Clement VII and Michelangelo in San Miniato

Chronicle of a meeting It’s 1533. Pope Clement VII (Giulio de’ Medici, 1478 – 1534) leaves from Rome for Nice to celebrate the wedding of his granddaughter Catherine de’ Medici

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San Miniato and the Witches

Since I was a child, I have always been fascinated by stories and legends. My grandmother used to tell me many anecdotes and one of these concerned the witch hunt

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The Tower of Frederick II in San Miniato

When we arrive in San Miniato, from whichever direction you look at it, you cannot help but notice its unmistakable profile with the beautiful Tower of Frederick II on its

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The Via Angelica in San Miniato

If you are in San Miniato, in Piazza del Popolo, and stop to observe the facade of the Church of San Domenico, you can notice a small wrought iron door

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The Cathedral of San Miniato

The beautiful Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta e San Genesio is the principal church of San Miniato and it’s located in the oldest part of the city, overlooking the square

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Maria Maddalena of Austria in San Miniato

Coming down from the Convent of San Francesco to reach Piazza Bonaparte, there is a junction between via Angiolo del Bravo and via Pietro Rondoni: on the central building, in

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The history of Saint Miniato

San Miniato… Our city, a name that we pronounce many times in a year! But have you ever wondered who San Miniato was? Here is the history of Saint Miniato,

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The Charcoal Alleys of San Miniato

The historic center of San Miniato develops on the crest of a hill along which cobbled streets runs, enclosed between historic buildings that follow one another without interruption, or almost.

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The proverbs of San Miniato

San Miniato also has its proverbs. More precisely, these are popular idioms, whose origin is lost in the mists of time and which have been passed down orally for generations,

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