The learning centre is made up of an indoor portion with tools, informational boards and educational materials, and an outdoor portion with stone working demonstrations and educational games.The centre is the start of the Via Francesca della Sambuca itinerary. It is the Pavana-Castello trail of the Sambuca-Casa Bettini-Pavana whose first part coincides with the stone trail of the Via Francesca della Sambuca that leads to the castle and defence system of medieval Sambuca with the ruins of imposing city walls and lookout towers. During the trail, there are many signs of art made of stone by masters from the 8th to the 12th centuries. The travelling master artists taught their art to the locals who continued the tradition.
July: Saturdays and Sundays 16-19; August: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 16-19. Other days by reservation only.
Price: free; guided visit 2,00 €.
Handicap access: Yes
Scuole medie di Pavana- Piazza della Chiesa.
SAMBUCA PISTOIESE (PISTOIA)
Tel. 0573 97461 (uff. cultura provincia di Pistoia)