lang Mild Tuscany Walking Itinerary | Col di Lavacchio Agristurismo

 Mild Tuscany itinerary

Day 1 Alpi Apuane:

Lavacchio to Calomini through mixed woodland. Climb to the lookout point at the old church for a coffee break. Calomini to Brucciano and then over the hill to Eglio and Sassi. Visit the old village and church. Lunch. Return to Lavacchio. Elevation: 250m

Day 2 Apennines:

Drive of 20 minutes to Pieve Fosciana to begin the walk. Take the road and then mule track to Il Mulino and then up to the walled town of Castiglione. Visit the fortress and explore the town. Lunch on the ramparts. Stroll down through meadows to the old borgo (hamlet) at Marchione and back to Pieve. Elevation: 200m

Day 3 Alpi Apuane :

Drive for 40 minutes to Palagnana. Walk to the Foce delle Porchette for coffee. Climb up through the gorge Le Scalette and then round the base of Mt Croce. Lunch overlooking the Pania range of mountains. Beech wood walk to Il Termine and then return to Palagnana. This is the most testing walk taking 4 – 5 hours. Elevation:400m

Day 4 Alpi Apuane :

Lavacchio to the Fobbia and down to Pianello. Up hill to Sassi through chestnut woodland. Follow the track down to Granciglia and on down to Castelnuovo for lunch and wine tasting. Time for exploring the town and sampling gelato. Elevation: 340m

Day 5 Apennines :

Drive to the Sillico river. Walk to Il Mulino Sante for coffee. Up the trail through chestnut woods to Sillico. Lunch in Sillico. Amble down to Bargecchia and then back down the road to the bus. Elevation: 400m

This is a sample itinerary and may change due to weather conditions and group preference.