I Monumenti

12 November 2016

the Council Building

This travertine building was the judiciaries headquarter. It consists in three independent buildings, each one built in a different period: the Biserno Tower on the left […]
12 November 2016

the Lord’s Residence

Also known as the Justice Palace or The Magistrate Palace, it overlooks Piazza Garibaldi and was built around the first half of the XIII century, after Massa Marittima […]
12 October 2016

Malfatti Palace

   This impressive structure faces the Council Building and was built in the XIII century. Its most interesting trait is the wide balcony bounded on two […]
12 October 2016

Biserno’s Palace

The building was built in the XIII century and stands next to the Lord’s Residence, in Piazza Garibaldi. It was originally a civilian residence owned by […]
12 October 2016

Pannocchieschi Palace

Once you cross Piazza Garibaldi, keeping the cathedral behind you, you will walk through Corso della Libertà. Here, on the left side you will find this […]
12 November 2016
Casa natale San Bernardino

Albizzeschi Palace

This fourteenth-century building, located at the top of Corso della Libertà, is the birthplace of Bernardino degli Albizzeschi, also known as San Bernardino from Siena. He […]
12 November 2016

Former Church of San Michele

It was built in 1835 to replace the pre-existing Church in San Lorenzo previously demolished. It is made of travertine in Neo-renaissance style with its squared […]
12 October 2016

San Francesco Church

The Church was founded around the first half of the ‘200 by San Francesco, who used to live in Massa Marittima in those years to establish a first core […]
12 October 2016
Torre del Candeliere

The “Chandelier” Tower and the Sienese Fortress

Climbing up through via Moncini, you will eventually find in front of you the impressive Silici Gate. From here you can access Cittanuova (literally “New Town”), […]
12 November 2016

The Armory

The building lies next to the Candeliere Tower, in the medieval neighbourhood called Cittanuova (the New City). It was built in the fifteenth century and, as […]
14 November 2016

the City Walls

The city walls used to completely surround the city centre in medieval times. They were about 2000 mt. long, built in the XII century and then expanded […]
12 October 2016

Former Curch of San Rocco

The Church was built at the end of the XV century but at the beginning of the XVIII c. it was used as stables; afterwards the […]
12 November 2016

“Sol omnibus lucet” Garden

You can find this garden walking through via Norma Parenti, in the medieval neighbourhood called Borgo; a small lane named via Maremma leads to this enchanted […]
16 October 2016

the Mint building

The building is located in Via Norma Parenti, the main road in the Terziere of Borgo. The facade is characterized by two pointed arches on the […]
14 November 2016

Bufalona Springs

These springs were built in the XIII century and are located between Massa Marittima and the village of Ghirlanda. The springs used to provide water to the […]
16 October 2016

Poggio Park

This park is only 10 minutes away from the city centre, in the upper part of Massa Marittima just outside the medieval walls. It is a […]
12 October 2016

Sant’Agostino Church

The building is on Corso Diaz, the main street of the medieval neighbourhood “Cittanuova”. It was built in 1299 to replace the pre-existing Church of San […]
12 November 2016

Former Church of San Pietro all’Orto

It took 5 years to complete this church (1247-1252), built by the will of the Podestà. Back then this was the only church in Cittanuova, until […]
12 November 2016

Remembrance Park

It is in Piazza XXIV Maggio, at the very end of Corso Diaz, in Cittanuova and it was built in 1924 in memory of the First […]
12 November 2016

Clarisse Covent

It is located just behind the Remembrance Park and it was built up in the XIII century. The building used to be a Franciscan convent until […]
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