Vecchiano is a village of around 10.000 people (the municipality) 7 km north of Pisa and 10 km south of Lucca. Vecchiano's a middle-age very small town and has three churches, one of them was an ancient closter in middle of the "Via Francigena".

Above you'll find some link to inform you better about Vecchiano some (many of them in italian only)

http://www.vecchiano.net/

http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vecchiano

http://www.comunevecchiano.pi.it/inde...

Visit Vecchiano in summer could be very interesting, since  10km far there's a wonderful wild sandy beach: Marina di Vecchiano (Vecchiano's beach). There are 7km of free beach inside the natural park Migliarino-San Rossore-Massaciuccoli, whith typical mediterranean plants...

Above you'll find some link to inform you better about  Marina di Vecchiano:

http://www.marinadivecchiano.it/ingle...

http://www.parks.it/parco.migliarino....