During your stay at the Quercia Rossa agritourism, located in Manciano, in the province of Grosseto, in Tuscany’s Maremma, you will be able to appreciate Nature, archaeology and typical products of Maremma , and the initiatives and events organized in this beautiful area.
TOP SECRET MAREMMA
In Manciano, in April, the event TOP SECRET MAREMMA aims to enhance the hidden and less known places of this wonderful region with free tours, hiking and walking itineraries on natural trails. In addition to the discovery of nature, many visits are dedicated to the architectural beauty and places of historical significance, such as the Rocca di Montauto, the hermitage of Poggio Conte, and the Etruscan necropolis of Poggio Buco. Places full of secrets and legends, where the guides will accompany you to admire the priceless heritage of these lands. The name of the event is indicative of a number of places and setting often unknown and off the common tracks, both for tourists and for the locals.
EXPLORE MAREMMA WALKING FESTIVAL
EXPLORE MAREMMA WALKING FESTIVAL, which takes place each year in the Maremma, in June and September, gives you the opportunity to join a series of free tours led by expert tour guides who will take you to the discovery of the Maremma area, among nature and historical landmarks. Among the courses offered you will be able to admire the ghost town of Castro, the garden of the Roman villa of Settefinestre, the excavations dating to the Bronze Age in Sorgenti della Nova, the ancient Roman bridge on the Albenga River and many other suggestive places. Walking among these unusual paths will take you back in time and will make you relive atmosphere now forgotten.
In mid-July the CAPALBIO CINEMA festival takes place in Capalbio. With Michelangelo Antonioni as Honorary Chair, who inaugurated the first edition of 1994, this exhibition is dedicated to short films and has become in just a few years a prestigious showcase for movies made by young talents in our country.
SAGRA DELLE CANTINE
In September, several villages of the Maremma host the SAGRA DELLE CANTINE (Wine Festival). The wineries in the area are open to the public to give them the opportunity to get to know and taste the wines produced in the territory, along with food tastings. Each wine cellar focuses on a particular dish, so while going around you can enjoy a full menu! Meat, cured meat, cheese and bread, along with other delicacies will be offered along with wine to present a complete food and wine tasting experience. Besides, musical performances, street artists and craft market enrich this festival, which lasts for three days full of joy!
TOP SECRET MAREMMA
Manciano, in late October, holds the second part of the event TOP SECRET MAREMMA, to guide you through places of historical and archaeological importance in the area. Among the proposed tours in October are special openings for museums and castles, such as the Rocca of Manciano, the museum of Prehistory and Early History, the Marsiliana estate. Moreover, there are days of urban trekking with an expert guide who will explain the history of Manciano town centre.