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7 Municipalities for Monte Pisano. What shouldn’t you miss?

The Monte Pisano area, even though it isn't particularly vast, covers over 7 districts. Yes, seven municipalities for this corner of Tuscany. Each of these has its own unique history and many things to see: in this article we would like to briefly introduce the area, crisscrossing our beloved Monte. 1. Vicopisano In this small medieval hamlet you can still enjoy the peace and tranquility that once reigned in the countryside, far away...

La caccia al tesoro più grande del mondo

Il Geocaching® un'attività divertente che possiamo definire come la caccia al tesoro più grande del mondo. Da fare sul Monte Pisano! Il Geocaching Oggi vogliamo farvi scoprire un'attività che in pochi conoscono ma che può spingere anche i più "pigri" ad intraprendere una passeggiata avventurosa sui nostri monti. Chi da piccolo non ha mai organizzato o partecipato ad una caccia al tesoro? Magari a scuola o ad un compleanno. Sta di fatto che...

Monte Pisano Trail, not only a Trail race

In March, a special Trail Running Race takes place on Monte Pisano: it winds along paths surrounded by unspoiled nature and historical evidences that makes the Monte Pisano Trail race really amazing....

The Hermitage of Rupecava: contemplation and mystery, from the Middle Ages to now

Monte Pisano has always been of great strategic importance, situated between Pisa and Lucca and close to Florence. However the territory, with its mountains and nature, also lends itself to silence and retreat. There are many buildings which attest this aspect of history, from the Mirteto Monastery, the Cavern Hermitage and Rupecava (the most ancient of the three). The Hermitages from the Middle-East to Italy The Rupecava Hermitage is located above...

A Winter Sunday at the beach

The Christmas Holidays are far behind us and even though the temperatures are still quite low a walk through the wonderful landscape of this corner of Tuscany is very welcome for both the body and mind. Monte Pisano, a small mountain range that divides Lucca and Pisa, is also very close to the lake and sea. Only a few kilometres away there is a unique beach which is part of...

Brunelleschi’s Fortress in Vicopisano, example of an impregnable masterpiece

There is a small hamlet at the foothill of Monte Pisano, rich in history and tradition: we're talking about Vicopisano, about 20 minutes from Pisa. You can reach this hamlet following the Vicarese provincial road, from where an impressive tower can be seen in the distance. Photo Credits: gosia_siudzinska This is Brunelleschi's Fortress, commissioned to the architect Filippo Brunelleschi, when, after a eight-month siege, the hamlet capitulated and from Pisa...

Discover Molina di Quosa!

If you enjoy being out the open, eating excellent traditional food and relaxing “ar fresco”, as the many regular visitors like to say, you must visit this hill near Molina di Quosa and the restaurant at the top: 4 Venti Trattoria....

Monte Pisano Trail, not only a Trail race

In March, a special Trail Running Race takes place on Monte Pisano: it winds along paths surrounded by unspoiled nature and historical evidences that makes the Monte Pisano Trail race really amazing....

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