Welcome to Grosseto
Welcome to Grosseto the town of Medici walls and St. Lawerence Cathedral
Grosseto history is strictly related with the destruction of the near Roselle that happend with a Saracen invasion, but some human traces demonstrate that its history is older. Grosseto has a vast territory from the Amiata Mountain in which people also can ski that is quite near just an hour by bus or car and arrive to the seaside with some fantastic beaches and you can get in about 20 minutes. Grosseto is known not only for the territory that is near but also for some important artistic construction like Medici walls the St. Lowerence Catherdral that are in the town centre and are majstic and striking.
Informations and facts
Grosseto is a University town then there are a lot of things that young people can do, there are pubs, bars and discos and especially in spring and summer you can see a lot of people that simply walk along the street to find a good pub or bar to eat or drink something, it is a liveable town without so much noise
If you want to buy something, Grosseto is a good town, there a lot of different shops in the town centre and thanks to the variety you can choose the best product at the best price. If you arrive in january-february or july-august you can find shops that are in sales and you can discover a lot of products with lower prices.
Grosseto has some fantastic monuments like the Medici walls that is around the town, the Cathedral that is so big for the square in which is situated and give a striking sensation. If you are interested in art you can visit the archeological museum but if you prefer the nature there is a really beautiful natural park quite near that is called Uccellina's Park that offer a lot of good sight on the sea and you can do three different journeys inside. For beach lovers there are some fantastic place to visit and to have relax moreover in summer like Punta Ala, Castiglion della pescaia and Follonica that are quite near.
Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
The weather in Grosseto is affected in part by the continentality although the winter is cold it is never hard and the summer is hot but not muggy above all you are near the sea then when hot arrive seaside is a fantastic place where you can stay and relax.
Grosseto has a good public transport, and you can checj what you want in www.griforama.it/, even if you can visit the town by foot there are buses both inside the town and outside, indeed is well connected to the seaside and to the mountain. If you want to get some beaches you can also get the train.