Archive for category Museums and Villas

Mugello – Museo della Manifattura Chini/Manifattura Chini Museum – Part 1


Villa Pecori Giraldi

Villa Pecori Giraldi

Mugello is a territory in the North East part of Tuscany. It boarder by Apennines chain on Emilia Romagna region.

This part of Tuscany is very green and interesting for it’s naturalistic peculiarity but it’s also reach of human history signs and buildings like castles, monasteries, ancient villages, farms and so on.¬† Biking or hiking in Mugello is a plunge into the past Read the rest of this entry »

San Vivaldo “The Jerusalem in Tuscany”


San Vivaldo, terracotta statue

San Vivaldo, terracotta statue

Near Castelfiorentino and Volterra in the Montaione’s territory, next to the village called San Vivaldo there is a convent¬† of Franciscans.

The hill around the convent is covered with 18 chapels telling about Christ Passion and it represents one of the most important religious place in Italy.

The hill, that originally counted lots of more chapels, Read the rest of this entry »