Things to see and do - Carmignano
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Carmignano Travel guide
Carmignano : Michelin's recommendations
This little town is surrounded by vineyards and olive trees and dominated by the single tower of its medieval castle. San Michele church houses a magnificent Visitation, a masterpiece by Jacopo Carrucci, who was known as Il Pontormo (1494-1556). Pontormo was a pupil of Andrea del Sarto and was famous for his tortured style and watered-down colours.
Tourist attractions Carmignano : Things to see and do
v.le Papa-Giovanni-XXIII 5 I - 59015 Artimino
Grand duke Ferdinand 1 Medici commissioned this vast construction at the end of the 16th century. the villa stands on a grass-terrace dotted with metal structures and is distinguished by its large number of chimneys in an equally large number of styl..
v. di Montefortini 43 I - 59015 Artimino
These tombs date back to the 7C BC. The best preserved is the tomb de Montefortini, situated under a great wooden burial mound which is made up of an approach corridor, an entrance hall and a rectangular funerary chamber.
v. della Chiesa I - 59015 Artimino
A Romanesque church, purported to have been founded by the countess Matilda in 1107, parts of which were built with materials from the Etruscan necropolis of Comeana. You will also notice some funerary urns, some of which are sculpted.
viale Papa Giovanni XXIII 3 I - 59015 Artimino
via della Chiesa 1 I - 59015 Artimino
Historical trattoria, now a more classical and refined establishment, but always welcoming and characteristic; service on the terrace in the summer with beautiful view of the hills; typical cuisine.