Author: Luna Nishimaki

Luna Nishimaki was born in Japan and educated in the United Kingdom from an early age. She now lives in Pistoia with her husband. She enjoys learning about the town's local history and likes to explore Tuscany with her camera.
September 10, 2015
The Tuscan TimesTRAVEL

Pistoia’s green cathedral

A 15-minute car ride from Pistoia’s city centre, the Convento di Giaccherino sits on a hill, hidden in greenery. Beautifully preserved, with artwork, furnishings and architecture dating from the early fifteenth century, the former Franciscan monastery is open for guided tours. The trip to Convento di Giaccherino is in itself a lovely example of the Tuscan countryside. […]