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Accesa lake and Bruna waterfall


A route of extraordinary scenic interest

We will take part in an excursion around the beautiful Accesa lake, whose name, according to tradition, derives from the reddish glows that seem to emerge from its depths. 

We will admire the beauty of the dark green waters of the lake, an important geosite formed by a complex karst depression. We will savor the atmosphere and history of the place as we walk towards the Archaeological Park, an Etruscan settlement that extends for several hectares. This archaeological site is favored by the proximity of mineral deposits of argentiferous galena, iron and lead. 

Through an extraordinary campaign, modified by the Lorraine reclamation, we will arrive at the Forni dell'Accesa, another extraordinary geosite. We will admire the waterfalls of the Bruna river, emissary of Lake Accesa, with its three waterfalls and travertine formations. We will be amazed at the entrance to the Buca dei Forni and then we will reach the Ferriera Medicea. The latter represents an example of industrial archaeology, we will find its bricks, mixed with ferrous residues, accumulated in slag heaps at the Loppe di Fonderia. 

We will continue reaching beautiful panoramic points north of the lake, towards Massa Marittima, saying goodbye to the countryside and the villages before concluding our extraordinary excursion

The tour will take place on Wednesday 01 May 2024 with departure at 9.00.


Prices include

  • Organization
  • Assistance of legally licensed environmental hiking guide under L.R. 86/2016 with RCT policy

Supplemental charges

  • Transportation
  • Everything not mentioned inside "Prices include" section

Meeting point

A)Prato, Q8 Prato Est -- B)Impruneta highway toll booth parking -- C)where the excursion starts


  • Length: 12 kilometer
  • Difficulty: hiking
  • Height difference: 540 meters positive
  • Trail type: loop, scenic, and historical interests
  • What to bring: packed lunch, water 1.5 liters each, mandatory waterproof hiking or trail shoes, long pants, layered clothing (microfleece, windproof, shell or k-way), optional trekking poles, backpack and battery charger
  • Dogs allowed: yes, to be communicated at booking to verify that the maximum number recommended for the excursion is reached

and no-show policies

The guide reserves the right to make changes to the hike to ensure the safety of the group, or to cancel the hike in case of bad weather and/or alertness.

The Excursion will be confirmed upon reaching a minimum of 8 people and a maximum of 25 people.



Landscape Walking Tours
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