Weekend in Maremma Tuscany, what you can do
A weekend in Maremma can be a delightful experience, offering a mix of cultural exploration, outdoor activities, and culinary delights. Here’s a suggested itinerary for a memorable weekend in Maremma when you stay with us at Tenuta Le Mandorlaie.
Day 1: Exploring the city of Grosseto
Arrival in Grosseto:
Start your weekend by arriving in Grosseto, the central hub of Maremma. Check into your accommodation and get ready for a day of exploration.
Visit the Cathedral of San Lorenzo:
Begin your cultural journey by visiting the Cathedral of San Lorenzo in the heart of Grosseto. Admire the Gothic architecture and the historical significance of this landmark.
Lunch in Piazza Dante:
Head to Piazza Dante, the central square of Grosseto, for a leisurely lunch. Choose a local trattoria or café to savor authentic Tuscan cuisine.
Explore the Medicean Walls and Fortezza:
After lunch, take a stroll along the Medicean walls that surround the old town. Visit the Fortezza, a fortress within the walls, to enjoy panoramic views of Grosseto.
Dinner in the Historic Center:
Choose one of the charming restaurants in the historic center for a delightful dinner. Enjoy local specialties and Morellino wine.
Day 2: Nature and Wine
Maremma Regional Park:
Start your day with a visit to the Maremma Regional Park. Explore hiking trails, enjoy the natural beauty, and breathe in the fresh air. Consider a guided nature walk for an informative experience.
Wine Tasting in Scansano:
In the afternoon, head to Scansano, the wine capital of Maremma. Visit local wineries for a DOCG or IGT wine tasting experience. Learn about the winemaking process and enjoy the scenic vineyard views.
Explore Scansano Old Town:
Take some time to wander through the historic center of Scansano. Visit landmarks like Palazzo Pretorio and soak in the charming atmosphere of this medieval town.
Dinner in Scansano
Choose a restaurant in for dinner, where you can enjoy both local Maremma dishes and the excellent wines you discovered earlier.
Day 3: Seaside Relaxation
Visit Marina di Grosseto:
– On your final day, head to Marina di Grosseto, a seaside town near Grosseto. Relax on the beach, take a leisurely stroll along the seafront, and enjoy the coastal atmosphere.
Lunch by the Sea:
– Have lunch in one of the seaside restaurants, indulging in fresh seafood and Mediterranean flavors.
Depending on your departure time, you might have a bit more time to soak in the sun or explore any last-minute spots before bidding farewell to Maremma.
This itinerary provides a balance between cultural exploration, outdoor activities, and the culinary delights of Maremma. Adjustments can be made based on personal preferences and the specific attractions or events happening during your visit.