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Casa Rossa Ximenes

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Interesting story behind this building

Slightly amateurishly put together exhibition contains some curious objects worth seeing and an... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Mike A
Knutsford, United Kingdom
Perfect for seeing wildlife AND interesting architecture

Operates very much like one of the RSPB wetland reserves in the UK. You can see flamingos, great... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
United Kingdom
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The Multimedia Museum Visitor Center was carried out in the beautiful Casa Rossa Ximenes (iconic structure of Maremma’s Reclamation) designed in 1765 by the distinguished Jesuit mathematician Leonardo Ximenesby the Grand Duke of Tuscany, Pietro...more
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Localita Casa Rossa SNC | Via Casa Rossa Ximenes, 58043, Castiglione Della Pescaia, Italy
+39 389 003 1369
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Slightly amateurishly put together exhibition contains some curious objects worth seeing and an introductory film. Italian language needed to make the most of it.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Operates very much like one of the RSPB wetland reserves in the UK. You can see flamingos, great and little egrets, grey herons, kingfishers and many other birds. Book a couple of days in advance for one of the evening boat trips (go for the...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We can see the red house from our near by apartment and we decided to walk by in the evening! Beautiful scenery over the natural reserves hosting different birds 🐦 and fish 🐟 !we did not take the boat tour since it was only available...More

Thank hcalin
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This building was part of the drainage project and now enables you to control 3 hi tech cameras, one on the Casa Rossa, one floating in the marsh and one at the far end of the reserve.

Thank GGPtrs
Reviewed 12 November 2016

As you drive along the coastline, one cannot miss this beautiful red building. It is worth stopping. Fare is excellent and of typical Italian seafood style--very fresh.

Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This beautiful structure looms up over the reeds in the wetlands of the Riserve Naturale Provinciale DIACCIA BOTRONA in the Grosseto area of Tuscany. Visit it and the wetlands that surround it.

Thank mjrg59
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Actually, since the beach, the castle, the pine forests, the villages and the wetlands are (connected to) outdoor activities, the Casa Rossa is the only real indoor attraction for visitors in Castiglione. The exhibition is as well documented as prepared and appeals to both adults...More

2  Thank claudiodeugenio
Reviewed 18 October 2013

This museum has the best views over Maremma marshes and towards Castiglione d.P. The only language used in the exposition is Italian - this reduces the value of the visit of you do not understand it. A simple guide in other languages would help a...More

4  Thank Dima_S2013629
Reviewed 24 October 2012

A fabulous retreat for bird life and small mammals. I loved walking through the wetlands and just listening to the sounds of nature. No fee to wander the wetlands Fee to go through the museum.

2  Thank sandra c
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