Things to see and do - San Giovanni Valdarno
San Giovanni Valdarno :
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San Giovanni Valdarno Travel guide
San Giovanni Valdarno : Michelin's recommendations
Located halfway between Florence and Arezzo, San Giovanni is a major industrial town in the Arno valley. It has, however, retained a number of interesting, albeit well-hidden traces of its past. It was also the birthplace of the great painter, Masaccio, in 1401.
Tourist attractions San Giovanni Valdarno : Things to see and do
P.za asaccio 9 I - 52027 San-Giovanni-Valdarno
Beneath the porch of this neo-Renaissance façade is a beautiful, vividly-coloured, glazed ceramic by Giovanni Della Robbia . Inside the basilica is a 14C fresco of Our Lady of Grace , from which the church takes its name. A small museum behind th..
P.za asaccio I - 52027 San-Giovanni-Valdarno
Behind the modest brick and stone façade are numerous 14C-15C frescoes and an altarpiece depicting the Coronation of the Virgin Mary by Giotto's School.
P.za avour I - 52027 San-Giovanni-Valdarno
The façade of this building in the centre of town is decorated with the coats of arms of former magistrates ( podeste ) from the Middle Ages. It was built in the 13C (possibly by Arnolfo di Cambio) and altered during the Renaissance. Note the vaulted..