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.
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The Monte Capanne is the highest peak of the ' island of Elba and the whole province of Livorno. Located in the western part of the island, it reaches a height of 1019 meters above sea level. Its summit can be reached in just 18 minutes via a cable car that leaves from Marciana . The Pomonte Valley, the largest valley on the island of Elba, departs from the summit.
The Tuscan Archipelago National Park is the largest marine park in Europe. It includes the seven main islands of the Tuscan Archipelago, each unique in terms of beauty. It includes the 7 largest islands, bathed by the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Ligurian Sea, between the coasts of Tuscany and Corsica. Each island hides secrets and natural pearls that you can visit. It was one of the main tourist attractions in this area.
The Bravona is a small French coastal river that flows in Haute-Corse and empties into the Tyrrhenian Sea. The lighthouse is still active and is fully automated and controlled by the Marine Nationale in Bastia. It was one of a series of coastal defenses constructed by the Republic of Genoa between 1530 and 1620 to protect against attacks by Barbary pirates.
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.
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.
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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.