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Sterpaia Nature Park

Get in touch with the wild spirit of the Maremma coast

Map for 42.957624,10.648425
Unnamed Road, 57025 Piombino LI, Italy

The Coastal Park of Sterpaia is a beautiful forest with tameric, pitosphoric and eucalyptic. It extends for 296 hectares, 17 of which are sandy (it consists of about 10 km of coast), 124 hectares of dunes, 155 hectares of woods and cultivated landscape.

Three hundred acres that the municipality of Piombino has saved from abusive construction, constitute a remarkable environmental system made of dunes, wetlands, agricultural clearings, wooded areas and a rare dense coastal forest located between Piombino and Riotorto. The botanical charactteristic lies in the monumental dimensions achieved by some centuries-old oaks. 

Sterpaia Park, Torremozza
Sterpaia Park, Torremozza - Credit: Raffaele Sergi

Ideal for families, it can be crossed on foot or by bicycle and it's also accessible to people with disabilities with comfortable pathways leading to the beach, equipped with shaded decks and toilets.

Info: parchivaldicornia.it/en

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Nestled on an evocative promontory across from the Tuscan Archipelago, rich in history and dotted with protected landscapes, Piombino is one of the main cities on the Etruscan Coast. Dating back to ancient times, the area’s first city developed in the prehistoric period, which is why Piombino conserves a significant number of archeological artefacts. ...