HOLIDAY FOR EVERYONE
Our properties are located in a strategic position to satisfy your idea of a holiday. Near Follonica, Piombino and across the sea to the island of Elba, every day you can choose a different place to visit, a different task to perform. The crystal clear sea will lull you to a relaxing stay. The archaeological site of Populonia will introduce you to a cultural vacation. The wine road will lead you to Suvereto. The nearby Calidario SPA will offer you the opportunity to immerse yourself in a dream. Choosing our property you will be free to move and organize your vacation in a dynamic and funny way, deciding where to go from day to day. If you have a boat, you can take advantage of the turistic port of Salivoli which is only 15 km far, the port of Terrerosse, 5 km far, the new port of Scarlino, 23 km far. And if you do not want to move you can always take advantage of the miles of coastline, crystal clear sea and pine forest that you can find just a couple of miles from our homes!
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Suggestions for visiting fascinating places that you can find just nearby our properties.
You can quietly walk along the promenade in front of a wonderful sea bordering the town perimetre up to Piazza del Popolo and Piazza a Mare. Here you find the two bronze monument: The Sea Allegory ( 1988) and The Mistery Door.
The sea water of the whole Maremma coast is the most transparent and cleanest in Italy. Along over 160 kms the coast presents you many various landscapes: high coast, little isolated gulfs, sand beaches, shores, gorgeous pine woods or intacted wild green areas. The sand beach of Follonica gulf offers you splendid small bays as Cala Martina and Cala Violina or Castiglione della Pescaia and Marina di Grosseto: a right place for you looking for a direct contact with sea and nature without renouncing all kind of confort in the many t bathing establishments nearby. You can hire boats, motor and sailing boats, wind surf tables and even yatchts, you can practise water sky andsub fishing, There are many sailing , motor boat and diving, dipping schools.
San Leopoldo Curch, wanted by Granduca Leopoldo the Second, was begun in 1836 by architect Alessandro Manetti’project in collaboration with Carlo Reishammer and it was consecrated in 1838. It is in neoclassical stile and has a lot of inner cast iron decorations, such as the columns, the balustrade and the central arch frame.
Via Roma. Orari: 08.00-12.00 16.00-18.00. Ingresso gratuito.
The Iron and Cast Iron Museum. It was founded in 1995, in order to preserve important artistic fusion works and the wooden models of Ilva factory, closed in 1970.
Forno San Ferdinando, Inside Iron Factory. Opening Hours: Summertime (Since June15th – till September 15th): Wednesday 17.00-20.00; Friday: 08.30-13.30; 17.00-23.00; Saturday: 08.30-13.30; 17.00-23.00; Sunday: 17.00-23.00. Wintertime: Wednesday: 16.30-19.30; Friday: 09.00-12.00; 16.30-19.30; Saturday: 09.00-12.00; Sunday: 16.30-19.30 Ingresso gratuito. For visits out of hours contact the adjacent Municipal Library. Guided tours by appointment at the Cultural Services office. Admission is free.
Piombino - Populonia
It is a well known important iron and steel industrial area but it is however a charming and beautiful land. It has an important historical centre and middle ages monument and palaces. Opening on to the seaside there is the beautiful Piazza Bovio. In the surroundings there is the Parco archeologico di Baratti Populonia, a magic site of great interest for tourists and historicians.
This ancient Etruscan town was one of the oldest iron industry and trade. Settled on the top of a hill from where you can admire Baratti Gulf, it has a charming , magic centre. On the bottom of the hill there is Necropoli di San Cerbone, just nearby the beach and on the sides Necropoli delle Grotte and Acropoli di Populonia.
For further information please visit: http://www.parchivaldicornia.it/index.php
The most important island of Tuscan archipelago is 23kms from Piombino from where you can warp. Three important sea companies Moby lines, Toremar a Blue Navy offer a good transport service for cars and passengers in an hour voyage. Here you will find delightful beaches and shores Ghiaie, Enfola, Lacona, and visit typical villages Procchio, Cavo, Capoliveri. For further information, please visit http://www.traghetti-elba.it
From Piombino harbour you can go and visit other tuscan archipelago islands, Capraia, Cerboli, Palmarola.
Campiglia - Suvereto - Sassetta
It is the finest village in Val di Cornia. It is on a sweet hill on to the sea. It has etruscan, roman and middle age origin and many old monuments and castes can be visited, like La Rocca castle where you can have the amazing sight of Follonica Gulf. At the root of this hill there is the hot sulfurean thermal waters of Calidario bath.
For further information please visit: http://www.calidario.it/it/index.htm
A charming village, surrounded by old walls, and stoned houses and paved roads. All year long there are folkloric feasts and fairs. In the country around there are canteens and agritourism farms.
For further information please visit: http://www.suvereto.net/
In the heart of Val di Cornia, surrounded by chestnut and oak woods you find Sassetta village, settled on a hill seeing the sea. It is the right place for trekking, going by bike and riding.
For further information please visit: http://www.comunedisassetta.net/