The Via Angelica, was the old road connecting the countryside to the old town of San Miniato through the Via Carbonaia (Charcoal Alley). Along this road, interesting works of art such as the chapel of San Pietro Martire, the Oratory of St Urban and the Aula Pacis.
The oratory was built in 1395 as a chapel of a local brotherhood with many frescoes illustrating the life of Jesus, the Saints, images of the Virtues painted by Domenico Bamberini. The wooden and armless crucifix of St Urbano was venerated by the faithful against natural disasters including heavy rains that damaged the fields.
The Via Angelica is part of the San Miniato Museum System