Category: Itinerari

The Colline Metallifere Cooperative has planned and made up several tours, both in the historical centre of Massa Marittima and in the neighborhood of the town; according to your own interests, it’s possible to choose among the different routes we suggest you.

The town

Massa Marittima is one among the most beautiful and picturesque Medieval towns of Tuscany. The town dates back to the XII century a. C. when the Bishop of Populonia, while escaping from the coast...

Prehistoric tour

The territory where Massa Marittima rises up was populated since Prehistory and just during the Metal Age here began a mining activity in order to exploit the ore of the Metalliferous Hills, that’s the...

The etruscan village of the Accesa Lake

The Etruscan civility left some important signs on the territory of Massa Marittima; the visit begins from the Archaeological Park of the Accesa, where we find the mining settlement of Macchia al Monte, a...

Medieval tour

The period of full splendor for Massa Marittima is depicted by the beauty of its Medieval village, held inside its impressive city walls and rich of architectonic and artistic masterpieces. The visit begins at...

Mining tour

The very long history of Massa Marittima, going on for centuries trough Prehistory until the XX century, is covered again beginning from its ancient origins, evidenced by the Medieval mining wells Tour in the...

Contemporary tour

The rich and various historic and artistic heritage of Massa Marittima is also including an important collection of contemporary art. This tour starts from the Museum complex of San Pietro all’Orto, where the Contemporary...

The mining village of Niccioleta

There was a mining activity rebirth in the territory of Massa Marittima starting from the XIX century, with the arrival of specialized miners from all over Italy and some “mining villages” as Ribolla, Gavorrano...

Hiking trail

Route for hikers on foot 30 km, medium level and estimated travel time around 3 hours. The route descends from the town of Massa Marittima to its hamlet Valpiana, famous for the presence of...

Horse route

Horseback route of about 8.5 km and medium difficulty, which starts from the town of Massa Marittima, and through the Mediterranean Macchia comes on the shores of Lake Accesa, an enchanting karst depression perfect...

Mountain Bike trail

Challenging 37.5 km mountain bike trail suitable for experienced bikers. The route winds through the wonderful Cornate and Fosini Nature Reserve between limestone cliffs and a breathtaking environment. The peak of the Cornate, inserted...

Hiking trail

Route for walkers of medium-easy level. Starting and returning to the Borgo di Montieri, an excursion that winds through the woods of Poggio di Montieri where history and naturalistic and geological aspects are intimately...

Horse route

Path for hikers on horseback, challenging, length 21 km. The route crosses the countryside and the woods between the villages of Montieri and Gerfalco and then penetrate the Cornate and Fosini Nature Reserve in...