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The area enjoys a very mild climate typical of the seaside resorts. Within 5 km, you can find the tourist port of Puntone di Scarlino and the beautiful bays of Cala Martina and Cala Violina (a selected beach among the ten most beautiful ones in Italy) reachable on foot or by bikes through a path in the wood.

The territory of Scarlino is ideal for lovers of trekking and mountain bike. In fact, ‘Le Bandite di Scarlino’ nature reserve, a large woody area overlooking the sea and characterized by the Mediterranean maquis, offers cycling and running paths with breathtaking landscapes.

The sorrounding area

Nearby there are many characteristic places where it is possible to taste typical dishes of Maremma cuisine, homemade pasta, fish specialities and quality wines.

Thanks to its position in the middle of the Etruscan area, the holiday house is not too far from the necropolis of Populonia, Vetulonia and Roselle and the medieval towns of Massa Marittima, Volterra and San Gimignano. Cities of art such as Siena, Pisa and Florence are reachable in two-hour drive. Moreover, daily trip to the Islands of Elba, Giglio and Giannutri  are organised in the area.



Petriolo Spa (km. 80)
Le The Petriolo Spa was first mentioned in 1239 when Siena carried out a census of all the people who went there to be cured with its thermal waters; even Pope Pio II went there to benefit from the water’s exceptional properties. But the spa ? s origins are believed to date back to Roman times at the same time as the Roman settlements, discovered in the area. Situated alongside the Farma stream, the 40°C water – rich in sulphide hydrogen, excellent for curing respiratory ailments – is channeled by pipes that bring it up from a depth of 300 metres to the surface. A modern, thermal bath complex is well equipped for mud therapy, inhalation cures, nasal sprays and aerosol. Next to the Thermal Centre, there is also a Wellness Centre, offering varied treatments for the care and beauty of the face and body.

Terme del Calidario (km. 30)
This thermal spring was known in Etruscan times as was a flourishing iron and steel industry in the same area; and in Roman times, the spring supplied water to the Roman legionaries. In 1249, building began on the first containing wall for the hot water that came, and still does, to the surface at 37°C at a capacity of 12.000 litres per second.
The water is rich in sulphates and chlorides, wonderful for curing skin and respiratory problems.
Nowadays, the spa has developed its services to include wellness treatments, restaurants, residential complexes and areas for motor homes.


You can easily get to Castiglione della Pescaia, Punta Ala and Follonica, seaside resorts known for their shallow sea depths, their wide sandY beaches and their beautiful pine-woods that make the holiday particularly suitable for families with children.