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Visit Diaccia Botrona and Casa Rossa Ximenes (Castiglione della Pescaia Tuscany Italy)

Casa Rossa Ximenes is found just outside of town close to the Fiume Bruna and is best reached by bicycle or car. Built in 1765 on the edge of the now Riserva naturale Diaccia Botrona, the purpose of this slice gated house was to control the water flow into and out of the Diaccia Botrona, the idea was to keep water flowing and avoid stagnant water build up in the lake.

It’s a popular place to visit and it is best to book in advance to guarantee a boat ride.   Natural Reserve Diaccia Botrona The Diaccia Botrona Nature Reserve represents the last part of the marshes of Castiglione della Pescaia...

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A fantastic thermal wind for sailing sports.

Kitesurf A fantastic thermal wind for sailing sports. One of the benefits of the Maremma Toscana, with its beautiful long coastal beaches and hilly hinterland, is the constant thermal wind that blows on the coast and favors the sports that take advantage...

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Biking in the hills around Castiglione della Pescaia

Biking in the hills around Castiglione della Pescaia

A beautiful experience that is possible for many levels of rider.

Following our latest off-road route we rode some gravel roads and single trails up the hills and back down to the coast. Castiglione della Pescaia (italy - Tuscany) has been increasingly the focus of biking for the last few years, including the Giro...

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Geotermic Park of Biancane

The nature reserves of Tuscany: the path Geothermal Biancane is located in Monterotondo Marittimo (Grosseto - Tuscany) and is part of the National Park of the Metalliferous Hills - Tuscan Mining Geopark - European & Global Geopark Under the Auspices of UNESCO.

The feature of this park are the extraordinary vapor emissions, and the change that they have? caused by changing the entire territory and the color of the Metalliferous Hills. The charming and exciting landscape, surrounded by mud boiling, white vapor,...

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Hidden path to Monastic ruins of San Guglielmo.

Behind the hills easily just behind Castiglione della Pescaia which is worth a walk to especially if you feel a change from the beach are the Monastic ruins of San Guglielmo.

These ruins are an important sign of growth of an order of the Catholic church and are named after William of Maleval who lived there around 1155.

“William of Maleval (or William the Great) (died 10 February 1157) was the founder of the Catholic congregation of Williamites, a branch of theHermits of St. Augustine. He was beatified in 1202.” (WIKI 2016)    Maleval, is...

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Ancient caves in the park

Itinerary A3 of the Regional park of the Maremma.

The Regional park of the Maremma is located just south of Grosseto and is one of the major natural attractions for tourists in the area of the Maremma. We decided it would be a good idea to explore some of the different walks one can do in the park....

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