Category: 5. History, Art and Culture

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...

San Biagio Church

The parish appears in the documents from the thirteenth century, as a suffragan of the parish of Luriano. During the eighteenth century it was completely rebuilt in a place different from the original one....

Viterbo

The first report of the new city dates to the eighth century CE, when it is identified as Castrum Viterbii. It was fortified in 773 by the Lombard King Desiderius in his vain attempt...

Villa Lante gardens

The gardens of the Villa Lante feature cascades, fountains and dripping grottoes. The visual and harmonious choreography of water and the mechanical perfection of its flow was only achieved after Tommaso Ghinucci, a hydraulics...