Massa Marittima in Tuscany

25 February 2022 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  9 minutes

© Markus Bernet/cc-by-sa-2.5

© Markus Bernet/cc-by-sa-2.5

Massa Marittima (Latin: Massa Veternensis) is a town and comune of the province of Grosseto, southern Tuscany, Italy, 49 km NNW of Grosseto. There are mineral springs, mines of iron, mercury, lignite and copper, with foundries, ironworks and olive-oil mills. In Follonica, on the coast, there are furnaces where the iron ore of Elba is smelted.   read more…

Grosseto in Tuscany

11 December 2014 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  6 minutes

Porto Romano dell'Isola di Giannutri © Aldo Ardetti/cc-by-sa-3.0

Porto Romano dell’Isola di Giannutri © Aldo Ardetti/cc-by-sa-3.0

Grosseto is a city and comune in the central Italian region of Tuscany, the capital of the Province of Grosseto. The city lies 14 kilometres (9 miles) from the Tyrrhenian Sea, in the Maremma, at the centre of an alluvial plain on the Ombrone river. It is the most populous city in Maremma, with 83,000 inhabitants.   read more…

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