Monti Pisani

Monti Pisani

The Pisan hills, consisting of a series of reliefs of modest size whose highest point is Mount Serra, wind in steep slopes, gentle slopes and valleys crossed by streams, resulting in valuable landscapes and natural areas that provide valuable the visitor a wealth of flora and fauna in the name of biodiversity.

The whole landscape is a succession of plains, hills and mountains rich in springs and caves carved into the limestone, dotted with villages and medieval castles, parish churches and Romanesque churches and characterized by terraces planted with olive trees.

In this natural setting, from the countries and villages perched on the mountains, at a glance you can embrace a view that goes from the mountains to the sea and, in fine weather, to the islands of ‘Tuscan Archipelago.

The slope of Mount Pisano, also influenced by the proximity of the sea, presents a landscape that varies from the lower parts covered with vineyards to go up to the terraces of olive trees, as you climb, you find oak and chestnut forests inhabited by various species of wildlife.

The whole area is rich in fresh waters and healing that have given rise to a hydrothermal heritage, known since antiquity, of which the Medici aqueduct, which has survived virtually intact, along with the testimony of San Giuliano Terme and olive groves.

Thanks to a medieval road network and a mild and often sunny, the whole area is perfect for hiking, horseback riding, biking or trekking up the steep slopes in an area rich in biodiversity and scenic corners.

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