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The Matanna mount ring

Added on July 10th 2013 — hikes and walking, Latest news, Lucca and Pisa, Things to do, Trekking, Undiscovered nature

A one-day adventure trekking in the southern Apuan Alps. The trekking will be through the Apuan Regional Park, visiting many beautiful places such as the top of Mount Matanna (1317 m above sea level) and Mount Procinto. Trekkers sleep in tents and prepare food in a true spirit of wilderness adventure. Difficulty levels: For hikers … Read more »

Colonnata and its famous “lard”

Added on May 9th 2013 — Active, Areas, Food and Wine, hikes and walking, Latest news, Lucca and Pisa, Things to do, Trekking, Undiscovered nature

Food and nature are the twin purposes of this excursion that will lead you into the heart of the Apuan Alps. Together with your guide, you will discover an unknown territory, where stone houses and vast forests overlook the ancient village of Colonnata. Stopping at the top to admire the view, you will head down … Read more »

Along the path to the Candalla mills

Added on May 9th 2013 — Areas, Central Tuscany, Food and Wine, hikes and walking, Latest news, Things to do, Undiscovered nature

A natural, cultural, and gastronomic hike along the Lombricese stream, in the undiscovered region near Camaiore, where the white stone of the Apuane mountains reach the sea. A charming path will lead you past ruins of the old mills, through the extraordinary uncontaminated nature of charming woods and, at the end, reward you with the … Read more »

Discover the Apuan Alps mufflons

Added on May 9th 2013 — Active, Central Tuscany, hikes and walking, Latest news, Lucca and Pisa, Things to do, Trekking, Undiscovered nature

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. Included in the price is dinner, an overnight stay at the CAI mountain hut and breakfast the following morning. Thanks to the help of an Environmental Guide with experience as … Read more »

History and Pasta-making round Calci and Lari

Added on March 27th 2012 — Central Tuscany, Churches and Castles, Food and Wine, Restaurants

History and Pasta-making round Calci and Lari

Discovering a breathtaking area around Pisa, between history, culture and gastronomy. We will walk through ancients paths of monks and soldiers and we will learn the modern touch of the ancient culinary tradition of italian pasta In the morning we will go towards the so called Valle Graziosa, a plain overlooked by the Monti Pisani, … Read more »

Weird and wonderful mushroom feast in Pievescola

Added on January 20th 2012 — Central Tuscany, Events

In the first 2 weeks of September Pievescola organizes a favourite local event, the Sagra del Fungo, or rather a culinary celebration dedicated to the wonderful Porcini mushroom found in the area. Dancing, local and wine and mushrooms in more ways you can imagine. As a joyous and bizarre extra, there is a statue to … Read more »

Fonte di Sopra

Added on November 10th 2009 — Customer comments

Dear Laura & Susan, We have just had a lovely holiday at Fonte di Sopra. Thank you both for all your help and advice when I was planning it. The house is very big and airy, and the situation absolutely beautiful. [...] there is an excellent barbecue and the bar/restaurant does good takeaways. Many thanks … Read more »

Fantastic time at Piaggione

Added on November 10th 2009 — Customer comments

Just wanted to say thank you – we had a fantastic time at Il Piaggione – we really enjoyed our stay and the beautiful views from the villa. We even took Vieri up on his wine tasting which was very enjoyable – would recommend this to any other guests!! K Rgds, Emma Always pleased to … Read more »

Make sure your holiday is covered

Added on May 1st 2009 — Latest news

With the worries of a recession, it is worth making sure that your travel insurance also has redundancy cover; travel insurance is a condition of booking with Invitation to Tuscany Ltd. – we want to know that you’re protected in the case of anything going wrong – so you may as well make sure you … Read more »