You can reach many spectacular destinations in less than half an hour by car :
1- Saint galgano abbey :in ca. 20 minutes you can reach by car the the gothic abbey of Saint Galgano and the Montesiepi hermitage which encloses, beyond to the tomb of the saint, the famous rock with the sword. The ruins of Saint Galgano are one of the most visited medieval monuments in Tuscany.
2- The Natural Park of Biancane in Monterotondo and the Biolago of Sasso Pisano: The Natural Park of Biancane is part of the Geopark (www.turismomonterotondomarittimo.it) You can reach it by car in ca. 20 minutes. The entire area is characterised by hot white rocks, pools of boiling water and geysers. The park can be visited autonomously or with a qualified guide. From the park you can walk a trail to the town of Sasso Pisano. Here it´s possible to take a warm bath in the “Biolago”. It´s a sytem of thermal pools alimented with thermal water (36°) and a phyto-purified biolake. The pools are available from May to October.
3- Massa Marittima and the Accesa Lake:Ca. 20 minutes by car you can reach Massa Marittima, a very actractive medieval town with a unique artistic and historical heritage, as seen in the buildings and numerous museums. The very heart of the town is the wonderful Piazza Garibaldi with the 13th century Cathedral of Saint Cerbone. Very interesting is the Museum of History and Mines too.
Ca. 10 minutes by car from Massa Marittima you can have a refreshing bath in the clear water of the karst lake of Accesa.
4-Beaches: Ca. 30 minutes by car you can reach the gulf of Follonica with ist well-equipped or wild beaches. The famouse gulf of Baratti and the Archaeological Park of Baratti and Populonia are also nearby.