Situated on a hilly spur dominating the valleys of the rivers Sterza and Cecina, already in ancient times Querceto was a castle of great importance, so much so that it was able to furnish the commune of Volterra with 600 armed men. Today the village is still object of much interest, both for the ancient castle, renovated in the early twentieth century by the counts Ginori and restored to its original conditions, and for the old houses and the church built in honour of St. John the Baptist.
Montecatini Val di Cecina
A delightful village that has preserved its mediaeval core
Montecatini Val di Cecina is situated south of the river Cecina, in the centre of the valley bearing its name, on the west slope of Poggio la Croce. The village has a mediaeval centre, next to which has been built the more recent part, down in the valley. ...Morekeyboard_backspace