THE WINE ROUTE OF THE ETRUSCAN COAST
In the immediate hilly hinterland of the Etruscan Coast, the Tuscan countryside shows itself in all its beauty. The sides of the hills are covered with vineyards and fragrant olive groves between which narrow streets are made ideal for walks and excursions.
The Wine Route of the Etruscan Coast , taking advantage of these roads, is carried out in a food and wine itinerary surrounded by nature.
about 150 km , it includes the entire Livorno coast, part of the Pisan countryside and also the territory of the Elba Island. In this area, viticulture is a traditional activity, deeply linked to the history and economy of the local villages. Bolgheri , Montescudaio , Bibbona are just some of the countries most involved in the production of fine bottles. This is where Sassicaia, Terratico, Ornellaia and many other red wines protected by the DOC and DOCG brands come from.
The Wine Route of the Etruscan Coast is an ideal route for slow tourism , on foot or by bicycle. Traveling slowly allows you to better appreciate the nature and beauty of these places. It is possible to stop in the cellars , in the farms and in the wine bars that you encounter as you proceed along the road. Often these structures organize visits to the vineyard and guided tastings with typical local products.