Castagneto Carducci and its surroundings

Some suggestions:

Half-day tours:

  • Bolgheri and the Wine Road - tours and wine or oil tasting in the prestigious wineries of the area.
  • The inland charming medieval villages of Monteverdi, Sassetta, Suvereto, Campiglia, Casale
  • Gulf of Baratti and the charming castle of Populonia with its breathtaking views and romantic sunsets.
    The Etruscan necropolis of Populonia and the pleasant hiking trails of the promontory of Salivoli.
  • the Archeological Mines Park of San Silvestro and its funny train tours: - tel. +39/0565/226445
  • Massa Marittina and its beautiful cathedral.
  • Val di Cecina and the villages of Montescudaio, Guardistallo, Casale Marittimo e Bibbona.

One day tours:
Castagneto is an excellent starting point for visiting Tuscany, its countryside and its beautiful cities of art.

  • Val di Luce e Casciana Spa (PI). Riparbella, Castellina Marittina, Pieve di San Luce, Orciano Pisano and the ancient castle of Lari.
  • The “Macchiaioli route”
    The Macchiaioli were famous Italian painters of XIX century: discover the places that inspired them, becoming the location for some of the most important paintings of Italian history of art, follow the route through Rosignano Marittino, Castiglioncello with Pasquini castle, Torre di Calafuria – Livorno and its Medicean "fossi" (possibilities of boat trips, see below) and Giovanni Fattori Museum.
  • The towns of Volterra and San Gimignano and on the way back, Val di Cecina with the hamlets di Montescudaio, Guardistallo, Casale Marittimo e Bibbona.
  • Tha fascinating Monteriggioni and Siena.
  • The famous roofless Abbey of San Galgano with its Sword in the Stone:
    In the evocative setting of the Abbey you can also enjoy concerts and opera performances.
  • Massa Marittima, Grosseto and its area.
  • Maremma and the beautiful beaches of Cala Violina and Castiglione della Pescaia, the trendy touristic harbour of Punta Ala and the National Park of Uccellina.
  • The Grosseto hinterland:  Capalbio. The Etruscan villages: Sovana, Sorano, Pitigliano
  • Lucca and its enchanting villas.
  • Pisa and its famous villas.
  • Florence, Pisa and Livorno: easy to reach by car or by train from the Castagneto Carducci - Donoratico station

Boat trip in the Tuscan Archipelago:
From Livorno:
Isle of Capraia: from Rosignano (Marina Cala de' Medici) infoline: 328/7095470 – 329/2021220 – www.
Isle of Elba: ferry boat from Piombino about  every half an hour - Mobylines, Toremar

Boat trips in Livorno:
“Fossi medicei” tour - info: cell. 348/7382094

Biking tours and trekking routes
The hills of Castagneto Carducci offer wide possibilities for biking tour and trekking lovers with beautiful trails to meet any taste and expectation.
We can suggest you some itineraries and you will find detailed brochures in the apartments
To learn more, you can also visit the website of Castagneto Carducci Municipality

To learn more about the beauties and the history of the area, please see also:

Via della Marina, Marina di Castagneto Tel: +39/0565/744276

Mail to:
tel. 338 4100261 / 340 3390010
Co/Associazione Messidoro
via Carducci, 1 (palazzo Comunale)
57022 Castagneto Carducci

Piazza Cavour n. 5 - 57100 Livorno Tel. 0586 204611 Fax 0586 896173 -

For information about oil and wine tastings you can contact:
Loc. San Guido - 57020 Bolgheri Tel. 0565 749768 Fax 0565 749705

To learn more about Bolgheri’s worldwide famous wines: