Cavriglia Tuscany Information and Guide
At the foot of the ridge which separates the Valdarno from the mountains of the Chianti area, Cavriglia and its historic centre lie compactly around the Pieve of San Giovanni. The little museum adjoining the church contains paintings, glazed terracotta sculptures and sacred jewellery.
In the first half of the XX century, it was an important area for brown coal mining. There is a recently opened museum which shows how important brown coal was as a means of sustenance for the locals.
Height: m. 308
Km from: Arezzo 40, Siena 41, Firenze 58
Telephone code: 055
Public transport: FS train, station Montevarchi or San Giovanni Valdarno,then coach.
How to get there: Autostrada A1 exit Valdarno, then SS 60 as far as San Giovanni Valdarno
Information: Tourist Information Office, San Giovanni Valdarno Tel. 055/943748 Fax 055/9121123
Points of interest
The hamlet of Castelnuovo dei Sabbioni, a few kilometres from Cavriglia was the setting for the film “Ivo il Tardivo” by the Florentine director Alessandro Benvenuti
Weekly market: Tuesday afternoon
Museo della Miniera
Museo della Pieve
National And Nature Parks
Parco Naturale Attrezzato di Cavriglia
Roseto Botanico “Carla Fineschi”