The best beaches of the Etruscan Coast
Free beaches and equipped beaches
THE MOST ATTRACTIVE BEACHES OF THE ETRUSCAN COAST
JUST A FEW MINUTES AWAY FROM YOUR RESORT IN TUSCANY
Poggio all’Agnello commands a superb position, from where you can reach the best beaches of the Etruscan Coast in just a few minutes.
If, after swimming in our Olympic-size pool, you want to take a dip in the Tyrrhenian, Poggio all’Agnello gives you the chance to spend a day by the sea at one of the beaches close to the resort
With facilities on hand to discover the beauty of the Gulf of Baratti, the silvery sand shining beneath the sun’s rays and unspoilt surroundings.
From Poggio all’Agnello, you can reach the beaches of Baratti on foot or nu bicycle, along the Antico Viale degli Ulivi – a delightful walk in stunning nature, or use the public shuttle bus service.
These beaches offer facilities at special rates for a fantastic day at the sea on the Etruscan Coast:
A HOLIDAY BY THE SEA IN TUSCANY
The Poggio all’Agnello resort is ideal for a holiday near the sea in Tuscany. Beaches with facilities are located 2 km away, such as the Gulf of Baratti, as well as some of the most attractive and characteristic beaches of the Etruscan Coast.
Gulf of Baratti
Baratti and the Gulf of Baratti lie one kilometre as the crow flies from Poggio all’Agnello. The Gulf of Baratti is a small haven on the Etruscan Coast in Tuscany, with a sandy beach backed by a dense pinewood. The beach can be reached in just a few minutes, and there are ample parking facilities. Near the “Bagno Baratti” establishment, there is a lifeguard station and a bar/restaurant.
Buca delle Fate
A characteristic cove along the Etruscan Coast in Tuscany, with a pebble beach lying between a stretch of rocky coastline that runs from the Piombino headland to the Populonia headland.
The water here is crystal clear because of the rocky seabed.
This beach is also just a few minutes by car from Poggio all’Agnello.
The beach is just before Populonia, and can be reached by a path leading down to the sea.
This is a delightful, sandy beach, which can easily be reached in a few minutes by car from Poggio all’Agnello. The beach is backed by a big pinewood offering shade, and is equipped with picnic tables and benches. The beach is close to Follonica, between Torre Mozza and Mortelliccio.
This is another fine sandy beach. A large public section backed by a pinewood is ideal for those who don’t feel the need for beach facilities. The pinewood is equipped with some tables and benches, ideal for relaxing in the shade.
Spiaggia di Rimigliano
A sandy beach with lifeguard service just a few minutes north by car from the Poggio all’Agnello resort. There is also a shady pinewood next to this beach, with just the occasional house dotted nearby. The beach can be accessed from via della Principessa, via numerous paths leading to the sea.
This beach is just 20 km from Poggio all’Agnello. It is a renowned area and beach of the Maremma, with its particularly white sand, crystal clear waters and pinewood for refreshment in the shade. The beach is very popular, and has a paying car park.
Torre del Sale
This beach is just 10 km from Poggio all’Agnello. Its name (“Salt Tower”) comes from the salt mines that used to be in the area, which is part of the Provincial Nature Reserve “Padule Orti Bottagone”.
The beach is situated between Piombino and Follonica.
Marina di Salivoli
This is a sandy beach at Piombino, next to the town’s marina. It is approximately 10 km from Poggio all’Agnello, and offers various facilities, bars and restaurants.
This beach is just 4 km from the Poggio all’Agnello resort. It takes its name from the watch tower next to the beach, on the right of the road “Strada della Principessa”. Not far from the shoreline is the rocky seabed “Lo Stellino” known for its flourishing sea life.
In just a few minutes by car from the Poggio all’Agnello resort, guests can reach Piombino (approximately 7 km away) and board a ferry for the nearby, well-known Elba island (ferry journey around 45 minutes). The stretch of sea between Piombino and Elba is 9 km, with ferry crossings every hour. A hydrofoil service has also been operating since 2010, for quick crossings to Portoferraio.
Elba island is an ideal trip from Poggio all’Agnello, to spend a day by the sea on an island of the splendid Tuscan archipelago.
This beach is just 12km from Poggio all’Agnello and is located along the rocky coastline north of Piombino. This white pebble beach is renowned for its crystal clear waters similar to nearby Elba Island.
VISITING ELBA ISLAND
Elba island lies around 10 kilometres off the coast and easily be reached from Poggio all’Agnello thanks to the ferry services that sail from Piombino every hour (the journey takes around 45 minutes). In summer, the hydrofoil service also operates to Portoferraio, with an intermediate stop at Cavo. Elba island is famous the world over for its unspoilt seascapes and crystal clear waters.
An untamed nature, plus a wealth of tourist facilities and services, attract a great many visitors each year, who represent the island’s main source of income. The island’s variety of coves, cliffs and beaches for diving and admiring shipwrecks and spectacular underwater scenery, with a wealth of marine fauna and flora, are a huge attraction for scuba diving fans. Delicious food and wine are also on offer, with numerous types of fish (white sea bream, gilthead, dentex and sea bass), and local wines. Elba is renowned for its sweet wine Aleatico, and more recently for its Elba Doc wine.
Elba island, with its superb beaches and crystal clear waters, makes for an unforgettable day trip from Poggio all’Agnello. It is also perfect for visitors travelling by motorbike.