Sun, 17 May | Sorana

The ghost town of Lignana

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The ghost town of Lignana

Orario & Sede

17 May 2020, 09:00 – 16:00
Sorana, 51017 Sorana PT, Italy

L'escursione

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.

Pleasant and bewitching places will be the undisputed protagonists of the day. Departure from Sorana, home of the renowned IGP bean, Slow Food presidium; through ancient chestnut woods we will arrive at the church of San Jacopo di Lignana and the ruins of the ancient town destroyed in 1365 in the war between Pisa and Florence, we will climb up to the fortress of Mazzalucchio where the gaze sweeps over the entire valley and a large portion of Tuscany. From there we will continue the walk towards the Passo delle Serrine and the village of Lanciole until we regain the walls of Sorana.

Meeting point:

9 am at the restaurant parking at Sandrino Ponte di Sorana

Transfer by own means to the town of Sorana from where the excursion will start

Difference in altitude: + 500 m approximately

Distance: about 12 km

Difficulty: E cai difficulty scale suitable for trained hikers

Duration: 4 hours excluding stops

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

Packed lunch

Recommended: sticks,

camera

Change to leave in the car

Participation fee:

15 € 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.

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: agirotrek@gmail.com

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