Tuscany is a region dominated by hills, surrounded by the Apennines, and including many protected natural areas such as the Tuscan Archipelago National Park, the two parks shared with Emilia Romangna, the National Park of Casentino Forests, Mount Falterona and Campigna the National Park of the Tuscan Emiliano Appennine. Also, there are 3 regional parks, more than 30 public reserves and 30 provincial reserves, 52 protected natural areas.
Among the most known places there’s the Maremma, between Toscana and Lazio and divided in Maremma Grossetana, Maremma Pisana and Maremma Laziale.
In the Maremma Grossetana there are Scarlino and Manciano, in Grosseto district. Both are inhabited since prehistoric times. In Scarlino numerous archaeological finds are kept in the Rocca Pisana. Among the places to visit there are the church and convent of San Donato with the two frescoes of Saint Lucia and the Virgin with child dating back to the fifteenth century. In Manciano you can still see two of the eleven towers that protected the town: The Tower of the ramp and the Tower of Porta Fiorella.
The Chianti Hills, In which you will be able to stay in a cozy Charming Hotel, go across Florence, Siena and Arezzo for about 20 kilometers. The fertility of the soil and the weather of the area make it suitable for growing grapes and is used almost entirely tfor the production of local wine Chianti DOCG, product of excellence of Tuscan agriculture.
Versilia is the coastal area in Lucca district, with the municipalities of Pietrasanta, Forte dei Marmi, Seravezza andStazemma. Its beaches, and the wisely organized structures, have attracted over the years tourists from all around the world. The tourism society in recent years is changing to a more relaxed and cultural tourism, promoted especially in some villages, including Pietrasanta. Where we suggest you a refined Charming Hotel.
The Val d’Orcia, between Siena and Grosseto, offers a beautiful natural landscape dotted with medieval villages. The Valley is a natural reserve protected by UNESCO and includes a site of regional interest, the “Volcanic cone of Monte Amiata“.Nearby, in the countryside, you will be able to stay in a cozy Charming Hotel.
Livorno has developed considerably since the sixteenth century thanks to the Medici family and it became a free port and home to many shipping companies. Now is the seat of the Naval Academy and the Navy. You can still see the remains of the ancient port of Pisa, and many artifacts kept in the Old Fortress dating back to the XVI century. In the surroundings, you will be welcome by a cozy Charming Agritourism.
From Pisa we can reach Volterra, which still retains the old town centre with Etruscan origins with the Gate Arch, the Porta Diana and the Acropolis. You should visit the remains of the Roman Theatre which dates back to the first century BC. In the surroundings you will find a cozy Charming Agritourism.
Besides, in other regions, Charminly offers you the possibility to stay in beautiful Boutique Hotels, Albergo Diffuso and Masseria.