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Spa activities

This section illustrates the serendipitous discovery of the Giusti cave as well as the healing and therapeutic virtues of its waters, following by the development of the thermal spa business with the construction of the Grotta Parlanti facility. In short, evidence of spa tourism and its effects on the city’s configuration is provided. The magical world of the cave and its waters has been recreated with a spectacular reconstruction of the setting.

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Geology and Paleontology

In addition to fossils, various rock samples have been collected from the Monsummano hill. Particular attention has been given to the marbles that, since the Middle Ages, have been used extensively in

Ancient and Medieval Archaeology

The area’s population dynamics from proto-historic era to the Middle Ages are documented here. During the Etrusco-Roman era, Valdinievole was primarily a transit area in which some stopping places

The Padule of Fucecchio

A collection of iconographic materials document the Padule’s historical geography since the beginning of the XVI century. Moreover, particular attention has been given to the various uses of the