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October 10, 2018

Equi Terme - The Alpine hamlet where the ancient Romans took the cure

Active, Museums, Garfagnana and the Apuan Alps

The sheltered medieval hamlet of Equi Terme sits on the slopes of the mighty Pizzo d’Uccello peak in the Apuan Alps. Named for the mineral rich spa that eased the...


September 28, 2018

The Matanna mount ring

Lucca and Pisa, Tuscany, Active, Climbing, Garfagnana and the Apuan Alps

A one-day adventure trek in the southern Apuan Alps


September 28, 2018

The Garfagnana

Tuscany, Active, Climbing, Garfagnana and the Apuan Alps

In the North of Tuscany there are 2 mountain ranges that run parallel with each other and form deep and beautiful valleys


September 27, 2018

Hike Tuscany’s Grand Canyon – Orrido di Botri

Lucca and Pisa, Active, Garfagnana and the Apuan Alps

For over 1,000 years the Pelago River has been carving a deep limestone gorge in the Apennines. Tuscany’s largest canyon is accessible from Ponte a Gaio, but only from mid-June...


September 27, 2018

Discover the Montagnola Senese on foot

Siena and surroundings, Central Tuscany, Active

This is a 3 or 4 hour walk in the Montagnola hills, west of Siena. We can organise a tour-guide for you or you can self-guide, we've added a link...


September 27, 2018

Discover the Apuan Alps mufflons

Lucca and Pisa, Active, Garfagnana and the Apuan Alps

Discover the mufflons in their beautiful habitat, with a photographic walk in parklands of the Apuan Alps, around the Pania della Croce and Corchia mountain.


September 27, 2018

Cycling Tour of the Castles near Lucca

Lucca and Pisa, Tuscany, Active, Historical landmarks, Culture, Cycling

Close to the glamourous coast of Versilia there are hidden oases of quiet and beauty: the lake of Massaciuccoli inspired Giacomo Puccini with its beauty, and it is surrounded by...


September 27, 2018

Chianti from a Balloon

Tuscany, Chianti, Active

Chianti views are always wonderful but seeing them from the sky, with the soft and slow rhythm of the wind and living, at the same time a unique experience, is...


September 09, 2018

What to see and do in the Chianti

Chianti, Historical landmarks, Cycling, Food and wine

Synonymous with wine, the Chianti is an area that lies between Florence and Siena. Whether you trek from one town to another in search of a glass of the perfect...


September 07, 2018

What to see and do in Central Tuscany

Central Tuscany, Active, Museums, Events

In the heart of Tuscany between Florence and Siena there are hills to explore, rivers to swim and festive occasions where locals and visitors easily mix to celebrate - usually...


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