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Tuscany Sights

Parco Naturale della Maremma

  • Via Bersagliere 7/9 Map It
  • Alberese
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 12/05/2013

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The well-kept nature preserve at Monti dell'Uccellina is an oasis of green hills sloping down to small, secluded beaches on protected coastline. Wild goats and rabbits, foxes and wild boars, as well as horses and a domesticated long-horned white ox unique to this region, make their home among miles of sea pines, rosemary plants, and juniper bushes. The park also has scattered Etruscan and Roman ruins and a medieval abbey, the Abbazia di San Rabano. Enter

from the south at Talamone (turn right 1 km [½ mi] before town) or from Alberese, both reachable from the SS1 (Via Aurelia). Daily limits restrict the number of cars that can enter, so in summer it's best to either reserve ahead or to leave your car in Alberese and use the regular bus service; contact the park's information office for bookings, and to secure English-language guides.

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Sight Information

Address:

Park Office, Via Bersagliere 7/9, Alberese, 58100, Italy

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Phone:

0564-407098

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily 9–1 hr before sunset

Updated 12/05/2013

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