Grosseto
Massa Marittima
Recommended
Massa Marittima The Essential
Recommended
Situated between Follonica and Siena, and perched at an altitude of 400m in the foothills of the Colline Metallifere, Massa Marittima has retained much of its medieval character. Its history is closely linked to the mining industry, which brought prosperity to the town. The adjective "marittima" which follows the town's name is thought to refer either to the sea (suggesting that the town's territory once extended as far as the sea) or to the "Maremma" region which lies south of the town.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Massa Marittima
Cathedral
Cathedral
This majestic building surrounded by
30 minutes
Piazza Garibaldi
Piazza Garibaldi
This square with a strong medieval look
30 minutes
Fortezza dei Senesi and Torre del Candeliere
Fortezza dei Senesi and Torre del Candeliere
The ramparts of Massa were partially
60 minutes
Museo di Storia e Arte delle miniere
Museo di Storia e Arte delle miniere
These are the mines that have been the
60 minutes
Palazzo del Podestà
Palazzo del Podestà
This palace dates from the period
15 minutes
Museo della Miniera (Mine museum)
Museo della Miniera (Mine museum)
Here you can stroll along a 700m long
60 minutes