Mountains Pisani

Vicopisano

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Vicopisano Vicopisano

The medieval village of Vicopisano is part of the Monti Pisani and natural environment, which covers a large part of its territory. Vico for its strategic position has always played a decisive role as a frontier castle during the wars between Pisa, Lucca and Florence. Unlike other castles in the area, whose military defenses were dismantled by the Florentines, the castle was fortified in 1440 by the architect Filippo Brunelleschi.

Vicopisano has maintained the appearance of a fortified medieval heritage and has a remarkable among which twelve towers (XI-XV), two palaces and medieval fortress of Brunelleschi, today reopened to the public with guided tours.

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Vecchiano

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Vecchiano - Panorama Vecchiano

Located on the right bank of the Serchio, after it fell under the domination of Pisa Florence, who started reclamation works to promote the development of agriculture and water control.

The medieval period are few traces remain, including the remains of walls and the former hermitage church of Santa Maria in castle overlooking the town, the remains of the former castle of Avane (now a destination for climbers for climbing) and the Filettole village, still dominated by the castle and Torre Mozza, a symbol of ancient rivalry between Pisa and Lucca.


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San Giuliano Terme

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San giuliano Terme San Giuliano Terme

The name of San Giuliano Terme is inextricably linked to the spa and its mineral waters, whose healing properties were already known to the Romans. The period of splendor of the spa, however, was the nineteenth century, when the "Bagni di Pisa" would meet the European nobility and important personalities in the literary world as Montaigne, Alfieri, Byron and Shelley.

Today the water of San Giuliano is ideal for combating diseases of the respiratory system and strengthen the immune system. The renovated health club and spa of Bagni di Pisa - San Giuliano Terme offers various programs and customized treatments


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Farmhouse

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Casina centro Farmhouse

Situated along the Arno river and close to the foothills of the Monti Pisani, House is a commercial and manufacturing center of great importance to the flourishing furniture industry, which over time has been added to the agricultural sector.

In the villages, especially near the road Firenze-Pisa-Livorno, arose facilities, shopping centers and department stores. In the hamlet of Navacchio, House hosts a Scientific and Technological excellence, an important reference point for development and innovation of small and medium-sized enterprises.


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Kicks

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Calci - veduta panoramica Kicks

Kicks is a few kilometers from Pisa, at the foot of Monti Pisani and the center of Valgraziosa. The valley, which looks like an amphitheater, collects the villages on its slopes, which together constitute Kicks.

Today Kicks is a farming town gathered around the Parish Church of SS. John and Ermolao, surrounded by terraced olive groves in the lower part is dominated by the Monte Serra at the top, covered with pine and chestnut. From the top, on clear days, you can admire beautiful landscapes ranging from the city of Pisa Tuscan Archipelago.


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