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Holiday in the Gulf of Follonica: a journey through history
A 3-day journey back in the time, from the nineteenth-century central district of Follonica, through the Medieval period, up to the Etruscan period.

You'll be welcomed just like at home, in one of the Bed and Breakfast (of your own choice) that are part of the FABB Association.

This holiday package will bring you from the nineteenth-century industrial centre of Follonica, the central city district, to the medieval villages of the Metalliferous Hills of Massa Marittima, Gavorrano and Scarlino, up to the ancient era of our ancestors: the Etruscans in Vetulonia.

NOTE:

  • For information or requests, can contact us at the e-mail address indicated
  • Insurance for cancellation available on request
  • We accept credit cards and bank transfers
  • When booking, credit card is required as guarantee or an upfront payment of the 50% sent by bank transfer.
  • The reservation is confirmed only after receipt of the credit card data or the deposit.

This holiday package is offered in collaboration with the travel agency TravelToday.

Where

Follonica, GR, Italia
When
From 25 April 2020 to 31 December 2020
Prices include
  • Bed and breakfast (3 nights)
  • Transfers and guides
  • Lanches and dinners for the duration of the stay
  • Prices per person
Meeting point
Follonica
Plan

Day 1
Arrival in Follonica in the afternoon. Welcome and check-in at the chosen accommodation facilities. Seeing with the guide and presentation of the tour program, starting out of the tour with the guided visit of Follonica. This charming town, overlooking the homonymous Gulf, became an important centre during the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, when Leopold II transformed Follonica into an iron ore industrial centre. The industrial facilities are still visible and some of them have been carefully restored to be used as a Theatre and Museum. Dinner in a local typical restaurant to taste the delicious seafood of the Gulf. Overnight stay.

Day 2  
Breakfast, meeting with the guide, departure to Massa Marittima, the ancient chief town of Maremma, also stated the “Gemstone of Medieval Age”. You will walk through the small streets of the old town and climb to the “Candeliere” Tower, to feel the mysterious and fascinating atmosphere of ancient times. Lunch with tasting of typical products. In the afternoon, the tour will bring you to the village of Gavorrano for a visit to its mine; and to the village of Scarlino to enjoy an amazing sunset on the Gulf of Follonica from the top of the Rocca castle. Back to the hotel, dinner in a local restaurant, overnight stay. 

Day 3
Breakfast. Departure for an excursion in the Upper Maremma area, cradle of the ancient Etruscan culture. You'll pass through the village of Castiglione della Pescaia to reach Vetulonia and visit its Etruscan Museum and Necropolis. Lunch with tasting of local food in a winery owning a prestigious cellar. In the afternoon, visit the Cellar and its small Etruscan museum, showing finds discovered in the ground of the vineyard. Returnback to Follonica, dinner in a local restaurant, overnight stay.

Day 4
Breakfast, free time for a relaxing walk on the seaside and shopping in Follonica, farewell and departure.

Cancellation and no-show policies
In case of cancellation or changes made up to 7 days before the expected date of arrival, € 30.00 will be charged as a penalty for practical management. In case of cancellation or changes made after this deadline, the penalty is 100% of the due amount.
Read the cancellation policies
Organization
FABB Follonica Associazione Affittacamere e B&B
Piazza V Veneto m21
Follonica
Prices starting from
549€
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