Capannoli, medieval village, is located on the slope of a hill overlooking the valley of the river was. In a position of great importance in ancient times, it was first developed as a fortified village, then as a center devoted to trade and economic issues.
In the background the landscape of the Pisan Hills, characterized by intensive farming with vineyards, olive groves and orchards, and rich itineraries by bicycle, on foot and horseback.
Surrounded by a beautiful hilly landscape, Casciana has always been tied to its lime-sulfur springs at a constant temperature of 36? C. 'S thermal water, that water Mathelda, has always been used to fight arthritis, rheumatism and sciatica. Over the years, has broadened its use in modern motor rehabilitation therapies in cardiovascular care and in those inhalation.
Chianni is inserted in an area surrounded by woods and hills where olive trees are grown for centuries resulting in a quality production. Thus was born the Chianni of extra virgin olive oil, a light oil with an intense color, with low acidity and fruity flavor.
Of Etruscan origin, Chianni medieval castle was torn between the Bishop of Volterra and the Republic of Pisa before moving permanently in Florence. If the historical point of view no particular attractions except the church of San Donato, Chianni is ideal for food and wine tours and scenic.
Involved in hostilities between Pisa and Florence, saw his castle dismantled, and today no trace remains. At the end of the eighteenth century, life was linked to the great manor houses; Crespina nineteenth century was enriched by new and beautiful villas, made famous by the presence of painters and artists, like John the Baptist Tempesti, Giovanni Fattori and Silvestro Lega, members of the movement of Macchiaioli .
Among the villas are reminiscent of Villa Belvedere, in a panoramic position with garden and limonaia, Valdisonzi Villa Corsini, Villa Il Poggio, and the museum Charles Villa-Pepin, the famous art critic, opened to the public for visits to the rich collection of 'contemporary art.
Fauglia has retained the characteristics of a typical rural village, witness to a farming all but disappeared. Following the destruction of the castle, which took place in 1433 by the Florentines, the country went gradually structuring itself as it sees today, along the crest of the hill.
On the only road that crosses the town overlooking buildings and palaces built mostly between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries, at a time of increasing prosperity of the area. Points of interest include the Church of San Lorenzo, the town hall and the bell tower of the old church. To visit the underground storage of grain, recently found in the Market Square.