Sun, 12 Jul


Plateau of Pizzorne

In the world of the Apuan Ligurians

The Dolmen of Pietra Pertusa and the ancient roads

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In the world of the Apuan Ligurians

Orario & Sede

12 Jul 2020, 09:00

Plateau of Pizzorne, Via Pietra Pertusa, 3, 55019 Villa Basilica LU, Italy


Excursion in the footsteps of the ancient peoples who met on these hills since the fourth century. B.C

Ligurians, Etruscans, Lucchesi, Saints, Pilgrims, Traders ... We will know their stories and walk on tracks and tracks in ancient-flavored Forests, encountering very particular trees, we will discover hidden archaeological sites, very popular woodland churches.

'' In ancient times the Pizzorne plateau was a very popular transit route. It was crossed by all those who, on foot or on horseback, needed to reach the VaI of Lima, the Garfagnana and Emilia, starting from the Valdinievole and the Lucchesia. In fact, along the Serchio there was only one road and to travel the stretch between Ponte a Moriano and Diecimo, it was necessary to pay a gabelle to the Episcopal Curia '' (


Meeting at the Church of SS Crocifisso in the Pizzorne Plateau

Morning tour at 9

Afternoon tour at 3pm

Difference in altitude: about + 150 m Distance: about 7 km

Difficulty: T easy walk suitable for everyone Duration: 3h

How to dress: trekking shoes or shoes with clawed soles, hat, water at least 1L, sunglasses, useful sticks, clothing suitable for the season

camera and binoculars recommended

Participation fee 9 € per person, 5 € children 6-12 years accompanied by an adult

The fee includes the rct insurance and the accompaniment with an Environmental Hiking Guide authorized in accordance with the Tuscany Region law 86/2016.

The excursion may undergo changes in the program due to weather conditions at the sole discretion of the Guide. Minimum participants n. 8 per shift. Danilo Giusti GAE mobile 3206015541 mail: website:

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