- Category Environment and Nature
The Carbonifera beach is 5 km away from the center of Follonica, it takes its name from the nineteenth-century tower that still dominates the beach; this tower was a trading post and marked the terminal point of the railway with which the coal from the inland mines reached the sea.
You can leave your car in a large equipped car park and reach the beach on foot for no more than 100 meters. The beach is made up of light and fine sand, behind which there are the characteristic coastal dunes shaded by domestic pines. La Carbonifera is part of the Sterpaia Coastal Park. You will find both free beaches and bathing establishments, the seabed is low, therefore suitable for children.
La Carbonifera beach (video):
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