The Florentine Genius

Vinci, Certaldo, San Gimignano, San Vivaldo

The intuition land and language, including green and towers up to the “Jerusalem” of Tuscany between natural paints and artistiche.
km 134

It starts from Vinci, the birthplace of the great Leonardo, where the genius was born and lived. In addition to its birthplace you can visit the museum dedicated to him, realized with tricks worthy of his intelligence. Attraverso green dell’Empolese streets, you get to Certaldo, which gave birth to Boccaccio and his literary talent. The village has its roots in the Etruscan and Roman history as the numerous archaeological finds scattered throughout the city, such as pottery, tools and Etruscan tombs, some of which recently discovered. The visit to the home of Boccaccio and the Palazzo Pretorio: one of its two green spaces has been turned into a Japanese garden by the artist Hidetoshi Nagasawa. Numerous picturesque events organized in Certaldo during various periods round.Just few kilometers of road between green fields and fascinating views, you get to San Gimignano, the famous medieval town of the beautiful towers in the heart of the Tuscan countryside. Protected as a World Heritage Site, offers wonderful views, asking to visit and, for those who are braver, a museum of torture among the most supplied to mondo.Al return must see in San Vivaldo, a hilly village in the end of ‘400 transformed along with its forest in a small “Jerusalem” for the pilgrimage of the faithful.

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