Santa Croce

Municipalities Pisa

HOLY CROSS SULL'ARNO - TOWN OF PISA
TOWN TEL 0571-30853 FAX 0571-30898
ADDRESS Piazza del Popolo, 8-56029


HOW TO GET THERE:

AUTO:
Pisa-Florence, exit San Miniato.

BUS:
CPT-town up in Pontedera, and even extra-CPT, in San Miniato, or Fucecchio.

TRAIN:

Pisa-Florence, get off at Pontedera, then CPT suburban Fucecchio direction.


DESCRIPTION:

Center located on the right bank, downstream of the confluence with the river Egola, Holy Cross is known for tanning leather, with shoe factories and machinery for tanning.

The original core of the town has a rectangular plan, with the grid of perpendicular streets.

Medieval castle, is mentioned in documents of the thirteenth century.

The parish church, rebuilt in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, has Roman ruins, preserves choral miniatures of the fifteenth century and paintings from the eighteenth-nineteenth centuries.