Cala Civette is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Gulf of Follonica, Tuscany and Italy. This lovely cove is only 20 minutes from Castiglione della Pescaia in the Nature Reserve of Scarlino. It is one of the most pristine and unspoiled beaches of the area. It is shadowed by the Owls Tower, a white tower that extends over the promontory, from which it takes its name. Its unspoiled beauty and charm will surprise you. It is definitely a must-see place if you are near.
How to get there
To reach the beach of Cala Civette by car arrive at Pian D’Alma and follow the signs to Punta Ala. From there, you will have to cross the river Alma (feasible and not dangerous). To park your car there are many possibilities in authorized parking areas charge (also free).
The beach is wild and beautiful with crystal clear water. From the green color and fine white sand, the environment is still intact for those who enjoy a real contact with nature immersed in the beautiful setting of the Mediterranean. Behind the beach there is a thick pine forest, which is a beautiful nature reserve to visit. It is a wonderful oasis of tranquility only about 400 meters long. The seabed is sandy and for the first 50-70 meters the water remains waist high before it gently descends. The sea that surrounds the Cala is home to several species of fish, which provide the opportunity to see an exclusive underwater spectacle (especially on the right side looking towards the sea).
Despite being a nature reserve, there is a real beach with sun beds, a bar, kiosks, etc. You can also find these comforts in the other beaches in the area. You can shelter yourself from the sun under umbrellas or with the natural shade offered by the trees and bushes.
Besides enjoying the beach, in the area there are courses in sailing and cycling (mountain biking) organized by local vendors. The place is also well known for fishing. Catches can include: sea bass, mullet, bream, etc. There are tours of the area via foot or cycling. If you are a bird enthusiast, there is a large variety to admire in the local landscape. If you like archeology, not far from Cala Civette you can find the Necropolis of Poggio Tondo where four graves are visible. All of which probably date back from the seventh century BC.
In this area, there are lots of wonderful beaches, but during the high season (August in particular), it can become very crowded. Cala Civette is the place to visit if you want the beauty of the Maremma sea views with the peace and tranquility of an exclusive beach. It is lovely and feeds to all the senses and the soul of anyone who sees it to 360 degrees.