During your stay in Maremma you will certainly not miss the opportunity to visit the area through a series of excursions that we can organize for you and your loved ones in nearby Pitigliano, Scansano or in any other city in Tuscany you prefer, like Florence, Siena or Pisa alone to name a few.
Among our favorite excursions and those that we recommend you absolutely do not miss, You Find…
PITIGLIANO and SOVANA
Pitigliano is one of the most beautiful towns in Italy: set in a tufa promontory, it has been inhabited for thousands of years and is also known as the Little Jerusalem for its ancient Jewish ghetto. A beautiful country of Etruscan origin that still retains the charm of the medieval period of the Aldobrandeschi, lords of the Maremma.
Sovana: a small village a few km from Pitigliano. It was an ancient episcopal seat, still preserving valuable examples of churches from various eras and medieval palaces of the great lords of the time. It is one of the sites of the Città del Tufo Archaeological Park.
Distance from Scansano Pigliano km 39 – Sovana km 47
Capital of the Maremma, it is a pretty medieval city with the historic center completely surrounded by walls. To see: Piazza Dante Alighieri, the Duomo (Cathedral of San Lorenzo) and the Museum of Natural History of the Maremma.
Distance from Scansano 32 km
CAPALBIO AND THE TAROT GARDEN
Capalbio is an ancient medieval village famous for its remarkable panoramic position and for the double walls wanted, in different eras, by the Aldobrandeschi lords and the Republic of Siena. The village is still intact and very beautiful. As well as the surroundings of Capalbio and in particular the Tarot Garden, an artistic park inspired by the Parc Guell of Barcelona, which collects statues of the major arcana of the tarot cards scattered in a lush garden.
Distance from Scansano Capalbio km 35 – Tarot Garden km 43
PARK OF MAREMMA
Wonderful natural park that also boasts historical and artistic features of great importance: a true oasis on the sea where you can observe rare animal species and admire pristine nature corners. The park guides are available for itineraries on foot, by carriage, by bike and on horseback, upon reservation.
Distance from Scansano 40 km
ORBETELLO and MONTE ARGENTARIO
Small fishing town overlooking the lagoon that hosts a WWF oasis: an artificial bridge, the Leopolda Dam, separates it from Monte Argentario, a large municipality in the south of the Maremma famous for its natural beauty and its beaches and coves. The two most important centers are Porto Ercole and Porto Santo Stefano, pretty seaside villages. All around, the wildest nature triumphs!
Distance from Scansano Orbetello km 43 – Argentario km 53
Small fishing village, built on a rocky promontory around a 15th century fortress. A gem overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, an ideal destination for an afternoon stroll.
Distance from Scansano 40 km
CASTIGLIONE DELLA PESCAIA
Known seaside resort with beautiful beaches lapped by a fresh pine forest is also an ancient medieval village protected by a remarkable city wall with towers and a 15th century castle. The country is surrounded by a vast natural area with a particular ecosystem, internationally recognized.
Do not miss the late afternoon walk along the picturesque harbor-canal.
Distance from Scansano 56 km
An ancient village situated on a high and isolated hill, Massa Marittima preserves a historic center of great value. The Piazza is extraordinary, the beautiful cathedral of San Cerbone surrounded by several buildings typical of the municipal era, the Fonte dell’Abbondanza is famous. All dominated by the Clock Tower.
Distance from Scansano km 77