La Chiesa di San Lorenzo a Canneto
Places of worship

The Church of San Lorenzo a Canneto

Monteverdi Marittimo hosts Romanesque treasure

Monteverdi Marittimo

Located in an ancient castle, this Church, dedicated to Saint Laurence the Martyr, dates back to the eleventh or twelfth century. Its foundations boast a Romanesque style that was later modified by reconstruction projects which occurred throughout the centuries; nineteenth century restorations remain particularly visible. Scholar Franco Lessi recently discovered a bronze crucifix of great historical value hidden in the church. It dates back to the XII-XIII centuries. This noteworthy cross is engraved with figures representing the Virgin Mary, St. John, the Angel and the Holy Sepulchre.
(Source: Pisa Tourist Information Office)

Monteverdi Marittimo
Immersed in the green of the Val di Cornia it offers breath-taking panoramas and blooming woods
Monteverdi Marittimo is found in the centre of the Val di Cornia on the southern side of the Metalliferous Hills, grouped on a hill. The landscape and scenic vocation of the zone is marked by an extremely irregular mountainous nature that, accompanied by the hilly backdrop and modelled by the two wide natural amphitheatres formed by the banks of the rivers Sterza and Massera, degrading and ...