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PRATO – Textile Museum

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Prato and its surrounding area have been home to the textile industry since the Middle Ages, and wool cloth production has accompanied the growth of the city throughout the centuries. The Galceti soil, the Bisenzio river and existence of water-channelling system of mill-ponds (“gore”) are … Continue reading

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First Sunday of the month: museums free entrance

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It is a very important event involving all the State Museums with specials and free tickets access. Therefore, if you plan to visit Florence, Pisa, Lucca or any other Tuscan town our countless masterpieces without spending one Euro! For instance … Continue reading

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PRATO – a small unknown jewel of Tuscany

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Prato is located between Pistoia and Florence, at approx. 20 minutes car drive from the Agriturismo I Pitti. The city, with 180.000 inhabitants, is famous for its wool textile industry, that as long ago as the Middle Ages, has an … Continue reading

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