In addition to the Castle and the churchdella Propositura di San Lorenzo inside it, the historical and fascinating town center preserves many other sites such as the churchdel Santissimo Crocifisso, where an important object of worship is kept, the wooden crucifix of the 15th century or the Palazzo Pretorio, now the Town Hall, the museum Casa Carducci and the Teatro Roma. Walking down the main street you can find typical restaurants and osterias, until you reach Piazzale Belvedere, from where you can see the surrounding countryside. On your left there are the remains of the Torre di Donoratico, located on a small wooded hill along which there are still remains of necropolis and Etruscan tombs craved into the rock. Touring right, following the Via Bolgherese, among many vineyards and olive groves you can find the wonderful town of Bolgheri. . In the distance you can admire the dream-like sunsets that enlighten the coastline of Marina di Castagneto Carducci. . Marina was built around a 18th century fort wanted by the Lorena family. In the village you can find accommodation facilities, many bathing establishments and one of the biggest amusement parks of Tuscany, Cavallino Matto. The amazing and majestic pinewood bordered by kilometres of pristine beaches is considered the green lung of the coast.
This territory is a destination like no other for outdoor tourism and it has been elected cycling capital thanks to the absence of traffic, the great variety of routes and its pleasant weather. Castagneto is the perfect destination for a holiday between sea and countryside, to spend a relaxing evening in good company, coming back from a day spent at one of its beautiful beaches, drinking the fine wines of the DOC Bolgheri and for a dinner with the typical products of the local cuisine.