Set on the eastern coast of the Mount Argentario with its stunning scenario, Porto Ercole overlooks a beautiful natural bay and its characteristic harbor, with fishnets laying on the boats and the fishermen’s faces marked by the wind and the sea. The old village stand on the bottom of the hills surrounding the bay, gently descending toward the sea.
This picturesque village, located in the province of Grosseto, is mentioned in the circuit of the most beautiful villages of Italy (Borghi d’Italia). The surrounding countryside still host several fortress, like Fort Filippo, Fort Stella and the Rocca, all ancient fortress built during the Spanish domination in the 16th century. From this magic, very well preserved examples of military architecture built during the Spanish Governor of the Presìdi, it is possible to appreciate a relevant view of all the bay .
The rocky coast is bathed by crystalline water and there are many caves formed over the centuries to explore with your boat. Natural beauty, mild climate and good food make this place an attractive site for visitors from all the world.
Porto Ercole is the starting point to explore the National Park of the Tuscan Archipelago, composed of the Giglio Island, offering itineraries with breathtaking views, and the Giannutri island, the Island of the Seagulls, where you can visit the remains of a Roman Villa built in the 2nd century AD.
The Marina dei Presìdi is located in the center of the port area of this charming village, the pier is in the middle of the sea promenade, full of shops, cafés and pretty restaurants. It offer fifty safe berths for boats up to 24 m. It is equipped with every comforts like mooring assistance, electricity, water, wifi, laundry, boat care, conciergery. Nearby there are also all necessary services for your boat, from the fuel distributor to some top quality Shipyards.