Situated to the margin of Appennino of the Tuscany and on the right shore of Ombrone, it is presented with an almost magical landscape enriched from small country grouped between of their and coiled from fourteenth-century tack of romaniche origin. The square is considerated artistic and storic center of the town, are appeared the Cathedral, romanico building of pisan type, the Battistero, of gothic style, the Palace of Bishops and the Palace of Pocestà. A visit deserve the Basilica of Madonna of Umiltà, important deposition of therenaissance architecture, the church of San Francesco, begun in 1289 and the Hospital of Ceppo of XIII and XIV century. Parties and the festivals enliven the town during all the year between these remember the Giostra of the Orso, historical-folk show of 1300 (25 July) and the festival of the sweet mush, the sunday of Carnival. The ideal periods to visit the town are the summer, the spring and the autumn for the wonders that offers the nature. As regards the gastronomy, the pistoiese cusine is like florentine, but enriched of paprika, spices and black olives. The dishes are served with the DOC wine of the zone, the White of Val of Fievole.
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