Etruscan Coast

Campiglia Marittima

18Feb

Situated on a hill overlooking the sea and the surrounding countryside, Campiglia Marittima is one of the loveliest old hill towns on the Costa degli Etruschi. Here in heart of the Val di Cornia where ancient traditions live on, remains bearing witness to the Etruscan, Roman and Medieval civilizations can be found.
The Costa degli Etruschi Wine Route – home of the prestigious Val di Cornia DOC wines – winds through olive groves, vineyards and Mediterranean scrub, where farms and producers of the excellent local extra-virgin olive oil and other delicious specialties can be found.
Inviting trails through the hills and woods can be enjoyed on foot or by bike.

Massa Marittima

18Feb

Situated 20 kms from the sea to a height of 400mts, Massa Marittima welcomes its guests in the “old town” around the magnificent cathedral, characterized by an intense medieval flavor and a great artistic value, and the “new city” , an expansion planned in 1228.

Suvereto

18Feb

Suvereto is set on the slopes of the hills overlooking the sea and the Costa degli Etruschi in the green valley of the River Cornia, and is a true jewel, rich in history and art. The town displays an enchanting architectural harmony and its ancient walls enclose paved streets lined with stone houses, historical buildings, impressive churches, and shady cloisters. Thick cork, chestnut and oak woods, andMediterranean scrub grow down to the sea. The Wine Route winds its way through countryside rich with grapevines and centuries-old olive trees. The region is swarming with agricultural enterprises, oil mills, wineries, and farmholiday resorts where you can try local products and traditional dishes. Suvereto’s old traditions live on in ancient crafts passed down from generation to generation. Country trades and handicrafts are reminders of centuries of hard work and dedication.