Fattoria Medicea in the heart of di Monsummano Terme
The Fattoria Medicea is located in Monsummano Terme, in the heart of the Valdinievole area, where you may find important monuments to visit such as: the Santuario della Madonna di Fontenuova, as well as the Museum of Contemporary and 20th Century Art which can be found inside the Villa Martini and the Giusti House Museum (the town is where the famous poet was born).
The oldest part of Monsummano Terme is Monsummano Alto, founded in the XI century. It still preserves the ruins of its Castle with its octagonal layout as well as the ruins of its surrounding wall.
Nearby, you will find a selection of Health and Beauty Spas including the famous Montecatini Terme; offering thermal, cosmetic and dermatological treatments, an ideal place to unwind, restore and invigorate the body and mind. Some of the sporting activities to enjoy in the vicinity are trekking, bike riding, bird watching, and a scenic 18-hole golf course.
This is the perfect starting point to visit other important tourist centres: Pistoia, Montecatini Terme, Pescia, Lucca, Pisa and Florence.
The local wine and food products are also renowned; such as the Valdinievole white vine D.O.C., the Carmignano red wine, the Vin Santo (sweet dessert wine), the fine extra virgin olive oils, the various cheeses and salamis, the delicious Brigidini cake and last but not least the world famous handmade Slitti chocolate.