Grosseto is a beautiful town located in a strategic position and that a lot of people forget to visit when in Tuscany.
Grosseto is pretty close to a beautiful sea, located in the Maremma region is pretty close from Isola d’Elba, Orbetello and Isola Del Giglio.
Grosseto is definitely an amazing medieval town, the majestic walls around the city are the most prominent proof of that.
Walking around the green parks and medieval building in Grosseto is definitely great. It will look like going back in time.
The city is also pretty calm and the people very welcoming with their awesome Tuscan accent.
Having a trip to this city is mandatory if you like art and beautiful maritime locations. You can easily also get a boat for Corsica and Sardinia if you want too.
It’s very easy to find things to do in Grosseto and the Maremma area. You can just go to the tourist office and dozens of guided trips will be available.
The walls of the city are definitely something you don’t want to miss.
After having a look at the fortified walls and the beautiful park that goes along you might want to go to the San Lorenzo Cathedral.
The design typical from Tuscany will immediately remind you of some cathedral you can find in Florence.
Just a few blocks from the cathedral you can admire Piazza Dante, a beautiful square that gets the name from the poet Dante Alighieri.
In the square, you can admire for free il Canapone, a beautiful sculpture made by the artist Luigi Magi.
The museum of Maremma is also a great museum to visit if you want to learn more about the history of the area.
Some other monuments and museum worth a visit are:
Something worth a visit is also the beautiful Terme di saturnia. This is one of the most beautiful and awesome thermal centers in Europe.
People go there to relax from all over the globe. The thermal baths and water is regenerating and 100% natural coming from the earth.
You can stay there and sleep and have any kind of comfort to relax and enjoy the thermal water.
You might need a car to drive there since it’s 30 miles from Grosseto toward the beautiful lake of Bolsena.
If you are in Grosseto during the summer it is mandatory to visit al the beautiful beaches in the area.
Also, a short road trip to Orbetello and Isola del Giglio would be nice.
The province of Grosseto and its cuisine is called Cucina Maremmana. Of course, we can find beautiful and super good typical dishes also in this region.
The food here in Maremma is awesome, it varies from seafood and wild meat from the big forests in the Area.
Soups and Boar are definitely the most characteristics dishes in the region.
The pappardelle with hare sauce are typical from Grosseto, truffle and Ciaffagnoni is also pretty popular in the area.
Il Caldaro is a tasty fish soup made in a terracotta cup and cheap fish. If it happens to be in the area you must try and devour.
If you want to check out some recipes here is a good link of these plates:
Getting your teeth to bite the food in this region will make your tummy very happy.
In fact according to me, here they have some of the tastiest dishes in Italy.
It is very common to find cute little trattoria places or small restaurant where with 11-12 Euros you can eat a lot of these dishes and food.
If you are in Tuscany give the food in Grosseto a try, definitely do not go eat at Mc Donalds.
Grosseto is medieval, beautiful, calm, welcoming and located in a strategic position not too far from Isola d’Elba, Isola del Giglio, Terme di saturnia and Rome actually.
If you are in Tuscany in Florence or Siena, you should road trip south to Grosseto and visit the city center.
The small towns on the road to Rome will be absolutely stunning and worth a visit.
If you are in Grosseto during the summer season you should be a tourist of the beautiful beaches and islands around the area.
The saturnia thermal bath is very popular and Orbetello is definitely a place to go once in life.
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