Pian di Rocca is a village in Tuscany, central Italy, administratively a frazione of the comune of Castiglione della Pescaia, province of Grosseto. At the time of the 2001 census its population amounted to 68.
Pian di Rocca is about 25 km from Grosseto and 7 km from Castiglione della Pescaia, and it is situated in the plain of Val Berretta, between the hills of Poggio Ballone and Poggio Peroni.
The village is known for its typical product, the Carciofo di Pian di Rocca (artichoke of Pian di Rocca).
- Santa Rita (18th century), main church of the village, it was built as the chapel of the farmhouse, and it was restructured in the early 20th century.
- Hermitage of Santa Petronilla (15th century), situated outside the village, it was built as a place of pilgrimage. The church was suppressed in 1782. It's now in ruins.
- Farm of Pian di Rocca (18th century), elegant farmhouse built in the late 18th century, it is composed by a manor house, a farm and a courtyard, which is now the centre of the village.
- Archaeological site of Val Berretta: Etruscan necropolis of the 4th century BC.
- ^ (in Italian) Popolazione residente - Grosseto (dettaglio loc. abitate) - Censimento 2001, Istat
- ^ (in Italian) Artichoke of Pian di Rocca
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- ^ Giuseppe Guerrini, La diocesi di Grosseto. Parrocchie, chiese e altri luoghi di culto, dalle origini ai nostri giorni, Roccastrada, 1996.
- ^ Bruno Stea, Ivan Tenerini, Santa Petronilla e la sua chiesa-romitorio di Castiglione della Pescaia, Grosseto, Associazione Archeologica Maremmana, 2002.
- ^ (in Italian) Necropolis of Val Berretta Archived 2013-10-19 at the Wayback Machine, Parco degli Etruschi.
- Aldo Mazzolai, Guida della Maremma. Percorsi tra arte e natura, Le Lettere, Florence, 1997