Its origins are from before 1200 and you should probably Bonacorso hermit who lived around here. The hermit, later joined by several followers that necessitated the construction of environments to be used for accommodation.
In later years, in 1216 and 1239, dioceses of Siena and Volterra they officialized the communities consisted of granting indulgences to all who made offerings to the community itself. The Church, which was dedicated to Saint Lucia, should go back to 1252 and its consecration to 1267.
The Hermitage would occur even a miracle, the transformation of water into wine at the hands of the prior Clement of Osimo with a simple sign of the cross.