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Trekking in the Monti Pisani in Tuscany

1 Day

Let’s discover Mt. Pisa on foot: Unusual, scenic and interesting routes,
Experiences rich in historical, archaeological, botanical exploration, insights into land use and landscape transformation.
Guided half-day hikes, affordable for everyone, in a rural setting that well represents the reality of Tuscany.

What awaits you:

  • Dedicated and exclusive hiking guide
  • Introductory briefing with licensed hiking guide
  • 3-hour walk on the CAI trails that cross Mount Pisano

With this activity you can experience firsthand the trails that cross Mount Pisano, immersed in nature rich in biodiversity but also in history: dinosaur tracks, hermit caves, Romanesque parish churches, and 16th-century villas. Backpacking together with your certified and experienced guide to the area, you will be able to admire all the treasures and secrets that this magical place has to offer.

See full routes and dates in the “Program” section

Our agency organizes this activity every Tuesday and Friday, for information on other dates send us a request with the dedicated form

Itinerary planning

Every first week of the month

Route: 5Km

Height difference: 250m

Duration: 2h 30m

Description:

Our route starts from the town of San Giuliano and includes stops of relevant interest both in terms of landscape and history: the pass mentioned by Dante in the XXXIII canto of ‘hell; the archaeological site of Monte Castellare, which offers findings from both a historical Etruscan and an early medieval phase; to the hermitage of the Spelonca founded in the late 12th century at the mouth of a cavern.

3 hours

Every second week of the month

Route: 8Km

Height difference: 300m

Duration: 3h

Description:

The loop starts from Vicopisano and goes to learn about the slopes of the hillsides that dominate the village. In a succession of lush vegetation and limestone rock,Mediterranean scrub and waterways, we will discover views, traces of history and local production that characterize this surprising portion of the Monte Pisano area.

2.5 hours

Every third week of the month

Route: 5Km

Height difference: 300m

Duration: 2h 30m

Description:

The trail runs on the southwestern slope of Mount Pisano, within the A.N.P.I.L. Valle delle Fonti. From this area rich in springs, water was channeled and conveyed for the water supply of Pisa and surrounding areas. Timber from maritime pines was also taken to supply the Maritime Republic of Pisa. Finally, the chestnut trees planted in the 16th century were an important source of livelihood for local people, especially with the production of flour.

2.5 hours

Every fourth week of the month

Route: 8Km

Height difference: 430m

Duration: 3h

Description:

From the Carthusian Monastery of Calci we ascend the eastern slopes of the Calci basin to discover Nicosia and Montemagno giving an overview of life in the past and present on the slopes of Mt. An excellent half-day excursion to combine with a visit to the Carthusian Monastery

3 hours

Rates and services

The rate includes.

  • GAE guide enabled

The rate does not include

  • Transfers
  • Out-of-schedule food expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in "The fee includes."

Info and conditions

Recommended clothing

Comfortable clothing for nature walks, hiking shoes or sneakers (avoid smooth soles)

Useful info about the activity

The ‘instructor reserves the right to ascertain the level of preparation of each individual participant.
In case of bad weather and depending on the technical preparation of the participants, it will be the responsibility of the instructor to choose the most favorable place and route for the conduct of the sports activity.
For larger groups, please send us an inquiry so that we can formulate the best customized offer
Minimum age: 10 years old
Reservations are available up to 72 hours before the event
Minimum 8 participants | Maximum 15 participants

Terms of cancellation

In case of bad weather, it will be necessary to change the date of the activity. If the client is unable to change the date, a refund equal to 50% of the ‘amount paid as a deposit (for practice opening fees) will be made. If the client does not show up and cancel within 24 hours prior to the activity, no refund will be given. In the event that the customer wishes to cancel the reservation, a refund of 50% of the ‘amount paid as a deposit (for practice opening fees) will be made if this is done within 24 hours of the booked event. Beyond this deadline, there will be no refund

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Trekking in the Monti Pisani in Tuscany