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Lucignano Travel guide
Lucignano : Michelin's recommendations
Situated between Siena and Montepulciano, this medieval village in the Val di Chiana is a haven of tranquillity. It has an unusual elongated shape, with its main street rising in spirals before entering a picturesque maze of narrow streets around the historic centre, which lies in the shadow of the ruins of its 14C castle (cassero). The village is also home to a number of churches and an interesting museum.
Tourist attractions Lucignano : Things to see and do
P.za del Tribunale 22 I - 52046 Lucignano
The museum is located on the ground floor of the town hall, the façade of which is covered in coats of arms. The museum houses a collection of 13C-15C Sienese paintings. Its claim to fame is, however, a remarkable gold gem-encrusted reliquary, produc..
P.za San-Francesco I - 52046 Lucignano
The façade of this church overlooking the village square reveals a harmonious frontage of black and white alternating stone. The lintel of the carved doorway is eye-catching because it consists not of the usual single horizontal block, but of several..
P.za della Collegiata I - 52046 Lucignano
A beautifully designed staircase, which starts off concave to become convex to the bewilderment of onlookers, stands in front of the 16C collegiate church of San Michele. Inside the church, the barrel vaulting is highlighted by pietra serena , a gre..