The Argentario is one the most prestigious and beautiful locations in the Maremma, located in the south of Tuscany, it reflects a stunning natural paradise characterized by the presence of forests and Mediterranean vegetation, of uneven coasts, of crystal clear water and two small towns of extraordinary beauty and charm.
Exploring here is definitely a unique and spectacular occasion, and absolutely deserves to be experienced in every light. The promontory of Monte Argentario rises in the province of Grosseto, extremely close to the little city of Orbetello, famous for its lagoon, in an environment that is unquestionably particular and unique.
The landscape and scenery of this fabulous promontory attached to the sea are undeniably fascinating and astounding, in terms of representing the best of the spirit of the Maremma. Between the wild and untouched environment, lie a splendid harmony of hills, plains and the stunning Tirreno Sea.
The Argentario definitely presents itself as one of the most celebrated and appreciated tourist destinations and is amongst the few that can boast important recognition for the beauty of its environment and for the quality of the service it offer.
The first inhabitants on the promontory of Monte Argentario were the Etruscans, as indicated by the numerous ruins found in the territory. The power was then exercised by the Emperor of Rome, and by the powerful family of Domitii Aenobarbi.
The family was also called Argentari, because of their wealth and may have given the area the name Monte.
The territory was then ruled by many Roman emperors, until the fall of the Empire, then becoming an important possession of the Aldobrandeschi and Orsini families, Over the course of centuries, the power was exercised by the city of Naples and Siena, then from the beginning of the second half of the 16th century until the first years of the 19th century, it was an important stronghold of the State of Presidi, who built many fortifications in the area. It was finally annexed by the Grand Dukedom of Tuscany and became part of the Kingdom of Italy.