tuscany

15 November 2016

10/10 11:00 Holy Mess for Saint Cerbone (EVERY YEAR)

The tournament Trofeo di San Cerbone takes this year extraordinarily place on 6 October 2019 together with the food festivel Farina del tuo Sacco Massa Marittima. […]
1 May 2019

Roadbike

The maremma region is a paradise for roadbikers as it has so many streets with little traffic. You can do tours without being surpassed by cars. […]
1 May 2019

Horseback Riding

Are you looking for a great horse ride in your holidays? There are several possibilities to do horseback riding in our zone. Just contact us and […]
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 October 2016

Cathedral of San Cerbone

OPENING HOURS 08:00-12:00 // 15:00-17:00, from 1 June to 30 Septembre until 19:00 Mass Monday-Friday 09:00 Saturday 18:00 Sunday 11:00, 17:00/17:30 Its construction started in the […]
12 November 2016

Piazza Garibaldi

It is one of the most beautiful squares in Tuscany. This wonderful medieval star-shaped square is called Piazza Garibaldi, a sort of open-air theatre surrounded by […]
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 October 2016

Candeliere 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 […]
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 […]
12 November 2016

Archeological Museum

It is inside the medieval Lord’s Residence, in Piazza Garibaldi. The museum is organized in two main sections. The prehistorical one on the ground floor shows […]
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 […]
13 November 2016

Museum of Mining Art and History

The museum was born in 1984 and it is complementary with the Mining Museum: it deepens some aspects of the mining activity concerning the area around […]
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 November 2016

The Bishop’s Residence

It is a medieval construction and it was originally the Lord Vicar’s residence. It was then taken over by the Church and it eventually became Massa […]
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
Mappa colline

Routes

The whole area is provided with a CAI (Club Alpino Italiano) trekking signage system, which helps orientating to enjoy the natural beauties of this region. We recommend […]
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 […]
14 October 2016

the surroundings

From Massa Marittima you can reach many spectacular destinations in less than half an hour by car: 1- Saint Galgano Abbey : the gothic roof-less abbey […]
14 October 2016

Olive oil

Together with wine, olive oil is the main typical product that Tuscany is proud of and it is a the base of the local cuisine. Olive […]
14 October 2016

Wine

Wine plays a key role in tuscan cuisine: mainly red, the vineyards can be seen almost everywhere on the low and middle hillside areas thanks to […]
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 […]
30 June 2017

Other products

Contact the Tourist Office for further details about tasting tours. Download here the list of our local producers. PRODUCER Product +39 (o) APICOLTURA PASQUINELLI GIULIETTA HONEY Loc. […]
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

EVERY YEAR 1 Septembre FAIR OF GHIRLANDA

This traditional fair takes place every year around 1st September in Ghirlanda: the local farmers show their cattle and animals and compete for the “best animal” […]
12 November 2016
Madonna del Canale

Madonna del Canale in Prata

Despite the patron saint being Saint Assunta, everybody in Prata reveres the Madonna of the Graces, also known as “Madonna of the Canal” (the name coming […]
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 […]