Lovers of culture and history can continue their journey in the Prato area. In the past, this area was rich in castles which, even today, are charming and elegant. Examples include Fossato, Luicciana, Codilupo and the Cerbaia Fortress.
Villa di Poggio a Caiano is a historical gem, a Medici residence that's an example of Renaissance architecture. Every year, it relives its history with the passionate event of the Siege of the Villa.
In the municipality of Carmignano, the splendid Medici Villa La Ferdinanda in Artimino stands out, also known as the Villa dei Cento Camini. Another higlight is the 16th-century Villa di Trefiano, headed like others in the area by Bernardo Buontalenti.