Horseback Riding in Punta Ala
A very long beach in the green of the most beautiful Tuscany
Punta Ala owes its name to the aviator Italo Balbo who bought almost the entire promontory in 1930.
Punta Ala is the promontory at the southern end of the Gulf of Follonica, in the beautiful Maremma, in the municipality of Castiglione della Pescaia, about twenty kilometers to the south.
Originally Punta Ala was only a territory for grazing cattle, then it became a Roman port and, from the second half of the 1900s, it has been a place that attracts elite tourism.
The Punta Ala promontory
The Scoglio dello Sparviero is a very small island located less than a mile off the coast of Punta Ala, where Italo Balbo had his beautiful villa built in which he received the most important personalities of the time.
The Scoglio dello Sparviero
Horseback Riding in Punta Ala. Beaches
The promontory of Punta Ala overlooking the sea is covered by typical Mediterranean vegetation and the clarity of the sea overlooked by the rocks of the south side, is in perfect harmony with the very fine sandy beach of the Plateau on the north coast.
The beach near the port is not very large but offers a wild and charming atmosphere, with its white pebbles and allows you to reach some rocks, to enjoy this wonderful sea in relaxation.
But Punta Ala also boasts a very long beach, which can be accessed from the pine forest and which offers an excellent solution for those looking for a holiday surrounded by nature.
A perfect beach for those looking for stretches of free beach but also for those who want bathing establishments equipped with catering and entertainment services.
The gently sloping seabed makes the Punta Ala beach ideal for a holiday with the little ones.
Horseback Riding in Punta Ala. What you might need
For your horseback riding in Punta Ala we will be happy if you want to wear a garment from our Clothing Collection: the embroidered Club Cavallo Italia brand will let everyone know that you are part of a special world, the magical world of those who love horses.
And don’t forget our Bags Collection. They are all hand made by master leather craftsmen of long tradition with the best Italian leather and you will surely find the bag to carry with you what you need.
Horseback Riding in Punta Ala. How to get
Punta Ala is located at the southern end of the Gulf of Follonica. It is a fraction of the Municipality of Castiglione della Pescaia, from which it is about 20 km to the north, along the provincial road SP 158 delle Collacchie and, if you are traveling with your horse, read our advice here. Thank you.
Horseback Riding in Punta Ala. Where to go
We suggest a horseback riding but check first that it is suitable for your experience and, if you want, on the Fise Toscana website, selecting the province of Grosseto, you will find equestrian centers that will be happy to help you and suggest alternatives.
Horseback Riding in Punta Ala. From Punta Ala to Cala Violina
At the Castiglione della Pescaia exit, take the SS 322 delle Collacchie towards Follonica, turn left onto the road that leads to Punta Ala and, after 4 kilometers, you will arrive at the pine forest in Capanna Civinini, where you can park and leave for the walk.
A path along the splendid beaches of Punta Ala, Cala Martina to get to Cala Violina, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Maremma, without forgetting the costume to swim in these crystal clear waters.
An extraordinarily beautiful horseback ride where you will immerse yourself in nature discovering wonderful sceneries that characterize one of the most evocative stretches of coast and we advise you to pay attention to the private properties you will encounter during the walk.
They are well signposted and it is a good idea not to cross the borders.
Since the rules may vary, we advise you to ask for updated information on this extraordinary route from the equestrian centers that you have contacted from the Fise Toscana website.
Horseback Riding in Punta Ala. Where to sleep
As we always do, we suggest three hotels but the offer is very wide and we are sure that you will find the perfect accommodation for you.
The Baglioni Cala del Porto Hotel the Bussola Hotel and, finally, if you prefer a resort in the heart of the Tuscan Maremma, the Andana Resort not far from Punta Ala.
The Andana Resort
And after your Horseback Riding in Punta Ala …
… then we recommend horseback riding in the mountains, in Cortina d’Ampezzo, between scenery and mountains you will experience unforgettable moments.
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