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The Ghost Village of Lignana and the Tintarella di Luna

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The Ghost Village of Lignana and the Tintarella di Luna

Orario & Sede

14 Jun 2020, 09:00 – 16:00

Sorana, 51017 Sorana 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.

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 Agriturismo Montaione of our friend Alessio Moretti where we will be able to taste the typical products of the valley.

Logistic info Meeting: 3.30 pm 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: about + 500 m Distance: about 12 km

Difficulty: E cai difficulty scale suitable for trained hikers

Duration: 4 hours excluding stops

What to bring and how to dress: hiking boots or trail shoes, clothing suitable for the season, hat, sunglasses

Recommended: sticks, camera

Change to leave in the car

Participation fee: € 15 per person € 7.5 children 6-17 years and over 65.

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.

Tasting fee to be paid directly on site 25 €.

Reservation Required

Danilo Giusti Mobile phone 320 6015541 also whatsapp Mail:

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