Monte Pisano is a small group of mountains of a moderate height, located in northern Tuscany, between the cities of Pisa and Lucca, just five kilometers from the “Leaning Tower” UNESCO World Heritage Monument in Pisa.
The landscape is very diverse and alternates terraces of olive groves, hills, forests and mountains. It is a small territory characterized by the beauty of nature shaped by the man over the centuries, mild climate, the hospitality of families running farm houses and hotels, the slow pace of the countryside and of agricultural activities.
The Tuscany Region, in cooperation with the municipalities of the area established there 7 protected areas of naturalistic interests. A network of paths allows discovering them by hiking and cycling. The itinerary “The route of water-Nottolini and Medici aqueducts” allow to walk from Lucca to Pisa along the two aqueducts which for centuries has supplied water to the towns placed on both side of the Monte Pisano. Thermal spring also exists in the area as well as historical spas located into XVII century buildings.