We head toward Loro Ciuffenna, stopping first in the village of Montemarciano, where the Sanctuary of the Madonna delle Grazie stands, built around a shrine along the 16th-century road. Inside, on the altar, stands a fresco depicting the Madonna del Latte and Saints George and John the Baptist by Francesco d'Antonio. The church of S. Maria Assunta is located in the historic centre and holds the frescoes of the Visitation of St. Elizabeth and Saint Ansano representing the scope of Bicci di Lorenzo's talent. Just outside the village is the Shrine of Humility, built on a previous roadside tabernacle it holds the fresco of the Madonna and Child with Saints Peter and John the Baptist.
Head down the valley toward Montevarchi. In the small village of Caposelvi, stands the eighteenth-century church of S. Lorenzo, where you'll find the panel of the Madonna Enthroned with Child and Saints by Ghirlandaio. In the center there are many examples of Renaissance art which also decorate the private palaces, including Palazzo Brandini which bears a fresco of scenes from Genesis by Luberto from Montevarchi who was influenced by the Florentine school, but also by the lessons of Perugino, of whom he was a student. Related to the works of the village are the ones we can find in the Parish of St. Maria di Scò at Pian di Scò.
We continue our journey to San Giovanni Valdarno where Masaccio and his brother Scheggio were born. Scheggio, in fact, is linked to the frescoes painted in the right aisle of the church of San Lorenzo that depict the Martyrdom of St. Sebastian, St. Anthony the Abboton the throne, San Lorenzo, Stigmata of St. Francis, St. Anthony Padua and St. Bernardino of Siena. These works have similarities with the Annunciation painted by the artist in the Badia a Soffena and show the influence of his brother, Masaccio as well as Beato Angelico.