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27 July 2019

EVERY YEAR 10 August: CALICI DI STELLE (wine & stars)

Calici di Stelle – don’t miss this beautiful event for all winelovers and wineexpers in the oldtown of Massa Marittima! All important producers of the region […]
15 November 2016

10/10 15-18h Celebrations for Saint Cerbone, the Patron of Massa Marittima (EVERY YEAR)

15:00 Tournament on Piazza Garibaldi of the junior crossbow competitiors 16:30 Piazza Cavour towards the cathedral: the march in traditional costumes 17:00 Holy mess in honour […]
13 November 2016

San Pietro all’Orto Museum Complex

The building used to be the Convent of San Pietro all’Orto, in Cittanuova, next to Sant’Agostino Church. The museum hosts pieces of art such as sculptures, […]
12 November 2016
Palazzo dell'Abbondanza

the Medieval Springs and the Fertility Tree

Le fonti dell’Abbondanza, literally The Abundance Springs, used to be the ancient water source of Massa Marittima in medieval times. The building was built up in […]
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 […]
17 October 2016

The Mining Museum

It is only 5 minutes away from the city centre. It was originally a travertine cave and then converted into a museum once the mining activity […]
15 October 2016

Museum of Ancient Mechanical Organs “Santa Cecilia”

It is a private museum and the only one in Italy of its kind. It was born in 2002 thank Dr. Lorenzo Ronzoni who donated his […]
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 November 2016
mappa geoparco

The Tuscan Mining Geopark

Massa Marittima and its surroundings are part of the Tuscan Mining Geopark (Geoparco delle Colline Metallifere) and are CETS accredited (Sustainable Tourism European Charter) since 2014. […]
12 November 2016
galleria mineraria

Caves and Galleries

The region is characterized by the presence of natural caves and galleries that can be visited especially during summer. The GSMM (Speleological Group of Massa Marittima) […]
14 October 2016
pozzino minerario

the mine shaft trekking

The trail connects some of the over 250 mine shafts of the area, counted by Bernardino Lotti at the end of the XIX century. In the […]
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 […]
15 November 2016

EVERY YEAR last Sunday in May & 14 August: BALESTRO DEL GIRIFALCO

It is a traditional festival based on a medieval game and takes place twice a year: regularly on the 4th Sunday of May, and on 14 […]
14 October 2016

EVERY YEAR Beginning of August: OPERA “LIRICA IN PIAZZA”

  Since 1985 the open air opera takes place every year at the beginning of August in Piazza Garibaldi. The Cathedral and its tower on the […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
9 May 2014

Sleeping in Massa Marittima

Passion and experience characterize the tourism sector in Massa Marittima, thanks to its long and consolidated tradition in this field. The area offers a wide range […]
10 December 2015

Where to eat

Gastronomy is one of the main elements characterizing the region: the cuisine is simple and based on tradition, with its strong yet honest flavors. For this […]
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