VILLA MORESCA is located in an ideal position to explore the beauty of this picturesque land that runs between the Mediterranean beaches and the rolling hills of Tuscany.
Thanks to the mild climate, Argentario and Maremma offer a wide range of activities that can be done not only in summer, but in most of the seasons of the year.
We report some of the many Tuscan villages in the Maremma and its.
Convent of the Passionists
You can visit the chapel of the convent, built in 1737 da S. Paul of the Cross. From here you can admire the Orbetello Laguna di Ponente and the tombolo of Giannella. Nearby you will reach the Monumental Cross High 19 meters and the highest point of Monte Argentario (Punta Telegrafo), which reaches 635 metri s.l.m. and from where you can admire the island of Giglio and Giannutri.
The Bolster Giannella is a long strip of land about 6 km, bathed by the Tyrrhenian Sea to the north west and south east from the west lagoon of Orbetello. The beach is sandy and the waters are shallow. In Saline, near the River Albenga, are of Spanish fortifications: Forte delle Saline, and the Spanish Farmhouse.
The city is located at the center of the lagoon, which is an important nature reserve managed by the WWF. Among its attractions include the Gothic Cathedral dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta, the picturesque Ponte dam that separates two bodies of water in the lagoon and connects Orbetello Argentario promontory, and the Gunpowder Guzman, historic building built by the Spaniards in 1692 which now houses the Archaeological Museum of Orbetello.
The old town is surrounded by city walls of Siena of the fifteenth century and boasts the charming Piazza of Santa Barbara, from which you can admire the harbor. The surroundings are characterized by a series of forts and towers, including Forte Stella, Philip Strong, Fort St. Catherine and the Tower of Mulinaccio. On the waterfront there are several bars and restaurants.
Porto Santo Stefano: Charming seaside village with two ports, one commercial and one tourist, from where you can reach the island of Giglio and Giannutri. It overlooks a bay dominated by fortresses, including the Spanish fortress built between the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century and now houses a museum and exhibition space. On the waterfront there are several bars and restaurants.
Riserva Naturale Duna Feniglia
Si tratta di una duna lunga 7 kilometers that separates the lagoon from the open sea to the east of Orbetello. Perfect area for running or walking on foot and by bicycle in the open. The part that overlooks the lagoon has huts for ornithological observation, while that of the Mediterranean Sea is mostly a sandy beach with some free bathhouse.
This resort town is situated on a small peninsula surrounded by the Mediterranean vegetation. It stands among the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Cosa. In the archaeological area are worthy of note are the towers of San Pancrazio, San Biagio and the tower Puccini. On the slopes of the promontory lies the sandy beach with beach facilities and restaurants on the shore.
Due to its historical and artistic importance assumed in the Renaissance, The village is sometimes nicknamed Little Athens. It is for the protection of its award-winning beaches and natural attractions, including the WWF at the Lake of Burano. On the crenellated tower of the castle Aldobrandesco and its walls you can admire a panorama of extraordinary beauty. Of not losing: a guided tour and wine tasting at the winery and the vineyards of Monteverro.
It is a park with statues representing the esoteric tarot cards. Located in Garavicchio, near Pescia Fiorentina, was conceived by the French-American artist Niki de Saint Phalle. It is open from 01 April of 15 October, from 14:30 to 19:30.
Magliano in Toscana
The small village of medieval aspect is situated on a hill planted with olive trees and vineyards. The district is rich in Etruscan settlements and also includes the features and location of Pereta Montiano and the Monastery of San Bruttium. The old town, surrounded by an extensive city walls built between the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
Natural Park of Maremma (or Park of Maremma)
Within the 9800 hectares are the last wetlands near the mouth dell'Ombrone (which is home to large colonies of wading birds), some areas of the coast of the most beautiful and untouched areas of the Maremma coast, a dense maquis along the dell'Uccellina mountains and vast grasslands east. To visit the park you can choose a variety of routes depending on the season walk, mounted, by bike or canoe.
The village lies on a rocky promontory in a dominant position on the entire stretch of coast that reaches the Monte Argentario. The surrounding area is characterized by the presence of vegetation typical of the Mediterranean and from the long sandy beaches lined with pine trees. Here you can visit the Aquarium of the lagoon.
The old town is well preserved despite many historical monuments have been destroyed by bombing in the Second World War. Among the attractions are the Cathedral, the oldest square in the city (Piazza Leandra) with le mura medievali, and the old port which is an important architectural work. On the waterfront there are many restaurants and bars. From the harbor you can catch numerous cruise ships and ferries.
The old town is surrounded by a city wall that has remained almost unchanged in their appearance over the centuries. Among the attractions are the Palace Aldobrandeschis, built in medieval times and then rebuilt in neo-Gothic style at the beginning of the last century; Teatro degli Industri and the Modern Theatre hosting various events and shows; and the Corso Carducci, the main shopping street.
Ancient village situated on the hills of Grosseto, famous throughout the world for its fine red wine: Morellino di Scansano. Walking through the narrow streets of the historic center, you can admire numerous medieval buildings and beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.
It was one of the oldest and most important Etruscan settlements, that among the items of archaeological interest has vast necropolis (in particular that of Monterozzi) enclosing rock tombs and an extraordinary series of paintings. In centro, the grand palace Vitelleschi, completed in elegant Renaissance to the 1490, is home to the National Museum of Tarquinia.
It is a quaint fishing village perched on a promontory, dominated by the old town which culminates with the medieval castle on the highest point. This famous seaside resort has been awarded for the quality of the sea and beaches.
It is a suburb located on a spur of tufa, that overhanging the green valleys surrounding. Before Etruscan and Roman, the village is passed successively under different families such as Aldobrandeschis, the Orsini and the Medici. It is also known by the name of “Little Jerusalem” for the historical presence of a Jewish community, of which you can still see the synagogue.
Located in the hinterland of the Maremma, This resort is located on top of a hill overlooking the famous hot springs of the homonymous tourist spa that extends to a radius of about 30 km. The sulphurous waters in 37 and a half degrees are renowned therapeutic properties.