The limpid blue waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea, beckons tourists from far and wide. The pristine and unspoiled beaches of Tuscany are some of the best places in the world to enjoy a relaxing vacation. Tuscan beaches strike a wonderful balance between chic and unpretentious. With its small harbors, steep cliffs, azure blue waters, picturesque coves and pebbly white sands, Tuscan beaches offers a unique spectacle. Read on to discover some of the awesome beaches of Tuscany.
Here Are Must Visit 7 Best Beaches Of Tuscany:
Cala Di Forno
The wild and beautiful Cala Di Forno beach is located in the Maremma Regional Park. This jewel of a beach, with its pristine blue waters, is ensconced between the promontories of the towering Uccellina Mountains. Since the beach is closed for the better part of summer, tourists have access to this bay only between fall and spring. Nature lovers will be completely mesmerized by the utter wilderness which surrounds the beautiful Cala Di Forno beach. This beach is ideal for leisure activities like sunbathing, swimming, and trekking.
Principina a Mare Beach
The ruggedly beautiful Principina a Mare beach (12 kms from the city of Grosseto), edged by scenic pine woods, is the perfect beach destination in Tuscany to enjoy a relaxing summer vacation with the family. The wide expansive golden sands of the Prinicipina a Mare beach gently dips into the azure blue seas. The shallow waters of this lovely beach are ideal for young kids to enjoy a spot of paddling. Cycling, walking, swimming and sunbathing are some recreational activities which you can enjoy at the Prinicipina a Mare beach.
Talamone beach (10 kms from Orbetello) which is located in the picturesque Maremma Regional Park is a hot spot among swimmers, kite surfers and rock pool explorers. The sandy stretch of Talamone beach, with the warm sea waters lapping at its edges, is the perfect place to sunbathe in relative solitude. The crystal clear waters of the Talamone beach are ideal for swimming and snorkeling.
Cala Violina Beach
Cala Violina beach which is situated in the heart of the Gulf of Follonica is characterized by fine, white sand and transparent cerulean blue waters. A rare aspect of the Cala Violina beach is the unique violin like sound which is emitted when you walk barefoot on the beach. The half moon shaped Cala Violina beach is only accessible by bike, horse or foot. Droves of tourists visit the Cala Violina beach every year to partake of leisure activities which includes swimming, trekking and snorkeling.
La Feniglia Beach
One of the longest and most popular sandy beaches in Tuscany is the La Feniglia beach. This six kilometer long beach connects the rugged region of Monte Argentario to the mainland. Swimming, trekking, paddling are some popular activities you can partake of at the La Feniglia beach. In case you feel peckish, you can visit the numerous snack bars located near the La Feniglia beach.
La Gianella Beach
The four and a half kilometer long La Gianella beach is located in the bay of Orbettelo ( a few kilometers from Argentario). The picturesque La Gianella beach is bordered by an ancient pine forest. Families with young children can spend hours building sand castles using the powdery white sand of the La Gianella beach. La Gianella beach is ideal for swimming, snorkeling, wind surfing and sun bathing. Visitors to this beach can also enjoy the local cuisine at the numerous bars and restaurants which are situated a stone’s throw away from the main beach.
Forte Dei Marmi Beach
Forte Dei Marmi beach is the playground for the jet setting crowd who vacation in Tuscany. This beach is known for its crystal clear waters. The relaxing environs of the Forte Dei Marmi beach are ideal for sunbathing, swimming, trekking and kite flying. Visitors to this beach can laze around on the numerous lounge chairs which are scattered throughout the beach.