Are you a compulsory shopper? No worries! From the big supermarkets to the local food shops, from the beach markets to the 24h chemist, all you need is within 5 km.
A lot of famous sightseeing sites are easily accessible in minutes.
A must visit is the Chapel of San Guido followed by the medieval village of Bolgheri, situated on a beautiful hill within the district of Castagneto Carducci.
You will be driving along the famous cypresses avenue that was once a source of inspiration for the famous Italian poet Giosuè Carducci.
The poem "Davanti a San Guido" was the result of his visit there.
Easy to reach is the Coast of Etruschi, where the Tyrrhenian Sea laps its wonderful shores and the pinewood extends for miles along its beaches.
The coast offers long, wide beaches certifed by the "Blue Flag" for many years now.
Past many beautiful, white sand beaches such as Marina di Bibbona, San Vincenzo and Marina di Castagneto, we fnd the bay of the town of Castiglioncello, where many big names in the show business and cinema spend their holidays every year.
Nearby there’s Quercianella and the "Castel of Sonnino". There are many boat clubs if you want take sailing, windsurfng, surfng, kitesurfng and diving lessons, and also the possibility to get international certifcates such as the PADI.
For those who want to stay on land, there are many activities to choose from: trekking, cycling, horse riding etc...
Not far from the property, one may fnd an incredible 350 hectares wildlife oasis with some endangered species currently being under protection of WWF (The World Wildlife Fund).
The park is open November to April.
Food lovers will enjoy the high quality of Bolgheri’s restaurants and trattorias, where mouthwatering pasta, meat and fresh fsh dishes are always accompanied by some of the most famous wines in the world.
Gastronomic and eno-gastronomic itineraries are available in Bolgheri and Castagneto Carducci, with wine tasting and wine cellar guided tours.
The ageing in barriques is a crucial procedure for the production of these high quality wines.
The most important grape varieties are: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Sangiovese, Merlot, Vermentino, Trebbiano Toscano, Sauvignon Blanc and Malvasia, all regulated in the Bolgheri DOC disciplinary.
The "Sassicaia", the "Ornellaia" and the "Masseto" are some of the best (and most expensive) wines in the whole world.
There is always something going on in the area.
Every year Bolgheri hosts two major events: "Bolgheri Melody", a whole month of music, theatre and dance; and "Bolgheri Jazz", an event that joins live jazz music with local wines tasting and attracts visitors from all over the world.
From the Piombino and Livorno ports you can catch the ferry to visit the islands of the Tuscan Archipelago such as Elba, Giglio, Capraia, Pianosa, Giannutri, Gorgona and Sant’Elena.
The Montecristo island is not accessible.
Make sure you pay a visit to such old towns as Castagneto Carducci, Sassetta, Volterra and Siena. Pisa and Florence are only 44 and 78 miles away.