The view from the Apuan Peaks - Regional Park of the Apuan Alps: the Apuan Alps are one of the most extraordinary mountain ranges in Italy because of their position, just few kilometres from the coast, and their height, with some peaks reaching 2,000 metres above sea level. Here, mountains and the sea seem to be very close.
Activities: Excursions begin in the small town of Vinca and continue along a path that rises uphill, through a beautiful rocky forest of chestnut and pine trees. Enjoy the view once you reach Foce Rasori, at the foot of Monte Grondilice, which overlooks the coast and the imposing peaks of the northern Apuan Alps. Continue along the path to Foce Di Giovo, located at the foot of the south side of Pizzo d’Uccello (or Uccello peak), the preferred destination of mountain climbers. Here, the views are noteworthy: enjoy splendid panoramas of the Lunigiana and Val Serenaia, which dominates the Pisa area. The last part of this route, which proceeds downhill, passes through mountain pastures and the ruins of the Giovo Capanna before reaching Vinca.