Several leisure opportunities are available in Poppi and surrounding area for different tastes.

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Tuesday June 7, 2016 - Guided tour: Arezzo: Land of saints, knights and artists.*

  • Walking tour of the hamlet through the alleys and the main monuments of the city, including the places of the Oscar movie “Life is Beautiful”.
  • Lunch time at the historical centre of Arezzo.

Tour duration: around 7 Hours.

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Wednesday June 8, 2016 – Guided tour: Casentino valley, the soul of Tuscany.*

  • The Castle and the “Pieve di Romena”, testimonies of history and medieval art in the Casentino valley.
  • The one thousand-years old “Eremo” and the Monastery of Camaldoli.
  • Lunch time with typical Italian products.

Tour duration: around 7 Hours.

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Thursday June 9, 2016 - Cooking lesson:The Tuscan Senses – Smell. Taste & Touch.*

We are organizing an hands-on cooking lesson to help you to discover the true taste of Tuscany. An English speaking Italian chef will teach you how to prepare traditional food and original recipes enjoying the regional cuisine. Participate to this courses is definitely the best way to take home the real taste of Tuscany…

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Friday June 10, 2016 – Guided tour & Wine Tasting: The Tuscan Senses – Sight & Taste.*

  • An ancient parish church founded on the remains of an Etruscan temple.
  • Visit to a winery with the producer.
  • Wine tasting combined with local products for a light lunch.

Tour duration: around 6 Hours.

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*The tours and the cooking lesson will be activated if the minimum number of participants is reached.

Golf Club Casentino

With a unique panoramic position, the route nestled in this extraordinary “green heart of Tuscany” can be entirely followed by the Club House (house of the XIV century completely renovated) located at the top of wide terraces surrounded by groves of oak and chestnut trees. The 9 holes (plus 4 new extra playable holes) are all elements of interest and must be played with care; technique and precision are preferable to particular qualities of power.

Characteristics of the golf course: Par 72 MT 5626 – 6152 YDS – CR 70,7 LADIES 73 SR 127 LADIES 132

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Hundreds of kilometers of trail network makes the Casentino Valley a perfect location for trekking tours.

A qualified trekking guide can be made available to help all the participants to comprehend dynamics that rule life in forests of the “Foreste Casentinesi Natural Park”


The San Francesco forest and the Sanctuary of La Verna.

A walk around the Sanctuary of La Verna passing through the monumental forest of beeches and firs tree that surrounds the monastery reaching the top of the “Monte Penna” and ending with a visit the Sanctuary of La Verna.

Journey time: about 3 hours + Visit the Sanctuary // Difficulty: Easy


Il Monte Penna

From the “Fangacci” mountain refuge passing by the borders of the Biogenetic Reserve of Badia Pratagliaup to the most beautiful panoramic terrace of the protected area, the “Monte Penna”.

On the way to the Monte Penna you will also have the possibility to visit the millenary hermitage of Camaldoli.

Journey time: about 2 hours + visit to the Heremitage of Camaldoli // Difficulty: Easy

The “Lama” Forest

The “Lama” Forest is probably the most charming place of the Foreste Casentinesi National Park. You will walk on an ancient mule track that, passing through the “Scalandrini” trail (perhaps the most beautiful and famous one of the protected area), leads to the “Pianoro incantato della Lama”.

Journey time: about 5 hours and half // Difficulty: Medium

Riding school

The “Club Ippico Casentinese” will organize various activities with the horses such as:

  • Activities to approach and know the horse.
  • Technical lessons with training in various riding techniques including jumping lessons.
  • Cross-country lessons with horses in the outdoor cross-country course.
  • Horse ride in the Tuscany countryside.


Bike rental opportunities will be available on site for people interested in spending their free time cycling through the many roads and trails in the surrounding area of Poppi, recently crossed also by cyclists of the “Tour of Italy”.

Zoo Park of Poppi

A 2 km walk to discover the most interesting species of European fauna.

Transappenninica 2016

12th-18th June: an experience across Italy by bicycle

There is a secret treasure in the heart of Italy: a network of cycling routes, far from busy roads and suitable for all.

From the Tirrenean to the Adriatic Sea, visiting artistic masterpieces in world heritage sites and cycling through hills, valleys and fairy-tale villages in magnificent landscapes. Moreover, we’ll enjoy excellent food and wine mostly from local, friendly and unconventional producers.

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