Greve Museum of Sacred Art

There are a number of small museums of religious art scattered throughout Chianti. While not calling for a detour, these museums are well worth a visit when you are in the area. Usually, they house minor art works collected together from deconsecrated churches in the area plus more important works that cannot be displayed unprotected in the local cathedral or parish church.

Museum of Religious Art Greve in Chianti

Museum of Religious Art Greve in Chianti

In Greve in Chianti, the former monastery of San Francesco, an extremely early foundation, has been restored for use as a museum and lecture hall. It houses several attractive pieces, including a fine Della Robbia ceramic piece.

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Anna Maria Baldini

About Anna Maria Baldini

Anna Maria is a frequent contributor to web content on life in Tuscany. She researches all aspects of Tuscan life, with emphasis on history, art, architecture and the culture of the people of this beautiful region of Italy.

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