Are you coming to Tuscany? Join one of the IFMGA-certified guides of our team and enjoy some fun canyoning in the rivers of the Apennines or the Apuan Alps!
May - Oct
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Join us for one or several days of canyoning in the Alpi Apuane (Apuan Alps) National Park or, depending on weather conditions, in the Parco Nazionale dell'Appennino Tosco-Emiliano. We'll bring you to the best canyoning spots of Tuscany like Garfagnana on the Serchio river, Orrido di Botri in Lucca or Apraia Trench.
Canyoning is a mix of walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling (rappelling), and swimming. We will go down the mountain streams with ropes (in complete safety), following the river course, along the waterways gouged into the rock.
It is a super fun sport! You'll be in contact with nature, among slides and jumps. You can come with your family and/or your friends. Satisfaction is guaranteed!
The Apennines and the Apuan Alps contain real jewels for practicing canyoning. Based on the wishes of the group we will either go for challenging canyons or more relaxed ones.
To give you an idea of what our day will be like, here is an example of a one-day program in the Torrente Serra in Tuscany:
– Altitude change: 270 m
– Highest waterfall: 12 m
The stream flows down from Mount Altissimo in the Apuan Alps. The canyon is of polished marble. It has a series of waterfalls and climbing steps that lead to two short jumps off the rope or diving depending on the water level.
Then you reach a beautiful waterfall of 12 m and an amazing toboggan. With a little courage and a suit for protection, you can slide down the toboggan and land in a large and deep pool at the bottom. For the more willing, you can repeat the slide or make dives of up to 8 feet.
Shortly after, we will run into another 4-feet leap. It leads to the narrowest part of this underground stream and a very impressive section indeed. Finally, a short slide and a flat part interspersed with puddles lead to the exit path.
If you plan to spend your holidays in Tuscany, join us for a half-day or full-day in the rivers of the Alpi Apuane Park or the Apennine area.
- Guiding fee
Secure your spot with just 25% payment
48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking
Group size: 4 to 8 people.
The activity usually starts at 9 am and finishes at 2 pm.
Requirements: you must be able to swim.
Equipment to bring: shoes (old) trainers or trekking socks, towel, swimsuit and knitted underwear. Replacement: some clothes to change those soaked.
The Prorock Outdoor Team is based in Camaiore (Lucca, Tuscany), a renowned holiday resort in the heart of Apuan Alps, one of the most beautiful mountain ranges of central Italy. Our company promotes fun and safe outdoor activities, offering professional support and training at all levels. Our expertise includes rock and ice climbing, mountaineering, vie ferrate, canyoning, backcountry skiing and hiking.
Our highly experienced team of IFMGA certified mountain guides will lead you on a unique experience to the most interesting spots of Apuan Alps, Cinque Terre and many more localities. Carlo, Cristiano, Franco, Pasquale and Roberto, our guides, will make you enjoy your holiday time with Prorock Outdoor!
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We had an incredible time climbing in Portovenere with the Prorock team! They were incredibly helpful in coaching and teaching us climbing techniques, while also allowing us to have so much fun climbing a ton of different routes. They were very familiar with the area and gave us recommendations on how to spend the rest of our day after our trip. Overall we had an incredible experience and hope to be back soon!
Jimmy from Prorock was an excellent guide! He was patient with us. He was also very safe and made us feel comfortable climbing outdoors! Thank you, Jimmy and Prorock, for the wonderful experience at Monsummano crag!
Our guide chose an excellent route for us to multi pitch climb. He was prompt with picking us up at train station. Safe driver and informative about the local area we climbed in. His English was good and we felt safe during this whole experience. Highly recommend!
We had one of our best days in Italy rock climbing with Franco! He was super nice and we were able to climb everything we wanted, plus the views were amazing. Highly recommend :)
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