Which Latin phrase could best represent a town built in the Roman period in the Maremma? The saying “Mens sana in corpore sano”, whose literal translation is “Healthy mind in healthy body”, was indeed coined by Juvenal in the 10th century, but still remains very current and fits perfectly with the holiday offer offered by Castiglione della Pescaia.
For sports lovers, the territory capable of uniting the sea and the hills proves to be suitable for any type of activity, from trekking to cycling, then horseback riding as well as more sedentary “sports” such as motorboat trips or fishing.
Tripetetolo Roselle represents the place par excellence in order to live unforgettable experiences related to trekking. There are several possibilities offered. For beginners who approach trekking for the first time, there is the opportunity to participate in basic courses. In fact, there are groups created specifically to coordinate excursions. We then move from the lowest level to then grow exponentially until we reach medium-high levels depending on everyone’s fatigue and athletic preparation. The territory of Castiglione della Pescaia lends itself particularly to this type of activity thanks to the presence of a vast hilly landscape, a guarantee of healthiness and adventure.
By agreement with the groups in charge, families can freely decide to go trekking with their children in total safety and fun.
For lovers of two wheels there is no shortage of stimulating proposals. Castiglione della Pescaia is a well-equipped place for activities of this type, with a wide range of bike rental options. Super-equipped MTBs are present in the area and competitive sportsmen and women will be delighted. However, the itineraries are also designed for families and children, with particular attention to every type of target. If you are on holiday with friends and want to enjoy a nice “outing” by bicycle, but appreciating the local specialties, the opportunity to taste wine through specially designed itineraries from the Maremma area will certainly be pleasant. Children will be delighted to participate in courses in which the basics of the routes to be done by bike are explained to them and they will be able to have fun breathing clean air in company. Click below if you want to know more about the bike rental in Castiglione della Pescaia.
WATER SPORTS IN CASTIGLIONE DELLA PESCAIA
One of the most suitable places for those who want to play water sports in the area of Castiglione della Pescaia is undoubtedly the Le Marze coast. Thanks to ideal climatic conditions as well as a particular conformation, this beach will allow the more daring to practice sailing, surfing, kitesurfing as well as new disciplines such as wakeboarding. Towed by a motorboat with a board similar to a snowboard at your feet, you can experience an experiential adventure that will be difficult to forget. These activities aimed above all at daring spirits can be practiced by anyone who wishes to approach these sports.
THE HORSE RIDING CENTERS OF CASTIGLIONE DELLA PESCAIA
For those who love horse riding, it will be possible to contact the sports facilities of Punta Ala, but also the Equestrian Center of Roselle as well as the various amateur and non-amateur sports associations present massively throughout the town. Follonica, for example, has an operational headquarters for horse riding as does Magliano, Argentario (non-Olympic disciplines) or Manciano. All these places are small pearls to visit also for excursions and trips, just so as not to lose anything of the beauty of an area that includes all types of services.
The characteristic landscape, completely surrounded by greenery, will make horse riding pleasant and healthy. The vegetation in which the town is immersed is also particularly favorable to a particular animal such as the horse. This special quadruped will be able to offer company as much as a human being, accompanying the tourist towards the stupendous scenarios offered by the uncontaminated nature that Maremma offers its inhabitants or visitors every day.
FROM CANOE TO DIVING, SPORTS FOR ALL TASTES
Castiglione della Pescaia offers a wide range of activities of various types, such as canoeing. The audacious who want to explore the abyss of the Mediterranean Sea will be able to enter the magical depths through accurate dives wedging themselves into the lost and mysterious ravines of the fascinating underwater world. Opportunities to approach disciplines such as snorkeling and much more are present throughout the Maremma area. The Rocchette area in particular proves to be optimal for this type of sport, thanks to the presence of highly qualified equipment and personnel. A lesser-known sport, but which makes the area distinctive, is undoubtedly the one linked to the ancient art of archery. The woods inserted in that real green lung, a World Heritage Site that is Castiglione della Pescaia, are particularly suitable for this ancient ritual. To be practiced alone or in the company of friends, the activity will be pleasant and will help develop qualities such as coordination, aim and balance. Castiglione della Pescaia is undoubtedly an excellence in terms of services. The presence of all these pleasant sporting activities in super-equipped amusement parks gives an extra quid to a spectacular holiday.