EXPLORE TUSCAN TERRITORY

Trekking

Unusual Florence
The hidden side of Florence

Starting at the level of the Arno river under the medieval tower of San Niccolò, through picturesque pedestrian streets you reach the Abbey of San Miniato a Monte visiting its famous cemetery. Continue in the direction of Piazzale Michelangelo, a privileged panoramic point on Florence, from which you can admire the city from above and deepen the historical relationship between Florence and its river. Going down a suggestive stairway, you walk through the Rose Garden to reach the starting point again in Piazza Poggi.

Availability: from march until november
Duration: 1h30min
Meeting point: Torre di San Niccolò, Piazza Poggi (Florence)
Price: 7 euro/pax

IDEA! Trekking “Unusual Florence” + Pontevecchio rafting

Memory's Path
Explore the Monte Giovi on the trace of the partisans

Starting from the center of Pontassieve, crossing woods, vegetable gardens and farms, you will climb up to the altitude until you reach the historic nucleus of the Pievecchia with a visit to the Nazi massacre Memorial. The stop will be an opportunity to tell the events of the Second World War happened on the Tuscan hills. Along the way you will admire the different types of landscape, we will talk about the flora and fauna of the territory and the geology of the valley.

Availability: from march until november
Duration: 3h30min
Meeting point: Pontassieve’s train station (Pontassieve, FI)
Price: 10 euro/pax

IDEA! Trekking “Memory path” + Sieve rafting

5 BORGHI
Discover the Garfagnana and Val di Lima

Starting from the ancient restored village of Pian di Fiume, the excursion will lead us to the discovery of that vast hilly area at the foot of Mount Prato Fiorito. Rich in history and traditions, we will explore it, providing anecdotes and curiosities from the Lombards to Napoleon and visit the parishes and the most important villages of the area such as S. Gemini, S. Cassiano and Pieve di Controne. The ring route passes through lush beech and chestnut woods and offers breathtaking views of the Val di Lima below.

Availability: from march until november
Duration: 3h
Meeting point: Agriturismo Pian di fiume in Ponte a Diana (Bagni di Lucca, LU)
Price: 10 euro/pax

IDEA! Trekking “5 borghi” + Lima rafting