If nobody has ever told you about the Rocca di Pietracassia, this is your chance to spend a memorable day visiting the ruins of the ancient castle with a superb view of the Tuscan coast, the Elba Island, the Argentario, the Tower Pisa, Volterra and the towers of San Gimignano, the Apuan Alps and the Apennines, enjoying the panorama and the taste of the Tuscan food, with a glass of Chianti!
We discovered this magical place when the path was still buried in the trenches and the access to the castle was impervious and dangerous.
The town of Lajatico has recently promoted the restoration of this splendid X century architecture that is finally open to the public once again.
The easiest and fastest way to reach the Rocca di Pietracassia, that is perched on a rock spur on the top of the Miemo hill, is riding to the top.
We are happy to offer you this full-day tour, we will bring you to the peack telling you the history of this fortress and once arrived on top, we enjoy a picnic based on local products paired with Pieve de’ Pitti wines.
That’s the program:
10:30 am starting from Pieve de’ Pittiwith the bike guide that will be with us for the whole day
Riding to the Miemo hill along the Sterza river
Riding to Rocca di Pietracassia, in the wood
13:00 Picninc in the castle
3:30 pm riding to the Theater of Silence
16:30 Visiting the village of Lajatico and caffe in the mail square
5:30 pm biking back to Pieve de Pitti
Cost: 110EUR / person
The price includes: rental of e-bikes (mountain bikes with pedaling assistance – see photo) with accessories (helmet, backpack and repair kit), including bike guide, bicycle delivery to Pieve de’ Pitti and pick-up at the end of the tour; packed lunch with Tuscan soup, local cold meats and cheeses, biscuits, water and wine.
Available on request:
– Electric baby bikes (minimum height 1,30 / 1,40mt);
– Additional child trailer (maximum weight 45 Kg) Cost Euro 15,00.
– Childrens childrens seats available free of charge
In collaboration with BIKING TUSCANY TOUR
You don’t want to ride? Ask us about the trekking rates to Rocca di Pietracassia!