Costa d’Argento is in the extreme south of Tuscany, about two and a half hours from Florence and two from Rome. It has been the seaside stronghold of the Etruscans, the summer home of 15th century Spanish princes, and the coveted target of Ottoman pirates and, more recently, the allied planes of WWII.

The coastline takes its name argento (silver) from the grey colored sand on La Playa La Torba Beach. Arguably Tuscany’s most beautiful, if not most Spanish-sounding beach, La Playa La Torba is just outside of Ansedonia and promises seclusion and solitude even in the height of August.

The coastline has soft sand and turquoise water. Its natural beauty the perfect complement to the quiet summer days and unhurried lifestyle that come from being overlooked as a prime tourist destination.

Talamone is the Monte Carlo of Tuscany, where grand mansions have their own fleet of private yachts and the deep green of the forests clash with the even deeper green of the sea.

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