The association “Houses of Remembrance” was founded in 2005 within a project promoted by the Tuscany Region administration. Its goal is to provide a new way of conceiving museums, culture and history.

Abbey of San Salvatore

The abbey of San Salvatore is a magnificent monastery founded by Benedictine monks between the 9th and the 10th century. During recent yaers, its church and cloister underwent restoration works, that disclosed a Longobardic settlement.

TheMuseum of the abbey is very interesting and is located in the former monks refectory and in the abbot house.

Villa Mulinaccio

The magnificent villa is situated on the west side of the river, overviewing the valley and offering a beautiful panoramic view. Its name derives from an ancient and abandoned watermill, whose water supply was granted by two streams coming down from higher up on the hills. Built between the end of the 15th and the beginning of 16th century, it was owned by several noble families: Sassetti, Strozzi and Vaj. During the tour you will visit frescoed halls, 16th-century Ancient Cellars and the Old Kitchen. Outside you can admire the Nymphaeum fountain, an Italian garden with ornamental plantsa and exotic trees and the Orchard of Ancient Fruits and aromatic herbs. The latter also offers an itinerary for visually impaired persons.

Savignano – historic home of Lorenzo Bartolini

The village of Savignano is situated on an important connection road of the Etruscan-Roman era, where traces of the paved road are still visible. One of the few buildings of the village is the native house of the sculptor Lorenzo Bartolini. The marble plaque on the front, placed by his friend Antonio Marini, remembers the sculptor’s birth. His works are displayed in Palazzo Pitti in Florence and in the Town Museum of Prato.