Virtual tour of Follonica (part two)

Virtual Tour of Follonica - from the Sea to the ILVA (Part Two) The ILVA Gate is one of the symbols of Follonica: a huge cast-iron portal, decorated with allegories of the four natural elements: water, earth, fire and air, allows visitors to enter the interior of a foundry, which under the direction of Grand Duke Leopold II of Lorraine, experienced great [...]

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Art Nouveau Villas in Follonica

The Art Nouveau style is inspired by nature and includes floral and plant motifs, vines, animals, insects and unusual small mollusks. This style, which originated in Belgium at the turn of the 1800s and 1900s in Italy, can be found mainly in Turin, characterized by elegant decoration, linear forms, and stylistic and design consistency between function and form. [...]

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What islands can you see from the beach at Follonica?

Follonica lies in the center of a gulf bordered on the north by the promontory of Piombino and on the south by the promontory of Punta Ala, such a position allows one to enjoy a beautiful seascape. Rimmed on the horizon by the silhouette of several islands. From the beach, with your back to the city and your gaze to the sea, farther [...]

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Along the 8 km of beach in the Municipality of Follonica, bathing establishments and free beaches alternate, and it is of the latter that we will examine the characteristics, starting from north to south, with the premise that it is always recommended, especially in high season and on weekends, the use of bicycles to reach them; to encourage the use of such [...]

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