The Temple of Minerva Medica is a neo-classical building situated on a hill within a small grove of holm oaks, near the town of Montefoscoli, near Pisa. It was erected around 1822 by the wish of , Andrea Vaccà Berlinghieri, physician and luminary of the university of Pisa.
His intention was to devote a monument to his father Francesco, also a physician, celebrating their profession with a dedication to the goddess of medicine, Minerva Medica.

More info about opening times, guided visits and tickets, see below


Palaia, Montefoscoli | Temple of Minerva Medica

Opening time

The Temple may be visited every day, upon reservation and with guided tour.

Info: Società CdB Servizi 333 8764886 / 328 8325711
Email: cdbsnc@gmail.com ?  (10 € per person)

Open on Sundays: 4.00 – 7.00 pm (from April to October)

Guided visits on “full moon” nights:
Info:  050 551285 Gruppo Rosellini

Info: 328 8325711