Agriturismo Maremma Tuscany - (Grosseto)
Azienda Agr. POGGIO MACINAIO - tel.+39 380 9030266
The Poggio Macinaio holiday farm is an excellent point from wich to visit the nature , the historiy and the culture of this place, situated about 4 km from Roccastrada halfway between the Tyrrhenian Coast of Maremma and Siena.
Within a few kms there are:
The nature reserve with the river Farma. This unspoilt territory is rich in wildlife such as deers, foxes, porcupines, buzzards... . The canions along the river Farma make the ideal place for bathing in the crystal clear water, among waterfalls and natural pools.
Accesa Lake ( spring water) ; you can enjoy a freshwater swim or observe the wildlife population (pike, trout, tench, mullet, wild ducks and coots).
Petriolo's hot springs, with their sulphuric and therapeutic waters (43°C), have both free entrance at the hot springs and exclusive thermal baths and beauty treatments.
The Sassoforte mountain, 800m hight, offers incredible wiews as far as Siena and the sea with the islands of Giglio, Elba, Montecristo and Corsica. On its slopes, among the beech trees the ruins of a medieval castle can be seen.
interesting area in the surrounding territory are:
Massa Marittima medieval town
The etruscan towns of Roselle, Vetulonia, Populonia, Cosa
Center Carapax, storks and turtles
Medieval abbeys: S.Galgano, S.Antimo, S.Rabano
Towns and medieval castles: Roccatederighi, Roccastrada, Montemassi, Porrona, Sassofortino, Montepescali....
The wine hight way: Monteregio, Montecucco Brunello
The wine's museum in Roccastrada
Montalcino, Pienza and the Crete Senesi
At 30-40 minutes drive from:
Monte Amiata (1700m o.s.l.)
the historical city of Siene
the beaches at Follonica and Castiglione della Pescaia
the Uccellina Park
HOW TO GET HERE
Take the S.S. 223 Siena-Grosseto (exit at Civitella Marittima follow the signs for Follonica), after about 5 kms follow the indications for the agriturismo Poggio Macinaio.
From the S.S. Aurelia (exit Braccagni) follow the indication Roccastrada. When you arrive at Roccastrada continue for Civitella Marittima; after 5 kms follow the indications for the agriturismo Poggio Macinaio.
The last 2,5 kms are country road.