramic position which overtops the lake of Massaciuccoli
Romanesque Church of Sorano - Filattiera

Romanesque Church of Sorano - Filattiera

Massa-Carrara
The Saint Stephen Romanesque Church of Sorano is situated in the municipality of Filattiera - Massa Carrara - and it is one of the best example of Lunigiana Romanesque Style
Rosignano M.mo Civic Archaeological Museum

Rosignano M.mo Civic Archaeological Museum

Livorno
It is housed in the Palazzo Bombardieri in the medieval citadel of Rosignano
Rusellae Archaeological Area

Rusellae Archaeological Area

Grosseto
Roman and Etruscan ruins in a wonderful archaeological area which has had a long and intense history
San Marco Museum

San Marco Museum

Florence
The museum owes its renown especially to the paintings of Fra Angelico, one of the great artists of the Renaissance, who frescoed extensive parts of the convent
Sanctuary of Santa Maria delle Grazie

Sanctuary of Santa Maria delle Grazie

Arezzo
A 15th century sanctuary, situated on the outskirts to the south of the town (1.5 Km from the centre) at the end of the straight viale Mecenate
Santa Maria della Scala

Santa Maria della Scala

Siena
Museum complex of the ancient Siena Hospital. Frescoes, art works and treasures accumulated over its millenary history
Santuario delle Vertighe - Monte San Savino

Santuario delle Vertighe - Monte San Savino

Arezzo
The Sanctuary is located near exit 27 of A1 motorway of which the Virgin of Vertighe is the protectress
Scotto Garden

Scotto Garden

Pisa
It is situated inside the Fortezza Nuova
Sienese Fortress in Massa Marittima

Sienese Fortress in Massa Marittima

Grosseto
The Fortress worked as a connection between the old part and the new part of the town, dominating both, englobing the ancient fortress and the episcopalian residence of Monteregio together with the primitive Keep, the Candeliere tower
Silver Museum

Silver Museum

Florence
The rooms on the ground floor of Palazzo Pitti and the mezzanine rooms were chosen in 1861 as the location of the Silver Museum, which collects various kinds of precious objects
Stibbert Museum

Stibbert Museum

Florence
Federico Stibbert belonged to the refined world of writers and men of letters, English art amateurs and others who entered the life of Florence during the 19th century
Teatro Romano - Volterra

Teatro Romano - Volterra

Pisa
The construction of the Roman theatre began at the beginning of the 1st century B.C.
The Accesa Archaeological Park

The Accesa Archaeological Park

Grosseto
The Accesa Archaeological Park is situated in the area of Massa Marittima, province of Grosseto. It hosts the remains of an area which was inhabited in the 6th century by the Etruscans, who exploited the nearby mineral deposits
The Archaeological Museum

The Archaeological Museum

Arezzo
The Museum is housed in the former Olivetan convent, founded in 1323, that was built directly over the ruins of the Roman Amphitheatre
The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia

The Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia

Livorno
A wonderful view on the Gulf of Baratti from an Archaeological Park that hosts Etruscan, Roman and Medieval remains
The Boboli Garden

The Boboli Garden

Florence
The garden was originally designed for the Medici and are one of the earliest examples of the Italian Garden which later inspired those of many European courts
The Buonparenti House Towers

The Buonparenti House Towers

Pisa
It is one of the most evocative corners of Volterra
The Cassero Medievale

The Cassero Medievale

Prato
The 'Cassero Medievale' of Prato is a Medieval Bridgehouse and it has just reopened to the public after a great work of restoration
The city walls

The city walls

Grosseto
The Medicean Walls have long since lost their defensive function; today, they are part of the not-to-miss attractions of our town and offer the visitor a stroll in the green
The city walls

The city walls

Pistoia
The three rings of walls that have characterized Pistoia's urban plan since Medieval times are still legible today
The Garden of Archimedes

The Garden of Archimedes

Florence
It's the first museum entirely dedicated to mathematics
The Horne House Museum

The Horne House Museum

Florence
The palace is one of the most beautiful in downtown Florence
The Medici Villa

The Medici Villa

Prato
The Poggio a Caiano villa, certainly one of the most interesting building projects of the early Renaissance, was begun in 1485 by the express wishes of Lorenzo the Magnificent who chose Giuliano da Sangallo to carry out the plan
The Monumental Churchyard

The Monumental Churchyard

Pisa
Completed in 1464 it has been for centuries the graveyard of the noble and eminent citizens
The Museum and Monumental Cloisters of Santa Maria Novella

The Museum and Monumental Cloisters of Santa Maria Novella

Florence
The monumental complex of the cloister is considered an extraordinary example of Italian Gothic architecture
The Museum of the Opera di Santa Croce

The Museum of the Opera di Santa Croce

Florence
This museum is located next to the church of Santa Croce, one of the most extraordinary examples of Italian Gothic architecture
The People's Palace - San Gimignano

The People's Palace - San Gimignano

Siena
The People's Palace or new Podesta's Palace, which is today the home of the Town Council, is situated on the left hand side of the Duomo square
The Pitti Palace

The Pitti Palace

Florence
Residence of the grand-dukes of Tuscany, now houses several important collections of paintings and sculpture, works of art, porcelain and a costume gallery
The Porcelain museum

The Porcelain museum

Florence
The collection can be described as princely, in that many pieces were made for the grand-ducal court or were gifts from other European rulers.
The State Museum of Medieval and Modern Art

The State Museum of Medieval and Modern Art

Arezzo
The Museum is housed in the Bruni-Ciocchi del Monte Palace, which Donato, son of humanist Leonardo Bruni, had built during the middle of the 15th century
The Toscano House-Tower

The Toscano House-Tower

Pisa
Group of towers located in Piazza San Michele and constructed in 1250 by Giovanni Toscano
The tower of Matilde

The tower of Matilde

Lucca
It stands out against the sea on the Darsena Toscana near the mouth of the Burlamacca canal
The tower of Salto della Cervia

The tower of Salto della Cervia

Lucca
It was one of the fortresses the Florentine government used to defend this coastal area in the XVIth century
The tower of Santa Maria

The tower of Santa Maria

Pisa
It was of fundamental strategic importance, controlling the entrance to the bridge below
Torre del Cassero - Castiglion Fiorentino

Torre del Cassero - Castiglion Fiorentino

Arezzo
Built in 1347 by the Perugians, it was attached to the enclosing walls by the muro dell’Ala in 1338, and is next to the Casseretto
Torre delle Ore

Torre delle Ore

Lucca
Torre delle Ore is the only medieval tower left in Lucca out of around 130 that once existed
Torre di Palazzo Vecchio

Torre di Palazzo Vecchio

Florence
About 94 metres high, it is considered the symbol of the city
Torre Guinigi

Torre Guinigi

Lucca
It's one of the few towers left standing in the city, is one of the most representative monuments of Lucca
Torre Medicea

Torre Medicea

Livorno
The Medici family made a beautiful tower built, as a part of the system of fortification erected to protect the shore against the frequent piratical raids
Tower of Santa Maria and Parapet Walk

Tower of Santa Maria and Parapet Walk

Pisa
It stands on the north-western corner of the medieval ramparts
Uffizi Gallery

Uffizi Gallery

Florence
One of the most famous museums of paintings and sculpture in the world: comprises masterpieces by Giotto, Botticelli, Mantegna and many others
Vasari's House

Vasari's House

Arezzo
It's the artist home in Arezzo. Vasari himself was responsible for the layout and furnishings
Vetulonia Etruscan Site

Vetulonia Etruscan Site

Grosseto
A large archaeological site with Etruscan necropolis and acropolis and a Medieval Castle
Villa Fabbricotti

Villa Fabbricotti

Livorno
Today the villa is the home of the Labronica Library and the Guerrazzi Civic Museum
Villa of Petraia

Villa of Petraia

Florence
It is a very interesting museum complex both in terms of architectural decoration and because of the furniture it still preserves in its interior
Villa Puccini

Villa Puccini

Pistoia
Villa Puccini's park reflects the English style romantic gardens which represented nature according to the ideal vision so well expressed in the genre of landscape painting

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