Many of Grosseto’s attractions are within easy driving distance of Follonica, making it a convenient place to base yourself. The Golf Club Punta Ala and the Cathedral of Massa Marittima are two of the popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. If time permits, be sure to also visit the Archaelogical Mines Park of San Silvestro and the Abbazia di San Pancrazio al Fango.
If the sun is shining, follow the locals and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Watch as the birds wheel overhead, skim rocks in the shallows and catch some rays at nearby Cavo Beach in Rio Marina and the Rio Marina Beach. Hit the trail and discover the nature parks for which this area is well known, such as the Mineral Park of Elba Island in Rio Marina.
For a real taste of this fascinating part of the world, consider booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Take your pick from the Riva degli Etruschi, San Vincenzo, the Golf Hotel Punta Ala, Castiglione della Pescaia, or the Lola Piccolo Hotel.