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The Jubilee in Tuscany: a guide to all the holy places
To obtain indulgence during the Holy Year, all you have to do is go to one of the 40-plus “special churches” listed by the bishops throughout Tuscany
The Jubilee of the Mercy is an “extraordinary” occasion and, as such, it has some very special attributes. ...
Religious art museums for the Jubilee in Tuscany
An essential tour to explore the museum collections belonging to the “special churches” of the Holy Year
Make the most of the Jubilee of Mercy to visit some of the world’s unique religious art museums. ...
Roads of faith: itineraries around the foundations of Tuscan communities
The Jubilee is an opportunity to rediscover the vast road network travelled by pilgrims and merchants since the Early Middle Ages
Since the Early Middle Ages the road network has favoured churches as a reference point in administrative and ...
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The Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence
A typical example of Italian Gothic, the architecture of Florence Cathedral, also known as Santa Maria del Fiore, hails from the initial project by Arnolfo di Cambio (1245-1302), who worked on the previous building, considerably expanding the structures. ...
Monte Oliveto Maggiore Monastery
The story of Monte Oliveto Maggiore Monastery begins in Siena around 1313. A bright 40-year-old from a noble family, known as Giovanni di Tolomei, together with Patrizio Patrizi, Ambrogio Piccolomini and a few other Sienese followers decided to break from "normal" life. ...
Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, Pisa
The Duomo of Santa Maria Assunta is Pisa is also known as a primatial church (the word used to describe a cathedral whose bishop is also a primate – that is, in the Church, the archbishop of a major city – a purely formal honour today). ...
The origins of the Sanctuary date to the Pentecost of 1345 when, according to tradition, a poor, crippled shepherd happened upon the miraculous image of the Virgin Mary. ...
Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta and San Genesio, San Miniato
The church, which is today the Duomo of San Miniato, was erected in the 12th century, possibly on the remains of a more ancient chapel. Initially named for Santa Maria, it was cited for the first time in a seal by Pope Celestine III in 1195, which remembers the dependence of the Pieve of San ...
Basilica of Santissima Annunziata, Florence
The basilica of Santissima Annunziata is the main shrine to the Virgin Mary in Florence. Due to the wealth of its decoration seems to allude to the Roman Baroque as opposed to Tuscan religious traditions. ...
Discovering the Jubilee in Tuscany: Pisa, San Miniato and Volterra
The Jubilee of Mercy is a truly unique opportunity to discover, by visiting the Jubilee churches, corners of Tuscany capable of transmitting a historical, cultural and architectural wealth that has left behind majestic, sometimes secret, traces. ...
Discovering the Jubilee in Tuscany: Lucca, Massa Carrara-Pontremoli
The Extraordinary Jubilee that Pope Francis first inaugurated in Central Africa, and then in Rome on 8 December 2015, is characterised by the opportunity granted by the Pope to every diocese to choose - in their area - "particular churches" in which to receive a plenary indulgence. ...
Discovering the Jubilee in Tuscany: Florence, Prato and Fiesole
The Jubilee of Mercy was born under the sign of surprise and so, satisfying this vocation, we thought that the occasion of spiritual redemption would combine perfectly with the chance to discover the territory. ...
Roads of the faith
The Via Clodia in Tuscany: stops on an ancient trail
Walking makes you happy: it helps you think, reflect and find answers. Those who like to travel on foot will have surely heard of the famous Via Francigena, which, through breathtaking scenery, arrives in Rome, a place of spirituality and dedication. ...
Beyond the via Francigena: spiritual routes in Tuscany
More and more these days, people are talking about sustainable and experiential tourism: we’re ever more on the lookout for a trip that will help us get back in touch with our inner wellness and better appreciate the nature that surrounds us. ...
Tuscany's Via Francigena
HISTORY According to history, Sigerico Archbishop of Canterbury started out this religious pilgrimage to Rome. The origins actually go back to the Longobards, who in the VI century crossed Monte Bardone between Berceto and Pontremoli, which correspond to today’s Cisa Pass, as they created a ...
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