Siena, piazza Campo squareView of VolterraPopulonia castle, TuscanyArcheological site of PopuloniaPeople at work in the archeological site of PopuloniaA particular in the center of Massa Marittima

Art cities and archaeological sites

The Il Sassone Estate in Massa Marittima is not far from some important archaeological sites and the main art cities in Tuscany. Here are our suggestions!

Art Cities

  • Siena
  • Florence
  • Lucca
  • Volterra
  • San Gimignano
  • Pienza
  • Montalcino
  • Montepulciano
  • Orbetello
  • Tuscania
  • Tarquinia
  • Viterbo

The Old Maremma Towns

  • Massa Marittima
  • Tatti
  • Roccatederighi
  • Sticciano
  • Suvereto
  • Bolgheri and San Guido
  • Pitigliano, Sovana and Sorano
  • Roselle
  • Vetulonia
  • Populonia
  • Castiglione della Pescaia

Archaeological sites to discover

The area is rich in ancient history and has many important archaeological sites and museums. Some of which are:

  • The ruins of Castello della Pia de' Tolomei, which can also be reached on foot along a gentle walk;
  • The Etruscan site (necropolis and city) in Lago dell'Accesa;
  • The site of Vetulonia with the remains of the important town is a great location for visiting the burial mounds;
  • Roselle - ancient Etruscan then Roman port city;
  • Populonia and the necropolis in Golfo di Baratti;
  • Sovana