Our territory – Pratomarmi

1675

Our territory is a perfect mix of history, art and food.

We can start from the etruscan remains of the city, in Gonfienti area, to the medieval walls, with the visit of the Emperor Castle (Castello dell’imperatore).

castello dell'imperatore prato - pratomarmi

The tour continues in the historical centre enjoying the renowned Cantucci of Prato, to arrive to the statue of Francesco Datini. After, the Cathedral with paintings of Filippo Lippi and it’s pulpit, decoreted by Donatello.

cantuccini prato - pratomarmiCantucci of Prato

In the village Figline, on the northern  suburbs, there is the monument of the “29 Martyrs” slain by SS in retreat. Then on, until the Mausoleum of Curzio Malaparte and to the house of Paolo Rossi, a great citizen of Prato, as Roberto Benigni, Yuri Chechi, Francesco Nuti.

In the hills, on the South, we enjoy a glass of good wine Carmignano DOCG in front of the Medici Villa of Artimino, with the “hundred Chimneys” and with the view that goes from Pistoia to Florence. Below us Prato, the city of the “hundred smokestacks“.

Villa-Medicea-di-Artimino-pratomarmiThe Medici Villa of Artimino

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