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Porta di Ponente, the main gate of Pereta
Porta di Ponente, the main gate of Pereta
Pereta is located in Italy
Location of Pereta in Italy
Coordinates: 42°38′42″N 11°19′19″E / 42.64500°N 11.32194°E / 42.64500; 11.32194Coordinates: 42°38′42″N 11°19′19″E / 42.64500°N 11.32194°E / 42.64500; 11.32194
Country  Italy
Region  Tuscany
Province Grosseto (GR)
Comune Magliano in Toscana
Elevation 283 m (928 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 157
Demonym(s) Peretani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 58051
Dialing code (+39) 0564

Pereta is a village in Tuscany, central Italy, administratively a frazione of the comune of Magliano in Toscana, province of Grosseto, in the area of Maremma. At the time of the 2001 census its population amounted to 182.[1]

Pereta is about 36 km from Grosseto and 9 km from Magliano in Toscana, and it is situated along the Provincial Road which links Magliano with Scansano.

Main sights[edit]

  • San Giovanni Battista (13th century), main parish church of the village.
  • Pieve di Santa Maria Assunta (15th century), it was restructured in the 19th century.
  • Clock tower (15th century), the most ancient building in Pereta, because it is the only one which has never been restructured.
  • Walls of Pereta, old fortifications which surround the village since the 13th century.
    • Porta di Ponente, main gate and access to the medieval village.



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

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