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 and covers an area of 3145 acres. The Diaccia Botrona Reserve is among the most important areas of Tuscany for wintering and migration of many species of waterfowl, waders, the elegant pink flamingos, and nesting of herons and the Marsh Harrier. The Diaccia Botrona Nature Reserve and the whole town of Castiglione are places of excellence, dedicated to biodiversity and sustainable tourism; a fine combination of nature, history and culture.
SUMMER (15th June - 15th September) EVERY DAY (except Monday) at 5 pm and 6.30 pm
FROM SEPTEMBER 16 TO JUNE 14 are available only by appointment with a minimum of 5 paying participants or equivalent.
Full: € 12.00; children, age 5 to 14 years: € 6.00
Visitor Centre Multimedia Museum CASA ROSSA XiMENES
The Multimedia Museum Visitor Center has been created in the beautiful Casa Rossa Ximenes (iconic structure of Maremma’s Reclamation) designed in 1765 by the environmental engineer Leonardo Ximenes by will of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, Pietro Leopoldo of Lorena.
SUMMER (15th June - 15th September) Everyday (except Monday) from 4 pm to 8.30 pm
FROM SEPTEMBER 16 TO MARCH 31 Thursday to Sunday from 3 pm to sunset
FROM APRIL 1 TO 14 JUNE Thursday to Sunday from 3.30 pm to 7 p.m.
Tickets: € 2,50
CULTURAL EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT
“LA MAISON ROUGE” Music, Theatre and Tradition (eighth edition)
FROM JUNE 27 TO SEPTEMBER 5 EVERY TUESDAY AT 10 PM
The elegant and charming Casa Rossa Ximenes and the beautiful Diaccia Botrona Reserve are the invaluable natural frame of this great festival.
Theater, Music and Tradition staged where the amazing beauty of the natural environment blends seamlessly with the many and unique artistic
expressions. A weekly event not to be missed!
TICKETS: € 8.00
HOW TO REACH DIACCIA BOTRONA AND CASA rOSSA XIMENES: