Excursions in Maremma

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10.10.17  WALK TO THE CANONICA OF SAN NICCOLO: In the middle of a wood of chestnut trees, only 10 minutes from the Hotel Prategiano, there are the remains of a flower-shaped church with six petals, the only example in all of Italy. The site is known from documents written since 1133, but the discovery of an arrowhead certifies that the complex was inhabited already in prehistoric times. The Canonica di San Niccolò and the mining of quarried mines in the mines of Poggio di Montieri were managed by the Bishop of Volterra. Above the archaeological site you can still see the entrance to the ship. Come with us to discover the particular plan of the church and the rich architectural furnishings are clues to the importance of the site.

 

11.06.17 EXCURSION IN BOAT "Capraia Island": The fast ship leaves at 8.10 from Livorno, a fishing pier in front of the Four Mori monument. The Capraia Island is the wildest and far away from the Tuscan Archipelago. You can intensely live the island's atmospheres, the most magical and solitary nature's corners, the fragrant paths in the low scrub, the crystal-rich waters of life. During the trip you can book optional excursions on foot or by boat at our guides, and book for the spectacular periplo of the island by boat, with bath from the boat and naturalistic, historical and geological commentary. After you land at Capraia you can either turn individually or together with our guides. You can come back aboard to enjoy sea food, or later, to take part in the boat excursion around the island, where you can bathe in the most inaccessible stretches of the steep shores of the island. At 5pm we will return to Livorno at 19.00.

 

06.05.17: GUIDED TOUR IN THE CAVES: Two experts from the University of Siena, hydrogeologist prof. Salleolini and the structural geologist prof. Tavarnelli, will illustrate the characteristics of the sites and the territory crossed. The guided tour of the former quarry of Poggio Speranzona to Montioni (restored with red plaster) will be carried out with stop at the caves of Bartolina and Vallina. The meeting will be at 14:15 at Bagnetti Parking at Gavorrano Park Gate and the tour will last about 5 hours with a final aperitif at 19:00 at the Teatro delle Rocce. It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing and suitable shoes (from trekking or gymnastics, the important thing is that we have the sculpted sole and not smooth). Since the coach has limited seats, registration is compulsory. In case of rain the visit will be postponed to Saturday 13 May. All participants will be notified.

 

01.05.17: VISIT MASSA MARITTIMA: THE TOWER, WALLS AND GALLERY OF CASSERO ON 1 MAY TO MASSA M.MA 10.00 am Participate in the guided tour of history and speleology, the discovery of the Candeliere Tower, the Siena fortress And its ancient gallery. The visit is organized in collaboration with the Speleological Group of Massa Marittima. The meeting is scheduled at 10:00 at the Torre del Candeliere, Piazza G. Matteotti, Massa Marittima.

 

23.04.17: San Vincenzino Feast: On 22 and 23 April, Monterotondo Marittimo will celebrate the San Vincenzino Festival and geotrekking the discovery of the geological sites of Monterotonondo M.mo. It will be an opportunity to discover the fascinating route in the geosite of the Biancane to Sasso pisano on Saturday 22 and to explore for the first time the lignite mines in the area of Rio Piastrello doemnica 23 as well as to taste the gastronomic excellences of the territory.

 

07/14/16: Visit of Pisa city: Before the inauguration of the exhibition "Touching the time," the art gallery en plein air of the Japanese sculptor Kan Yasuda is presented to the city of Pisa with two guided tours organized by the Tourist Office Pisa in collaboration with the Company organization guides of Pisa. The appointment with the art of Master Kan is scheduled July 14 and July 28 in Piazza del Duomo, opposite the tourist office, at 18:30. The walk among the sculptures will last an hour. The route will take participants through the charming and peaceful dialogue between the Kan sculptures and monuments in the historical center of Pisa, in a wonderful setting, which enhances the ties between the ancient and the contemporary works Pisan artist or hits for the mysterious contrasts. They are established between them and the environment.

 

11.06.17 EXCURSION IN BOAT "Capraia Island": The fast ship leaves at 8.10 from Livorno, a fishing pier in front of the Four Mori monument. The Capraia Island is the wildest and far away from the Tuscan Archipelago. You can intensely live the island's atmospheres, the most magical and solitary nature's corners, the fragrant paths in the low scrub, the crystal-rich waters of life. During the trip you can book optional excursions on foot or by boat at our guides, and book for the spectacular periplo of the island by boat, with bath from the boat and naturalistic, historical and geological commentary. After you land at Capraia you can either turn individually or together with our guides. You can come back aboard to enjoy sea food, or later, to take part in the boat excursion around the island, where you can bathe in the most inaccessible stretches of the steep shores of the island. At 5pm we will return to Livorno at 19.00. 06.05.17: GUIDED TOUR OF CAVE: Two experts from the University of Siena, hydrogeologist prof. Salleolini and the structural geologist prof. Tavarnelli, will illustrate the characteristics of the sites and the territory crossed. The guided tour of the former quarry of Poggio Speranzona to Montioni (restored with red plaster) will be carried out with stop at the caves of Bartolina and Vallina. The meeting will be at 14:15 at Bagnetti Parking at Gavorrano Park Gate and the tour will last about 5 hours with a final aperitif at 19:00 at the Teatro delle Rocce. It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing and suitable shoes (from trekking or gymnastics, the important thing is that we have the sculpted sole and not smooth). Since the coach has limited seats, registration is compulsory. In case of rain the visit will be postponed to Saturday 13 May. All participants will be notified. 01.05.17: VISIT MASS THROUGH OVER: THE TOWER, THE WALLS AND THE GALLERY OF CASSERO MAY 1 MAY TO MASSA M.MA 10.00 am Participate in the guided tour of history and speleology, the discovery of the Candlelight Tower, the Siena's fortress and its ancient gallery. It is organized in collaboration with the Speleological Group of Massa Marittima. The meeting is scheduled at 10:00 at the Torre del Candeliere, Piazza G. Matteotti, Massa Marittima. 23.04.17: San Vincenzino Feast: On 22 and 23 April, Monterotondo Marittimo will celebrate the San Vincenzino Festival and geotrekking the discovery of the geological sites of Monterotonondo M.mo. It will be an opportunity to discover the fascinating route in the geosite of the Biancane to Sasso pisano on Saturday 22 and to explore for the first time the lignite mines in the area of ​​Rio Piastrello on Sunday 23 and to taste the gastronomic excellences of the territory.

9/6/16: Excursion by motorboat THE SUPERB: We will go to Monte Cristo, the most mysterious and fascinating Mediterranean iland to discover the sea and the enchantment of its most famous bay, Cala Maestra, where we anchor and stop for lunch on board. But we will not fail to immerse ourselves in the crystal waters of the remote Scoglio d'Africa, in order to enjoy a memorable bath between Groupers and Corvine.

 

8/29/16: Archeological visit: Sunday at 16 you can participate in the guided tour of the archaeological site Canonica of St. Nicholas. Booking is essential 0566997024.

 

8/15/16: Speleotrekking in Montieri: With torch and helmet, in the company of specialized guide, we enter the mining tunnels that characterize the natural reserve of Cornate and Fosini. Reservations are required and can be made at the Tourist Office of Montieri.

 

7/11/16: Visit of the island Gorgona: We propose a boat trip to visit the exclusive island prison of Gorgona. It must be booked as soon as possible in order to deliver the necessary personal data to the Penitentiary Police. Saturday 11 and Sunday, July 12 to fly from Livorno to Capraia Island, where you can embark on historical excursions or nature with the environmental guides of Tuscany Trekking. Capraia will start on 10-13-27 July to visit one of the wildest and most beautiful Tuscan islands and Montecristo and Scoglio d'Africa from Castiglione della Pescaia to the unforgettable experience of the Mediterranean island's most mysterious and spectacular backdrops of 'islet Scoglio d'Africa.

 

6/22/16 Tour in carriages in the Maremma Park: Inside the Natural Park of Maremma are offered two routes: Route A: Departure from Spergolaia toward the fence fauna slack where you observe wild boars and roe deer. From the pastures of cattle and Maremma horses bred in the wild before returning to the starting point with a visit to the historic harness cowboys. Route B: The route crosses the Pineta Granducale, monumental work commissioned by the Grand Duke Leopold II to repair the hinterland by salty winds and still cultivated to collect the precious pine nuts. Along the way you will see deer, wild boars and bulls Maremma. We reach the beach for parking. On the way back, along the rocky walls of Paleolithic caves, you can see the habitat of the northernmost in Europe palmetto and the vast expanse of wild licorice.

 

6/22/16: BOAT EXCURSION TO LILY, GIANNUTRI, FORMICHE and Argentario from Castiglione della Pescaia: Resumes classical excursion to the southern islands of the Tuscan Archipelago, with fast ferry that will earn you time to enjoy the two islands. Our guides on board will surprise with all the legends and peculiarities of the islands and on the stretch of sea crossing, along the Tuscan Maremma, Argentario and through the mysterious Ants of Grosseto. The departure from Castiglione della Pescaia is scheduled at 9.

 

6/21/16: BOAT RIDE: We visit the islands MONTECRISTO AND ROCKY AFRICAN departing from Castiglione della Pescaia: Exclusive excursion to the most remote and fascinating island of the Tuscan lower, combined with the visit of Monte Cristo and the sea and a memorable bathroom between groupers, croakers and snapper.