The Balze del Valdarno inspired Leonardo da Vinci, who included them in the most famous painting that ever existed: The Gioconda.
Where in the Pliocene period was a lake, now we find a real Tuscan Canyon.
Starting from Castelfranco, awarded as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, we will immerse ourselves in the Balze del Valdarno.
We will hike into the tuscan Canyon and admire this incredible beauty.
We would also have the opportunity to taste the famous Zolferine waters and have lunch in a panoramic place. An exciting and relaxing excursion.
Suitable for all those who want to spend a few hours outdoors.

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Hiking and Environmental guide

Jennifer & Maia

Me, myself and Maia

half day

english, german, italian


8 KM

Difference of altitude

200 M




3 hours

The route is easy. We walk on roads and paths. There will be two easy climbs to tackle
It is possible to organize a packed lunch in a panoramic place

  • Where


  • Length

    8 km

  • Difference in altitude

    200 m

  • Duration

    3 ore circa

  • Equipment

    comfortable shoes

  • Extra

    picnic lunch