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Piombino is a beautiful town and commune in Italy, located more exactly within the province of Livorno, in the Toscana region, lying on the border between the Ligurian Sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea. The history of Piombino goes back to the ancient times, when it was a port. In the Middle Ages, it became an important port and Piombino has managed to develop hugely ever since. According to the 2010 census, Piombino has a total population of 34,921 residents and spans on a total area of 50 square miles (129 sq km). The beauty of the area will definitely impress you, so your staying in Piombino will be a pleasant one.
Top Attractions within Piombino
The Co-Cathedral of Sant' Antimo is a beautiful cathedral dating back to 1377, when it was built by the Augustians in a great Pisane-Gothic architectural style. The cathedral is home to many precious works by Andrea Guardi, such as a Baprismal Font and the cloister. Other religious sites you could visit are the Chiesa della Misericordia, and the Chapel of St. Anne.
The Rivellino is the most ancient monument in Piombino, therefore one of its most important landmarks. The Walls Tower-Gate was built in 1212.
The Cassero Pisano is an impressive castle in Piombino, formed by two distinct buildings. The first one is a fortress dating back to 1552 and the second one, the Cassero, dating back to the late 15th century. Until 1959, the latter was used as a military jail.
The Natural Province Reserve Padule Orti Bottagone is a beautiful recreational place in the core of the nature, where you will be able to relax, take in the fresh air, and admire the beautiful scenery. The reserve was created in 1998 and is located near the town of Torre del Sale, just a few miles away from Piombino.
Restaurants. Piombino is a great provider of culinary opportunities you can enjoy in restaurants such as Taverna dei Boncompagni, Al Baccanale, Trattoria da Luca, Il Trasteverino, Il Peccato, and many others.