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Historical sites

Casentino, Archeology Museum

Celebrates historical claims of the area

via Berni, 21

The museum presents the population of this area through three historic sections. The first illustrates the pre-history with fossils from the Lake of Villa Franchiano (no longer extant) and information on local stone-age settlements.

The second section presents Etruscan settlement in this area through the reconstruction of one of the first villages, including remnants of the Temple of Socana and diverse artifacts from the Lake of the Idols. The final section is dedicated to ancient Roman settlements and is illustrated through the reconstruction of a country villa.

 

Museo Archeologico del Casentino "Piero Albertoni"
Via Berni, 21 - 52011 Bibbiena
Tel. +39 0575 595486

prenotazioni@arcamuseocasentino.it
www.arcamuseocasentino.it

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Bibbiena, a superb base if you’re visiting the wonderful Casentino forests, started out life as a medieval stronghold on a hill, topped with the Tarlati Tower. A walk around the town must start at the fifteenth-century Church of San Lorenzo, which contains two lovely terracotta works, a Deposition and an Adoration by Andrea della Robbia. ...
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