In the past, Manciano was one of the main Etruscan cities in the area between Tuscany and Lazio, and there are several important archaeological sites nearby Querciafelice, such as Tuscania, Cerveteri, Blera, Vulci, Barbarano, Vetulonia and Roselle, as well as the Roman ruins of Cosa. In addition to archaeological excursions, Querciafelice is an excellent starting point to visit the charming towns of Orbetello, Montemerano, Sovana, Sorano and Pitigliano.
The sea is within easy reach: Monte Argentario, with Porto Ercole and its wonderful Feniglia beach, besides Porto Santo Stefano, is less than an hour’s drive. White sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, this coastal area can be considered paradise for divers and sailors.
Furthermore, for those who wish to explore the sea over the coast, from Porto Santo Stefano there are daily boats to visit the islands of the beautiful Tuscan archipelago, for example the “jewels of the Mediterranean”, Giglio and Giannutri Islands.
Along the Tuscan coast, not far from Querciafelice, you can find well known seaside resorts such as Capalbio, Ansedonia and Talamone, as well as WWF natural oasis of Burano, a wonderful place not to be missed, with its 410 hectares, its lake and protected species.
Lake Bolsena is also easy to reach from Manciano. It is the biggest lake of volcanic origin in Europe, well known for its fascinating landscapes and surroundings.
Moreover, Saturnia thermal spa cannot be missed, with its sulphurous water at 37°C and its 18-hole golf course.
A visit to the Maremma Natural Park and Uccellina Regional Park is also recommended; this area is an uncontaminated heaven of many animal kinds, characterized by a rich landscape of woods and Mediterranean scrublands.
Airport of Rome Fiumicino Leonardo Da Vinci is 130 km from Querciafelice.
Rome (150 km)
Albinia train station (38 km)
Saturnia (12 km)
Sorano (24 km)
Maremma Regional Park (40 km)
Talamone (44 km)
Orbetello (45 km)
Monte Argentario (50 km)
Bolsena Lake (54 km)
Grosseto (60 km)
Siena (140 km)
Florence (200 km)