Massa Marittima


"Of all of Tuscany are the most beautiful gem [...] Massa di Maremma"
Popular song

Balestro del Girifalco
Historical Center, the fourth Sunday in May and the second Sunday in August
At the end of a parade in medieval costume plays the race, in which 24 crossbowmen, in the beautiful setting of Piazza del Duomo

Useful numbers
Information Office
Phone 0566 904756 - Fax 0566 940095

Getting there

  • By car
  • By train
    The nearest station is to Follonica, line Pisa-Roma.
  • By bus
    Massa Marittima Follonica is connected with and Siena from a few trips a day.


The origins of the city date back to the period between the eighth and the ninth century C. The village became very important about the year One thousand when it became a bishopric and later a free commune. Lost its autonomy ended under the dominion of Pisa, Siena and then Florence, thus entering a be part of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany.