A monastery hidden in the woods
MONASTERY OF SAN QUIRICO
Time: 30 minutes
The monastery of San Quirico, hidden in the wood in the Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, dates back at least to the 11th century AD.
The church and monastic cells, dominated by the imposing tower, surround the cloister, once opulently decorated with sculptures.
What you need to know before the tour
To reach the monastery you have to follow a path through the wood so comfortable, closed shoes are recommended.