Activities in Capalbio: All water sports to practice in Capalbio
In addition to the beautiful beaches and sea offered by the entire coast of Maremma, in this area of Tuscany you can practice many water sports, especially in Capalbio and surroundings, because there are many associations and sports centers where you can register to take lessons and rent the equipment that you need.
What are the most popular water sports in Maremma
Water sports are always more appreciated, because, they help to maintain a good physical shape, they are fun, allow you to stay in contact with nature for many hours and take your mind off the frenetic city routine.
In this regard, in Maremma you can find several services and diving instructors, sailing and surfing. In particular, people who love surfing will be able to sign up for a short course to learn how to ride the waves in the best possible way in 5-10 lessons.
For what concerns sailing, the courses are studied according to the level of preparation and possible possession of a sailing license.
Holidays in Capalbio: not only surfing
Other water sports available along the Tuscan coast are sailing and scuba diving. The first allows you to admire all the islands of the archipelago from a breathtaking view, while through scuba diving you explore the wonderful depths of the abyss.
Scuba diving has different levels of difficulty and in most cases is accompanied by professionals and groups do not exceed ten people.
Activities in Capalbio: where to practice water sports
The best structures to rely on for water sports in Capalbio are:
- Sup Ansedonia: company led by Gianni Salmanca, ISA instructor.
Here wave and flat courses are organized along the coasts of the Argentario and planned tours are carried out in hidden and unusual places.
The sup (acronym of Stand Up Paddling) is a means of transport originating from the Hawaiian Islands, on which the oarsman must remain standing.
Thanks to its versatility, it can be used on medium and small waves and of course on flat water for easy walks.
This physical activity is recommended for people of all ages.
- The Tortuga Ansedonia: this school founded in 2018, in addition to providing lessons related to surf and sup, rents the equipment you need and repairs the surfboards in case of damage.
All teachers are qualified as ISA (International Surfing Association) and make available to members all their experience and professionalism, so that they live the joy of riding the waves having fun safely.
In addition, the school is affiliated with the Italian Federation of Waterskiing and Wakeboarding (FISW Surfing) of CONI.
Accommodation in Capalbio: Hotel Valle del Buttero
The Hotel Valle del Buttero is the perfect solution for a stay in Tuscany, because it offers a wide range of services and the staff of the hotel is appreciated for the friendliness and the ability to make every customer feel at home.
Inside the hotel you can find the pool, the gym, a rich breakfast with local products, local cheese and yogurt and also homemade cakes. Gluten-free foods are also available on request.
The address of the hotel is Via Ignazio Silone, 21 in Capalbio, just a few stpes away from the village.
Traditional Tuscan cuisine
At the reception of the Hotel Valle del Buttero, you can see the menus of all the restaurants:
- Il Frantoio;
- Trattoria Al Pozzo;
- La Torre da Carla;
- Trattoria Toscana;
- Osteria Magenta;
- Da Maria;
- La Porta;
- L'Angolo di Capalbio;
- Il Beverello.
The typical gastronomic dishes of Capalbio that you should try are tortelli of ricotta with meat sauce, wild boar croutons and wild boar fettuccine.
The meat of this wild pig is very common in Tuscan cuisine, so much so that every year The Wild Boar Festival is organized during the second weekend of September.