Saturdays at the Castle | Santa Maria a Monte
04 May 2019 - 29 June 2019
Museo Casa Carducci
Via Giosuè Carducci, 29
Santa Maria a Monte
Free guided tour every Saturday in May and June at the discovery of this cozy village on a hilltop. Tour departure at 3.30pm at the Museo Casa Carducci.
The Museum is dedicated to the famous Italian poet Giosuè Carducci who spent some years in this house with his family. Now it houses the permanent exhibition ” Tenero Gigante” by Antonio Possenti
The walking tour goes on with the visit of the underground cistern, dating back to 1391, then moves to the discovery of the old medieval castle, once composed of three wall rings. Not to miss the main Church (Collegiata) which still keeps medieval works of art, then the Palazzo del Podestà (Mayor) and the Torre dell’Orologio (Clock Tower).
The walking tour finishes at the stronghold, with a visit to the archeo excavations in the nearby Civic Museum “Beata Diana Giuntini” (dedicated to the patron saint) .
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