With the arrival of warm weather, the sun begins to shine again and the desire to indulge in a vacation is finally back. The destination that will allow you to discover an outdoor paradise, from the sea to the mountains, can only be Tuscany.
Fans of sports, from cycling to horseback riding to the most extreme disciplines, will find plenty of opportunities to combine tourism with physical activity. A love for fun en plein air that goes perfectly with the discovery of the territory in its deepest soul: gastronomy. In fact, it will not be difficult to find a trattoria where you can taste typical local dishes and flavors after a day of exertion, or even venture into art and history.
In every corner a little church, a museum or a small street reveal precious jewels to its visitors and breathtaking views.
The clear blue of the sea mingling with the brilliant blue of the sky, white beaches alternating with rocky coves and mundane resorts giving way to fishing villages: this is the Tuscan coast. One region and many ways to experience the sea: whatever your vacation, don't give up your passions whether it is a fashionable destination or far from the chaos, you will always find what you love most.
On Elba Island, for those who are not satisfied with the sea and a tan, there are many opportunities not to get bored under the umbrella. Portoferraio, Campo nell'Elba, Capoliveri, and Porto Azzurro are ideal for scuba diving and kayaking enthusiasts: colorful seabeds and hidden coves await you for unforgettable thrills.
Those, on the other hand, who were born with a board under their feet and are also looking for nighttime fun, Versilia and the Etruscan Coast are the meeting points of the surfing and windsurfing "tribes."
Freedom, contact with nature and unusual routes are a great mix for a vacation to be experienced on two wheels. The bicycle is the best way to reach the most beautiful views, the most unreachable places and to get to know the authentic Tuscany, made of scents, people and colors. From the sea to the mountains follow the itineraries among landscapes and places that will make you fall in love with every corner of the territory.
To get away from noise and chaos, immerse yourself in nature and a horse makes for the perfect companion. The horse trails of Tuscany offer excursions that cross unforgettable scenery including the Park of Maremma, the woods of Monte Amiata and the ridges of the Alps, all places waiting for your visit in all of their magnificence.
Instead, expanses of green meadows and exclusive clubs open their doors for all golf enthusiasts. With as many as 28 greens scattered throughout Tuscany, facilities, perfect courses and fun, golf seems to be the ideal sport for a vacation not only for players but for the whole family, which, at a very short distance from the centers, can indulge in relaxation at the most renowned spas or visit the most famous cities of art.
Walking as a complete discovery of a territory: whether it is urban trekking in the historic centers of Florence or Siena, the itineraries of the Via Francigena or the routes to discover the highest peaks of the Tuscan Mountains, in every step there is a discovery and an emotion. WWF Oases offer both historical and nature trails suitable for every person's ability, so that anyone can spend an unforgettable day.