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Il Borro presepe (ph. Valeria Raniolo)
December 4, 2023

The most beautiful nativity scenes in Tuscany

Traditional, mechanical, ecological or in the grotto: all the various representations of the Nativity not to be missed

Alongside lights, trees and decorations, there are many nativity scenes that colour and animate the squares of Tuscany. Whether traditional, technological, living or set up in magnificent grottoes, the representation of the Nativity remains a deeply felt tradition throughout Tuscany.

For this reason, in addition to the most beautiful nativity scenes in Florence, we recommend those to visit in the villages of our region.

1. Il Borro (Arezzo) In the village that is part of the estate and resort of the same name,it is possible to visit the ancient Nativity scene with mechanized characters all year round, a small wonder.

Nativity Scene a Il Borro (Arezzo)

2. Gricignano, Sansepolcro (Arezzo) Grotto nativity scene (24/12-7/1).

Gricignano, Sansepolcro (Arezzo) Presepe in grotta

3. Firenze Procession of the Magi frescoed by Benozzo Gozzoli in Palazzo Medici-Riccardi.

Firenze, Procession of the Magi frescoed by Benozzo Gozzoli in Palazzo Medici-Riccardi

4. Staggia Senese (Siena) Animated nativity scene in Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

Staggia Senese (Siena) Presepe animato nella Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta

5. Pescia (Pistoia) Living nativity scene along the river (6 and 7/1).

Pescia (Pistoia), Presepe vivente lungo il fiume

6. Lucca Presepe vestito (Church Santa Maria Corteorlandini, 8/12-7/1).

Lucca, Presepe vestito

7. Siena Monumental nativity scene of Basilicata (Ss. Annunziata Church, 8/12-7/1).

Siena, Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata Il presepe monumentale della Basilicata

8. Monte Oliveto Maggiore Abbey (Siena) Monumental nativity scene.

Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore SIena Presepe

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