Overlooking the “Spallette” of Volterra follow the rolling hills that slowly reaching the sea. Following the ancient route that leads to Volterra etruscan coast are dotted with countless picturesque villages on top of hills have a beautiful sea view.
Querceto, Casale Marittimo, Montescudaio hills are villages like grapes, small and well equipped are the jewels of Tyrrhenian coast of the Val di Cecina.
Continuing towards the sea comes in Cecina, a small service for shopping and walking along the sea.
South of Cecina along a small stretch of ‘Aurelia we encounter in the Preamble to the most majestic avenues:
The avenue of Cipressi di SanGuido.
No pictures will pay tribute to the beauty of the cypress, held and loved by locals as a real family jewels. Imposing and austere eye-catching of all was made famous avenue passanti.Il dala famous poem by Carducci who was born in these areas here and spent most of his life:
Quasi in corsa giganti giovinetti
Mi balzarono incontro e mi guardar.
Mi riconobbero, e— Ben torni omai —
Bisbigliaron vèr’ me co ‘l capo chino —
Perché non scendi ? Perché non ristai ?
Fresca è la sera e a te noto il cammino.
Oh sièditi a le nostre ombre odorate
Ove soffia dal mare il maestrale:
Ira non ti serbiam de le sassate
Tue d’una volta: oh non facean già male!…….
Along the 5 km of the road you arrive at Bolgheri, a small village with a nice center. Rich in wine bars and small shops. Suitable for outdoor walls of the village extend the rows of importants wines, such as Ornellaia, Michele Satta, Guado al Tasso Antinori and many other major productions.
Leaving from Bolgheri, Castagneto Carducci direction, along the Wine Route, you should choose the Seals in which to be guided in tasting wines of great international value.