Best Photography Locations in Monte Argentario

Monte Argentario is a common Italian sparse located in the province of Grosseto. The main town in the area is Porto Santo Stefano. Monte Argentario is located in the southernmost part of Tuscany, perhaps the most beautiful stretch of coast, where the sea waters are crystal clear and rich in fish. Perhaps thanks to its beauty that this place is so well-known and appreciated by many tourists coming from all over Italy to spend summer holidays. The promontory was known in ancient times with the name of  Cosano promontory. The name was given thanks to the Etruscan city What was standing on the coast. The origin of the Argentario word does not derive from the presence of silver in this area but rather from the minerals contained in the rocks, which shone in the sun as if they were silver. The Argentario is a promontory stretching out to the sea just in the vicinity of the two southernmost islands of the Tuscan archipelago, Giannutri and the Giglio. A curiosity: Argentario was in the past an island. Then due to the action of the river Albenga and the transport of debris, over time they created the tombolo della Giannella and the tombolo della Feniglia, in essence two land arms that united the nearby island to the ground.

The two tomboli then created the lagoon of Orbetello, known as oasis for many migratory birds. This is a coastal lagoon extending for 27 km. Its waters are relatively shallow as the maximum depth is two meters. The lagoon is an owl of the wwf, most of the Tirre Sea. The territory of Monte Argentario is rather harsh, with steep sweet slopes only thanks to the work of the man who created terraces. The highest point is represented by Punta Telegrafo, which is 700 meters high. The coast is very varied and jagged, with small beaches consisting mainly of rocks, alternating with cale. Mount Argentario is part of the cetacean sanctuary, a protected marine area of ​​interest ternational.

In addition to the unspoiled sea, the Argentario mountain offers interesting tourists who are invited to visit: the Church of San Erasmo for example, which we can observe at Porto Ercole.in this church once was buried the Spanish rulers. Another religious building is the Church of San Rocco. Not least the Church of St. Paul of the Cross, a building built in the early twentieth century. In addition to the churches it is possible to visit the Palace of the Governants, a building located in the historical center of Porto Ercole, a Renaissance architecture example and built in the XVI century.

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