If you’re looking for waves and fun, Versilia is a must with its long beaches. The nightlife along the coast, from Viareggio to Forte dei Marmi, is hopping with a busy calendar of events, trendy discos and legendary clubs.
If you’re the hiking type, the Etruscan Coast is your ideal destination, allowing you to immerse yourself in the scents and colours of a breathtakingly beautiful coastline, dotted with charming towns, from Calafuria to San Vincenzo. It is called Etruscan Coast because it was the Etruscans’ favourite coastal area, and the ancient civilization left behind endless traces of their time here, especially in Populonia, where you can visit the Archaeological Park and Museum.
Maremma, the southern-most strip of Tuscany’s coastline, offers untouched landscapes, crystal-clear sea and golden sand beaches punctuated by seaside towns like Capalbio and Orbetello. A stopover at the Tuscan Archipelago is a must for anyone seeking a full experience of the local seaside. The turquoise waters of Elba Island and the natural paradise of the Isola del Giglio are not to be missed, as well as the volcanic island of Capraia, with its savage beauty. These are some of the best places to go diving in Tuscany.