The most beautiful beaches of Tuscany with free access

Are you looking for some of the most beautiful beaches in Tuscany? Here is the list of four of them, and though most beaches in Tuscany have not free access, you can entry these with no money in your pocket.

The Tuscan coast is lined with rows of chairs with umbrellas. You can rent one for a few euros. However if you do not want to pay, you will definitely want to note this list of the most beautiful beaches in Tuscany with free access. But you should not expect that you would find empty beaches here. During the top season they used to be quite overcrowded.
Buca delle fate, Tuscany, Italy
Clear sea with fish at Buca delle fate, Tuscany by vana tico

La Spiaggia della Lecciona

La Spiaggia della Lecciona is one of the few beaches that has retained its natural character and is made of sand dunes and natural pine park. It is situated between Torre del Lago and Viareggio. The proximity from Viarregio is perfect for the night events where you can relax further in some of the excellent bars and restaurants.

Spiaggia della Lecciona, Tuscany, Italy
Spiaggia della Lecciona, Tuscany by sailko

Marina di Cecina

It is said that Marina di Cecina resort has the cleanest sea in Tuscany. Most beaches in Marina di Cecina is full of chairs. Beaches with free access can be found to the south of this resort. There you can park your car on the road and walk through the pine forest to the sea.

Marina di Cecina beach, Tuscany, Italy
Marina di Cecina beach, Tuscany by Ian McKellar

Buca delle fate

If you’re looking for calm, clear waters and sandy beaches you could try Buca delle fate. The rocky cove can be found south of Populonia. You can park your car at the road leading from Populonia (zoom the map at the bottom for exact location of the car park) and walk through the forest to the sea.

Although this path is more demanding than paths to other beaches, it is worth as you will be rewarded with calm, clear sea and unique views of the nearby island of Elba.

Buca delle fate, Tuscany, Italy - 2
Buca delle fate published with kind permission of its author diabbolo

Cala Violina

Cala Violina is considered the most beautiful beach in the Gulf of Follonica, it is located about 10 km south of the town of Follonica.

The beach is of fine sand, that contains quartz and when you walk along the beach and it is calm, you can hear the sound of the violin, which is made by walking. The beach is not that large, so in the high season it can be quite full.

Cala Violina, Tuscany, Italy
Cala Violina, Tuscany by Pallavi Pant

Get Directions
If you are planning your next trip to Italy book hotels, flights, rental cars at best price guaranteed!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.