The colonial house Belora is an old farmhouse situated on a hill, which dominates a raod called “Salaiola”, that connects the beach to Riparbella and goes on to Volterra. As the house is placed in a good position. In etruscan times it was used as a look out point.

In the hill in which the house is situated there has been archaeological findings, which can be admired in Riparbella and Volterra museums. In the adjacent hill was found an etruscan tomb. Thanks to it’s ideal location it is very easy to go on daily escursions to Florence the city of art, Pisa, Lucca and the island of Elba; because the superstrada ( dual carriageway) is only 3,6 km. away and by exiting at Rosignano Marittimo will take you on the autostrada (motorway)

5 km. way there is a modern town called Cecina, that used to be an old paddock countryside and has now become an agricultural, commercial and industrial centre. The museum “Villa Cinquantina” goes back to the Jurassic Period, it’s archaelogical findings can be seen in San Vincenzo’s Roman Villa. There is a strong robust pinewood that keeps away strong sea winds protecting Cecina Mare. As well as pleasant beaches, Cecina Mare also offers ideal places for relaxing walks, jogging and cycling.

Various types of entertainment such as “aqua park”, cinema, theatre can also be found. You can enjoy shopping at the shopping centres and street markets (Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday). If you want a taste of typical Tuscany ciusine or fresh fish there are various restaurants available in the area. Nearby there is a zone which is called “The Wine Road” and it goes through woods, olives tree plantations and wine yards. It is also nice to see how the old farm areas have been conserved.
The most important memories from the past is the wine, which in etruscan time was considered as “gods drink”.
There are various tracks that leave directly from the house for mountain bike or trekking lovers.
The house has been restored using the original tuscan style materials. The grounds surrounding the house have large areas in which there are wooden tables and chairs underneath pine trees, it’s the ideal place for relaxing just by taking in the wonderful scenery or enjoy a meal outside based on meat or fish cooked on the barbecue.
The swimming pool is 5km. away from the beach, which offers you an alternative way to completely relax. Other services are parking, washing machine facilities that are coin operated and tourist information.