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Historical sites

Forte Stella in Porto Ercole

The fortress overlooking the sea was built by the Spanish in 1500

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Monte Argentario
Loc. Forte Stella
Forte Stella
Forte Stella - Credit: Matteo Vinattieri
Porto Ercole
Forts and coves at the most fashionable town in Monte Argentario
Porto Ercole, one of the most Beautiful Towns in Italy since 2004, is a refined seaside resort along the Monte Argentario coast. With Porto Santo Stefano it comprises the scattered Monte Argentario municipality. Founded by the Etruscans, the original settlement was conquered by the Romans and turned into a port. The village was never abandoned, continuing instead to hold importance. ...