Open main menu

Polveraia is a village in Tuscany, central Italy, administratively a frazione of the comune of Scansano, province of Grosseto. At the time of the 2001 census its population amounted to 89.[1]

Polveraia
Polveraia is located in Italy
Polveraia
Polveraia
Location of Polveraia in Italy
Coordinates: 42°46′15″N 11°19′8″E / 42.77083°N 11.31889°E / 42.77083; 11.31889Coordinates: 42°46′15″N 11°19′8″E / 42.77083°N 11.31889°E / 42.77083; 11.31889
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
ProvinceGrosseto (GR)
ComuneScansano
Elevation
272 m (892 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total107
Demonym(s)Polveraioli
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
58054
Dialing code(+39) 0564

Polveraia is about 23 km from Grosseto and 13 km from Scansano, and it is situated on the hills between Pancole and Baccinello, in the Trasubbie valley.

Contents

Main sightsEdit

  • San Matteo, main parish church of the village, it was built in 1618.
  • Madonna delle Grazie, a little church situated in the main street of the village.
  • Ancient oil mill of Polveraia (18th century).

ReferencesEdit

BibliographyEdit

  • Aldo Mazzolai, Guida della Maremma. Percorsi tra arte e natura, Le Lettere, Florence, 1997.

See alsoEdit