Tuscany might be best known for its rolling hills and Renaissance-era cities but, unknown to many travelers, the region is also home to some of Italy’s best beaches.

Instead of traveling inland, take a holiday along the Tuscan coast, where stretching from Massa and Carrara in the north of the province all the way south to Grosseto, you have hundreds of kilometers of glorious coastline.

There are untouched bays and wild beaches, as well as built-up resorts and busy marinas. There are beaches for solo travelers, for families, and for couples. To inspire your next Italian getaway, here’s our guide to the best beaches in Tuscany.