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La veduta dell'ampia vallata di Dicomano dal Monte Giovi
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Dicomano view from Monte Giovi

Panoramic view of the Val di Sieve

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Monte Giovi is a mountainous complex that separates the Mugello del Valdarno from the low Val di Sieve. Thanks to its altitude (1000 m) one can enjoy a splendid view of the city of Dicomano. It will be worth the climb as visitors reach the top of the mountain: enjoy the 360 degree view of the surrounding landscape! See how the jutting shape of the Apennine mountains give way to hilly country dotted with beech and chestnut forests.

Viewers will enjoy seeing the colors of harvested fields, interspersed with country estates and ancient villas. The hamlet has characteristics that are typical of the Mugello region and the Sieve Valley. This territory was deeply influenced by the construction of the cathedral and its natural landscape blend with the artistic and architectural treasures that abound throughout the area. Its unforgettable skyline is even more evocative as the seasons change.
This area, near to all the main ancient roads, has probably been inhabited since prehistoric times
Dicomano is in the province of Florence. It is at an altitude of 162m and looks down on the Mugello area and the Val di Sieve, close to the Apennine mountains. It has a population of around five thousand inhabitants.It is known that the Etruscans settled here and started to create the town that came to be known in Latin as ‘Castrum Decumani’ – meaning a fortified town with bridges and towers. ...