Albarese | Parco Naturale delle Maremma


Colline Metallifere

la costa Toscana

Crete Senesi

Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore



Montagnola Senese

         Walking in the Montagnola senese


Monte Amiata





          Fonti di Siena



Val d'Elsa

Val d'orcia




          San Quirico d'Orcia


          Walking in the Val d'Orcia

Val di Chiana



Valle d'Ombrone








Walking in Tuscany

Byways in southern Tuscany (1919) (14783602915).jpg



Saturnia, antica Porta Romana [1]

Toacana ] Galleria di immagini  

Saturnia Galleria fotografica


Ufficio Turistico Manciano

Tutti i giorni 10 - 13:30 | 16.30 - 20
Via Corsini, 5 - Manciano (GR)


Mappa Saturnia, Rocca | Ingrandire mappa


Galería Fotográfica de Manciano

Galleria fotografica de Saturnia


Saturnia, Grosseto, Tuscany, Italy - panoramio   Saturnia, Rocca   Rocca di Saturnia, Saturnia, Grosseto, Tuscany, Italy - panoramio

Saturnia, Rocca


  Rocca aldobrandesca, Saturnia
Saturnia, Mura, Porta Romano   Via Clodia & Porta Romana   Via Clodia - Porta Romana
Saturnia, Mura e Porta Romano



Via Clodia & Porta Romana   Via Clodia, Porta Romana
MancianoSaturniaPortaRomanaInside   La Rocca aldobrandesca di Saturnia   Pian di Palma, Necropoli del Puntone

Porta Romana


  La Rocca aldobrandesca di Saturnia   Pian di Palma, Necropoli del Puntone
Terme di Saturnia - Cascate del Mulino-0518   Cascata del Gorello, Manciano GR, Tuscany, Italy - panoramio (2)   Terme di Saturnia - Cascate del Mulino-0491

Saturnia, Cascate del Gorello


  Saturnia, Cascate del Gorello, dettaglio
Manciano, Saturnia panorama   Saturnia, colline    

Saturnia percorso verso Poggio Murella


  Saturnia, colline    

Marsiliana – Il castello della Marsiliana

San Martino sul Fiora view
  Manciano Panorama

Il castello della Marsiliana



 San Martino sul Fioria





Katharine Hooker, Byways in southern Tuscany, 1919 (1910s)

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ts present desecration,for mother and child wear elaborate silver crowns andbead necklaces ruthlessly fastened to the face of thepicture. It was late when I left Saturnia, gray twilight was set-tling over the ancient site and over the broad valley sownwith the tombs of a forgotten people. Passing slowlyalong a low parapet I saw an old man still digging un-steadily among the clods in the bit of ground he was cul-tivating. Presently this remark floated over the wall; Isay floated because it was neither loud nor insistent butwas simply exhaled as the ruminations of the momentfound expression: I should like to smoke half a cigarthis evening! I stopped short and addressed the Sienese,my companion. This time you must let me give something. That wasnot begging, it was just a remark overheard. Now howmuch may I give? He smiled ironically as one understanding sophistry.You may give him just two cents. That will get himhalf a cigar. The Sienese is jealous lest the independence of the Tuscan 240

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peasant be undermined. I called to the old man and hecame to the wall, with just a touch of quizzical self-con-sciousness. The two cents was deposited in his handand the beaming smile with which it was received oughtto have melted the disciplinary heart of the Sienese. The only road to Sovana, the ancient Suana, leads northfrom Pitigliano over lonely hills and stony table-landsfor some four miles. The condition of it tells one longbefore arriving what degree of poverty and abandonmentmust exist there. One takes a motor at the risk of ruin,a carriage driven at a walk progresses painfully, so that thewiser choice is to make the journey on foot or by means ofa horse. From the summit of the last hill you look downupon the town and while gradually descending and ob-serving its position, marvel that Sovana so small and sopoorly placed for resistance should have been able to de-fend itself with such obstinacy. Two brooks in their hollowed beds enclose it and a

Katharine Hooker, Byways in southern Tuscany, 1919 (1910s)

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Katharine Hooker : a memoir by  Samuel Marshall Ilsley

Toskana, Geheimtipps einer Einheimischen | Die heißen Quellen der Toskana 

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#poderesantapiaTuscany, Saturnia, Cascate del Mulino in the early morning. 
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