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Villages and towns / 05.05.2021

Di origine Aldobrandesca, come gran parte dei piccoli borghi presenti nella zona, Montemassi con il suo famoso castello, dopo essere passato sotto numerose dinastie, appare oggi come un borgo che è riuscito a mantenere l’aspetto di un compatto centro abitato a “pigna”, conformazione che gli conferisce un aspetto pittoresco. ...

Villages and towns / 23.02.2016

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Villages and towns / 09.02.2016

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Villages and towns / 09.02.2016

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Villages and towns / 09.02.2016

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Villages and towns / 09.02.2016

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Villages and towns / 09.02.2016

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Villages and towns / 13.01.2015

[gallery columns="1" ids="16709,16707"] The tuff town Pitigliano is the major centre of a tuff area (other centre are Sorano and Sovana). Pitigliano is probably the most beautiful town in the area. It appears to have grown from the stone of this wildly beautiful promontory, bounded by green valleys crossed by the Lente, Prochio and Meleta rivers. The high walls of volcanic tuff, carved out by a thousand of caverns, project a series of tower-houses, thus heightening the picturesque...

Villages and towns / 12.01.2015

From iron city to beach resort In the 6th century the major centre for the processing of the iron extracted on the Elba Island was the Gulf of Follonica, so that in 1546 the Apians decided to build here a foundry. After 1836 the town became the primary iron-working headquarters, when Leopold II established the administrative center of the foundries in the area. The iron foundry closed in the 1960s and since then its...

Villages and towns / 12.01.2015

A municipality in the extreme south of Tuscany, about 45 km from Grosseto, Capalbio is placed on top of a hill with breathtaking sea-views surrounded by forests and countryside on the promontory of Ansedonia....

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