Scarlino is a medieval village perched on the charming Monte d’Alma.
Choosing La Cianella for your holidays in Maremma you can easily reach it in a few minutes by car or by one of the many paths that lead directly to the village, very pleasant to walk or for mountain biking.
What to see in Scarlino, tips by La Cianella
- La Rocca Pisana. La Rocca Pisana is located on top of Scarlino. It was subject of archaeological excavations that yielded many artifacts including the “Treasury of Scarlino”.
- Etruscan Archaeological Area of Poggio Tondo. The archaeological site of Poggio Tondo were brought to light the remains of an Etruscan farm of the sixth century BC and an Etruscan necropolis with four graves of members of the Etruscan aristocracy.
- Museums. Archaeological Museum of Portus Scabris at Puntone, the Documentation Center of the Territory for the Etruscans to the streets Guelfi and Documentation Centre Riccardo Francovich.
- Oasis of Wildlife Protection and Coastal Marshes of Scarlino. Protected natural area that includes hilly coastal mountains that are just over 200 meters above sea level and an area with seats for birdwatching.
- Technological and Archaeological Park of the Metalliferous Hills. Scarlino hosts one of the gateways to this Geopark recognized by UNESCO in which you can trace the history of mining and metallurgical activities, which for centuries have marked the land of Maremma.
- Terra Rossa is a unique location that testifies, with the pillars of the old cable car tower over Portiglioni coast overlooking the sea, the peculiarity of the recent past economy of Maremma. In Terra Rossa in fact, until 1978 were emptied loads of pyrite from the mines of the metalliferous hills before being loaded onto ships bound for Europe.
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