Category: 5. History, Art and Culture

Buca dei Pipistrelli

The site of  Buca dei Pipistrelli was singled out in the first half of the years ‘ 60 of the last century by Prof. Alfio Gianninoni, member of the Maremmano Speleological Group, who picked...

Casole Castle

Belmond Castello di Casole is one of the largest private estates in Italy. Two large avenues lined with cypress trees rise to the charming medieval building, surrounded by restored farms within a 1,700-hectare estate....

Capraia Castle

  The first evidence of the castle dates back to 1 December 731, when the castaldo of King Liutprando, Warnefrido, stipulated the founding act of the monastery of S. Eugenio near Siena and among...

Rosia Castle

The castle, which rises in the highest part of the inhabited center, has a massive size and consists of two bodies, one upstream and one further downstream, connected by a courtyard bordered by walls....

Trappola Tower

The fortification was built in the Middle Ages to guard a river port near the mouth of the Ombrone and included the current construction, the ancient saltworks, a complex of buildings (used as customs...

Magma Museum

  Museum of cast iron arts  The heart of Follonica returns to beat in MAGMA. Housed in the restored spaces of Forno San Ferdinando, the oldest building in the city, the museum is a...

Puntone di Scarlino

    Main sight Portus Scabris Archaeological Museum, full of Roman artefacts found during the construction of the port. Chapel of Puntone, little church that is part of the parish of Pian d’Alma. Former...

Pari

Pari is a village in Tuscany, central Italy, administratively a frazione of the comune of Civitella Paganico, province of Grosseto, in the area of the Ombrone Valley. At the time of the 2001 census...

Monticiano

Its community originated as a medieval Podesteria and was modified in the XII and XIII centuries following its infeuding. The first news on the “Castello di Monticiano” is from 1189, when it was subjected...