Immersed in the lush Mediterranean vegetation, Tuscany is an open-air museum where you can enjoy naturalistic and archaeological itineraries in parks, museums and protected natural areas.

The Tuscan historical heritage of the Etruscan Coast is evident in the Val di Cornia Parks. The numerous sites that can be visited are enriched by educational workshops and animations, customized to satisfy the specific needs of individual schools.
The great variety of sites on the Etruscan Coast makes this land particularly suitable for the realization of Tuscany school trips. A visit to the Etruscan Coast is in fact able to meet different educational objectives. These include:

  • an understanding of work processes that affect raw materials and their use by man in ancient and modern times
  • understanding of the tools and methodologies functional to scientific research related to disciplines such as geology and archeology
  • raising awareness of the protection of the Italian historical and archaeological heritage.
Parco di San Silvestro

Archaeological Mines Park of San Silvestro
The Archaeological Mines Park of San Silvestro preserves the Tuscan mining history, begun at the time of the Etruscan civilization. The itineraries to be experienced during the visit wind through mining galleries and paths of great historical, archaeological and geological importance. Inside the park there are creative workshops with which to retrace the ancient use of tools in stone and wood constructions.

Museo archeologico di Piombino

Populonia Archaeological Museum
Located in Piombino, not far from the historic center, this museum will allow tourists on a trip to take a journey of five millennia in the Tuscany region. The proposed routes stimulate the attention of tourists through accurate environmental reconstructions, which allow not only visual interaction, but also manual and sound, of Tuscan memorabilia, creating an experience that is magnificently completed by narrative voices.

Rocca di Campiglia

Museums “the Rocca of Campiglia”
The Rocca of Campiglia stands on the highest hill of Campiglia. Enclosed by the surrounding ramparts, it is a historical link between the town of Campiglia and the San Silvestro Park. The museums, located inside the Rocca, have archaeological relics recovered from the excavations, including weapons and objects of daily life such as vases and games.

The Val di Cornia sites have parking areas and ample parking spaces for buses and private vehicles, as well as catering facilities such as restaurants and bars. A visit along the Etruscan Coast allows students to enter parks and museums at discounted prices.

The Villaggio Orizzonte is located in the heart of the Gulf of Follonica on the Etruscan Coast. The structure is ideal for best welcoming children during Tuscany school trips, offering them easy access to the main points of interest on the coast, places where they will have the opportunity to get to know the history of the rich Tuscan territory.