Lamporecchio is located 30 km west of Florence, on the Montalbano Mountain's west slope, between Florence and Pisa. Here is an ample opportunity to explore the area around Montalbano and to visit some of the tourist attractions such. the neoclassical church of St. Stefano.
Lamporecchio is known for its cake "brigidini", which is a kind of wafer cake consisting of sugar, eggs, flour and aniseed liquor. The eating of the cake is most often associated with various festivals and markets in Tuscany. It is believed to have been invented by a group of nuns, Santa Brigida nuns In recent years the city has also been noticed to make beautiful centerpieces of dried flowers, an old tradition in this part of Tuscany.
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