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Convento Sacro, Monte San Vivaldo
Places of worship

San Vivaldo's Convento Sacro Monte

Dubbed “Jerusalem” thanks to its reproduction of the holy city

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Montaione
Loc. San Vivaldo
Montaione
A centuries-old town perfect for nature-loving tourists, home to “Tuscany’s Jerusalem” in its countryside
Montaione took its name after the Allone di Lucca, and was documented in the Middle Ages as Mons Allonis. In the 1200s Montaione became known for glass working, which spread throughout the Valdelsa. In 1257 the town was struck by the wars between San Gimignano, Volterra and San Miniato, but mostly gravitated around Florence. ...
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