What to do in the Etruscan Coast

Etruscan Coast

is an area to experience

Alta Maremma, with its history, hills rolling to the sea, ancient olive groves and famous wineries, offers many activities to enjoy during all seasons: cultural experiences, sports and cuisine. For this, Hotel Terme di Venturina, in the heart of the Etruscan Coast, is the ideal place to spend a holiday, not only for health, but also sports, gastronomy, culture and fun.

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES AND MUSEUMS

The Parks of the Val di Cornia represent a unique reality in Italy. Six areas between the coast and the hills tell of a thousand-year history of the ancient Etruscans, up to today, with exciting new archaeological discoveries. There are many museums and parks to visit, and all integrated. Among them are the archaeological museum of Populonia, the Castle Museum with medieval ceramics; the archaeological Park of San Silvestro; Rocca di Campiglia, and Baratti and Populonia archaeological Park.

FOOD AND WINE

You cannot leave the Maremma without having tasted its cuisine of typical dishes made with local produce and accompanied by fine wines.

This land of great wines is also a land of olive trees, now the home of prestigious mills that produce some of the best Italian extra virgin oils. Alongside oil and wine, among the most valuable resources of the Val di Cornia, you can enjoy fruits, vegetables, legumes and cereals, often obtained with organic farming, and various types of packaged foods like homemade honey, cheese and salami.

At Hotel Terme di Venturina, a few kilometers from Bolgheri and Suvereto, you can visit some of the most prestigious wineries in Alta Maremma: Sassicaia, Ornellaia, Le Macchiole, Tua Rita, Petra, Muratori.

You can book guided tours and tastings at some mills in the area.

SPORT

Hill, sea and a mild climate. These three strengths make the Etruscan Coast the ideal place for outdoor sports during most of the year. This makes Hotel Terme is the ideal destination for lovers of sporting holidays.

Around Terme di Venturina runs a network of trails of varying difficulty, ideal for fans of hiking, running, horseback riding and cycling. Visitors can venture along the many paths to discover the most popular views and panoramas in Tuscany.

The Etruscan Coast is the ideal place to pursue water sports: sailing, windsurfing, surfing, canoeing, and snorkeling. Schools and courses allow learning, or just spending a different kind of day in discovery of unique and spectacular marine fauna and flora.

Tennis enthusiasts can play on clay courts just 200 meters from Hotel Terme.

Finally, golf lovers will enjoy the 18-hole Golf Club Pelagone Tuscany, just a twenty minute drive from Hotel Terme.

FUN

The Etruscan Coast also provides lots of fun.

The gates of Water Village open every summer at Follonica and Cecina. These two large water parks offer kilometers of slides, pools of different sizes, umbrellas, restaurants, music and entertainment for all ages.

Just minutes from Venturina Terme is also one of the largest amusement parks in central Italy. Nestled in the pine wood of Marina Di Castagneto, the Cavallino Matto is an excellent and fun alternative to beaches and water parks even on less sunny days. There are many attractions, trails and games suitable for all ages.

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