Located in the beautiful hills in southern Tuscany is the area of Maremma. The gorgeous area is popular with visitors because it is able to offer a true look into the Tuscan culture, and natural beauty that one cannot find elsewhere. Many visitors come to the region to visit and experience some of the farms and the agricultural side of life, while others want to explore some of the area’s wineries.
The Alta Maremma, or Upper Maremma is in the northern part of the region. It is home to a number of old villages perched on hilltops, such as Monte Massi, and Massa Marittima.
Grosseto, considered by many to be the capital of Maremma, is another section of the region that many love to explore. One can find some amazing sights here, such as the Medicean Walls, the Grosseto Cathedral, and the many churches and abbeys in and outside the city walls. The city also houses art galleries, restaurants, shops, and great places to stay. Visitors to the Maremma region will find a host of different places to enjoy in addition to the medieval villages. They can spend some time in the seaside towns experiencing the culture and cuisine of the locals. Talamone is one such fishing village, and it offers great access to the coast, as well as access to the nearby Natural Park of the Maremma.
Another fun option is to visit the town of Saturnia, which has inviting thermal baths to sooth away your aches and worries. Visitors will be able to find some great beaches in the area as well.
If you want to soak up the sun, head to the shore. The area still has quite a bit of wild land, and this makes it an ideal location for those who want to get out and experience the best of what Tuscany can offer.