This museum is located in an ancient Franciscan convent built in the XV century and it holds an important collection of paintings, sculptures, wall hangings and sacred furnishings which date back to the XIII and XIX centuries. Its Antiquarium was inaugurated in 2003; its first nucleus makes up the archeological section which holds artifacts from the Etruscan, Roman and Medieval period. The works were given to museum thanks to an agreement with the Diocese of Fiesole and they come from churches within the surrounding area. Its archeological remains are the result of digs carried out throughout the area.
Greve in Chianti
IN THE HEART OF THE CHIANTI, AMONG CASTLES AND SWEEPING VINEYARDS
Greve in Chianti is the only town in the province of Florence that rests entirely in the Chianti area. In antiquity, Greve was a small center in the territory, then called Agro di Florentia. The Romans were the first to live permanently in these places not far from the via Cassia. ...Morekeyboard_backspace
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