SUP in Cala Violina and Bandite di Scarlino
Discovering Cala Violina and Cala Martina between the sea and Mediterranean scrubland
Name: SUP in Cala Violina and Bandite di Scarlino
Location: Pontone – Bandite di Scarlino
Itinerary: SUP trekking
Best period: June to September
Minimum age: 12 years old
Length and duration: 7 km – Approximately 3 hours (time to be agreed upon according to the season)
Price: 2 people = 90 € per person, 3 to 4 people = 70 € per person (for individual tours, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org).
Level: Previous experience of SUP is required
SUP in Cala Violina and Bandite di Scarlino – another pearl of the Tuscan coastline: the Bandite di Scarlino is a natural area of local interest (ANPIL) with no access by motorized ground vehicles, thus preserving the priceless beauty of this stretch of coastline, the interiors of which include treasures such as Cala Violina in Cala Martina.
The promontory of the Bandite di Scarlino rises immediately south of the Port of Puntone di Scarlino, forming a stretch of coastline which is mainly high and rocky, interspersed with isolated coves, such as Cala Martina. The Bandite di Scarlino extends over an area of almost 6,000 hectares and the territory, which is mainly hilly, constitutes the natural appendage of the Grosset Metalliferous Hills. The cove furthest south, Cala Violina, has fine white sand, creating a striking scene.
The southern bank of the promontory slopes towards the plain of the river Alma, just north of Punta Ala.
Inland, the Bandite di Scarlino rises along the north-western side of Poggio Ballone, reaching some villages perched on the hill massifs.
There are numerous paths which can be pursued on foot, by bike, or on horseback, along which are characteristic views, both towards the sea and towards the plains and inner hills.