The territory of Magliano in Toscana, rich in numerous Etruscan sitess, also includes the characteristic towns of Pereta and Montiano of medieval origins and the Monastery of San Bruzio. The city centre is very characteristic, surrounded by a valuable boundary wall built between the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance period.
Particularly interesting is Rocca Aldobrandesca of medieval origins, it rises to the north-west corner of the city walls and it was destroyed several times until the reconstruction desired by the Sienese in the fifteenth century. The fortification includes the twentieth century Ciacci Castle in neo-medieval style. The walls of Saturnia, of Roman origin, were first rebuilt in the Middle Ages and redeveloped by the Sienese in the Renaissance period.
Particularly interesting are: the Church of Maria Santissima delle Grazie, Silo of the Agricultural Consortium, an imposing building of the Provincial Agricultural Consortium that stands out between the low houses of the hamlet, and Forte delle Saline, near the mouth of the Albegna river.
Parco naturale della Maremma
It is one of the most interesting destinations of the province of Grosseto. In the interior there are some areas of the coast among the most beautiful and intact of the Maremma coast. In 1992 it was awarded with the European Diploma of Protected Areas. In the Maremma natural park there are also numerous archaeological sites, some Etruscan-Roman, others dating back to the medieval period, such as the sighting towers and the Abbey of San Rabano dating back to 1100 and recently restored.
The main towns are, Porto Santo Stefano, town hall, on the north-west end and Porto Ercole on the eastern shore of the territory.At the Spanish Fortress in Porto Santo Stefano the permanent exhibitions of the Carpenters are dedicated to the craftsmen who build ships and fishing boats, and of the Submerged Memories, set on the finds found in the waters around the Monte Argentario.On the seafront of Porto Santo Stefano, the “Accademia Mare Ambiente” has been set up with the Educational Centre for Marine Biology and the Mediterranean Aquarium of the Silver Coast.
Castiglione della Pescaia
The renowned seaside town is dominated by the city centre located on the promontory that culminates with the castle of medieval origins on the highest point. In the city centre several buildings of clear medieval origins are preserved with the characteristic stone walls.
The centre rises at the top of a knoll at the north-west extremity of the Albegna and Fiora Hills. The municipality is known for having given the denomination to Morellino di Scansano, a red wine with controlled and guaranteed designation of origin, produced in the area.
Close to Talamone there is the southernmost entrance to the Maremma Natural Park, from which some nature trails start. Kitesurfing is allowed on the beach of Talamone. In Talamone it is possible to visit the Aquarium of the lagoon, consisting of about ten tanks.
Pitigliano is a characteristic village of the Grosseto Maremma, unique in its kind due to the particularity of being built entirely on a tuff stone, making it one of the most interesting places in the tuff area. The characteristic city centre is known as the small Jerusalem, due to the historic presence of a Jewish community, which has always been well integrated into the social context that had its own synagogue here.
It is the southernmost municipality of Tuscany and, due to the environmental context in which it is located and the historical and artistic importance assumed in the Renaissance, Capalbio has also been dubbed the small Athens. Furthermore, the municipality was awarded the 5 sails and the first position in the Blue Guide of Legambiente-Italian Touring Club 2007 for the protection and careful management of its beaches, landscape and surrounding environment.
Principina a Mare
The city centre, sparsely populated in winter, consists mainly of holiday homes, high-class hotels and a mid-range campsite. However, the town is quite popular due to the proximity of the mouth of the Ombrone river and the Maremma Natural Park.
Marina di Grosseto
Marina di Grosseto is a renowned tourist resort located twelve kilometres from Grosseto; an important seaside town in the Grosseto Maremma, it is known for its hilly countryside rich in Mediterranean scrub and for the wide beaches overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, with a vast pine forest that extends from Punta Ala to the Uccellina Mountains; once it was a fishing village. The fraction is included in the district n.6 Marina of the municipality of Grosseto.