Essential Grosseto Information
Things to do
Grosseto province and the Maremma Situated in Southern Tuscany, this enchanting region remains completely unspoiled, it consists of 130 km of coast line with beaches, pinewoods and rocky shores are broken by numerous coves that are now tourist harbours: Punta Ala, Castiglione della Pescaia, Marina di Grosseto, Talamone, Porto Santo Stefano, Porto Ercole, Cala Galera and the harbours on the islands of Giglio and Giannutri. Known as the Maremma, it has a stunning and varied scenery which gives way to golden beaches and crystal-clear waters. The natural beauty also encompasses an incredible history and there are many archaeological sites dating back to the Romans. Add to the mix a wonderful cuisine and superb local wines, this part of Tuscany has everything you could wish for.Read more
SHOPPING Supermarket - There is a Coop supermarket usual hours 08.00 to 13.00 & 16.00 to 19.00 Closed on Sunday all day. There also other smaller supermarkets. Hospital - There is a hospital with emergency room in Grosseto. At the hospital there is also a hyperbaric chamber, this is the nearest chamber for those diving along the Southern Tuscan coast. Chemist - There are several chemists in Grosseto. The one in via dei Mille is always open tel: +39 0564 416226. Petrol - There are several petrol station in the town that operate a 24 hour machine service, you will need a 20 or 50 Euro note when they are closed. Most are open Monday to Saturday at approximately the following times 07.30/12.30 and 15.30/19.30 Market - There is a weekly market in Grosseto. Banks - There are several banks in Grosseto with cash dispensers that accept Credit Cards. Most banks are open in the mornings and only for an hour in the afternoons. Dry Cleaner - There are several dry cleaners in Grosseto and also one in Castiglione della Pescaia. Horse racing - There is a horse race track in Grosseto where often races are held. This is on the road between Grosseto and Principina. Mass - There is a church in Grosseto. There is a Mass on Saturday evening at 18.00 and on Sunday at 08.00, 11.00 & 18.00Read more
Ristorante Gli Attortellati Excellent and very popular family run restaurant. It almost looks as if you are going into their house. It is very typical with all guests at one table and typical dishes of the area. It is on the road from Grosseto to Principina, look carefully as it isn’t easy to find. You must book in advance as it is always full. Upon reservation, you can order your special menu if you are looking for vegetarian or gluten free options. Open from Tuesday to Saturday at dinner only, Saturday at lunch as well and Sunday open at lunch only. Strada Provinciale 40 della Trappola, 39 58100 Grosseto Tel. +39 0564400059 www.gliattortellati.com/Read more
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Private Departure Transfer: Florence Train Station
There is only one way to travel from your central Florence Hotel to Santa Maria Novella railway station in florence, by a private vehicle! Book this transfer for a fast, friendly and hassle-free journey to the train station. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for up to 8 people per vehicle.from 9,83 US Dollar
San Gimignano Day Trip from Siena with Wine Tasting
Visit the enchanting Tuscan hill town of San Gimignano on a half-day tour from Siena, and enjoy a wine-tasting session, too! After hearing the town’s history from your guide, enjoy some free time to soak up the sights, like its exquisite Collegiata cathedral. Head to a winery in the hills to explore its vineyards and cellars, and then enjoy a wine-tasting session, with antipasto, several Tuscan wines, and, of course, the prestigious Vernaccia white.
Numbers are limited to eight on this small-group tour, ensuring you’ll enjoy personalized attention from your guide.
Cinque Terre Tour by Minivan from Pisa
Spend a day exploring the colorful coastal towns of the Cinque Terre in the company of a friendly tour escort. From Pisa, travel by minivan, then — depending on weather conditions — by boat or train to the picturesque cliff-hugging villages of the UNESCO-listed Cinque Terre. Marvel at their postcard-perfect appearance and admire the spectacular views of the Ligurian coast. This tour is limited to eight people, ensuring a small-group experience.from 136,15 US Dollar
Aperitivo Tour of Florence
Experience ‘aperitivo’ time in Florence on a 2.5-hour tour, led by a friendly local guide! The most sociable of Italian culinary traditions, the pre-dinner happy hour of snacks and drinks – known as aperitivo – is popular in the city’s beautiful wine bars. After a mojito sorbet in a gelato parlor to start the evening, visit two wine bars to enjoy aperitivo time just as the Florentines do – feasting on Tuscan delicacies and wine.
Numbers are limited to 12 people on this small-group tour, ensuring personalized attention from a guide.