Known in prehistoric times , and later Etruscan is situated on a low hill , it preserves the architectural structure of the ancient fortress inhabited . In the old town , there are narrow streets and medieval squares , of particular interest , because of its beauty , the parish of St. Hilary, which dates from the eleventh century .

The Renaissance church of Santa Maria della Pieta , the prototype of the church from the shape of a Greek cross , which was built in the late ‘ 400 , is located at the entrance of the village . Cecina , its origins are ancient, so much so that recent studies and findings to date back to the Neolithic period