||Baia di Crepatura Residence,
on the Etruscan Coast in province of Livorno
The main area of the Etruscan Coast is in the central part
of the coast and includes, apart the wonderful naturalistic
oasis of Bolgheri, beautiful
pine-woods along the coast of Cecina and
Donoratico, the woody hills of Bibbona, Bolgeheri and Monte
Calvi - where you ma find the Mediterranean vegetation
interspersed with chestnut trees.
The historical and cultural importance lies in the Medieval
villages of Castagneto Carducci,
Suverto e Campiglia Marittima,
that still keep important traces of walls and stoned buildings.
We have also evidences -thanks to some ancient ovens- that
in the area of Monte Calvi there was a great activity of
mineral extraction and working.
Another centre of interest is the area of Piombino promontory.
In the Northern part of the area there are many naturalistic
and archaeological traces: the wonderful gulf of Baratti and
the necropolis of Populonia,
the ancient Polulonia, the only Etruscan town grown as a
maritime commercial base and a centre of working of extract
metal in the Isle of Elba.
To note also the several Naturalistic
Parks, such as the Park of
Rimigliano in S. Vincenzo. This strip of coast called
Etruscan Coast is a unique chance to taste every piece
that make Maremma a land sweet and bitter.
The Etruscan Coast is an area
where you may chose what to do in any season. For this reason,
it is different. Here, throughout the year, it is holiday
and desire to discover. In this part of Tuscany sea, nature, art
and history live harmoniously together.
You may find many "souls" here: first of all a "marine" soul
that reflects the crystalline nature of its sea-waters -from
intense blue to emerald green.
Large and long shores, reefs that smell of saline and wind,
sheltered by large pine-woods.
This is a corner of Mediterranean still alive.
Then the "nature" soul: a varied and rich environment
that you may experience and discover numerous parks and protected
areas, enjoying with care, botanic oasis, wildlife
shelters, "home" of rare and protected species,
a rich vegetation of big pine-woods and woods that hug the
Eventually, the "lazy and yellow-orange" soul
of the country, with its smells, crossed by the Wine Road,
where grown nobles vineyards and
silver olive-trees, that make
this land famous all over the world.
Finally, What about the gastronomy flavours
in cooking? Warning: you really will experience the pleasure
to search and discover unique tastes.
Along the Etruscan Coast indeed you may get both the two
souls of the Tuscan cooking:
fish and meet, country and saline waters. Everything tightened
in a centenary chained hug, with strong traditions and fixed
Near the marine tradition there are also local
restaurant typical for the cooking of wild boar
and its hunting, with the flavour
of local wines that the whole
world is so interest in its origin and taste.