The sea and its beaches

The sea and beaches of the Tuscan Archipelago will thrill you whatever the season and weather.

Rich in vegetation, the crystal clear sea has been awarded the 'Bandiera Blu' (Blue Flag).

The most beautiful beaches:

The White Beaches "Spiagge bianche"
More than 5 kms of free access beach made of white fine sand, and a 'Punto Azzurro' equipped for any service.
The White Beaches in Rosignano, one of the favourite choices for water sports fans, a place to practise surfing, kitesurfing and windsurfing.
White Beaches has become a very popular surfing spot, not just for its charming white sand and blue sea, but mostly for its favourable wind exposure.

Rocks and white sandy beach with facilities and a bar.
Lillatro is a good place for windsurfing and kitesurfing.

Bau beach
A small beach, close to Lillatro, specific for pet dogs

Marina Cala de’ Medici, Rosignano Solvay

Cala de Medici is an exclusive marina.
The resort is well organized for efficient support and logistics to yachts and sailing boats, offering all comforts and services to sailors, visitors, tourists and guests.   

Fun, parks, outdoor activities

Acqua Village Cecina fun water park, swimming pools, toboggans, all sort of water games.   

Cavallino Matto, Marina di Castagneto Carducci it’s a fun park surrounded by nature, games for both children and grown-ups.   

Acquario di Livorno the largest aquarium in Tuscany, an outing to discovering the Mediterranean sea.   

Centro Faunistico Bioparco Gallorose
50,000 square meters in nature, a park with 14,000 types of plants and trees, 180 animal species and farm tools and implements from the past.   

Parco archeologico di Baratti e Populonia
History and archaeology can be found in the Parco Archeologico di Baratti and Populonia, a wonderful and uncontaminated landscape, with tombs and buildings dating back to the Etruscan and Roman eras, lying in the typical Mediterranean woodland.   

Centro Ippico Cecinese
At the Centro Ippico Cecinese, the FISE qualified horse riding instructors can help you improve your horse riding techniques.
Furthermore, they can take care of your beloved horse during your holiday.   

Historic towns

Centuries of history in art and traditions await to be visited, whether they are totally immersed in the pleasant countryside or lounging on the hills overlooking the sea; nature, history, myths and folklore all tangled in picturesque towns, like Rosignano Marittimo, Bibbona, Castagneto Carducci, Piombino, Populonia, Suvereto, Sassetta and much more.

Wine and oil route

Once the cradle of the Etruscan civilization, Tuscany has now become home of some of the most famous brands in the world.

It is here where are fine wines are produced such as the Sassicaia and the Ornellaia, and the most prestigious wineries of the area will open their doors to tourists in a real Wine Route, winding paths in parallel to the Tyrrhenian coast.

With a guided tour you’ll learn, appreciate and experience about these specialties along with delicacies and typical products of the place, exploring the inextricable link between tradition and gastronomy.


The most shining jewel of Tuscany was founded in the first century B.C. by the Romans then moved many centuries later under the rule of the Medici family, which influence was well represented by Lorenzo the Magnificent. He indeed led Florence to a magnificence long remained unmatched in Renaissance Europe. Proof of this great legacy can be seen in every corner of the city: the Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, the Uffizzi Gallery, the Medici Chapel and much more.


Located deep in the Tuscan hinterland, Siena made its appearance at the time of the Etruscan civilization and reached its apogee in the Middle Ages, becoming an important trade route for Rome. This development led to an enlargement of the territory and a special care in the architecture and urbanism of Siena, which is found in the structure of the village with narrow alleys and noble palaces and ancient walls. City with multiple attractions, some of which are the cathedral dating back to the fourteenth century and Piazza del Campo, where every year it’s revived by the colors of the famous Palio.


Its origins date back to the Etruscan civilization , then became a Roman colony whose legacy can be seen in today's urban structure.

Due to its location it developed a role purely maritime and, thanks to trade and expansionist policies, along with three other cities became a Maritime Republic domineering in the Mediterranean.

The most representative monuments are undoubtedly the Leaning Tower and the Dome from "Square of Miracles" ranks among the World Heritage Site by UNESCO; nevertheless Pisa offers several landmarks that are waiting to be visited.


Built in the early 1500s, the walls of the city were a great deterrent against enemy Republics and today they adorn the old town with their wide track which operates as a sightseeing walk.

The main economic source of the time was the art and the silk trade in Lucca which held the monopoly for many years.

Many buildings and places are considered emblematic of the city as the Duomo, Piazza San Martino, Palazzo della Signoria and many more.

San Gimignano

It is situated between Florence and Siena, in the middle of the Tuscan countryside.

San Gimignano with its 334 meters above sea level totally dominates the land of Val d'Elsa. Listed as World Heritage by UNESCO, the city of Etruscan origin took its name from the Bishop of Modena “Gimignano” who saved it several times from enemy attack.

Although small, the town grew to 72 towers symbol of power and wealth of the families who prospered there, among which there is the Torre called Rognosa that still stands today with its 51 meters above the Palazzo del Podestà in Piazza Duomo.


Known as Velathri by the Etruscans, it passed under the hegemony of the Romans after a long siege because of its strategic position.

Its development took place between the fifth and fourth centuries BC thanks to the widespread farming and the manufacturing of the alabaster stone, through which it’s still famous today - in fact, there are countless workshops scattered throughout the historic center of the city where the alabaster is an undisputed ruler.