Province of Grosseto travel guide

The province of Grosseto is the largest province of the Tuscany region in terms of area. It is the southernmost province of the region and the second smallest in terms of population. The capital of the province is also called Grosseto. The Palazzo Aldobrandeschi currently serves as the provincial seat.

Grosseto province travel guide

The province of Grosseto has a fairly long coastal strip. The Isola del Giglio is the most famous one of the islands that are part of the province. A big part of the province is taken up by a natural area known as the Maremma.

Main cities

Grosseto

City wall Grosseto
Bastione Santa Lucia

Grosseto is the capital, the largest city in the province and also an important agricultural center. The city is located on the coast and has more than eighty thousand inhabitants. The city is fairly prosperous and well organized. The main square of the city is the Piazza Dante. It is in this square that the city’s San Lorenzo Cathedral is located. Other churches include the San Pietro Church and the San Francesco Church. The Fortezza Medicea is the city’s ancient castle.


Orbetello

Orbetello mill
The mill of Orbetello

Orbetello is a small coastal town in the center of Laguna di Ponente. The city is famous for its beaches, but there are enough points of interest to entertain cultural tourists as well. the suburb of Ansedonia has several Etruscan ruins.

Arcidosso

Arcidosso is located in a hilly and wooded region called Monte Amiato. The San Niccolò Church is the oldest church in town. Other attractions include the Rocca Aldobrandesca and the Pieve di Santa Maria Church in the borough of Montelaterone.

Province of Grosseto, Tuscany