If you wish an intimate experience to discover the wild beauty of Maremma in Southern Tuscany, this is the excursion you need to book! Enjoy the full day trip from Civitavecchia’s port visiting Pitigliano and Sovana, two gems of the region and where the Aldobrandeschi clan arrived and ruled in Maremma during the dark era of the Middle Ages leaving behind high towers, castles and walled towns. But Maremma is not just culture and landscapes; it is also a region rich in typical products to be tasted and savoured while drinking a good glass of wine. After all of this it is the time to immerse yourself into the sulphurous spring water, at a temperature of 37.5 °C, of are well known for their therapeutic properties, offering relaxation and well being through immersion like a jacuzzi in the middle of paradise! The tour is operate with an air-conditionedsedan/minivan Mercedes.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPractically carved out of "Tufaceous" rock (volcanic rock) the town of Pitigliano sits upon one of the suggestive tuff spurs, conferring a unique beauty to the town landscape. Pitigliano makes up part of an area called "borghi del tufo" — towns carved of tuff stone.The tradition of wine in this area is based on Tuscany's white grape of choice (Trebbiano Toscano). Bianco di Pitigliano, is a crisp white wines with floral and mineral notes. There are also several red wines to be tried, the more famous fall under the Morellino di Scansano or Sovana DOCs. Without a doubt, Pitigliano is best known for its nickname “Little Jerusalem” thanks to the position close to Rome, where escaping Jews could find refuge. Pitigliano, as early as the 14th century, became an important haven for the Jews, and their numbers grews so much so that they built a Temple in 1598.Pass By: Pitigliano Centro Storico, Pitigliano, Province of Grosseto, TuscanySovana is a one street town with an intriguing Romanesque Cathedral. A stone’s throw from the most impressive Etruscan necropolis in Tuscany. It’s one of the most picturesque villages in the region. A visit here means walking along the main street via del Pretorio that runs from the ruins of the fortress built by the Aldobrandeschi famiy, the Rocca Aldobrandesca, to the Cathedral. The street leads to the town’s central square Piazza del Pretorio. By the way, exploring Sovana, you will really feel away from the modern world and into a unique dimension of the past!Pass By: Cattedrale di San Pietro, Sovana, Sorano, Province of Grosseto, Tuscany