It’s time to explore Tuscany

Thinking about Tuscany, our imagination conjures up arty cities, villages sprinkled in the rolling countryside, swathes of scenery and specialities that seduce and beguile. When  we look closer at the region’s geography realization dawns that other elements exist, which promise … Read More

MTB excursion at sunset

A beautiful MTB excursion with our guests, John from England and Stefan from Germany. Distance: 25 Km Total ascent: 1.000 mt Highest point: 1.056 mt Rideable: 90% Unpaved and Single Track: 40% Difficulty: medium / high Le Capanne, Calomini, Brucciano, … Read More

Excursion on Mount Forato

A nice excursion you can do during your stay in Le Capanne is Mount Forato. Mount Forato (1223 m. a.s.l.) is formed by twin peaks which are connected by a natural cyclopean arch that has been eroded and weatherworn into … Read More

Butterflies at Le Capanne

Pictures of different types of butterfly taken in Le Capanne garden by our  Belgian host Veerle Vanbelleghem. Thank you Veerle!

12-25 July: Le Piazzette in Barga

The traditional summer festival held in the historical centre of Barga is a must for everyone. Organised by the Town Hall and the Pro Loco, this year the festival has dropped the name “Live in Barga” and adopted its better … Read More

Last minute in Garfagnana, North of Tuscany

Capanne1: Save 15% From Saturday 14 July (arrive) to Saturday 21 July (leave) 7 nights Eur 833 instead of eur 980! Book now

Pania loop

The hiking excursion starts at the location of Piglionico. Leave your car near the small chapel, then take the CAI track n.7 to the Rifugio Rossi (Rossi Shelter – 1,15 hours) from which, take the CAI 126 directions upwards for … Read More

Hike on the Monte Croce

A nice hike on the Monte Croce and his thousands of daffodils with the Mueller family. Here are some photos.

Daniele Saisi, MTB Guide

  In addition to managing this beautiful holiday house, I am the founder of Garfagnana EPIC: from the Alps to the Appennines in MTB, one of the hardest and most spectacular path in Italy: 160 Km and 6.000 vertical meters. … Read More