MONTE SAN SAVINO | TUSCANY
Monte San Savino is a town and comune in the province of Arezzo, Tuscany ( Italy). It is located on the Essa stream in the Valdichiana. Several of its frazioni occupy higher hills, like Gargonza and its castle at and Palazzuolo at an elevation of 500 meters a.s.l.
Monte San Savino was one of the first urban settlements in Tuscany, Italy. It originated around 1100, but a further century had to pass before Monte San Savino could be considered a centre of a certain social, political and cultural importance of Tuscany in those times.
WHAT TO SEE IN MONTE SAN SAVINO
- Palazzo di Monte
- Logge dei Mercanti
- Palazzo Pretorio
- Church of Santi Tiburzio and Susanna (13th century), at Gargonza, housing Tuscan Renaissance paintings.