Days Out: Grosseto, Livorno & Pisa

International Friends IF
Cultural association offering language services in Italian, Spanish, English, French, Russian and Japanese as well as interpreting services and local guided tours. Also Italian cookery lessons offered.
Il Giardino Sospeso
Aerial course built through the trees comprising ladders, bridges, swings, nets, trapezes and giant zip lines. Open daily from June to September from 10:00. Located in Fagiolaia, 56046, Riparbella, (PI).
Parco Gallorose
Wildlife park with exotic and native animals as well as plants and flowers. Open March to October from 09:30. Ticket desk closes 90 mins before sunset. At Via Aurelia Sud, Loc. "Cedrino", 57023, Cecina (LI).
Gli Albori
Laboratory of experimental archaeology at Santa Caterina, Localita Granaione, 58042 Campagnatico (GR).
Pista del Mare
Go-kart track open daily. Full track booking on request. Online booking available. Snack bar on site. At Loc. Il Paduletto, 57023 Cecina (LI).
Prehistoric Park
Open air park with life-size models of dinosaurs. Open all year from 09:00 to sunset. At: Via dei Cappuccini, Peccoli, 56037 (PI).
Mahaba Diving
PADI diving centre offering day boat trips to dive sites off the Grosseto coast. All levels of courses available including kids starter courses and underwater photography. Marina Cala Galera Box 8/9/10, 58018 Porto Ercole (GR).
Monte Argentario Mediterranean Aquarium
Aquarium with 17 tanks holding over 100 Mediterannean species in realistic environments. Special exhibits about underwater photography as well as shells. Open all year. At 44 Lungomare dei Navigatori, 58019, Porto Santo Stefano (GR).
Migliarino, Massaciuccoli, San Rossore Park
One of the two regional parks in Tuscany. The park extends along the coast of Pisa and Lucca. Activities include horse riding, guided nature walks, bicycle tours and bird watching on lake Massacuiccoli. Via Aurelia Nord 4, 56122 Pisa (PI).
Fun park open from mid-March until the end of September from 10:00 to sunset. From June to September open until 23:00. At: Loc. San Giovanni, 57037, Portoferraio, Elba Island (LI).
Cruiser Group
Boat trips in the Tuscan archipelago leaving from Livorno port. At 70 Molo Benetti, Livorno 57126 (LI).
Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio
Museum open mornings from October to February and all day from March to September. Exhibits and extensive library. Didactic activities for children throughout the year. At 79 Via Roma, 56011, Calci (PI).
The Jewish Museum of Livorno (Leghorn)
Located in the Marini Oratory, a small neoclassical building adapted to be a place of worship in 1867. Some of the old ornaments once kept in the old monumental synagogue built in 1593 are displayed. At 21 Via Micali, Livorno (LI).
The Tarot Garden at Capalbio
Tarot Garden built by Niki de Saint de Phalle. Sculptures by the French artist depicting the 22 Major Arcana of the Tarot cards. At: Pescia Fiorentina, Capalbio, 58011 (GR). Closed from 16 October to 31 March.
Leaning Tower of Pisa and Museum
Guided tours of the tower, Pisas cathedral and museum. Tickets available on-line or at the ticket office. Opening hours vary throughout the year. At Piazza del Miracolo, Pisa (PI).
A natural reserve around a lake in Calcinaia with a sports centre for tennis and five-a-side football; a kids centre with crazy golf, karting and a play park. Boat hire also available. Via Marrucco, Calcinaia (PI)