In the main square, Piazza Giotto, we find the 14th century St. Giovanni Battista Parish Church. The building has undergone numerous renovations, the last one dated 1830. It is built in the shape of a Latin cross headed by a Renaissance style colonnade. It holds interesting 16th century paintings: Madonna with Child and Saints John the Baptist and Sebastiano by Ridolfo del Ghirlandaio, and Madonna of the Rosary by Alessandro Fei.
In the near vicinity, along a tree lined lane that leads back to Borgo San Lorenzo, we find the Sacred Art and Popular Religiousness Museum
Open every day from 8am to 12am and from 5pm to 7pm. Info: tel. 055 844167
Once on the Traversa del Mugello, on the way to Borgo San Lorenzo, past the town of Vespignano, we find the home of Giotto, and the 13th century San Martino Church.
Open on Sundays and holidays from 10.30am to 12.30am. Info: tel. +39 055 844167
Totally immersed in nature, lies at the foot of Monte Giovi. Here we find Sant’Andrea Church where Don Milani was the parish priest and founded the school and his famous teaching methods. Don Milani’s tomb lies in the little cemetery in front of the church in Barbiana.