Baratti Archaeological Park

 It stretches between the slopes of the promontory of Piombino and the Gulf of Baratti, where the Etruscan and Roman city of Populonia, known since antiquity for its intense metallurgical activity linked to the production of iron. It includes a significant part of the Etruscan and Roman Populonia, with its vast necropolis, the calcarenite quarries and industrial areas in which they worked the mineral hematite, which comes from the island of Elba deposits, to obtain ingots iron. The park is spread over various areas of visit which allow you to appreciate the transformation of the landscape over the centuries.
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