Tuscan Archipelago National Park
57037 Portoferraio, Province of Livorno, Italy
About Tuscan Archipelago National Park
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.
Attractions near Tuscan Archipelago National Park
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 Cavallino Matto is an amusement park in Tuscany, located in Marina di Castagneto Carducci, in the province of Livorno. The park covers an area of 100,000 m². The Cavallino Matto was born in 1967 as a simple riding school, the playground was connected a few years later. Initially called Gulliver Park, it featured slides, swings, mini-golf, and fields for sports such as tennis and volleyball.
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.
The Genoese towers are vestiges of the Genoese heritage after their occupation of Corsica. The Corsican littoral is constellated with these towers, which are now one of the symbols of the island. The ruined Genoese towers are now a prominent feature of the Corsican coastline. Many have been listed as official Historical Monuments by the French Ministry of Culture.
The Étang de Biguglia is a Corsican lagoon located south of Bastia, on the Bevinco river. It is the largest coastal pond on the island which covers 1,450 ha. The fort of Biguglia located north of the pond bears witness to the strong activities of the past. This pond has been exploited for many species of fish. A nine picnic spot and also you can have fish from this pond and also swimming is allowed here.
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.