The town of Montecarlo, located on the hill (163 mt above sea level) ridge separating Valdinievole ("Valley of the Clouds") and the Plain of Lucca, was built in 1333 in order to bring together, near the fort of Cerruglio, the inhabitants of the Community of Vivinaia (located where now is the village cemetery) and destroyed by the Florentines in 1331
The church is known until the year 1105 and was dependent on the monastery of St. Mantua Benedict in Polirone
Montecarlo: fortified medieval village dominating the plain of Lucca.
Set on an isolated hill at 162 above sea level. in the province of Lucca, Montecarlo is located almost halfway between Lucca and Montecatini Terme amd between Florence and Pisa