Rich in history, it was already a popular destination during Roman Holiday, which the beautiful villas that are located along the coast.
In the Middle Ages Conti Pisani Del Porto built a castle, Castiglione Modiglio, from which derives the modern name of Castiglioncello. Through the centuries, the Medici did erect a tower warning that it is still open.
The importance of Castiglioncello increased in the mid dell'800 when a well-known critic there had erected his residence today called Castle Pasquini, and hosted many of the most famous painters of the movement called "Macchiaioli". Factors, Sernes and others gave their lives in that the famous "School of Castiglioncello. Not Castle Pasquini hosts many of the most important events in the area, also is the home of the Festival of Dance and the Literary Award Castiglioncello Coast of the Etruscans.
We recall also that the village was also famous by artists like Gassman, Mastroianni, Deaf and others who stayed there; movie set was also even of the famous film "overtaking" with Vittorio Gassman.
The beach Castiglioncello is one of the most renowned of the Tyrrhenian coast, known throughout Italy and abroad for the natural beauty and quality of services it offers. Far from major roads communication Castiglioncello remained unknown and untouched until modern times.