What to do & what to see

“Due to our strategic position it is a perfect starting point for a wide range of excursions for everybody’s taste: culture, gastronomy, relaxation, sport…”

The country house is a great starting point for numerous excursions to satisfy any taste: sand or pebble beaches (Capalbio, La Feniglia, Monte Argentario, Maremma park, cala di Forno), thermal baths, awesome villages, archaeological sites and much more…

Saturnia Thermal Baths

Famous for their uniqueness, their charm and for their curative properties Saturnia thermal baths are considered to be one of the most fascinating natural thermal bath in Europe and represent an inevitable stop for travelers who choose to visit Maremma. Their sulphurous warm water (37°C) is rich in minerals and other elements which provide extraordinary therapeutic qualities. The access to the waterfall, known as “the mill waterfall” or “Cascatelle” is free and open 24 h, a bath under the moon is an unforgettable experience.


The Medieval town, exposed from a cliff is a breathtaking and memorable image. Its narrow streets, its museum, and the Cathedral are a perfect depiction of Pitigliano’s history.. It hosted one of the most important Jewish communities of central Italy (We suggest a walk around the Jewish District)Indeed, Pitigliano is also referred to as “The little Jerusalem”.


Just a few minutes from Pitigliano, you will find Sovana. Sovana is a beautifully and carefully conserved medieval village dedicated to maintaining a charm that dates back centuries. It was an important Etruscan city, and became even more important during the Roman Age. It was also the birth place of Pope Gregory VII. Its necropolis hosts one of the most important Etruscan Tombs (Ildebranda), with a unique style which is inspired by the Greek temples.


Capalbio is a medieval village of unique beauty. It is situated on the top of a hill and from its ancient walls you can admire a spectacular view of the southern coast of Tuscany. A relaxing walk around the town centre with its narrow streets and picturesque corners, the tower of the castle, the church of Saint Nicholas, and the wall are a must. Just ten minutes from the village, Capalbio offers some of the wildest and cleanest beaches of Tuscany, ideal place to enjoy nature and sun.

Tarot Garden

Just few kilometers from Capalbio, you can discover the esoteric sculpture garden based on the tarot cards by Niki de Saint Phalle’s Presented as an open-air gallery, it has become one of the trademarks of Capalbio .


A few minutes from the waterfalls of the mill (Saturnia Thermal baths), is Montemerano, a gem of Maremma. Located on the top of a hill, it dominates the Albegna valley offering beautiful views. Founded in the Middle Ages, the small village was protected by three city walls, ideal for a relaxing walk, among its narrow alleys and stone houses.


The town is in the centre of the famous “Orbetello Lagoon”, a beautiful natural oasis rich in aquatic species and birds and a favorite place for pink flamingos, especially in autumn. But Orbetello is not just a lagoon, it is a place extraordinarily rich in history. Capital of the State of the Spanish Royal Presidia, it still retains many testimonies of the domain, such as the Guzman powder magazine and the mill, symbol of the city, located in the middle of the western lagoon.


For its strategic position that allows you to have a 360 ° view, Manciano was called since the Middle Ages “The spy of Maremma”. The panoramic view from its castle (“Il Cassero”) is a must for those who come to Maremma. The old town, full of history and traditions, is the ideal place to relax, take a walk and enjoy (even in summer) the cool breeze that wedges itself between the narrow alleys.

Giglio Island

If you have some spare time, we would encourage you to take a one-day excursion to visit this jewel. The journey takes just 45 minutes by ferry from Porto Santo Stefano. It offers a wide range of different ways to spend the day: relax on the sandy beaches or coves, dive in its rich underwater world or take one of the numerous hiking paths and explore the wild countryside of the Isola del Giglio.

Tarquinia and Vulci

Tarquinia was one of the most important Etruscan sites. It’s Necropolis, called “Monterozzi” was designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004. The artifact excavated from the necropolis is exhibited in the Tarquinii National Museum, one of the most important Etruscan Museums.

Vulci Archaeological and Natural Park is a unique mix of culture, history and nature. The canyon was formed by the Fiora River which is populated by wild horses, cows and the lush vegetation along the banks of the river are the scenery of this archeological site. The trails leading to the Vulci Archaeological and Nature Park include itineraries of various lengths to enjoy in full relax with friends, family and even with children.