Fun for children

Podere Il Martellino - agriturismo : Follonica, Maremma Toscana - giochi per bambini [image by virgorama]

Even the children can find opportunities for fun in Follonica at the Eastern pinewood with the two camps of Minigolf, the circuit for the minicar and the playground, or to the Acquavillage. In the nearby there are the roller coaster park in Marina di Castagneto named Cavallino Matto and in Cecina a zoo named Parco …

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Podere Il Martellino - agriturismo : Follonica, Maremma Toscana - equitazione [image by J C M]

Sports such as scuba diving, sailing and surfing (especially related to the latest trend Kite) can be applied in this stretch of coast where the sea is blue and there is always some sea breeze together with the sun during summer. The marinas of Punta Ala and Marina di Scarlino are a short drive, as …

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Podere Il Martellino - agriturismo : Follonica, Maremma Toscana - spa, terme di venturina

Spa treatments are the latest trend in holiday, but who is born here or attends as a tourist this area for some time, knows that in Maremma health care and wellness holidays have always gone hand in hand. Already known in Etruscan and Roman water-calcium sulfate-magnesiache.bicarbonate from natural spring at 36 °, Venturina offers treatments …

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Wine and food

Podere Il Martellino - agriturismo : Colli di Maremma

Among silver olive trees and vineyards, between farms and mines, the Strada del Vino e dei Sapori Moneregio Massa Marittima winds in the territories of eight municipalities in the province of Grosseto: only one DOC made of 8 different wines, a product that communicates flavors and aromas of a land rich in natural beauty, vast …

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Nature parks

Podere Il Martellino - agriturismo : Follonica, Maremma Toscana - parco naturalistico dell'Uccellina [image by Marco Bellucci]

As we have already said The Martellino extends itself in the Montioni Park that stretches between the provinces of Grosseto and Livorno. Inside there are the remains which showed the presence of man since the Middle Paleolithic, then evidence of Etruscan, but most of the ruins date back to the medieval period as the many …

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Podere Il Martellino - agriturismo : Follonica, Maremma Toscana - spiaggia Castiglion della Pescaia [image by Pracucci]

The crystal clear waters and the high tourist accommodation are now the main attractions of Follonica, which for 11 consecutive years has received the European Blue Flag, which certifies the excellent quality of water and the coast, the efficiency of services and security measures and high level of environmental education. The Gulf is characterized by …

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Podere Il Martellino - agriturismo : Follonica, Maremma Toscana - Etruschi [image by Frank Axelsson]

The Etruscan relics found in the area around Follonica, mainly iron and steel relics, are rare examples of real life of this ancient people and they are exhibited at the Archaeological Museum of Follonica together with some very well preserved furnaces. The Museum is part of the Etruscans Park, an archaeological park which collects 11 …

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The cities of art

Podere Il Martellino - agriturismo : Follonica, Maremma Toscana - Firenze - Florence [image by Cogiro Ergo Imago]

Tuscany is unique all over the world because every city speaks of history, art and culture; UNESCO has added six Tuscan localities in the list of world heritage sites: Florence, Siena, Pisa are the main cities full of masterpieces that everyone in the world envies. But even smaller cities like Lucca, Volterra and San Gimignano …

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Small medieval villages

Podere Il Martellino - agriturismo : Follonica, Maremma Toscana - borgo medievale di Castiglione della Pescaia [image by Guillen Perez]

Lying on the hills overlooking the sea, or immersed in the countryside, the medieval villages in the area testify to historical and cultural tradition. Massa Marittima, Gavorrano, Scarlino, Roccastrada, Montemassi, Suvereto, Campiglia Marittima, Pitigliano, Sorano are small fortified medieval villages that can give such spectacular suggestions to visitors because they are well preserved and intact.

Metalliferous Hills

Podere Il Martellino - agriturismo : Follonica, Maremma Toscana - Colline Metallifere [image by ghgg]

Metalliferous hills have always been the active and working heart of the Maremma and testify to a past when life was much harder. As the name says, these hills that extend as far as the Gulf of Follonica are rich in minerals and house mines exploited since ancient from which was extracted iron, copper, lead, …

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