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Places of worship

Convent and Church of the Croce in Anghiari

A historic place brimming with religious fervour

Church of the Croce in Anghiari
Church of the Croce in Anghiari - Credit: Sailko
A striking medieval town nestled in the quietude of the Tiber Valley
Anghiari is a little medieval town buried deep in the magnificent Tuscan countryside. It was the Battle of Anghiari on 29 June 1440 that cemented Tuscany's borders, with the Florentines triumphing over the Milanese; and it was with a painting of this battle, now sadly lost somewhere behind the walls of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, that Leonardo da Vinci cemented its fame. ...