Sun, 08 Mar


San Quirico

Of Pascoli, Castella and other Sweetnesses

Excursion on the occasion of the 52nd Sagra del Neccio di San Quirico in Valleriana

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Of Pascoli, Castella and other Sweetnesses

Orario & Sede

08 Mar 2020, 09:00 – 16:00

San Quirico, 51017 San Quirico PT, Italy


Excursion to discover the beauty of Valleriana!

Also known by the nickname of Svizzera Pesciatina, attributed to it by the Enlightenment and Genevan exile Jean Charles de Sismondi, this mountainous portion of Tuscany adorns the north of the town of Pescia like a crown, enclosing historical, naturalistic and architectural features. that leave amazed the tourist and the shrewdest hiker.

Starting from the Castella di San Quirico we will cross chestnut woods and cerrete which will lead us to the enchanting pastures of Le Pracchie; we will walk along ancient cobblestones, we will drink from perennial sources, we will be lulled by bewitching views.

Lunch break at the `` Uso di Sotto '' Refuge where those who want to can enjoy the excellent cuisine of the refuge or grab their own packed lunch. From here we will shortly return to the village for the 52nd Sagra del Neccio where you can taste the famous dessert.

Logistic info: Meeting point:

8:30 am parking in the former flower market of Pescia piazza dei fiori

9:00 am San Quirico di Valleriana travel by own means Distance: about 15 km

Difference in altitude: about + 500 m Difficulty: It is suitable for moderately trained hikers

Walking time: 4 hours excluding stops Equipment:

hiking boots or trail shoes, hot drink at least 1L, fleece, gloves, hat, windproof jacket, sunglasses

Packed lunch or at the refuge (to be confirmed when booking the excursion)

Recommended: sticks,


Change to leave in the car

Cost of the excursion only:

10 € per person 6 € children 6-14 years The fee includes rct insurance coverage for participants and accompaniment with an Environmental Hiking Guide authorized pursuant to the Tuscany Region law 86/2016 and operating according to the law 4/2013.

For lunch at the Refuge it is advisable to indicate it when booking: cost € 15 excluding drinks

The excursion may undergo changes due to weather conditions or other conditions that do not guarantee the safety of the route at the sole discretion of the Guide.

Reservation Mandatory Danilo Giusti Mobile phone 320 6015541 also whatsapp Mail:

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