"Dante Alighieri and Andrea del Castagno return to San Godenzo" at the Visitor Center of the Casentinesi forests, Monte Falterona and Campigna National Park.
From July 26 to August 23, 2021
There's a double anniversary for the Municipality of San Godenzo in 2021: the 700th anniversary of Dante and six hundred years since the birth of Andrea di Bartolo di Bargilla, known as Andrea del Castagno, given his birthplace.
Among the portraits of famous men and women from frescoes at Villa Pandolfini in Legnaia, the Uffizi hosts the portrait of Dante Alighieri, recently restored by the Opificio delle Pietre Dure. This famous portrait of the "Ghibelline fugitive" will spend summer 2021 in the cool of the Casentino forests at the foot of the Falterona. In this way, he will be celebrated. Also remembered will be the meeting of the Ghibelline exiles in the abbey of San Godenzo in 1302, when Dante was already in exile along with others from Florence, sentenced to death in absentia in January 1302. From this point, little by little Alighieri left his Tuscany, never to return again.