Located in the southwestern corner of Tuscany, Maremma is a stunning coastal area home to some of the region's most beautiful and unspoiled natural landscapes, incredible beaches, rolling hills, and fantastic medieval villages of Etruscan origin.
Starting our photographic journey from the hinterland, the images of Sorano and Pitigliano reveal a spectacular natural setting with breathtaking views and the timeless beauty of the ancient Tuscan villages. These two cities are perched on top of the hills, overlooking the beautiful valley of the river Lente. The two towns are known for their unique architecture, with buildings in tuff, a rock of volcanic origin found in the area.
Sorano, a city of Etruscan origin, offers a fantastic profile at sunset, between the imposing Orsini Fortress on one side and the Masso Leopoldino on the other. In the surrounding area, the paths of Etruscan Vie Cave are worth a thorough visit.
Even the village of Pitigliano offers its best photographic view in the evening when the sun sets to the left of the town and illuminates the characteristic and unmistakable skyline. Pitigliano is also known for its Jewish history. Pitigliano's Jewish community is one of the oldest in Italy, and the city boasts several historic Jewish sites, including a synagogue.
Instead, the images of the coastal Maremma show us pristine beaches and villages overlooking the sea.
We start from the north of the province of Grosseto with the village of Castiglione della Pescaia and, nearby, the marvelous beach of Cala Violina, a crowded tourist destination in the Tuscan summer.
We then descend towards the south, passing through Talamone with its Rocca Aldobrandesca overlooking the sea to reach the Argentario with the fishing villages of Porto Santo Stefano and Porto Ercole, the jagged coast overlooking the sea and the calm and tranquility of the landscapes of the Orbetello lagoon.
We then end our Maremma photographic journey in the splendid village of Capalbio, full of ancient churches. Its profile is dominated by the fortress of Palazzo Collacchioni, from which breathtaking views open up over the hills covered with olive trees and over the surrounding countryside to the sea.