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A serene working monastery on the Via Francegina, just before San Giminignano, a secluded location with panoramic views of the town and countryside.
Unfortunately we arrived on Sunday mid-mass so weren’t able to explore the building or produce on offer by the Monks
"Pieve" is more or less the ancestor of the "parish". From the Latin word "plebs" (people, but in this case rather "settlement") the word designated in the Middle Ages a rural church with the legal authority to baptize, and that for this purpose had power...More