Settle in the villa overlooking Serchio Valley.
Transfer to Palagnana. We’ll hike up to the Foce delle Porchette (980m). We’ll get to see limestone hills and (maybe) the Mediterranean.
Transfer to Corfino. Hiking up to the village of Pruno and Pania di Corfino. We’ll get to see outstanding views of the Apuane Alps.
Longest and most rewarding day! Ascent of Pania della Croce where we’ll enjoy amazing views of the Tyrrhenean Sea and the island of Corsica.
You can visit the fascinating city of Lucca.
Transfer to the foothills of the Apennines. Ascent to Monte Giovo, the highest point of the trip. We’ll get to go to La Porticciola, Lago Santo, and the town of Braga.
Ascent of Monte Forato.
Final breakfast together and transport to the Pisa airport.
Pisa's International Airport
7 nights in villa, with pool
I'm a qualified International Mountain Leader (IML) and I have been leading expeditions for the last 15 years. I have led the Tour du Mont Blanc over 40 times, the Everest Base Camp trek 27 times, Kilimanjaro 10 times, and I have also led trips in Nepal, Peru, Cuba, India, Bhutan, Cambodia, Thailand, the Alps, the Pyrenees, Russia, Uzbekistan and Madagascar, amongst others.
I'm a passionate skier, in 2009 I made the first ski descent of Manaslu, the 8th highest mountain in the world (8156m).
Fluent in French, Russian and Spanish, I also work as an interpreter and love to chat.
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