Daily Archives: 18/02/2016

San Vincenzo

18Feb

San Vincenzo combines natural beauty with the amenities of a welcoming, hospitable resort, making it an international tourist destination where relaxing holidays can be enjoyed all year round.  San Vincenzo has been inhabited since very ancient times – later it became an Etruscan and then a Roman settlement. Today, it is a modern, efficient town offering a wide variety of holiday accommodation and sports facilities, in addition to a well-equipped harbour for pleasure craft. It is internationally renowned for is restaurants, which offer dishes based on local products and for the excellent wines from the area. The Rimigliano Nature Reserve with its varied and protected environment, the nearby medieval villages, the Etruscan remains at Baratti and Campiglia and the mineral spa at Venturina make San Vincenzo the ideal base for excursions along the Costa degli Etruschi.

Calidario di Venturina

18Feb

Immersed in an ancient bath of 36 degrees,  natural spring offers to relax and refresh your senses in an inspiring setting. Men of different eras sought warmth and relief in this spring ,leaving evidence of their presence and happy stay, right here on the banks of Calidario.Surrounded by a lush pine forest that encloses and captures the scents of nature to enjoy. The Calidario is a small lake with hot spring water at 36 degrees, which flows directly into the lake with an average flow of 12,000 gallons per minute. It is accessed through heated changing rooms which lead directly into the lake.

Castagneto Carducci

18Feb

This “Eldorado of Italian wine” as it has been called, is the result of nature’s generosity, the climate and the talent of its wine makers. Farms, wine cellars designed by great architects, small quality agricultural holdings, churches and castles punctuate the Wine Route as it winds through an evocative setting of hills and woods on one side and the sea on the other, in a landscape that is sumptuous and contained at the same time.

Suvereto

18Feb

Costa degli Etruschi Wine Costa degli Etruschi Wine Route – the Suvereto sub region of the Val di Cornia Doc region – winds its way through countryside rich with agricultural traditions, among cork, oak and ilex woods and Mediterranean scrub.Increasingly better-known and appreciated wines are made here by blending the traditional grapes of this region, such as Sangiovese, with Cabernet, Merlot and Sirah to create a fusion of tradition and innovation.

San Vincenzo

18Feb

Il Corbezzolo e il Ginepro are along the entire surrounding of San Vincenzo and at the end of those there are the access points to other trekking routes: east (San CArlo area) with those of Castagneto Carducci, Sassetta Suvereto, Campiglia M., and to the south (the terminal zone of the coastal park Rimigliano) with those of the City and the Promontory of Piombino Populonia.
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Giardino Sospeso adventure park

18Feb

The “Hanging Garden” Adventure Park is set among centuries-old oak trees in “Il Giardino” state forest at Riparbella (Pisa), where acrobatic courses through the treetops have been created and are open to all. There are 5 acrobatic courses – 2 for children over 110cm tall, and 3 for adults and youngsters over 140cm tall – consisting of a series of fixed and suspended platforms linked by crossings of varying lengths and degrees of difficulty.