Things to see and do - Massa Marittima
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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.
Tourist attractions Massa Marittima : Things to see and do
This majestic building surrounded by blind arcades, in a Pisan Romanesque style. Its façade and present-day look is attributed to Giovanni Pisano (1287). Its beautiful campanile surmounted by four pinnacles has windows inset. The façade is decorated ..
This square with a strong medieval look to it, is surrounded by three Romanesque constructions, namely the Palace of the Podestat with gemeled windows set into it, the Communal palace, crowned with merlons, and the cathedral.
The ramparts of Massa were partially demolished in the 14C by the Sienese who rebuilt them a few years later. This explains the name given to this five-towered fortress, which splits the town into two parts linked by the Porta alla Silici. Its 22m ar..
Hotels Massa Marittima
Piazza Dante Alighieri I - 58024 Massa Marittima
Situated in a quiet, panoramic area at the entrance of the magnificent medieval town of Massa Marittima, this hotel is within walking distance of the town centre. The family atmosphere, warm welcomes and quietness have always been the best charact..
Corso Diaz 63 I - 58024 Massa Marittima
Park Hotel La Fenice is a historic mansion in Massa Marittima. It offers a large garden, and rooms with satellite TV. At La Fenice Park Hotel rooms are air-conditioned and overlook the rooftops of Massa Marittima. Rooms and suites are set over 3 flo..
Libertà 43 I - 58024 Massa Marittima
Hotel Il Sole is situated in the medieval heart of Massa Marittima, near Piazza Garibaldi, San Cerbone Cathedral and the Town Hall. It features comfortable and modern rooms. Air conditioned and en suite, rooms at the Sole Hotel come with simple déco..
Restaurants Massa Marittima
vicolo Porte 5 I - 58024 MASSA MARITTIMA
"I love wine so much that I curse those who eat grapes" is written on a slate at the entrance to this place. Local cuisine, rustic interior and obviously... the wine flows freely!
via di Perolla 2 I - 58020 GHIRLANDA
This small and modest hamlet is home to a surprisingly elegant restaurant. It serves original cuisine that is often far removed from the usual traditional fare. It is a real jewel of the Maremma, run by two brothers - one in the kitchen, the other fr..
via Parenti 12 I - 58024 MASSA MARITTIMA
Traditional restaurant or rather, a typical tavern made out of an old wine cellar in a seventeenth-century building. Expertly run; serving Tuscan specialties.