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The birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci, born here as the illegitimate son of the notary Ser Piero on 15th April 1452, lies on the slope of Monte Albano. The village nestles picturesquely into hills lined with grapevines and olive groves. To commemorate the most famous son of the village, the Leonardo da Vinci Museum was established, where over 100 models and drawings by Da Vinci are exhibited.
Inside the Medici villa is an archaeological museum which displays Etruscan finds.
A grand manor in the Tuscan hills, Villa Caruso sits among rambling grounds, classic gardens and breathtaking views. There are several events held throughout the year on the grounds, from concerts to drama to private events. The Villa Caruso has a long association with the arts and was a long association with tenor Enrico Caruso.
Surrounding the building is a large 19th century park with Classic Revival 'Gothic Ruin'.
San Miniato is historic comune in the beautiful province of Pisa. Located on top of three hills, the place offers spectacular view of the nearby areas with lots of important landmarks. Some important attractions include The Tower of Frederick, Palazzo Comunale, The Diocesan Museum, The Duomo (Cathedral), The church of San Domenico and a lot more. The place is also known for its white truffle plantation and hosts an event dedicated to it every year in the month of November.