Grosseto is the town at the centre of the vast territory of 5,000 km2 that makes up the Maremma.

The Maremma is a lesser known area of Tuscany, with fertile flatlands, marshes, wooded hills, natural thermal baths and charming towns perched on tufa ridges or ringed in walls of ancient stone. A rugged, varied, beautiful area with little pretense, but great appeal, it stretches between the provinces of Livorno and Grosseto, and extends over the southern Tuscan border into northern Lazio as far as Civitavecchia, all studded with beautiful villages, ancient Etruscan tombs and steaming hot spring...