Via Francigena riding your MTB or by Train+Bike

Since it is easy to reach Altopascio by train, it is also possible to go through the so called Via Francigena…

Restaurant Pizzeria “Da Carla”

Restaurant, pizzeria and lake for game fishing in the hearth of the Svizzera Pesciatina, a delicious stop to get taste and unique specialties after riding your bike for long time…..

Restaurant “Il Goraiolo”

Typical Tuscan Restaurant, with informal atmosphere, in hills surrounding Marliana.

Trattoria “Valentino”

“Eating like home” is the expression that best describes this typical Tuscan restaurant!

Restaurant “Al Ristoro”

Typical and informal restaurant located on the border of the marshland of Fucecchio, ideal destination for cyclists who choose to go through the lake area.


The district of Marliana extrends in a quite large territory whose natural borders are the valleys of the river Vincio and Nievole and the Apennines on the north. The abundance of this area comes from the vineyards, olive groves, as well as chestnut trees and mushrooms, all of which local cooks have converted into delicious [...]

Le Terme di Montecatini

The “garden” town, with its enchanting park, the historical hamlet, fashionable cafès and restaurants and the buildings that still remind us of distant memories guarantee a holiday entirely dedicated to wellbeing, culture and relax. A regenerating stay or simply one day at the SPA, a holiday for yourself, your family and/or fun: it doesn’t matter [...]


Every season is the right season to discover Collodi. It is a place full of historical memories and beauties to admire. But above all it is connected with Carlo Lorenzini’s life, the so called Collodi, the author of the Adventures of Pinocchio. The writer and his mother were both born in Collodi. As a child [...]

Svizzera Pesciatina

A few steps away from the small hamlet of Collode, where even now Pinocchio charms kids and adults with his lies, there is a mountain area which is better referred to as Svizzera Pesciatina (the adjective pesciatina comes from the name of the nearest town). It consists of an area that may be defined as [...]

Montecatini Alto

A few steps away from Montecatini Terme, located at an altitude of 290 mt above sea level, there is the historical center of the town, Montecatini Alto. It is a unique and enchanting small mediaeval hamlet with narrow alleys and picturesque corners to discover. On the one side there is the stronghold of the old [...]