At the foot of the hill of Montecarlo, on the road leading to Pescia, rises the ancient Parish Church of San Piero in Campo cited in a ninth-century parchment; the present church ‘dates back to the XII century’, is a genuine example of Romanesque Church with three naves
The church was founded and endowed in 1722 by brothers Giovanni Domenico Giuliano and Carmignani, ricchicommercianti the small town of Turchetto, which takes its name from the Ligurian Bartolomeo di Giovanni, known as the Turkish, who opened a tavern in 1476
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