Terriciola

Terriciola TOWN OF PISA

TOWN TEL 0587 65651 – Fax 0587 655205
ADDRESS Via Roma, 37-56030

HOW TO GET THERE:

AUTO:

Pisa-Florence, exit Pontedera-Ponsacco, follow the SS439 towards Volterra, thus indicating Terricciola deviation.

BUS:

CPT-town, destination Pontedera, CPT, and even suburban, destination, or Orciatico Casanova.

TRAIN:

Pisa-Florence to Pontedera, then CPT (see above).

DESCRIPTION:

Center located on the ridge that separates the valleys of the Cascina and Era rivers, were found in its territory some Etruscan tombs.

She is quoted in an act of 1244, when it was sold to Florence, which remained faithful except for a brief occupation of Pisa (1496).

There was born the playwright Thomas Head of Gherardi (1818-1881).

The parish church was rebuilt in 1784 (in the nearby rectory is preserved Etruscan urn).

The abbey of Morrona is a Romanesque building (X1-XII century), rebuilt in the eighteenth century.

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