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Crete of Coeli Aula

A magical place immersed in nature

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Between the residential areas of Botinaccio, Montespertoli and the industrial area of Falagiana, emerges the town of Coeli Aula (Montespertoli).

Ruins, second houses and country houses are testimony to the culture of a part of Tuscany that has remained faithful to the traditions and agricultural activities. In this magical place, untouched nature dominates the territory. In this zone, in fact, the characterising element comes from the numerous red clay deposits -crete - that emerge from the vertical rocky formations that form a contrast with the softly rolling hills nearby. 

It is a pearl of the Tuscan territory, where time seems to stand still, where church bells and birdsong still signal the hours of the day. To live the magic of this place and of the crete, visit the Parish Church of Santa Maria at Coeli Aula, a religious and recreational centre about 5km from Montespertoli.

A small medieval gem immersed in the typical tuscan countryside
The area of Montespertoli used to play an important role in the Etruscan era due to it being more or less right in the middle of the area between Florence, Volterra and Siena, joining the ancient via Volterrana– which stretches from the north to the south of the Montespertoli area – to via Francigena, at the top of Certaldo. ...