• Fabbriche di Toscana - Impruneta
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The Videos
Watch the videos about ancient crafting techniques of terracotta from Impruneta: the "round craft" and the "square craft"...>>
Traceability of Impruneta Terracotta
Impruneta Municipality has supported a study about traceability of Impruneta Terracotta...>>
Impruneta and J. M. Folon
We could say that, unawarely, Jean Michel Folon has always represented Chianti in his every picture; on the other hand, we could say that Chianti...>>
Maria Maltoni
In the country school of San Gersolè, Maria Maltoni taught for 36 years, from 1920 to 1956...>>
La Terracotta ed i suoi artigiani - Impruneta
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October 2018
Friday 17, Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May, Impruneta opens the doors of its ancient kilns in a weekend entirely dedicated to ceramics and terracotta.
In addition to visiting the furnaces, tourists and visitors will be able to attend artistic performances and participate in the many sensorial workshops realized by the artisans themselves.
The event celebrates one of the most important excellences of the Impruneta territory and is part of "La Primavera dell'Artigianato di Firenze", the project that brings together realities of the highest prestige that together support and participate in the candidacy of the lily city to
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Land of Terracotta
For Impruneta the art of terracotta is both an important heritage of great value and a primary element of its cultural identity. In this territory the so-called cotto-civilisation has affirmed itself and even today it plays an active and vital role. more
Sacred Land
This itinerary is linked both to the veneration of the image of the Virgin in the Basilica of Santa Maria all’Impruneta and to the route of the processions which accompany this image to Florence. more
History and Nature
The territory is included in the system of lower hills between the Greve River and the Ema River. This territory slowly slopes down to Florence. more
Virtual Museum
In this section are available some pictures of Impruneta terracotta artefacts made during the centuries. more
Where to eat
Find restaurants, pizzerias and coffee bars in Impruneta...>>
Where to stay
Find hotels, B&B, agritourisms where you can stay in Impruneta...>>
The Furnaces
Discover ancient terracotta furnaces in Impruneta...>>
Oil and Wine
Impruneta is famous for its excellent olive oil and wines...>>
The cultural heritage of Impruneta, which was built up over the centuries, is diffused over its territory, which is an extraordinary landscape...>>
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