Torre del Candeliere (Clock Tower)

This imposing tower and its sienese Fortress stand in the upper part of the medieval city centre, called Cittanuova.
The tower was built in 1228 by the will of the Free City of Massa Marittima and it has defensive purposes. The tower was partially destroyed when Siena conquered Massa Marittima in 1335, it was then rebuilt one third smaller and the sienese arch was added to the structure to link the tower to the new fortress.

The whole complex can be visited and it is actually the only part of the medieval walls where you can walk on. The tower is considered the best sightseeing spot in Massa Marittima.

Opening times

7 Januar – 31 March
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
10.00 – 17.00
1 April – 30 June
Closed on Monday
10.00 – 18.00
July and August
10.00 – 20.00
1 September – 1 November
Closed on Monday
10.00 – 18.00
2 November – 20 December
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 
10.00 – 17.00
During the Christmas holiday:  daily –  Closed 25 December and 1 Januar  in the morning.


full:         € 4,00
reduced: € 3,00

Tel. +39(0)566906525

All-in ticket (Archeological Museum, Mine Museum, San Pietro all’Orto Museum and Clock Tower)

Full € 15,- Reduced € 12,-

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