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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…
Top Choice Tuscan in Suvereto

Osteria di Suvereto da I'Ciocio

Worthy recipient of a Slow Food accolade (the only Suvereto eatery so honoured), this osteria opposite the handsome 13th-century palazzo comunale (town hall) has a beautiful terrace lined by honey-coloured stone wal…
Top Choice Tuscan in Bolgheri

Enoteca Tognoni

This wine-lined enoteca is a temple to taste, both gastronomic and oenological. Sassicaia (€28 per 100mL) is among dozens of local wines available to sample – others are more affordable. The menu is limited but dele…
Top Choice Tuscan in Bolgheri

Enoteca de Centro

When a wine bar is as friendly as this, the fact that it also serves great food comes as a delightful surprise. Michele Innocenti is a genial host and expert on local wine, and he will gladly guide you in a tasting …
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 …
Seafood in Golfo di Baratti

Canessa

What makes this seafood restaurant at Porta di Baratti so unique is the 15th-century watchtower that the modern building is wrapped around. The freshly made pasta is delicious, as are the many fishy choices. Best of…
Cafe in Castiglioncello

Caffè Ginori

This 1940s bar and cafe was the favourite haunt of Italian heart-throb Marcello Mastroianni when he had a summer villa in Castiglioncello, and it remains the most popular cafe in town. Join the locals relaxing and c…
Tuscan in Bolgheri

La Taverna del Pittore

The Painter's Tavern has a rustic dining room that's full of charm, but the best tables are under the orange trees outside. The menu specialises in local game – expect plenty of duck, pigeon, pheasant and boar, expe…
Tuscan in Suvereto

Enoteca dei Difficili

Suvereto's younger generation loves this spirited osteria. No wonder: the brick ceiling and vintage chairs ensure it's stylish, there's live music on weekends and tasty treats include soup (€7.50) and €12 taglieri (…
Cultural in Suvereto

Le Serate Medievali

For two nights each year in mid-July the Serate Medievali transforms the Romanesque cloister of the Convento di San Francesco into a medieval marketplace complete with locals dressed in traditional costume, fire eat…