ALL AROUND FLORENCE: THE TERRITORIES ON THE SLOPES OF THE PRATOMAGNO MOUNTAIN
What to see in Reggello, Pelago, Rufina and Londa
What to see in Reggello
What to see in Rufina
Rufina’s landscape is sprinkled with ancient parishes, villas and castles (today mostly farms) that hold a lot of history and tradition: many noble Florentine families chose to establish their homes there and use the land to produce wine, such as the Villa di Poggio Reale of the Mormorai family dating back to the 16th century. Rufina is located on the Tuscan Wine Route thanks to its Chianti Rufina Docg and Pomino Doc, two wines with different personalities and characteristics, both known and appreciated for centuries. rufina, together with Florence, has a tradition linked to wine called Carro Matto which takes place every fourth Saturday yes september!
How to discover the territory of Rufina? We recommend the BICIPEDIA E-BIKE TOUR, the simplest, most natural and ecological way to discover the Rufina hills, its enchanting landscapes, and its products.
What to see in Pelago and Londa
Pelago is located about 25 km from Florence in an easterly direction, developing over an area that goes from the plain of San Francesco to the Consuma pass at 1050 m a.s.l., where you can find a fantastic schiacciata! Worth visiting are the Castle of Pelago and the Castle of Nipozzano, a stronghold defending Florence since the year 1000, it is the most famous and historic property of the Frescobaldi family.
Londa, at the foot of the Massicaie and Falterona where the river Arno origins, is an Etruscan and then Roman town and from the year 1000 a fief of the Conti Guidi. On its territory there are important sites of naturalistic interest, including the Casentinesi Forest National Park, and the Model Forest Association of the Florentine Mountains, which also includes 6 other municipalities: Pelago, Reggello, San Godenzo, Rignano sull'Arno, Rufina and Pontassieve.