10 (+1) sports: at, under, over, near the sea

 
Pic credits: Fabiana Zanardi
Pic credits: Fabiana Zanardi
Tired of building castles in the sand? Tired of watching all these beautiful sunsets offered by the Tuscan coast? Well, let’s see what we can do for you: 10 seaside resorts, 10 exciting activities (well, sort of). Plus one. 1 – Scuba diving at Elba Island to admire almost every species of flora and fauna of the Tyrrhenian Sea. 2 – Windsurfing in the Gulf of Baratti, pushed by the Libeccio wind. 3 – Kayaking along Monte Argentario’s coastline to discover its most enchanting areas. 4 – Playing beach volleyball on the fine sandy beaches of Vada, organizing friendly matches between locals and tourists. 5 – Discovering beach-tennis, the sport that merges beach volley and tennis, in Viareggio. 6 - Snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of Giglio Island, one of the seven jewels of the Tuscan Archipelago. 7 - Sailing at sunset around the wild island of Capraia, and being left speechless in front of the colors of its rocks. 8 - Kitesurfing in the bay of the lovely village of Talamone, one of the most renowned spots for this sport. 9 – Challenging children, teenagers, parents and grandparents to loud foosball duels (calcio balilla), the tabletop version of football that symbolize Italian summer memories! 10 – Sitting at a small table, in the shade, with a deck of cards, a partner and two contenders … to  play Briscola during a lazy summer afternoon. 10+1 - Sunbathing and eating watermelon… because you’re on holiday, after all!