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Porto Ercole wheelchair accessible tours,is a Tuscan village, it is a fraction of Monte Argentario, in Grosseto.
It is a tourist resort renowned for its sea-based tradition.
Here in Porto Ercole you can see the fishermen working on the shore.
What really is characteristic of this small village is the walls and the Pisan gate.
They surround the inhabited area and then rejoin the Rocca.
The origins of Porto Ercole can be traced back to the Etruscan period of which today the remains of an ancient necropolis located above Cala Galera testify.
It was conquered by the Romans and turned into a port.
Important passages in its history are those that see it pass under the dominion of the Byzantines first and then of the Lombards.
Even in the medieval period Porto Ercole was the subject of various disputes.
From the architectural point of view, the walls surrounding Porto Ercole and erected by the Sienese in the second half of the XV century are still visible today.
Unfortunately, a historical fact gave notoriety to Porto Ercole or the death in 1610 of the great painter Michelangelo Merisi called Caravaggio.
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The village is in fact surmounted by the Rocca Aldebrandesca, or Rocca Spagnola.
An ancient defensive fortification that dominates the old town and within which there are gardens, wells and streets.
Then there are the Forte Filippo, with a walkway that develops around the deep moat, and the XVIII century Forte Carterina.
The beautiful square of Santa Barbara rises above the bastion of the same name and offers a panoramic view of the port.
Here is the Governor’s Palace, a building that became the residence of the Spanish government.
When, at the end of the walk, you want to seize the moment of sunset and also dedicate yourself to the pleasures of the palate, Porto Ercole does not disappoint even for its gastronomic offer.
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