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August… with a lot of taste!!

Back this year “Agosto con gusto” (August with Taste), the traditional food and wine festival based on the tasting of wines and dishes from Piombino and its territory. The event is organized by the Tourism Department of the Town of Piombino and the collaboration of the ProLoco Association, the Consortium for protection of D.O.C. wines Val di Cornia and inserted …

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Museo artistico della bambola – Collezione Maria Micaelli

In Museums, Suvereto

Some old rooms on the via Magenta are home to the ‘Artistic Doll Museum’. The collection on display here was formed by Maria Micaelli and donated by her; it represents an important cultural patrimony, as the expression of the continuing evolution of technical methods of manufacture and deep-seated research regarding materials – wood, papier-mâché, porcelain, biscuit and cloth. To create …

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Museo d’arte sacra – Sala San Giusto

In Museums, Suvereto

The collection – sacred sculpture, painting, furnishings and tapestries – bears witness to the importance of Suvereto and its Church during the medieval and early modern period. This makes a visit to the museum a fundamental experience for all visitors to Suvereto – along with the context in which the collection is situated, that is, in the building squeezed between …

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Museo della civiltà del Lavoro

In Campiglia marittima, Museums

The museum is housed in a pavilion of some 1,800 square metres and displays thousands of instruments that were used to carrying out the work that characterised the local economy of the Cornia valley for the last two hundred years. Apart from small working tools, there are also old tractors and carts, gigs and threshers, and even a steam locomotive …

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Museo del Minerale

In Campiglia marittima, Museums

The Mineral Museum is made up of hundreds of examples of minerals from all over the world, along with an important section devoted to minerals from the area of Campiglia, a geologically wealthy and varied zone, known at international level for these characteristics. Vai alla Mappa

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Museo d’Arte Sacra della Parrocchia di San Lorenzo

In Campiglia marittima, Museums

Housed in the Sala delle Volte (vaulted rooms) of the church of San Lorenzo, the museum of sacred art displays an interesting collection of objects of liturgical and devotional use, which make up the artistic and historical heritage of the church of San Lorenzo. Amongst various objects to mention are the 16th century bronze of Christ, attributed to Giambologna, liturgical …

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Museo Etrusco – Collezione Gasparri

In Museums, Piombino

The museum brings together various Villanovan artefacts, Etruscan funerary furnishings, objects from the orientalising period, a fine Attic cup of the 6th century BC, Etrusco-Campanian ceramics, and Roman material and inscriptions. There are some beautiful red-figure beak-spouted jugs with female heads. Go to the Map

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Museo Diocesano di Arte Sacra A. Guardi

In Museums, Piombino

Access to the museum is from the cloister in the Co-cathedral of Sant Antimo the Martyr. The cloister itself is an integral part of the museum and is a work to admire. An example of renaissance architecture, it was designed by A. Guardi in 1470 and is characterised by twenty marble columns bearing the arms of the Appiani family on …

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Museo del Mare e Acquario

In Museums, Piombino

The Museum of the Sea is to be found inside the Appiani Palace. The aquarium is equipped with fifteen tanks with singular examples of Mediterranean flora and fauna. Guided visits are available on reservation. Go to the Map

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Musei di Campiglia Marittima

In Campiglia marittima, Museums

The museum of Campiglia Marittima is situated in the historic centre of this striking medieval village, within the thousand year old castle that may now be visited again after careful restoration. It is an important historical link between the village of Campiglia and the Archaeological-Mineral Park of San Silvestro. Go to the Map