Tuscany – Orbetello, a thin strip of land located on the coastal lagoon.

by Samuele Sodini

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Orbetello is a town and commune in the province of Grosseto, is located on the eponymous lagoon, which is home to an important Natural Reserve.
Orbetello was an ancient Etruscan settlement, which in 280 BC passed under the control of the Romans, who had founded their colony of Cosa (near the modern Ansedonia).
The small island where it stands is surrounded by the Levante and Pontente Lagoons, known respectively as Tombolo della Feniglia and Tombolo della Giannella. These offer the visitor many kilometers of charming beaches.

For more informations visit: www.turismo.intoscana.it

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