ACTIVITIES, SPORTS & THINGS TO DO IN GARFAGNANA
What to do on holiday at Villa Raffaelli in Garfagnana?
What are the best activities to practise in Garfagnana?
A few minutes drive from the villa, Garfagnana offers wonderful trekking and mountain bike trails both on the Apennines (Mount Prado is the highest in Tuscany) and on the Apuan Alps. Due to the richness and variety of routes in Garfagnana, the MTB World Championship and the famous Epic take place in this valley. The Garfagnana is crossed by the Via del Volto Santo which can be traveled on foot or by mountain bike.
Activities to be practiced in the Villa or in the surroundings
In addition to relax and table tennis matches, for the more sporty, numerous nature trails depart from the villa, suitable for young and old, among ancient mills, waterfalls and streams and characteristic villages. Panoramic mountain bike trails (some bikes are available for free in the villa) and E-bikes (rentable on site) reach flowery pastures dotted with shepherd’s farmhouses and connect to the 00 trail of the Great Apennine hike.
Activities for the more adventurous
Not far from the villa you can practise Canyoning(Torrentismo) you can do climbingwith expert guides and for the most adventurous there is the famous “angel flight” zipline over the Vagli Lake. You can also try hang gliding over the Apuan Alps: for the younger adventurers you can visit the Bufardellopark or the Battiferro Park. We will advise you on the best activities upon your arrival at the villa.