Grosseto – Best beaches Tuscany
The province of Grosseto is best known for its beautiful long sandy beaches. The huge natural Maremma park, is the green scenery of southern Tuscany. Rolling hills with countless mountain bike trails, hiking trails and beaches. Grosseto is the perfect place for a beach holiday, bike holiday or hike trip.
Holiday Grosseto: 5 tips
5 Tips to discover if this province of Tuscany suits you:
Cycling and mountain biking
Forest paths with challenging mtb trails and small gravel and asphalted hill roads with breathtaking views. A cycle paradise! For the more ‘casual’ cyclist there is also a nice flat bike area along the coast.
Hiking and walking in Tuscany
The protected nature park of the Maremma (Parco naturale delle Maremma) attracts many walkers. The varied landscape of beaches, hills, cliffs and pine forests offers hiking trails on every level.
Grosseto: a nature holiday in paradise
‘Parco naturale dell’Uccellina’ another nature reserve in this area and the pine forest ‘Parco naturale Alberese’ is the perfect place for nature lovers. Whether by foot, bike or horse you can see wild boar, wild horses (with or without cowboys) and the occasional flamingo. The park is a birdwatchers paradise; raptors such as the falcon and the peregrine falcon are commonly seen here.
Beach holiday Tuscany
This southern part of the Tuscan coast has beautiful sandy beaches with crystal clear water of which many child friendly. Perfect for a family holiday in Italy. Several beaches in this southern part of Tuscany have earned the ‘Bandiera Blue’ (Blue Flag) eco label. Cala di Violina is one of our personal favourites, like Alberese Feniglia beach that connects the Monte Argentario peninsula to the mainland. Other beach tips in southern tuscany: Castiglione della Pescaia and Marina di Grosseto are worth a beach day if you ask us. The best beaches of Tuscany are definitely in the province of Grosseto.
The most beautiful villages of Tuscany
Do you know the 19 most beautiful villages in Tuscany? 6 Of these typical Tuscan villages are located in Grosseto! This part of the Tuscan coast hots Giglio Castello, Montemerano, Pitigliano, Porto Ercole and Santa Fiora, all entitled to call themselves one of the most beautiful villages in Tuscany.
How to arrive to Grosseto
To arrive to Grosseto the airport of Rome of the airport of Pisa would be the best choice. A car is necessary to discover this wild part of Tuscany.