• Nearest Beach: 9km

  • Nearest Town: Cecina 6km

  • Nearby Towns:

    • Cecina: 6km
    • Volterra: 30km
    • San Gimignano: 59km
    • Pisa: 60km
    • Siena: 83km
    • Florence: 115km

Sightseeing

Cecina has back-to-back festivals from July through to September including antiques, arts and music. A visit to the area wouldn't be complete without a visit to Pisa and its leaning tower, just 45 minutes away.

Days Out

Acquavillage

Aqua Village, Cecina

Or if you are looking for thrills and spills then Aqua Village in Cecina itself has lots of toe-curling slides, such as the Kamikaze and the Twister. The park also has lazy rivers and waterfalls and play areas for smaller children.

Preistorico

Parco Preistorico

Parco Preistorico has lots of amazing finds. It has loads of fossils and reproductions of prehistoric animals including dinosaurs and mammoths.

Volterra

Volterra

You are close to the Etruscan coast here which has amazing coves to explore and fragrant pine forests. You will find the town of Volterra here which makes for a memorable day trip: it has lots of historical and archaeological places of interest like the acropolis 552 metres above sea level where you can get stunning panoramic views.

Cavallino Matto

Cavallino Matto

Cavallino Matto is a fun theme park just over 20 km from Valle Gaia. There is a good mix of tame rides and terrifying roller coasters, as well as professional shows and displays.

Tuscan countryside

Accesa Archaeological Park

For an active day out visit Accesa Archaeological Park in Massa Marittima. There is a two and a half hour trail that passes lots of archaeological sites where you can see Etruscan findings dating back to the 6th century.

Pisa Tower

Pisa

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to see the iconic leaning tower of Pisa - it is only a 45 minute drive away. And once you’ve taken the signature photo you can explore the wealth of cathedrals and palaces the city has to offer.   

Events in the Region

San Gimignano Medieval Festival

San Gimignano Medieval Festival

The Ferie delle Messi festival brings all kinds of medieval practitioners to town such as jugglers, acrobats and jousting knights. Although a great tourist attraction this festival is also for the benefit of the locals who take great pride in their historic town and its vibrant past.

Luminara, Regatta of St. Ranieri

Luminara St. Ranieri

Pisa's Patron Saint, St Ranieri, is celebrated by putting lights in windows of all the buildings and palaces in the city, as well as thousands of floating candles alight on the waters of the Arno. This is accompanied by a fireworks display.

Events, Convivia Bibbona

Convivia, Bibbona

In August there is the “Convivia” - a celebration of Bibbona’s produce, most notably the DOC wine, which is accompanied by live performances in the historic centre of Bibbona. This is a popular event attracting crowds of visitors who all come to enjoy wine tasting, street entertainment and markets. 2018 dates to be confirmed.

Off Parc Activities

The nearest beach, Cecina Mare, is excellent for swimming and is just 9 km away. It is also good for windsurfing, so why not hire one on the beach and give it a go? Even closer than the beach you will find horse riding stables if you fancy trotting through the gorgeous Tuscan countryside.

In summer the tourist board organises cycling and walking tours from the nearby Bibbona to the “Macchia della Magona”, a beautiful stretch of pine forest teeming with wildlife.

The following activities are available off parc:

Activities Information

Horse Riding

7 km from site

Karting

5 km from site

Boat trips

7 km from site

Adventure Course

8 km from site
Sports Information

Scuba Diving

7 km from site

Windsurfing

10 km from site

Pedalos

8 km from site