Accept
To optimize your browsing experience this site uses cookies. By clicking Accept you authorize the use of cookies. More information
Register
sign in for free to It's Tuscany, discover the beautiful territories of Tuscany, its products and its typical
Private entity
Company
 Subscribe to the newsletter to receive offers on products and news from the territories
By submitting this form you agree to the processing of the personal data above, for the function of the requested service, the data will be protected according to the Decree n 196 of 30 June 2003 Legislative Decree No. 196 of 30/06/2003
 * By ticking the box you agree to  Terms and coditions  of It's Tuscany

 

Pistoia

Share:  Send via email Share on facebook Share on twitter share on WhatsApp

A CITY WORTH VISITING

The origins of Pistoia date back to Roman times, but the city was the stage of greater artistic and architectural splendour around 1300 when it was enriched with a new city walls. The scene of clashes during the middle ages, it became a fief of the Medici family. Among the buildings of great artistic merit the Duomo; embellished by the Renaissance pictorial art in the inside frescos.

For younger kids, out door is the Zoo, near the Verginina.

 

Traditions

The most traditional of Pistoia, linked to its medieval past is the Giostra dell'Orso, a palio held in late July in the city center, in honor of San Jacopo. The districts will compete with their riders in a race on horseback in which Duelists must hit the target and get more points.

 

Typical products

The restaurants and the taverns of Pistoia offer local dishes every day including many products made from chestnut flour. These include the chestnut, a typical cake stuffed with chocolate.

Events Events
News News
Stores Stores
Company Company
Operators Operators
Hotels Hotels
Restaurants Restaurants
Radius
Filter by category: 
 5 Km
 10 Km
 15 Km
 20 Km