Chiesa di Sant'Agostino - Calci
Places of worship

The convent and church of Sant’Agostino

Simplicity at its best

Pietrasanta

Along the road that leads from Calci to Montemagno, visitors will delight in the simplicity of the area’s Augustinian buildings. The convent and the church of Sant’Agostino was built between 1258 and 1264 by will of Ugo da Fagiano, Bishop of Nicosia in Cyprus. The Augustinian order managed these structures until it became part of the regular clergy of San Salvatore in Bologna during the sixteenth century. The building has a simple structure with a bell tower and a single room with a bell-shaped vault. Inside, visitors won’t want to miss frescoed and tempera decorations from the XVIII and XIX centuries.
Source: Pisa’s Tourist Information Office
 

Pietrasanta
Land of artists and marble workers between the Apuan Alps and the sea
This appealing little town is rich in cultured and elite tourism. Pietrasanta is also known as the “little Athens” of the Versilia region thanks to the high concentration of artists that decided to put down roots there. The town also has a long standing tradition of expert marble workers, and the surrounding Apuan Alps remind us of this tradition. ...
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