Active adventure vacations in Tuscany

Tuscany Adventure Times

Tuscany Adventure Times
October 30, 2018 - 13:55

From sea kayaking around the islands to hiking around the Monte Amiata mountains, Tuscany is the perfect playground for active adventurers looking for outdoor vacation experiences. This autumn, The Florentine ventured to little-known areas of Tuscany for a taste of these unforgettable activities, courtesy of Toscana Promozione Turistica’s cool new campaign Tuscany Adventure Times.





Article 1: Seven islands for several adventures - Capraia and Pianosa

Legend has it that the seven islands comprising the Tuscan Archipelago were birthed when Aphrodite mislaid her pearl necklace in the Mediterranean. Goddess of love aside, Elba, Capraia, Pianosa, Giglio, Montecristo, Gorgona and Giannutri shimmer with astonishing nature, mind-blowing geology and myriad activities for outdoor adventures. Read more...


Article 2: Adventure in Montecatini Terme and Valdinievole

If Florence and Tuscany inspire you, just imagine the creative and physical regeneration to be had when walking in the footsteps of Leonardo da Vinci. The cooler breezes of Fall warrant exploration by foot or bike through dream-like landscapes where wind rustling the trees plays company to your wandering thoughts. Plan your next adventure off the beaten track just beyond the cities of Prato and Pistoia, in the magical land of the Valdinievole, the area that extends between Pistoia and Lucca and that includes Montecatini Terme and the Fucecchio wetlands. Read more...


Article 3: Into the wild, into the open - Monte Amiata

The Val d’Orcia has earned a steadfast place in the collective imagination as the typical – if not ideal – Tuscan landscape, its gentle, rolling hills shifting in colour and surface with every change of season, its myriad of hamlets, churches, trails offering a resounding welcome to all visitors who dare to venture outside the major cities. The nearby Monte Amiata might be a different story all together. Read more... 


Article 4: High jinks in the highlands: Abetone and Doganaccia

Hiking, mountain biking, zip-lining: all these activities are as plentiful as anything you might find when the snow blankets the ground around Abetone and Doganaccia. Read more...


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