Giannutri is the southernmost island of the Tuscan Archipelago, as well as the southernmost point of the Tuscany Region, and is located about 8 miles south-east of the Island of Giglio, of which it belongs, and about 6 miles to the south of the Argentario. The inhabited center of Giannutri and the scattered houses, considered a minor locality, is institutionally called Spalmatoio-Ischiaiola.
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The Monti dell'Uccellina constitute a hilly group along the coastal strip of the Grosseto Maremma that divides the Ombrone plain to the north from the Albenga river plain to the south, in the territories of the municipalities of Grosseto, Magliano in Toscana and Orbetello. The whole area of the Uccellina Mountains is included within the Maremma Natural Park; the coast is high and rocky, except for the suggestive Cala di Forno which opens to the mistral winds.
The Maremma Regional Park spreads across the hills of the Uccellina, a sinuous chain of hills parallel to the coast and covered with Meditteranean scrub. There are wide open spaces with lots of green, as well as many farmhouses that offer local Tuscan products and a place to stay and enjoy your leisure times. The park covers 9,000 hectares of open land around its boundaries. It is one of the paradises in Tuscany.
The island of Montecristo is located in the Tyrrhenian Sea and is part of the Tuscan Archipelago. Administratively it is included in the municipality of Portoferraio and therefore in the province of Livorno. The island is one of the 149 areas managed by the Carabinieri Command for the protection of biodiversity and parks, is part of the complex of natural reserves entrusted to the Follonica department, and is part of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park.
Lake Bolsena is the largest lake in the northern part of the region of Lazio in Italy and the largest volcanic lake in the whole country. The lake is home to many different varieties of fish and sea-life, and borders fine, black sand beaches. The lakeside towns are famous for their beautiful gardens and the lake area holds an annual flower festival that is really quite delightful!
The Mount Amiata is a mountain group of origin volcanic, located in ' Tuscan Antiappennino, between the Maremma, the Val d'Orcia and Val di Paglia, between the province of Grosseto and that of Siena. The origin of the toponym Amiata has been identified by some in the Latin ad meata , ie "at the springs". Other hypotheses on the etymology of the toponym Amiata have been represented in a local historical-cultural magazine.
The Museo del Fiore is a small interactive and multimedia museum immersed in the woods of the Monte Rufeno Nature Reserve, which is located 10 km from the town of Acquapendente and 2 km from the medieval village of Torre Alfina. An old rural building was built inside the Giardino farmhouse. With over 1,000 species of plants recognized in its territory and rare animals, the Monte Rufeno Nature Reserve, on the border with Umbria and Tuscany, is an area with a very high variety of flora and fauna.
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Tuscany is known for its landscapes, history, artistic legacy, and its influence on high culture. It is regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and has been home to many figures influential in the history of art and science, and contains well-known museums such as the Uffizi and the Pitti Palace. Tuscany is also known for its wines.