Uzzano trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Uzzano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pistoia in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 45km west of Florence and about 15km southwest of Pistoia. As of 31 December 2005, it had a population of 5,019 and an area of 7.8km2.The municipality of Uzzano contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Fornaci, Forone, Molinaccio, La Costa, Sant'Allucio, Santa Lucia, and Torricchio.Uzzano borders the following municipalities: Buggiano, Chiesina Uzzanese, Pescia, Ponte Buggianese.HistoryThe origin of Uzzano's hilltop settlement dates to the Lombard period, though the first mention of it dates about 1000 AD, when its castello was in the possession of a noble family of Lucca, of Lombard lineage, who were signori of Uzzano and of Montichiari and Vivinaia. In 1202 the comune gained local autonomy, remaining nevertheless a dependency of Lucca. In the 14th century Uzzano, like other comuni of the Valdinievole, passed under the dominion of Florence, with which it was joined until the unification of Italy, when it was returned to the jurisdiction of Lucca, and the separated by the creation of the province of Pistoia (1928). In 1963, the southern section of Uzzano was separated to form the comune of Chiesina Uzzanese. Uzzano also means fighter in old Tuscan. Uzzano is in Province of Pistoia. Plan your trip to Uzzano and other Italy destinations using our handy Italy trip itinerary planner.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Build a planTell us where and when you
want to go, we will build
the best sightseeing itinerary
Refine itYou have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
Book as a packageUse our travel agents to get
package savings and hassle free booking
Enjoy your trip!Enjoy our 24x7
Popular things to do in Uzzano
Places to visit with Uzzano
Recently planned trips to Province of Pistoia
22 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Italy BY A USER FROM HUNGARY June, culture, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Montecatini Terme BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Greve in Chianti, Montecatini Terme & Marina di Pietrasanta BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Montecatini Terme BY A USER FROM CANADA April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium