POPULONIA: A DIVE IN HISTORY

The oldest part is located on one of the dominant promontories of the area, directly overlooking the Gulf of Baratti: a true spectacle of nature.
Here are some trivia from Wikipedia:

  • it was in antiquity one of the largest and most important Etruscan and Roman cities.
  • near the present inhabited area are the remains of the ancient city, with the Etruscan walls and remains of Roman buildings;
  • some of the city necropolises of the different historical phases can be visited in the archaeological park of Baratti and Populonia.

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