Maremma Regional Park

One of the most important protected areas of Tuscany , known for its mild climate , the Uccellina mountains and its typical cattle, cows Maremma . The park protects a strip of wilderness that follows the coast for twenty kilometers and has a great variety of environments : the Mediterranean scrub which merges with the pine forests and the hills Uccellina , covered with forests of oak that are home to fascinating ruins . On the coast alternating sandy beaches , marshes and cliffs . Access to the park is free of charge and is highly regulated to avoid disturbing the animals , however abundant . Visitors are required to move on fixed routes in the absence of the guides . Better to visit in autumn and spring .

www.parco-maremma.it

Vetulonia and the Etruscan Necropolis

On the hills behind Castiglione della Pescaia , less than 30 kilometers from the town , is this ancient village of Etruscan origin , extensively revised in Roman and medieval times , with its arches , vaults , and streets that are lost between the walls. Not far from the village is the Etruscan necropolis that , along the Street of Tombs , houses the monumental tombs . The best known is the ” tomb of Petrera ” and ” Little Devil ” , but nearby there are numerous mounds that testify to the vastness of the ancient necropolis .

To visit, in the village , the Archaeological Museum Isidoro Falchi , opened in 2000 , which has a large collection of artifacts

www.parco-maremma.it/vetulonia

Capalbio and the Tarot Garden

A picturesque medieval village that rests on an old Roman base and is the last piece of Maremma . The coast is just a few kilometers and has a jagged profile , made ??up of small bays , capes and sandy beaches .
A few kilometers from the village , in Garavicchio , is the Tarot Garden , ambitious work , entirely self-financed , the artist Niki de Saint Phalle . Dozens of sculptures and buildings , covered with mirror mosaics , precious glass and ceramics , are in place in a wide expanse of olive and cork trees . It is a work that has no equal in Italy , inspired by some works of the Spanish artist Salvatore Dali.

www.capalbio.it

Castiglione della Pescaia and the Tuscan Archipelago

Castiglione , an ancient village overlooking the sea , between Punta Ala and the Maremma Park owes its origins to the Etruscans , who made an important coastal center , also known in the Middle Ages . The old part is located at the top and offers a picturesque view of the sea below and the Island of Elba . Nearby you can reach several beaches or hiking in the interior , especially in spring .
From the marina , thanks to a built ferry line , you can reach some of the seven islands dell’arcipleago (Elba, Capraia , Gorgona , Pianosa , Montecristo , Giglio , Giannutri ) now protected by a beautiful national park .

www.comunecdp.it – www.isoleditoscana.it

Terme di Saturnia and Surroundings

Castiglione is less than a hundred kilometers from the Terme di Saturnia , one of the most attractive of all of central Italy . The warm waters and sulfur which spring from underground springs have healing and relaxing . You can access the spa for a fee , which also carry out beauty treatments , as well as to the free areas , where the famous waterfalls Trovan . The ideal time to visit is from March to October .
In the area of Saturnia , in a radius of about twenty kilometers away are some of the most beautiful of the Tuscan , including Semproniano , Pitigliano and Manciano .

www.saturniaonline.net

Siena

One of the most beautiful and rich history of Tuscany is only seventy kilometers from Castiglione della Pescaia . Built on hills , which continue through the beautiful surrounding countryside , it boasts a magnificent medieval city center, with narrow streets and large palaces. One of its jewels is the Piazza del Campo , the place where the Palio of Siena , the well-known horse race between the districts of the city . The race is held twice a year , on July 2 and August 16 , and is probably one of the oldest Italian demonstrations and engaging , deeply felt by all citizens of Siena .

www.terresiena.it

The Garden of Daniel Spoerri in Seggiano

Born from the genius of the eclectic artist Daniel Spoerri in the early 90s , it is a great exhibition of sculptures in the open air , in the village of Seggiano , near the protected area of Mount Amiata . Scattered over sixteen hectares of green are visible 79 works by 40 contemporary European artists , often very different in nature . Since 1997 the garden was opened to the public and can be visited from Easter to October . It is just 70 km from Castiglione della Pescaia but the winding path takes more than an hour away by car .

www.danielspoerri.org

Pisa

Another well-known cities of Tuscany just a hundred kilometers from Castiglione . In the Middle Ages it was one of the Maritime Republics , and extended its rule over much of the Tyrrhenian Sea . The wealth and prestige of the time they have left marks in every part of the settlement. Very famous Leaning Tower in Miracle Square , as well as the Duomo and the Baptistry . A short distance from the town , towards the sea , there is the San Rossore , once the hunting grounds of royalty, now protected area in defense of forests and beaches .

www.pisaonline.it

Florence

The Tuscan capital has not really need an introduction . Just know that a full day is not even enough to get a glimpse of the wonders that the city holds . It was the home of artists and writers such as Dante , Giotto , Michelangelo and Brunelleschi who contributed to the reputation of Florence with all sorts of masterpieces . The old town is home to , among others , Giotto’s bell tower , the church of Santa Maria Novella , the Duomo , the Baptistery , in addition to the superb Uffizi Gallery . The climate is mild and the surrounding countryside particularly pittoresca. Firenze is around 200 kilometers from Castiglione della Pescaia .

For your stay in Florence We advise you to stay overnight in the hotel of our group : www.wallart.it

www.firenze-online.com