From the center of the city of Marliana, continue towards the Castle of Verruca, a fortress that was ruined following its conquest in 1200. A hundred meters further on, you reach the square of Croci where the 18th-century Sanctuary dedicated to the virgin of Carmel is located. Make sure to see the "Festa di Croci", a festival that takes place in the first week of September where you can enjoy the delicacies of Tuscan cuisine.
Massa and Cozzile is a municipality that mostly occupies a hilly area. The oldest settlements from which the town takes its name and to which they belong are those of Massa and Cozzile.
Margine di Cozzile is a 15th-century structure and a beautiful example of sacred architecture. It's a small temple where wayfarers could find shelter, and which is characterized by well-made frescoes.
Once you have visited the Margine di Cozzile, you can easily reach the entrance to the village of Cozzile, an urban area adjacent to the famous fortress of Cozzile, known for its well-preserved castle.
The itinerary continues towards the center of Massa, one of the oldest fortified centers in the area. It was formerly surrounded by walls, of which only some 14th-century sections remain.