culture - relaxation - sports
- wining & dining
- excursions in Tuscany
Castiglioncello is the ideal city for combining a refreshing holiday
with learning the Italian language. It also a perfect starting
point for exploring the historic cities and magnificent landscape of Tuscany.
Cities like Pisa, Lucca, Volterra, San Gimignano, Florenz,
and the island of Elba are all within a short travelling distance.
A trip to Rome takes only about 3 - 3.5 hours and can
be done easily on weekends.
Memorable activities are organized
at regular intervals to ensure a holiday that is relaxing and
entertaining, e. g. visits at several
Etruscan museums, trips to a vineyard
or simply dining out and discovering Tuscan gastronomic specialties
Other popular places for excursions are the
nature reserve areas at Bolgheri and Rimigliano, the mediaeval towns
of Campiglia Marittima, Suvereto, Castagneto Carducci,
the Etruscan museums in Popolonia, Rosignano Marittimo, Massa
Marittima and the numerous agri-tourism farms in Tuscany with
their regional specialities and cuisine. The whole area is
with buildings and churches dating back to the Renaissance, the
and the ancient world of the Etruscans and Romans.
There are far more destinations, just ask our office for advice.
Hot tip - hot
In Venturina (25 minutes) and Casciana Therme (40
minutes), you can relax in the traditional hot springs of the Etruscans
Castiglioncello offers a number of sports activities.
In Castiglioncello and the surrounding area, you can enjoy the
sailing, wind surfing, swimming, diving,
horseback riding, biking, hiking (don't forget appropriate
Rental equipment is generally available, please contact us for
Sailing and diving - addresses:
diving, yachting clubs
Every year, a big windsurf festival takes place
between Rosignano Solvay and Vada ( 8 minutes by bus from Castiglioncello).
Golf - addresses:
Restaurants and bars
The region is world-famous for gastronomic specialties
like Tuscan-style seafood platters, truffles
(black as well as white) and the renowned Tuscan wines (SuperTuscans,
Chianti and others).
There are numerous
restaurants und bars in Castliglioncello and
the surrounding area. Our office and teachers
in Castiglioncello will be glad to provide you with references.
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