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5 Cathedrals to visit along the Cammino di San Jacopo

Art and culture

Along the historic via Cassia, the Cammino winds through extraordinary areas that are rich in history and connect some of the most beautiful Italian cities of art.

Pistoia
 

Taste the flavours of Pistoiese mountains

Taste

Stagionalità e alta qualità: la cucina di montagna esalta al meglio i frutti del territorio.

Sambuca Pistoiese
San Marcello Piteglio
 

The Della Robbia family and enamelled terracotta

Art and culture

The magnificent Della Robbia enamelled terracotta works of art still represent artistic excellence whose beauty remains unchanged over time

Pistoia
 

Discovering the mountains near Pistoia along the Porrettana railway route

Art and culture

A fascinating journey through history and nature.

Marliana
Pistoia
Sambuca Pistoiese
San Marcello Piteglio
 

The iron industry in the Pistoia Mountains, a visit to the Maresca ironworks

Art and culture

Even though lacking in iron - an essential raw material in the iron and steel industry - the Pistoia mountains were chosen thanks to their abundance of woodlands and water which were used for fuel and motor power.

San Marcello Piteglio
 

Molino di Giamba and chestnuts of Pistoia Mountains

Autumn

In the Orsigna Valley there are some historical buildings dedicated to the working of chestnuts.

Pistoia
 

The Art of Chocolate at Agliana

Spring

The Story of Roberto Catinari, the Tuscan Willy Wonka. A surprisingly sweet journey

Agliana
 

On the “Strada dell’Olio e del Vino”

Autumn

Food and wine and unforgettable panoramic views at Quarrata and Serravalle. Exploring Montalbano's gentle hills.

Quarrata
Serravalle Pistoiese
 

Things that you would never dream of doing in a library

Art and culture

Culture, wellbeing, amusement, socialization and somebody always ready to help you: the San Giorgio is a very special library indeed.

Pistoia
 

Discovering the Progetto Segnavie

Autumn

New themed itineraries in the Pistoia Mountains: a contemporary mix of art and walks

San Marcello Piteglio
 

Pistoia and the Jacobean cult

Art and culture

Pistoia's culture - the result of a long tradition of it being at the crossroads between Rome and Santiago - has stayed alive and this can be seen by its traditions,

Pistoia
 

Traditions at table: what to eat and try out

Autumn

Enjoy the strong and genuine flavours of local cooking: your palate will be thanking you!

Pistoia
Quarrata
San Marcello Piteglio
 

Abetone Botanical and Forest Garden

Outdoor

An itinerary full of flavors and colors to protect biodiversity in the Pistoia Apennines.

Abetone Cutigliano
 

To live and enjoy the mountains: the Casetta de’ Pulledrari di Maresca

Outdoor

A well-equipped green area is the starting point for excursions on foot or by e-bike. Events, games and music all summer long thanks to the 'Vivere Piteglio' association.

San Marcello Piteglio
 

On the way to discovering St. James through the art works to be seen in the City Museum of Antique Art

Art and culture

In the City Museum of antique art's exhibition rooms: a way to discover the works of art that depict St. James himself, or that are linked to his cult.

Pistoia
 

Looking out for Castagno di Piteccio’s works of art

Art and culture

To wander about Castagno is a continuous surprise each and every time you come here! This little but large place is always a work in progress. 

Pistoia
 
Ciaspolare sulla Montagna Pistoiese

Snowshoeing in the Pistoia Mountains

Outdoor

Snowshoeing is an excellent alternative to traditional winter sports. So that you can do physical activity while in close touch with nature and surrounded by breathtaking landscapes.

Abetone Cutigliano
 

Everybody going crazy for the foliage

Outdoor

Three ideas to enjoy and admire the wonderful sight of the autumn foliage and to appreciate all the beneficial aspects of coming into close contact with the natural world.

Abetone Cutigliano
Sambuca Pistoiese
San Marcello Piteglio
 

The village of proverbs: Lagacci

Autumn

A tiny village, lying on the border between Tuscany and Emilia Romagna, is sprinkled and scattered with proverbs, a depositary of ancient wisdom yet which is still relevant today.

Sambuca Pistoiese