In the territory of Scarlino, just a few miles from the island of Elba and the other islands of the Tuscan Arcipelago, in a beautiful coastal stretch, Etrusca Marina (formerly Puntone) is easily accessible by car, train or airport. The Scarlino area overlooks the sea and stretches from the Alma river to the first houses of Follonica, lying on a coast (9 kmts) rich in cliffs and beaches. The hills are covered partly by the Mediterranean scrub and partly by a green meadow scattered with olive trees, vineyards, orchards. These are also old cottages and farms, today all restored, either as real working farm and comfortable holiday cottages. The natural environment is still intact, including the famous coves immediately after Portiglioni, up to the Punta Ala port.
Those who wish to discover a sand sounding like a violin, can reach Cala Violina either by foot or by bicycle where unexpected, beyond the green landscape, there is the sea: a blue colour in contrast against the white beaches of Cala Violina and Cala Martina in front of the "Isola D"Elba" and the "Sparviero". From Spring to Autumn this wide and clear sheet of water, is animated by yachts and motor boats, leaving the port of Puntone (Etrusca Marina). However Scarlino is also about archaeology and history.
If you wish to experience the beautiful Tuscan coast and to begin your sailing charter in Italy discovering amazing itineraries, Scarlino is a perfect base.
How to reach Scarlino
SS n. 1 (Aurelia), exit "Follonica Nord", direction for "Castiglione della Pescaia", until you reach "Puntone".
SS n. 1 (Aurelia), exit "Gavorrano Scalo", proceed towards "Bagni di Gavorrano", towards Castiglione della Pescaia, until you reach "Puntone".
Land distances: Follonica Km 7 / Scarlino Scalo km 5 / Castiglione della Pescaia Km 20 / Punta Ala Km 15 / Grosseto Km 40 / Piombino Km 32 / Livorno Km 95.
- Train station of Scarlino Scalo: Km 5
- Train station of Follonica: Km 7
- International Airport "Galileo Galilei" - Pisa Km 120
- International Airport "Amerigo Vespucci" - Firenze / Peretola Km 160
- International Airport "Leonardo Da Vinci" - Roma / Fiumicino Km 200