CATHEDRAL OF ORBETELLODedicated to Santa Maria Assunta, the Cathedral is the main church of Orbetello, perhaps built on the ruins of an Etruscan-Roman temple and renovated in 1375 in Gothic-Tuscan style. The church is preceded by a short staircase that overlooks Piazza della Repubblica. The facade...Read more..
The Orbetello Lagoon, since 1916, was considered a favorable field for aviation. The Idroscalo is located in the same area as the ancient "Glacis" which, at the time of the Spanish fortifications, was an entrenched field. Designed by the architect Pier Luigi Nervi, in a few years it was transformed...Read more..
ORBETELLO WALLSOf Etruscan origin (probably dating back to the 5th century B.C.), they were first enlarged and restored in the Middle Ages and then in the late 16th century. They are still in a good state of preservation along Via Mura di Levante.THE DOORS OF ORBETELLOWhen we talk about the gates...Read more..
Palazzo del Podestà, located in the central Piazza Eroe dei Due Mondi is surmounted by the Clock Tower;Ancient Barracks Umberto I, formerly a Religious Institute, which hosted for a period of time the precious pediment of Talamone. This building is the centre of culture and often hosts...Read more..
The "State of the Presidia" was called a nucleus of territory of small size but of great military importance, created by the will of the King of Spain Philip II with territories previously belonging to the Republic of Siena after the annexation of the latter by the Grand Duchy of Tuscany in 1557....Read more..