Larciano is the union of small communities occupying the Montalbano until Padule marsh since the IX century: the history of this county is designed by the Castle of Larciano happenings.


Larciano Castello

The historic centre of the municipalità is the borgo of Larciano Castello, which was mentioned even inRoman Times. It later became a feud of the Counts of Guidi, before being annexed by Pistoia. Its convenient position on the crossroads of pilgrim route of the Via Francigena and the road that winds up from here into Montalbano area proved to be of strategic advance to the Castle. Within the remains of the castle it is possible to visit the Civic Museum, and to perceive superb views of the whole land, between Leonardo and Pinocchio.The Church of San Silvestro is also notable, and among its treasures there is a XVI century font and one of the oldest pipe organs in this land, dating back to XVI century as well.

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