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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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Riserva Naturale Oasi WWF Orti-Bottagone

In Parchi, Parchi naturali, Piombino

The oasis is the last surviving fraction of the wetlands of the Cornia valley, which until 1832 covered some 3,700 acres. There is a salt water marsh at Salicornieto (Orti) and a freshwater one at Caneto (Bottagone). The reserve is home to a vast range of bird species, including the marsh falcon, the black winged stilt, the red heron – …

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Parco Punta Falcone

In Parchi, Parchi naturali, Piombino

Whoever comes to the park, even for only a short time, will doubtless remain enthralled. From this natural terrace protruding into the sea, the dividing line between the Tyrrhenian and the Ligurian Seas, it is possible to admire the island of Elba, and on clear days – far, far away – the mountains of Corsica, Giglio, Monte Argentario and Montecristo. …

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Museo archeologico del Territorio di Populonia

In Museums, Piombino

Culturally connected to the Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia, the Archaeological Museum of the Territory of Populonia is one of the most important display centres in the province of Livorno, with its 2,000 artefacts, and suggestive reconstructions of the landscape, environment and activities of antiquity. Go to the Map