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Pieve dei SS Giovanni Evangelista e Stefano
Places of worship

Pieve dei Santi Giovanni Evangelista e Stefano, Montopoli in Val d'Arno

An impressive Gothic church in piazza delle Pieve

Montopoli in Val d'Arno
A medieval castle between Florence and Pisa
For Boccaccio, Montopoli, with its imposing strongholds, was worthy of being called an “illustrious castle”. Long fought over between Pisa and Florence, it didn’t see peace even during this historic Battle of San Romano in 1432, depicted by Paolo Uccello in three paintings that are today housed in the Uffizi, Louvre and National Gallery in London. ...