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Maremma in Tuscany

Maremma area in southern Tuscany

Maremma is a large area in southern Tuscany. It is a perfect microcosm that stretches between the provinces of Livorno and Grosseto. In the Divine Commedy, Dante Alighieri identified its borders from "Cecina to Corneto" (Tarquinia in Lazio). Maremma is unique because of the variety of its territory: blue sea, long beaches, black rock, hills covered with woods, marshes and flat lands, green hills and natural thermal baths.

It's a timeless region with ancient roots. Here the Etruscans and then the Romans flourished for centuries leaving behind important traces in the Etruscan cities of Populonia and Roselle and many archeological finds around the region. Then the Aldobrandeschi clan arrived and ruled in Maremma during the dark era of the Middle Ages leaving behind high towers, castles and walled towns such as Santa Fiora and Sovana. The Medici and Lorena families also lived here, as the massive Medici wall in Grosseto remind us. The Medici actually started the land reclamation of the marshes in Maremma that ended only after the Second World War.

Maremma is not just culture and landscapes; it is also a region rich in typical products to be tasted and savoured while drinking a good glass of wine. Sea, hills and mountains melt perfectly in its food, the acquacotta soup is a just one example.

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Discover the Wild Beauty of Maremma

Maremma is a large region of Tuscany that goes from Cecina to Tarquina in Lazio. Clear seas, long narrow beaches with black stone accents, round hills, thick woods and mountains are just a few of the beauties that await you in Maremma.

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Talamone in Maremma

Talamone is a charming fishing village, with its historical center dwarfed by the ancient castle of the Aldobrandeschi clan which offers great views over the Silver Coast. It is an attractive Tuscan seaside destination surrounded by the Natural Park of the Maremma.

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La Valentina Nuova Farmhouse 3 km from the Beach

La Valentina Nuova farmhouse, immersed in the Natural Park of the Maremma, offers its guests 4 comfortable apartments for a relaxing holiday in one of the most beautuful areas of the Maremma area in southern Tuscany.

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What to Do in Maremma

Whatever you plan to do during your holidays in Maremma, you'll do it! This area in southern Tuscany offers a quite endless list of things and activities to do open air - like horseback riding and mountain biking - as well as water sports and excurions amidst nature (Talamone, for example, is a popular destination for all kite and wind surfing passionates). If you prefer relaxing on the beach and sun bathing or enjoying a few beauty treatments or the natural thermal water benefits...well, you'll have plenty of choice as well!

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Capalbio

Capalbio is a charming medieval village in Maremma overlooked by the Fortress of the Aldobrandeschi and imposing, ancient walls from which you can admire a breathtaking landscape of the Maremma area.

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Your Itinerary in the Maremma

Planning to spend time in the Maremma?  Here are some highlights that should be on your list of "must-sees"while exploring including the best seaside and beaches, the picturesque villages and its culinary traditions.

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Locanda nel Cassero

The Locanda nel Cassero is a small charming restaurant in the medieval hilltop village of Civitella Marittima in the "upper" Maremma, serving regional and local specialties.

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Saturnia and its Thermal Baths

Saturnia is a beautiful town in Maremma famous for its thermal baths, the sulphurous waters well-known for their therapeutic properties. In addition to the spa centers, the outdoor waterfalls are freely available to the public.

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