Mercury mines and Mount Amiata National Park

The history of Amiata is carved in stone. The extraction of cinnabar from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries represented great wealth for the mountain but also had important social […]

Festivals and traditions

Palios and historical re-enactments Among the most important and characteristic re-enactments, there are the Palios. The main one is the Palio di Castel del Piano, on September 8th, originating from […]