Etruscan Coast attractions

Top Choice Archaeological Site in Golfo di Baratti

Parco Archeologico di Baratti e Populonia

The Etruscan sites on display here are some of Tuscany's finest. Four marked walking trails lead through a vast green park, revealing a ruined town and well-preserved prehistoric tombs. The gigantic circular tumulus…
Archaeological Site in San Vincenzo

Parco Archeominerario di San Silvestro

The area's 3000-year mining history is explored at this intriguing industrial site in Campiglia Marittima, approximately 10km inland from San Vincenzo. Here you can explore the ruins of the 14th-century mining town …
Landmark in Bolgheri

Cypress Alley

Made famous by Tuscan poet Giosuè Carducci in his 1874 poem Davanti a San Guido, this avenue of 2540 cypress trees is 5km long and dead straight, providing a truly stunning entry to town.
Castle in Castiglioncello

Castello Pasquini

Crenellated Castello Pasquini was built in the late 19th century. Today it is surrounded by lovely tree-shaded grounds and a great play park.
Castle in Suvereto

Rocca Aldobrandesca

Suvereto's crowning glory is this part-15th-century rocca (castle), abandoned in the 1600s and slowly being restored. The climb to it up winding village streets is steep but rewards with a magnificent panorama of su…
Convent in Suvereto

Il Chiostro di San Francesco

A stroll from the main street, Via Matteoti, uphill along Via del Crocifisso, brings you to these cloisters, all that remains of the 13th-century Convento di San Francesco. These are used today as a stunning stage f…