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Grosseto

Grosseto Tuscany

Grosseto is situated in a flat territory, between the valleys of the river Ombrone and little kilometers far from the Tyrrhenian sea. The city is very attractive because its historical center is completely surrounded by a circle of walls, built during the domination of the Medici family, that has a hexagonal shape, and whose aspect remained the same in the course of events in the centuries. In the city there are numerous and evocative churches, among which the Cathedral dedicated to San Lorenzo, ancient palaces and many museums. The origins of Grosseto date back to the Middle Ages. The few findings in the city are not enough to demonstrate Etruscan or Roman origin, even if, a little distant from the city, there is the locality of Roselle, famous for the diggings that have brought to light ruins of the Etruscan civilization.

The city walls Tuscany The city walls
The walls of Grosseto are one of the rare examples in Italy of town-walls that has arrived integral ...
The Cathedral of San Lorenzo Tuscany The Cathedral of San Lorenzo
Dedicated to the Patron of the city, the cathedral rose in the place of the former church of Santa M ...
Aldobrandeschi Palace Tuscany Aldobrandeschi Palace
Aldobrandeschi Palace, seat of the local Government of the Province of Grosseto, is one of the main ...
Church of San Francesco - Grosseto
Originally dedicated to San Fortunato, during the 1200's the beautiful church of San Francesco was g ...
 

 

 

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