Frascole Archaeological excavations

Frascole Archaeological excavationsThe territory of Dicomano is rich in archaeological finds. The area of Frascole is the place that has returned most archaeological finds. The Frascole Archaeological excavations offers a visit to a daily exploration archaeological area. The numerous excavations have brought to light:

  • the foundations of the ancient Romanesque church of S. Martino al Poggio
  • materials dating from the 6th century. B.C. at I ° sec. d. C.
  • quadrangular perimeter of an Etruscan building. Probably this is a defensive structure controlling the transit road from Casentino. The building could also be a fortified residence belonging to a large rural gentry family. It is not to be neglected the hypothesis that it could be a great temple because of the rediscovery of the pottery fragments
  • fiesolane stele. It is a funeral monument of the 6th century. to. C., well-preserved, with a bas-relief decoration, depicting a bearded male figure, which may, inter alia, indicate the presence of a sepulchre between Frascole and the capital.


Sunday and public holidays, from Easter Day until the second Sunday in October, from 10am to 12pm and from 4pm to 7pm.

During the opening hours, guided tours can be booked at the cultural office at 055 / 8385408-428

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