Appennino Tosco-Emiliano: the Teso Forest and the Gennaio Mountain

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07:30 - 17:30


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Through one of the most wonderful and ancient beech forest of the Appennino for reaching the ridges of the Orsigna Valley’s Mountains, so loved by the writer Tiziano Terzani. Breath-taking landscapes from the Tirreno sea to the Adriatic one, on the crest of one of the wildest and most suggestive ridges of the whole Appennino Tosco-Emiliano, among rare flowerings and alpine surroundings populated by marmots, until the top of Gennaio Mountain (1814 on the sea level).


Meeting: h 7:30 a.m. – in Volterra (PI) in Piazza Martiri della Libertà;    h 8:00 a.m. – Locality “La Rosa”, SR439;   h 8:45 a.m. – Altopascio, at the entrance motorway A11

Distance: about 8 km

Difference in height: about 600 m

Difficulty: Intensive

Info: Packed lunch at the expense of the participants

Price: adults 8 euros; children up to 14 are for free

INFORMATIONS AND BOOKINGS (compulsory bookings)

Consorzio Turistico Volterra Valdicecina Valdera;
tel. 0039 0588 86099 ore 9.00/13.00 e 14.00/18.00

The excursion has to be booked before 5 p.m. of the day before the excursion.


Consorzio Turistico Volterra Valdicecina Valdera S.c.r.l.
Via Franceschini, 34 - 56048 Volterra (PI) - PIVA 01308340502
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