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7 Municipalities for Monte Pisano. What shouldn’t you miss?

The Monte Pisano area, even though it isn't particularly vast, covers over 7 districts. Yes, seven municipalities for this corner of Tuscany. Each of these has its own unique history and many things to see: in this article we would like to briefly introduce the area, crisscrossing our beloved Monte. 1. Vicopisano In this small medieval hamlet you can still enjoy the peace and tranquility that once reigned in the countryside, far...

The Ghost of Teresa and when the Villa di Corliano inspired Frankenstein

Many of you know Villa di Corliano, the beautiful early 15th century villa built on the footslopes of Monte Pisano. This glorious villa, nowadays a luxury hospitality location and renowned restaurant Osteria all'Usssero (da Antonio), is also known for its mysteries: ghosts, experiments and the visits of poets and writers. The villa is owned by the Counts Agostini Venerosi della Seta, who recount the story of their ancestor Teresa who...

Fruit Cake [the recipes of Monte Pisano]

Antonio, manager of Osteria All'Ussero, located in the Villa di Corliano in Rigoli (San Giuliano Terme) would like to share with you this old recipe, found in the notebook of Teresa Agostini Venerosi Della Seta (1862-1946). ...

A small “journey” through Romanesque Art and Nature

There is a wonderful ring route that winds around Montepisano: a small "journey" through Romanesque art and nature. It's 57 km long: it can be done by car, by motorbike but ideally by bike. Power-assisted bikes, which are available to rent in our Montepisano Store, are the best choice. On the first sunny day after a long rainy period I jump on my motorbike and I'm off. I take the Lungomonte road (statale...

Flying over Monte Pisano in Tuscany

One of the best paragliding launch pads in Europe is located in San Giuliano Terme, one of the seven municipalities that make up Monte Pisano. I had always wanted to try, intrigued by the sight of the paragliders above my head on the way to work or to visit my best friend, who lives on the hill from where they take off.ย  ย "Finally the day has come" At noon, on a pleasant Sunday...

Villa Bosniaski: a story of love and past

The Villa Bosniaski, was built in 1881, on the peak of Monte Castellare in San Giuliano Terme. The building was composed by 12 rooms distributed on 3 floors. In the basement De Bosniaski had set up a sort of private museum of the fossils....

A great discovery! The Roman aqueduct in Caldaccoli

L'acquedotto romano di Caldaccoli รจ di epoca romana; serviva per portare l'acqua dalla sorgente termale di Caldaccoli a San Giuliano Terme ed alle terme di Pisa, conosciute in etร  medievale col nome di Bagni di Nerone....

Monte Pisano. Where it is and what to see

Monte Pisano is small mountain range located in North-central Tuscany, between the cities of Lucca and Pisa. It extends over the territories of 7 municipalities....