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

Tourist tax – information for guest

The local autority Unione Comuni Garfagnana, with the decision n. 100 of the 13 November 2017, has established the Tourist tax accommodation, in effect from 1st January 2018. What is the tourist tax? The tourist tax – disciplined by the art. 4 … Read More

Rio Pinguini canyoning

Rio Pinguini canyoning is for everybody, for kids and families (near Le Capanne) Easy and funny activity in the clean and cold water of Turrite of Fornovolasco. Our base is in the village of Fornovolasco in front of La Buca … Read More

A blanket of sweer-smelling stars

A mountain we love: Monte Croce. In May its meadows that slip down steeply towards the valley floor are covered in a white, scented blanket: there are hundreds and thousands of daffodils, that wave in the wind…. and before us … Read More

“Grotta del Vento” on Google Maps Street View

From today, thanks to Google Maps Street View, users from all over the world will be able to admire the Grotta del Vento in Garfagnana. Click here for a virtual tour.

The Calomini Religious Retreat

This ancient religious retreat, where the Madonna appeared in a vision to a young shepherdess, sits perched against an impressive sheer rock face. The Religious Retreat of Calomini is on the road to Vergemoli, north of Gallicano. The retreat, with … Read More

Castles and forts in Garfagnana

A tour of the forts and fortresses in Garfagnana takes the visitor back in time to the Medieval period. Due to its important strategic position, the Garfagnana area has been a much sought after and fought over territory throughout history. … Read More

The Serchio Valley: Barga and the Devil’s Bridge

You never return here; you always come for the first time. Because this is an uncontaminated part of Tuscany, a place that will unveil itself to you little by little. There’s everything needed to lose the sense of time in … Read More

Discover the Garfagnana, from Grotta del Vento to Castelvecchio

An itinerary from the town of Gallicano to Grotta del Vento, hugging the Turrite River, which offers scenes of rare beauty: don’t miss the town of Verni, the medieval fortress of Trassilico, the hermitage of Calomini, or the Lake of … Read More