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View of Boccheggiano
View of Boccheggiano
Boccheggiano is located in Italy
Location of Boccheggiano in Italy
Coordinates: 43°5′25″N 11°2′1″E / 43.09028°N 11.03361°E / 43.09028; 11.03361Coordinates: 43°5′25″N 11°2′1″E / 43.09028°N 11.03361°E / 43.09028; 11.03361
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
ProvinceGrosseto (GR)
664 m (2,178 ft)
 • Total311
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code(+39) 0564

Boccheggiano is a village in Tuscany, central Italy, administratively a frazione of the comune of Montieri, province of Grosseto, in the area of Colline Metallifere. At the time of the 2001 census its population amounted to 339.[1]

Boccheggiano is about 48 km from Grosseto and 8 km from Montieri, and it is situated along the Provincial Road which links Massa Marittima with Monticiano. It was an important mining village.

Main sights

Porta della Torricella
  • San Bartolomeo (15th century), main parish church of the village, it was restructured many times (in 1864, 1986, 1990).
  • San Sebastiano (14th century), it was restructured in the 17th century.
  • Walls of Boccheggiano, old fortifications which surround the village since the 13th century.
    • Porta della Torricella, main gate and access to the medieval village.
    • Porta di Villa, destroyed.
  • Municipal Theatre of Boccheggiano, it was built in 1927.
  • Giardino dei Suoni (Garden of Sounds), a park of contemporary art founded by artist Paul Fuchs.



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

See also