Above the Maremma and below the mine

Durata

3 days/2 notti

Departures from

Follonica

Hotel

3/4 Stars

Participants

From 6 participants

treatment

Half board

Transport

Minivan

Travel Program

Introduction: A journey to discover the long-standing industrial tradition of the Tuscan Maremma. A journey back in time, from the contemporary era characterised by the steel industry to the most remote times characterised by a long mining tradition. Unique and exciting experiences.

How the experience is structured...

Day 1
Guests’s arrival in Follonica by 2.00 pm and check in. The itinerary will begin with a visit to the Magma Museum in Follonica. Housed in the restored spaces of the Forno San Ferdinando, the oldest building in the city, the Museum represents “a magic box that tells a story of ingenuity, art and passion: that of the Italian steel industry. Al MAGMA, secular walls and precious artifacts, alongside the most advanced multimedia technologies, accompany both young and old visitors on a virtual journey to discover an extraordinary time in industrial archeology". Dinner in the restaurant/hotel and overnight stay.
Day 2
Breakfast. Set off to Massa Marittima, known as the "Gem of the Middle Ages". In Massa Marittima, as well as discovering the medieval architectural sights of the city, we will immerse ourselves in an exciting visit to the Mine Museum, a journey where the visitor can relive the hard life of miners and learn about the news and anecdotes that have characterised the area of the Metalliferous Hills. Lunch with the "Miner's Panierina". We continue towards Montieri, also a medieval village, which back then was a mining village in support of the mines located in the neighbouring areas. Return in the evening to the accommodation, dinner in the restaurant/hotel and overnight stay.
Day 3
Breakfast. Set off to Rocca di Montemassi, an important wine estate, near Ribolla, which is another small mining village, where we will visit the monument dedicated to the miners involved in a tragic mine explosion, which deeply affected the entire territory. Visit to the Wine Cellar and the Estate with tasting, accompanied by a dish of local and seasonal products. Return to the accommodation. End of services.
DepartureDoubleSingle room supplement
From May 1, 2021 to November 21, 2021€ 394€ 80
Every Friday

High Season (from 20/6 to 15/9) on request

Over 6 participants on request

GENERAL SALES TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Terms and Conditions

2 nights accommodation in a 3/4 star hotel with half board; lunch on the second day with the “Miner’s Panierina”; tasting accompanied by a cutting board with local and seasonal products for the third day; transfers by private minivan; guided tours as per program; entrance tickets where applicable (Magma Museum, Mine Museum; contribution for ecosystem services.

GENERAL SALES TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Terms and Conditions

Arrival at the accommodation by own means; drinks; personal extras; anything not expressly indicated in the item “The fee includes” or defined in the program as optional; any tourist tax.

GENERAL SALES TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

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