The Duna di Feniglia Nature Reserve is a state protected natural area established in 1971.The Feniglia is a tombolo or a strip of sand between the hill of Ansedonia to the east and Monte Argentario to the west. It is about 6 km long and covers a total area of 474 hectares. From Orbetello, the...Read more..
The Tombolo della Giannella is a strip of land about 6 km long and an average width of just over 300 meters, which goes from Monte Argentario to the mouth of the river Albegna. It is located in the municipality of Orbetello for all its extension and is washed by the Tyrrhenian Sea to the north west...Read more..
The Orbetello Lagoon, since 1916, was considered a favorable field for aviation. The Idroscalo is located in the same area as the ancient "Glacis" which, at the time of the Spanish fortifications, was an entrenched field. Designed by the architect Pier Luigi Nervi, in a few years it was transformed...Read more..
The extension of the Orbetello Lagoon is about 27 Km/q. the average depth is about 1 meter, the maximum does not exceed 2 m.It is separated from the sea to the west and east by two strips of land about 6 km long (the sandy Tomboli of Giannella to NW and Feniglia to SE) and west by the promontory of...Read more..
The well was built in 1465 by the Hospital of Santa Maria della Scala of Siena, to promote the water supply of the hospital and of the houses that overlooked Piazza San Francesco. With the improvement of the city water supply system, which occurred between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries,...Read more..