Grosseto - swimming and nature
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Grosseto is located at the southern end of the Tuscany and distinguishes by his magnificent pine forests and the cristalline water. The perfect place to go swimming surrounded my nature!
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Activities in Grosseto
The pedestrian zone Corso Carducci in the centre is a lively area, where you can enjoy the nice atmosphere! At the Piazza Dante, you'll find the famous Dom San Lorenzo and the New-Gothic Palazzo della Provinizia.
The old town with his historical streets invite you for a little walk.
If you want to see more of the culture, you can go to the museum of ararchaeology and arts near the square.
In about 12 km distance, you can hang out at the beach and forget about your daily life.
For all the ones, who love scuba diving, you can go on a boat trip and explore the surrounding of the islands Giglio, Giannutri and Formiche.
Nature lovers should explore the nature park Parco Naturalistico delle Biancane and have a look at one of the sulfur springs like for example Saturnia.
Gastronomy in Grosseto
The Tuscan kitchen offers an authentic and creative cuisine!
At the coast, you can find a lot of different types of fish, where the fish soup caciucco and the black rice with squid is highly recommendable.
If you like meat, you should for a hungry moment, and you can taste the bistecca alla fiorentina, a steak of 800 g. Due to the livestock farming in the nature, the meat has an aromatic touch.
In the early days, ribollita was a dish for poor people. Nowadays, the vegetable skew is a famous dish in gourmet restaurants.
For a little snack, you should try the Tuscan pizza focaccia.
Do you feel like having a dessert? Let's try the bomboloni filled with chocolate or marmalade.