Scarlino Coastlines: Cala Violina and Punta Ala

Among the most beautiful corners of the Maremma we find the area of ​​the Costerie di Scarlino, with coves full of charm such as Cala Violina and Punta Ala.

Cala Violina is an evocative corner of the Grosseto Maremma that is located in the heart of the Bandite di Scarlino Nature Reserve, within the Protected Area of ​​Local Interest of the Scarlino Coastlines. The Bandite di Scarlino are a vast forest complex that houses a dense network of itineraries and marked trails to be covered on foot or by mountain bike.

The most beautiful path in the area is undoubtedly the Coastal one whose access is allowed only on foot, on horseback or by bicycle, it reaches rocky coves of undoubted beauty, such as that of Cala Francese, Cala Martina, and Cala Violina. Cala Violina can be reached by taking a panoramic and easy (flat) path along the coast, which allows beautiful views of the bay of Follonica, the promontory of Piombino, the island of Elba, the island of Cerboli, the island of Montecristo, the peninsula of Punta Ala and if the day is clear also the mountains of Corsica.

Punta Ala is one of the most renowned and elite tourist areas of the Maremma area. In Punta Ala there are 2 beaches, the one adjacent to the port, small but full of charm. With a slightly wild atmosphere, pebbles and rocks, to enjoy this beautiful sea in relaxation.
The best known beach which can be accessed from the pine forest is a very fine beach of fine sand, which offers an excellent solution for those looking for a holiday surrounded by nature. The vast pine forest runs alongside the beach - sometimes free, sometimes equipped - which offers various dining options.
The gently sloping seabed makes Punta Ala beach ideal for a holiday with the little ones.

To find out more about these Maremma itineraries: http://www.travelingintuscany.com/walk/it/calaviolina.htm

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