The stretch of coastline from Livorno to Piombino is known as the Etruscan Coast, where Etruscan people lived in old times, making the most of the area’s huge mining and agricultural resources. It is an area with incredible natural settings characterized by medieval villages, wild nature and rocky cliffs. The Etruscan Coast is worth a visit not only for its nature (just think about the Val di Cornia parks), but also for its history, art, ancient traditions, good food and wine! Elba Island (in the Tuscan Arcipelago) belongs to the territory of Livorno and it's a paradise made famous by Napoleon's exile.
The inland towns like Bolgheri, Castagneto Carducci and Suvereto are really worth a visit. But for now let's focus on the coast. For sure, one of the top attractions in this area is the clear water and the different kinds of beaches that you can find below. From the rocks to white sandy beaches, hidden coves and inlets, let’s explore them with their unique qualities.