Maremma is considered one of the most alluring treasures of Italy, offering a diversity of nature, history, art, architecture and outstanding gastronomy. Beautifully located by the sea, the Marina di Scarlino Yacht Club & Residences is your perfect starting point to discover this paradise.
Go back to the beginning of Italian civilization, to the Etruscans, one of the most mysterious and fascinating peoples of the Mediterranean. The journey takes you through necropoles and ancient villages perched on rocky tuff, such as Pitigliano, also known as "Little Jerusalem", Sovana with its magnificent eleventh century Cathedral, and Sorano, a delightful maze of alleys, courtyards and lodges carved into the rock. All this history awaits you, just a few kilometers away.
An unforgettable experience?
Discover the Etruscan Museum Guarnacci in Volterra, and immerse yourself in the "Shadow of the Evening", so called by Gabriele D'Annunzio, followed by a visit to the close by Pinacoteca, which offers an insight into the Mannerism period with the "Descent from the Cross", a masterpiece from 1521 by Rosso Fiorentino.
An oasis of relaxation?
The famous Terme di Saturnia, just a few miles from Scarlino, were appreciated already by the ancient Romans. Indulge in the warm thermal waters and enter a world of wellness and relaxation.
Not far away from the Scarlino Yacht Marina & Residences, lies the town of Massa Marittima and the Cathedral of San Cerbone, home to the moving Maesta, attributed to Duccio di Buoninsegna (1316). A little further, you find the interesting Fonti dell’Abbondanza, the oldest water source of Massa Marittima, with the peculiar fresco "Tree of Fertility" from 1265 on its walls, a place of pilgrimage for expectant mothers.
Did you know that the Natural Park of Maremma, with its wild and unspoiled stretches of woods, pine forests, pastures and white sandy beaches, has been awarded with the European Diploma of Protected Areas? Did you know that 9800 acres of pure heaven and Mediterranean Sea are at your disposal for wonderful walks, cycling and horse riding between Principina and Talamone? An oasis of beauty with hidden works of art and invitingly beautiful landscape. Like the fascinating Abbey of San Rabano, an ancient Benedictine monastery, left to the Jerusalem Knights. Your adventures start right here.