Category Archives: PISTOIA

Pistoia, 24th August 2020 – Feast of Saint Bartholomew

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This traditional celebration in honour of Saint Bartholomew date back to the 15th century when the practice of anointing the foreheads of children to protect them from evil on the day of the saint was introduced. On the 24th of August the … Continue reading

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Pistoia Underground Museum

The Pistoia Underground Museum (Museo Pistoia Sotterranea) is managed by IRSA (Institute of Historical Archaeological Research of Pistoia). The museum opened in May 2010, has already been visited by thousands of people from worldwide and has various excellences that make … Continue reading

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PISTOIA – Collodi, Pinocchio Park

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To reach the Pinocchio Park starting from Agriturismo I Pitti it is necessary to have a car. Starting instead from Casa Rowe B&B or from the Cosy Apartment in Florence it is possible to take the train to Pescia and … Continue reading

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Pistoia – City of Worry And Improbable Names

“La città dei crucci” (=The city of Worries) is a definition which derives from the Poem Pistoia written by Gabriele D’Annunzio in his works “Le città del silenzio” (=The cities of Silence). However, the association between “worries” and Pistoia is … Continue reading

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