Castiglione della Pescaia
Enchanting village, with the old part of the town on the promontory perched around the castle, and the modern part near the port, with elegant shops, many bars and restaurants.
On the road to Castiglione you can find the Diaccia Botrona, a lake in a nature reserve, formerly used by the Romans as a port. (In summer, open every day except Mondays)
The Etruscan city of Vetulonia is part of the municipality of Castiglione, open every day except for Tuesdays and Thursdays, in winter closed on Tuesdays and Sundays
fattoria le MOrtelle
Still in the municipality of Castiglione it is worth pausing at the Le Mortelle Farm of the Antinori family, one of the architecturally famous wineries in Tuscany; you can take guided tours of the winery, taste and / or buy wines and other local products
8 km away you can find Grosseto City with the center enclosed by Medici walls; Piazza Dante is worth a visit with its Renaissance Cathedral and a 1400s bell tower, the Cloister of San Francesco, where we have a cross of Bonisegna, the Archaeological Museum, with a small but interesting collection of Etruscan finds (closed on Wednesday and Sunday afternoons ) .
In Summer, in the quarterdeck between the Medici walls, take place “under the stars”: an open-air cinema in a suggestive setting
47 km far, you can find Massa Marittima, a medieval town, small and well-preserved jewel. It is advisable to visit the Cathedral of San Cerbone, which overlooks a square surrounded by palaces dating back to 1200: the Palazzo dell’Abbondanza, the loggias of the Comune.
Remember to visit Fattoria Moris, where you can taste both the Monte Regio wine, produced in this area, and the Morellino wine or the famous Avvoltore.
The Argentario peninsula with Orbetello, divided by a lagoon from Porto Ercole and Porto Santo Stefano, from which depart for boat trips to the surrounding bays and the islands of Giglio and Giannutri. the National Museum of Cosa, (closed on Sundays).
The Alberese Natural Park with numerous itineraries to be traveled on foot; always in Alberese you can visit the Villa Granducale which belonged to the Grand Duke of Tuscany.
At 24 Km towards Rome, the renowned Uccellina Natural Park whose entrance is in the Fraction of Alberese. Fascinating walking routes are available (with mandatory summer guide).
On the road to Siena there is the Cistercian abbey of San Galgano, a building of particular beauty, during the summer there are also concerts organized inside it.
Not far away is the Chapel of Montesiepi, with the renowned sword in the rock.
Always towards Siena, near Paganico, you can go to Sant’Antimo, a Romanesque building that houses a convent of monks where you can hear unforgettable Gregorian choirs
In the hinterland you can visit Magliano in Toscana and Pereta, wonderful medieval villages with excellent restaurants.
A little further away (about 80 km): Sovana is an intact medieval village rising on ancient Etruscan tombs.
Magical Pitigliano village perched on the tuff.
Saturnia, famous for its thermal baths, but also an ancient Etruscan and Roman settlement
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