Grosseto, Maremma & Southern Tuscany
Unique nature, wild horses, bays and beautiful coastlines define the Maremma in sparsely populated South Tuscany. Ancient Etruscan cities, colourful ports and mediaeval buildings complete the picture.
The charm of the harbour town Castiglione della Pescaia on the Etruscan Riviera is impressive. The mouth of the Rio Bruna and a castle that lies high above the rooftops, characterise this lively holiday destination. more
The capital of the Province with the same name is surrounded by the wonderful landscape of Maremma. The historical centre of Grosseto, which is completely surrounded by city walls, lies hidden in the modern new town. more
Massa Marittima is situated on the top of a hill and is described as the pearl of the Middle Ages - and not without good reason! The division of the former mining village in the Gothic Città Nuova and the Romantic lower village is quite noticeable. more
Anyone who catches a glimpse of the hilly peninsula would like to get on a ferry to go to Elba. Traditionally, iron ore is processed here. The city does also have an old port quarter however. more
Not only the architecture, but also the location of picturesque Pitigliano is breathtaking. The mediaeval city of sinter appears to be growing out of a cliff face, at a height of 300 metres. more
Populonia, small town with a big past is situated in a large bay in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The Etruscans founded the formerly thriving port and left a necropolis for ensuing ages. more
The classy town of Porto Santo Stefano is situated in a protected bay on the Monte Argentario peninsula. Exclusive villas, yachts and ferries all define the beautiful port. more
Looking at the view of Sovana, greatly influenced by reddish brown sinter, the town seems to have remained in the 13th century. Sovano is well known for its impressive remains from the Etruscan era. more
Sinter dominates the landscape and architecture in the atmospheric town of Sorana, in the backcountry of Maremma. The fortified rock, Masso Leopoldino is a mighty sight in the city, which was founded by the Etruscans. more
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