Le Pianacce

Castagneto Carducci, Tuscany, Central Italy & Elba

Site code: IN015


  • Pisa : 76km
  • Florence : 129km
  • Siena : 89km
  • Volterra : 51km
  • San Gimignano : 86km
  • Cecina : 24km

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San Vincenzo beach, Castagnetto Carducci, Tuscany
San Vincenzo town, Castagnetto Carducci, Tuscany

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Days Out


Aqua Village Cecina

Cavallino Matto is the largest amusement park in Tuscany, which has lots of rides, most suitable for children, some for the brave thrill seekers. If you like water play then Aqua Village Cecina has a good number of slides, pools and attractions.

Leaning tower of Pisa


If you want to see some of Italy’s most famous sites then Pisa, Siena and Florence are all easily accessible from here.

Castagnetto Carducci

Castagneto Caducco

Castagneto Caducco is a medieval hilltop town with lots of historical sites in the local area. Being up on the hilltop means you can see for miles, especially from Piazzale Belvedere.

Pistoia zoo

Pistoia Zoo

There are over 600 animals from around the globe including flamingos, llamas, camels, tigers, elephants, hippos and bears housed here. There is also an area where children can touch the animals such as goats and rabbits.

Pinocchio park

Pinocchio Park

About an hour and a half’s drive away you will find Pinocchio Park. The park is set in Collodi, the childhood home of the story’s author. Stroll along the paths and experience a living story amid unspoilt pearls of nature, blended with beautiful art.

Eutruscan wine trail

Etruscan Wine Trail

Castagneto is a great place to simply take a stroll and enjoy a delicious gelato. Or if you would rather a glass of vino then you are well placed to enjoy the Etruscan wine trail.


Baratti and Populonia

The archaeological park of Baratti and Populonia is close by, as is the town of Bibbona which has lots of archaeological and historical sites.

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