Grosseto is a fortified city along the road between Rome and Pisa, in 1138 became a bishopric bringing importance to Maremma. Later passing to Aldobrandeschi, then it was conquered by Siena in 1559 and passed to the Medici. Follows various reclamations for at least two centuries now is the Capital of the Province of Maremma, in Tuscany and is the reconfigurable further north than the other provinces.
The historic center of Grosseto is guarded by a completely intact and wonderfully preserved medieval wall. Inside the walls it is worth visiting Square of Duomo, on which stands the relevant white and pink marble facade of the Cathedral of San Lorenzo, the most important work in the city, built in 1300. Inside, the cathedral has a Latin cross plan with three naves and the main one ends with a semicircular apse. In addition, it oversees important and fascinating sculptures such as the imposing marble baptismal font by Antonio Ghini.
.In Grosseto it is also possible to visit the Sienese keep, one of the four bastions raised on the walls: it was built at the time of the lordship of the Sienese Republic and was built in 1345. During the walk on the ramparts, not to be missed, the visit to the Church and Convent of San Francesco.