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San Casciano Val di Pesa - Map

Castellina in Chianti
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fire after the construction of the church (1304), dedicated Santa Maria to the meadow. On 11/11/1312, when Arrigo VII was removed, the siege of Florence was taken away, the town was destroyed and all the castles of Pesa and Greve were destroyed. In 1339, Ugolino di Nerio, passing through Avignon, painted his last Italian work in the church. The village was again brought to light by Fra Moriale D'Albano in 1354, after Florence completed fortifications in September 1356 turning it into a fortified but prosperous country. The Albergaccio, in 1512, hosted the exile (1512) of Machiavelli where he wrote some of his works. With the Medici, the state became solid: part of the defenses were demolished and San Casciano V.P., became a destination and refreshment "between nature and art". The Della Robbia kilns were born. Some works were left in Chiesavecchia and San Giovanni a Sugana, on the other hand, original works and in the museum of sacred art.

Churches and Parishes to visit:

*the Parish of San Pancrazio
*the Parish of Santo Stefano a Campoli
*the Parish of Santa Cecilia a Decimo
*the Parish of San Giovanni in Sugana

Other churces

* Church of Suffragio (Santa Maria del Gesù)
* Church of Misericordia o di Santa Maria del Prato
* Church of San Francesco o della Croce
* Church of Sant'Andrea a Luiano
* Church of Sant'Andrea o dei Cappuccini
* Church of Sant'Angelo (Vico l'Abate)
* Church of San Donato a Chiesanuova
* Church of San Jacopo (Mucciana)
* Church of San Lorenzo (Castelbonsi)
* Church of San Martino (Argiano)
* Monastero del Luogo Nuovo
* Church of San Pietro a Montepaldi
* Tabernacolo degli Strozzi

All Chianti and Florentine Valdarno museums: Site

San Casciano in val di Pesa - Pieve di Santa Cecilia
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Pieve di Santo Stefano a Campoli
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Pieve di Santo Stefano a Campoli
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Pieve di San Pancrazio
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Castello di Gabbiano
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