The Museum of Farming Life in Montefoscoli

An exhibition of historical farming tools

The Museum of Farming Life (Museo della civiltà contadina) in Montefoscoli is housed in palazzo Vaccà Berlinghieri. It celebrates local agricultural traditions and the ancient way of life of past generations of farmers.The museum highlights man’s changing relationship with nature over the centuries by showing various tools and equipment used by farmers. All of the items on display come from the San Gervasio farm in Palaia.

Entry fee: Free. Donations welcome

Disabled access: No

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The Arno valley hosts lovely hamlet
Palaia is a medieval town that lies along the banks of the Lower Arno Valley. Its castle was a stronghold that was long disputed between Florence, Pisa and Lucca, due to its strategic location between the valleys that stretched along the Arno and Era Rivers. Visitors to Palaia, won’t want to miss a visit to its Civic Tower built in the sixteenth century. ...