1. By foot on the Via Francigena
The road that used to connect Rome and Canterbury comes into Tuscany from “Passo della Cisa”, after crossing Valle d’Aosta, Piedmont and Emilia Romagna. It first passes along the coast, then it bends to Lucca, before heading to the province of Siena: San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, Siena and San Quirico. Radicofani is the ultimate Tuscan town before leaving the witness to Lazio and arrive in the town of Acquapendente. www.viefrancigene.org
2. Not only horse riding
Tuscany is full of riding schools and roads where to ride, but if you want to see something in particular you need to attend one of the many equestrian events, organized by the Arezzo Equestrian Centre. Every year there’s the championships of dressage, jumping competitions and young horse riding. www.arezzoequestriancentre.com
3. Cycling on the Sentiero della Bonifica (easy) or on L’Eroica (difficult)
The Sentiero della Bonifica runs through the Val di Chiana from Arezzo to Chiusi. It’s 60 kilometers path surrounded by nature and accompanied by curious engineering works. It is an easy, flat route, suitable for all ages. www.sentierodellabonifica.it
For the more adventurous there is Eroica: 209 km route that runs through much of the province of Siena and choose the charming whitewashed streets. There are strenuous uphill, but rewarded by the beauty of the landscapes that open up in front of the street. Of course you can choose to ride only for a stretch of the entire route, and complete it comfortably in stages. www.eroicagaiole.it
4. Trekking in Casentino Forest Park
The National Park of Casentino Forests was set up in the 90’s, after being kept for many years by the Camaldolese monks. Today you can visit it with the help of an App that you can download on your smartphone and it will guide you to all the paths of the park, giving you guidance on shelters and visitor centers. www.parcoforestecasentinesi.it
To the adrenaline lovers we propose a dive over the town of Arezzo with Skydive Etruria. Perform tandem jumps, organize courses and even championships. www.paracadutismoarezzo.it
6. Sailing, Windsurfing and kytesurf on Lake Trasimeno
The lake is often driven by moderate winds and therefore it is easy to practice these sports. It is also possible to move both along the lake shore, in front of the picturesque villages, and towards the three islands that dot the lake. There are yacht clubs in almost all villages bordering the lake, you find them definitely in Castiglione del Lago, Tuoro and Passignano.
7. Diving Elba Island
The richness of the waters of this island is truly amazing and many are the diving centers. There is a protected biological area in the area of Scoglietto, not far from Portoferraio and you can poke around a wreck in Marciana Marina area.
8. Rafting on Arno river
The Arno river, during its long journey, pass through many different landscapes. There are several associations that invite us to rethink the river landscape from a different perspective: right on the river! On the basis of more or less calm waters, they offer rafting activities, kayak or SUP (stand up paddle). www.t-rafting.com
The Golf Club Valdichiana (9 holes) is only 6 km from La Lisa, but you can reach many other golf courses, of which Tuscany is disseminated. In the province of Arezzo there is the Golf Club Casentino (soon will have 18 holes), the Bagnaia Golf Club (18 holes) in the province of Siena, the Castelfafi Golf Club (27 holes) near Florence and golf clubs located along the Tyrrhenian coast as that in Tirrenia (18 hole), Punta Ala (18 holes) and the Golf Club Pelagone (18 holes) in Gavorrano.
In many reserves Faunistic- hunting or agritourism-hunting. In Tuscany there is a large amount of wild pigs, hoofed animals, pheasants and ducks.