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The Parish Church of San Martino in Palaia

Palaia hosts architectural gem

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Palaia
Via della Pieve, 56036 Palaia PI
Palaia
TAKE IN THE ANCIENT TUSCAN TRADITIONS OF LIVELY RURAL COMMUNITIES AND EVOCATIVE ABANDONED VILLAGES
Palaia is one of the places richest with history in all of the Valdera, with origins stretching all the way back to the 4th century, as shown by the traces of Etruscan presence in the area. In the Early Middle Ages, the town’s castle, called Mons Magnifrido was already documented in 936. This fort’s strategic position was often a source of conflict between Florence, Pisa and Lucca. ...
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