The location at the center of Maremma makes the Quercia Rossa a base for a variety of activities, including places of interest for lovers of nature, wine and food, and history and archaeology.
First of all, the closeness of the natural cascades of Saturnia (14 km) offers guests the chance to spend time relaxing with massages, and thermal cures and baths. The mineral waters of Saturnia come from underground springs at a rate of 800 liters per second at a constant temperature of 37� Celsius. Thanks to these characteristics, the water of Saturnia has stimulating and healthy effects on the skin, the respiratory system, and on muscles and bones. It is utilized in hydrotherapy in the form of swimtherapy, mudbaths, and in classical thermal cures such as inhalation, aerosol, and insufflation.
Lovers of the sea and of diving can reach the beaches of Capalbio, Argentario and Uccellina, which can be seen through the hills, in approximately 20 minutes by car. Nature lovers choose between birdwatching in the WWF oasis of Orbetello and the Lake of Burano, riding on horseback or taking a canoe down the Ombrone river in the Uccellina Natural Park, or ambushing a herd of deers in the Monte Labbro Park. Near the Farmhouse one can take a bath in the Albegna river, or explore, taking the old paths through the woods.
Students of art and history can visit the Etruscan tombs of Sovana, the Roman city of Cosa and the sites of the 'slave' villa of Settefinestre and the home of the Etruscan Ghiaccio Forte. Or one can enter the medieval towns of Pitigliano, Sorano, Capalbio with its Garden of Tarocchi, Montemerano, Magliano, Manciano with the nearby Roman city of Statonia, and Saturnia with its dotted necropoles. All are within 15-20 kilometers of the Quercia Rossa Country House.
The numerous festivals and food fairs and the Wine Festivals of Manciano and Scansano offer a wealth of Tuscan flavors to experience and explore