Discover Maremma

Populonia

Populonia

The medieval Populonia

This small village in the municipality of Piombino is extremely rich in historical treasures. Populonia is a small medieval village of 15th century, situated on the hill overlooking the beautiful beach of Baratti. The village is dominated by the massive Rock and divided along four narrow lanes. Populonia has also a small Archaeological Museum housed in an old oil-mill.

The Baratti-Populonia Archeological Park

The territory has an huge quantity of relics dating back from the era when Fufluna (once name of the Etruscan city of Populonia) was one of the most important industrial districts of the city for manufacture of iron dating from the 5th century B.C.
The park includes the necropolis of Populonia full of interesting Etruscan tombs, which are still maintained in good condition and an infinity of sarcophagus and urns.
Populonia is situated over 80 hectares between the slopes of the promontory of Piombino and the Gulf of Baratti of the Nature Archeological Park.

How to get to Populonia

From SS1 Aurelia connecting Livorno to Grosseto, take exit San Vincenzo or Venturina direction Piombino, follow the signs to the Baratti and Populonia Archeological Park. From there follow the signs to the Council road Populonia to the village.

Activities and attractions in Populonia
Appointments and events in Populonia

july, 2022

May also be interested ...

  • Urlaub auf Pianosa der flachen InselUrlaub auf Pianosa der flachen Insel Das ehemalige Gefängnis kann heute besichtigt werden. Dort kann man die Spuren entdecken, die der Mensch im Laufe der Jahrhunderte hinterlassen hat, ...
  • On holiday in MontemassiOn holiday in Montemassi A small fraction of the community of Roccastrada famous for its castle and the wonderful panoramas that you can admire visiting this small village of ...
  • Golfo di FollonicaGolfo di Follonica La scorsa estate siamo stati invitati da una coppia di amici a trascorrere una settimana nella loro casa sul mare. Per noi è stata la prima vacanza p...
  • SupSup Arrived on the Maremman coasts just a few years ago, paddleboarding (or sup) has already become a trend! Maremma Soul PKS Professional...
  • Vacanze sull’isola d’ElbaVacanze sull’isola d’Elba Il vostro viaggio alla scoperta dell’isola d’Elba emozioni uniche e natura incontaminata, spiagge incantate e un mare spettacolare. Spiaggia di...
  • The wine road Monteregio di Massa MarittimaThe wine road Monteregio di Massa Marittima The region of Monteregio comprises the area of the Metallic Hills of High Grossetan Maremma, made up of the communities of Massa Marittima, Monteroton...
  • Terme di VenturinaTerme di Venturina Il più importante centro termale della Val di Cornia Nell’Alta Maremma livornese, nel cuore della Val di Cornia, a pochi minuti dal Parco co...
  • Trekking con gli AsiniTrekking con gli Asini Trekking con gli Asini È un'escursione a passo d'asino, una cadenza lenta per assaporare la natura che ci circonda in compagnia del nostro pazient...


X