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Strada Statale 74, km 9,300 Manciano
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The town in the province of Grosseto is situated on top of a hill from which you can admire the valley of the river Albegna and the area of the tuff in Grosseto. The first settlements date back to prehistoric times and the Bronze Age, the first evidence of the castle start from 1188. Manciano in the Middle Ages has passed into the hands of many powerful city: it's been a property of the Aldobrandeschi family, then was conquered by the city of Orvieto and then was inherited by the Counts Orsini. The control was then acquired from Siena who built the fortress and many defensive walls. Passed in the hands of Cosimo de' Medici under the Grand Duchy of Tuscany was transformed into an agricultural center and the fortifications were abandoned. Are organize group excursions and tours throughout the area of Manciano without left its fractions over alternating rural landscapes, particularly suggestive in summer, with a visit to the hamlets, churches and monuments. The town is full of scenic trails to be covered on foot, mountain bike or horse and doesn't even lacking in monuments and cultural sites. A good example is the Church of San Leonardo in the historic center which dates back to the fifteenth century. Manciano and its main fractions, Saturnia and Montemerano, still retain characteristic of the ancient protective walls and is also possible to visit the castles (or Rocca Aldobrandesca) dating in the twelfth century one is in Maciano and the other one in Saturnia. This last locality is famous because of its natural springs of sulphurous waters already known to the Etruscans and Romans. There are numerous testimonies left in the town about these two populations.|MancianoFarm Holidays a Manciano 
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