Tavarnelle Val di Pesa
Tavarnelle V.P.: offers a beautiful wave of various landscapes, from natural beauties, like woods and cultivated fields that have been greatly worked for centuries as vineyards and olive trees, to historical villas and old farms, old chapels and rural churches, castles and medieval hamlets. Worth visiting: the church of St Lucia alBorghetto with XIV-XV Century frescos; the very old chapel of S.Pietro in Bossolo with Holy Art Museum; the Monastery and the church of S. Maria al Morrocco (XIII Century); the fortified village of St. Donato in Poggio of XIIIth - XIV Century with the beautiful Romanesque chapel of early XII Century; the Sanctuary of St. Maria delle Grazie a Pietracupa (XVI Century); the Badia vallombrosana of Passignano, a fortified structure belonging to XIII Century, with important pieces of art like the fresco of Domenico Ghirlandaio “last supper ” and many other relevant pieces of art in the church of the XII Century. In all the territory harmonically live important eno-gastronomic traditions, wine, very good oil, food specialities, artistic handcraft all in a professional and welcoming centre.
* Church of Santa Lucia al Borghetto
* Church of Saints Mary and Jacopo alla Sambuca
* Church of Santa Maria del Carmine al Morrocco
* Parish of San Pietro in Bossolo
* Chapel of San Giovanni Gualberto