City of the sea, is known
Since antiquity to be a natural harbour b> and testimony of
Therefore, the ancient name "Vadum" (berthing, ford).
Described by authors such as Pliny and Cicero, became known as a port of Volterra
And, subsequently, its inlet was also an excellent refuge for pirates
I note the "dry of Vada b>" which caused the loss of many ships Roman, who left here some of the most important of Trade in greek-Roman world b>. Many artefacts as amphorae b>, Terracotta vases b> and marbles worked b> you can still find on Low depths.
The place is also known for landing Giuseppe Garibaldi b> in 1867, after His imprisonment in Caprera. The oldest monument of the city is the Tower of Go b>, built by Pisa around 1400, which was used as a beacon and Today is the venue of laboratory education.
Long Beach b> Free b> (5 km) offers many entertainment ranging from fishing to Surfing, followed by schools sailing, skating, tennis courts and Beach volleyball. The zone area stretches from Rada of Saraceno b>, As was called Coast of the Etruscans b>, the pine forests of Pietrabianca b> and the residential area Molino b> Fire to Mezzanta b>.
In this beach 1998/1999/2000, along with Castiglioncello, had Attributing bandier blue b>.