Holidays in Montelupo Fiorentino!

The tourist who choose to spend their holidays in Montelupo Fiorentino, is a person who prefers to relax after a long period spent in the chaos of the city.
Long walks between green hills and forests characterize this small hilly town where you can visit churches, ancient palaces and museums to discover the protagonists and the story of this ancient village.

Montelupo Fiorentino's territory is mainly characterized for its hills, and is crossed by the Paesa River, that here flows into the Arno River.
Province: Florence

Frazioni: La Torre, Ambrogiana, Botinaccio, Camaioni, Citerna, Erta, Fibbiana, San Quirico, Samminiatello, Sammontana, Pulica, Turbone.

The town of ceramics ...

Montelupo Fiorentino is one of the most important ceramics centres in Italy: it has ancient origins for ceramics, using materials such as majolica and terracotta.
During the Seventies, Montelupo known a very prosperous period, but after an important crisis in the Eighties, the situation got worse.

In the last few years Montelupo Fiorentino slowly has undergone a significant revival thanks to the Museum of Ceramics, which contributed to discover again the beauty and originality of ceramics.
Thanks to the results obtained, the city is today one of the most important centres in the production and manufacture of glass and ceramics.

Main sights 

Pieve di San Giovanni Evangelista

Situated near the ex-Palazzo Pretorio, it houses the Archaeological Museum and Ceramicsof Montelupo, it is a typical church of the eighteenth century.
Inside, tourists can admire a great painting of the Virgin between the Saint Lorenzo, Saint John the Evangelist, Saint Sebastian and Saint Rocco.

San Lorenzo  Church

Built around the fourteenth century, the church, in Romanesque and Gothic style, is located in the upper part of Montelupo.
Inside there are fragmentary frescoes of Corso di Buono, (1284), and Tre storie of San Nicola, frescoes of fifteenth century. 

Erta Oratory

It is located near the Medicean Villa Medici of Ambrogiana, and inside it houses beautiful decorations representing Stories of the Passion of the Christ by Luigi Catani.

Archaeological Museum

The museum houses many archaeological finds that document the history of the city at the time of the first settlements in the Palaeolithic until the high Middle Ages.
La sezione archeologica è stata spostata dal 2006 nel complesso dei Santi Quirico e Lucia. The archaeological section has been moved from 2006 in the part of the Saints Quirico and Lucia.

Via San Vito 32 - Montelupo Fiorentino - 50056
Phone: +39 0571 51411

Breakfast and Hotel

Fattoria Poggio Capponi
Via Pulica 77-79 - Pulica - Montelupo Fiorentino
Phone: +39 0571-671914

Agriturismo Il Poggio
Via Pulica 6 - Pulica - Montelupo Fiorentino

Phone: +39 0571-542341

Hotel Tonio
Via 1 Maggio 23 - Montelupo Fiorentino - 50056
Phone: +39 0571-5414444

Hotel Del Ponte
Via Tosco Romagnola Nord 45 - Montelupo Fiorentino -- 50056
Phone: +39 0571-910123


Via Tosco Romagnola - Trucks, (Montelupo Fiorentino)
Phone: +39 0571 51341

Via XX Settembre (Montelupo Florentine)
Phone: +39 0571 51130

Turbone, 37-Turbone (Montelupo Fiorentino))
Phone: +39 0571 542035

Caverni 61 (Center Montelupo)
Phone: +39 0571/518876

Turbone, 9 Turbone (Montelupo Fiorentino)
Phone: +39 0571 913477

Caverni, 107/109 (Montelupo Fiorentino
Phone: +39 0571 518847

del Colle, 5 (Montelupo Fiorentino)
Phone: +39 0571 994071

Via di Pulica, 117 - Pulica, Montelupo Fiorentino
Phone: +39 0571 542021

Via I Maggio - Erta (Montelupo Fiorentino)
Telephone: 0571/541444, 0571/541436


Celebration of Ceramics - the last week of June
Festa del vetro (Festival of Glass) - In Torre
Festa della terracotta - In Samminiatello
Festival della pesca  - plays in the hamlet Fibbiana
Sagra Contadina - In Sammontana during the month of July

Phone numbers

Free phone number: 800219760
Fax: 0571917528

Vigili urbani
Phone: +39 0571917511

Centro Culturale Nautilus
Phone: +39  0571917552

Ufficio Turistico
Phone: +39  0571 518993

Montelupo Museum
Phone: +39  0571 51352 - 51087 - 51543

Phone: +39  057151025

Commissariato Empoli
Phone: +39  0571 532111

Distretto Sanitario AUSL 11
Phone: +39  0571 7021

Empoli Hospital
Phone: +39 0571 7021

Guardia Medica
Phone: +39 0571 9411

Phone: +39 0571 913366

Pubblica Assistenza
Phone: +39 0571 913369

Taxi Montelupo
Mobile: 3397032699

Post Office
Phone: +39 0571 913258