Beaches on Tuscany

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Mountain scenery is one of the most memorable features of sandy beaches of Tuscany. And this is not surprising because this landscape covers almost the entire coast. Just imagine how you are relaxing under the sun against the background of the mountains - is this not a dream?

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Elba island

95 beaches

Picturesque • Cliffs • Natural shadow

4 beaches

Kids friendly • Senior friendly • Good for Relax

166 beaches

Picturesque • Cliffs • Natural shadow

63 beaches

Picturesque • Cliffs • Natural shadow

3 beaches

Camping • Kids friendly • Senior friendly

8 beaches

Wild beach • Football ground • Kite or windsurfing

Beaches of Tuscany

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General information

The beaches of Tuscany are mostly small and located in cozy bays. Some places have hard-to-reach bays of a bizarre shape, provoking active travelers to explore them. An important clarification - most beaches do not have natural shade, as the vegetation is either too small or completely absent, so do not forget your sun umbrella and protective products.

One of the interesting features of Tuscany is that most of its beaches are located away from the city's bustle, and many offer unforgettable views and magnificent seascapes. Maybe this This may not be the main factor determining the choice, but you must agree that getting a tan against an amazing landscape is much more pleasant!

Senior friendly
Spiaggia di Cavoli 

Cavoli 0.1 km


Exceptional beauty • Picturesque • Beach resort • Easy access • Golden fine sand • Crowded in season
7.8 Amenities index
Good for Relax
Spiaggia della Biodola 

Scaglieri 0.3 km


Picturesque • Beach resort • Easy access • Golden fine sand • Turquoise pure water • Crowded in season
7.8 Amenities index
Good for Relax
Spiaggia di Capo Bianco 

Portoferraio 1 km


Exceptional beauty • Picturesque • Amenities beach • Easy access • White shell sand • Crowded in season
5.3 Amenities index
Good for Relax
Spiaggia sansone 

Acquaviva 0.4 km

Very good

Exceptional beauty • Picturesque • Amenities beach • Easy access • Very crowded • Distant parking
4.3 Amenities index
Spiaggia La Sorgente 

Acquaviva 0.3 km

Very good

Exceptional beauty • Picturesque • Amenities beach • Easy access • Crowded in season • Distant parking
2.2 Amenities index
Spiaggia Arenella 

Arenella 0.1 km

Very good

Exceptional beauty • Picturesque • Beach resort • Easy access • Small free area • Crowded in season
6.8 Amenities index

Calm, measured rest and the sound of waves are perhaps the most common associations that arise with the word "beach". This is not surprising, as relaxation is exactly what many beach travelers are looking for. If you associate your vacation primarily with such activity, choose one of the 244 beaches in the region.

To make your choice easier, we have prepared a list of the best beaches for relaxation in Tuscany.

Tuscany beaches: Kids friendly on map

Tuscany beaches: Senior friendly on map

Tuscany beaches: Good for party on map

Tuscany beaches: Good for Relax on map

Also, the beaches of Tuscany can be a point of attraction for the young public of party-goers and lovers of noisy holidays. The number of such beaches is not very large, about 53, but some of them are well known.

Young people can have a great time at open beach parties, engage in outdoor activities or hang out in in bars and clubs within walking distance of the beach area.

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Attraction and Infrastructure

As for the main features of the beaches of Tuscany, they are as follows:

  • The region's beaches are mainly narrow, quite short and have a high level of cleanliness. The most common surface is sand of brown color.
  • Usually, entry into the water is moderately gentle, such beaches are 123.
  • The average distance from the road to beach in Tuscany is less than 500 meters. 202 beaches are relatively easy to access, 21 beaches are difficult to access, which in most cases means that you have to walk a quite long distance, and 17 beaches are only accessible from the water. The latter include both island beaches and beaches with no land routes due to the natural borders.

The beaches in Tuscany are used mainly by beach clubs (resorts), usually open to everyone but for a fee. These establishments offer a full range of amenities with limited operational hours. At the same time, you can still find a wild beach, use our filter for this.

Hundreds of beaches in Tuscany attract every year not only relaxation lovers but also those travelers who prefer outdoor activities and, first of all kayakers, snorkeling lovers, sup boarders.

So, let's see what activities you can do on the beaches:

  • SUP is a relatively young sport that attracts more and more followers every year. Whether you are an experienced SUP rider or want to discover this activity, Tuscany is the perfect place for you. More than 32 beaches are popular among SUP boarders. Who knows, you will become an enthusiastic fan of SUP after visiting these beaches.
  • Snorkeling. For admirers of the inner beauty of coastal waters, it is essential to know that about 221 beaches in Italy that are popular with snorkelers, of which 38 beaches are in Tuscany. According to our users, the best locations are: Spiaggia sansone, Spiaggia La Sorgente, Spiaggia delle Cannelle.
  • Sea kayaking is an excellent alternative to long walks along the coast. Instead of being bored on the beach, you can go for a leisurely journey and discover the beauty of the neighboring coves, inlets and wild beaches. Remember, the main gems are always accessible only from the water. Kayaking is an excellent active lifestyle solution for both professionals and beginners. About 44 beaches in Tuscany can be interesting for kayakers, the most popular are: Spiaggia di Cavoli, Spiaggia di Capo Bianco.

Do you love an active lifestyle but would prefer something other than water activities? Then on the beaches of Tuscany you can actively spend time playing volleyball. Although this region does not have the privileged status of the volleyball capital of Italy, it may well compete for this title because there are about 22 beaches where you can play volleyball.

For campers, important information is the availability of campsites in the region. There are such places near the 25 beaches of Tuscany. 4 of them are a kind of wild camp, formed spontaneously by lovers of this type of recreation and did not have an infrastructure. 21 of them are official campsites, with all the necessary (showers, toilets, shops, cafes).

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Please note that lifeguards supervise 125 beaches in the region, but you should rely on more than just them, remember the elementary rules, as lifeguards are not on duty around the clock, even on equipped beaches!

Finding a restaurant in Tuscany is easy enough, many of them are located close to the beaches. Each is good in its way and has a certain charm. You can find out more about nearby food outlets on beach pages.

Finding hotels in relative proximity to the beaches is usually fine. Many beaches have enough nearby accommodation, which gives good opportunities to choose the right place to stay.

And, probably, the most popular question among travelers: “What sights of Tuscany can be found relatively close to the beaches?” It is impossible to list all of them, there are a lot of attractions. So you will find where to go!

The hottest month of the region is August - air temperature during this time warms up to 29.9°C and water up to 26.5°C. The coldest month is January - air temperature drops to 11°C and water to 15°C.

Do you know how many beaches there are in Tuscany? In total there are 244 beaches and the most popular is Spiaggia di Cavoli.

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