Special for Children
The Adventure Park
From Cutigliano, by a new cablecar, you can arrive to Doganaccia to live an ad adventure through an air route among trees. The Park is divided into three parts, from the easiest to the most difficult. Using wooden platforms, suspended bridges and ropes, you can cross the Beech wood testing your balance, concentration and strength. Great fun for everybody. www.doganaccia2000.it
The Zoological Garden of Pistoia
It was founded and opened to the public in 1970. The Zoo is surrounded by Pines, Oaks and tropical trees and covers an area of over seven hectares. It houses 600 animals belonging to different classes such as mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians. Open everyday. www.zoodipistoia.it
Collodi - Pinocchio Park
Inaugurated in 1956, The Pinocchio Park is not an ordinary theme park, but rather a precious masterpiece created by lots of artists. The itinerary is marked out by mosaics, buildings and sculptures telling the adventures of the most famous puppet in the world. www.pinocchio.it
The Butterflies House
It is a splendid greenhouse building of stone and crystal, housing a lush tropical garden with nearly a thousand butterflies from all over the world.
The Wind Cave
Situated in the centre of the Apuan Alps’ Nature Park (Lucca), this is one of the most complete European caves. For its extraordinary variety of aspects, it is a real encyclopaedia of the underground world with galleries, chambers and shafts where there are splendid stalactites, stalagmites and alabaster. www.grottadelvento.com
The Devil's bridge
A great example of medieval engineering with five asymmetrical arches, it is situated along the road n. 12 towards Lucca. Built in the 12th century is one of the most famous monuments of the province of Lucca and it guards a legend...
Oasis WWF Dynamo
This is a very large piece of land (around 900 hectares) located in the Pistoia Apennines, the aim of which is to protect and safeguard this unspoiled corner of Tuscany. The Oasis, which is equipped with a number of walks and educational routes, features a rich variety of flora and fauna. It is inhabited by wolves, roe deer, mouflons, deer, fallow deer, wild boars, porcupines, foxes, stoats, weasels and dormice, as well as a variety of birds, including numerous diurnal raptors such as goshawks, buzzards, falcons and the magnificent royal eagles www.wwf.it
Ranch "Il Vivaio"
Nearby the centre of the village of San Marcello, Il Vivaio is a riding track who offers riding school, horseback rides and excursions in the mountain.