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Dicomano
Historical sites

The Archeological Digs in Frascole

Artifacts that tell us more about the Etruscan civilization in the nearby countryside thanks to the archeological digs carried out in the Mugello

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The archeological digs in Frascole, which began in 1978, brought archeologists to discover the remains of a 13th century church and an important Etruscan structure from the Hellenistic period (3rd century BC), which was likely the fortified residence of the Velasna family. The archeological area was opened to the public, thanks to the collaboration between the municipality of Dicomano and the Archeological Group Dicomanese, in an effort to further promote one of the main archeological complexes in the Mugello and the Val di Sieve.

Opening Hours:
Easter Monday to October 15; Sundays and holidays, from 10am to 12pm and 3pm to 6pm. July and August, from 10 am to 12pm and 4pm to 7pm. On other days, the museum is open to groups by appointment only (tel. 055/8385407-408).

Ticket Price:
Free entrance.

Disabled Access:
Partial access to the disabled.

Contacts:
Loc. Poggio di Frascole
DICOMANO (FLORENCE)
Tel.: 0558385407; 055838541
E-mail:cultura@comune.dicomano.fi.it
http://www.comune.dicomano.fi.it/
Dicomano
Where art blends with the landscape
Where the Comano river flows into the Sieve is where you can find Dicomano. Its variety is the fundamental characteristic of the surrounding countryside: there’s the typical scenery of a mountain atmosphere, similar to the Mugello, as well as a more valley-like environment, typical of the Val di Sieve. ...
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