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National parks in Tuscany



National Parks in Tuscany

- National Park of Casentino Forests, Mount Falterona and Campigna

was established in 1993 and is located in the Tuscan-Romagna, the provinces of Forlì-Cesena, Arezzo and Florence.
The Park has as an element characterizing the Apennine ridge tends to trend northwest / southeast.
From the ridge, develop in the Romagna region, a series of subparallel secondary buttresses that give rise to various side valleys.
The shares of the Park range from 400 to 1,658 meters: Monte Falco (1,658 m) and Mount Falterona (1654 m), from which rises the river Arno, are the highest peaks.
From the geomorphological point of view, the Park is characterized by natural caves, springs and outcrops of paleontological interest. From the western slopes of the Apennines are born all waterways, including Arno, lining the Casentino Forests. In the Romagna region, the hydrographic network is made up of a wide range of streams, affecting the whole area of ??the ridge, from Monte Falco at the Top of the Term. From the ridge line unravel the watersheds of the Ram, Tramazzo, Rabbi and Bidente with its three branches tributaries (Bidente Celle or Dogwood, Bidente Ridracoli and Bidente Pietrapazza) towards Romagna, the streams San Godenzo and Rincine, tributaries of the Sieve in Mugello and the upper course of the Arno with its tributaries (Staggia, Fiumicello, Sova-Roiesine, Archiano and Corsalone) in Casentino. The natural lakes are absent,
while it detects the presence of the artificial Ridracoli which holds about 33 million cubic meters of water from the basin of the arm Bidente and that of Dogwood and Rabbi. From the perspective of bioclimatic, the area has a temperate climate with relatively cool summers and wet winters and relatively rigid.
From the point of view of nature, about 80% of the territory is forested; The protected area is one of the most valuable forests of Europe, whose heart is made up of the State Forests Casentino inside which is the natural reserve Sasso Fratino, the first established in Italy in 1959 and again awarded the European Diploma .
Even the highest peak of the Park, Monte Falco, has a Nature Reserve in the north side. Finally, the
National Park incorporates the Natural Reserve Biogenetic Campigna, the Natural Reserve Biogenetic Bowl, the Natural Reserve Biogenetic of Camaldoli and the Biogenetic Nature Reserve of Badia Prataglia



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Montaione Borgo

Rental apartments Tuscany Chianti Italy
Weekly Price: From € 550
Set on a low hill in the heart of the Tuscan countryside and surrounded by olive groves and vineyards, "Montaione Borgo" is a small medieval farm settlement recently restored to preserve its 18th century Florentine architecture and converted into 12 apartments (2-8 persons) to welcome those who wish to spend a relaxing holiday in Tuscany getting in touch with nature. Its hilltop position (350 metres a.s.l.) means that the farm enjoys a lovely climate and a beautiful view of the surrounding countryside. ... view
Florence apartment Santa Maria Novella

Florence apartment Santa Maria Novella

Florence apartment Santa Maria Novella

sq. Meters: 30                     
Sleeping accommodations: 2
Historical centre of Florence

This open space of 30 sqm on the first floor (no lift) is an ideal accommodation for a couple in the historic centre of Florence.
The great location is very comfortable and it is close to Santa Maria Novella square/church to the main train station of the city and to the most important historical monuments.

The area is rich of restaurants and shops .

From the flat you will be able to reach all  monuments by foot as well as Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, Uffizi Gallery etc.... and the historic market of San Lorenzo where you can find what may be the most important market of the city. Just walk around searching for clothing, articles in leather, souvenirs, etc

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 apartment rental close to Piazza Della Signoria

Art Studio

Art Studio

Weekly Price: From € 535

sq. Meters: 32
Sleeping accommodations 1+2
Historical centre of Florence


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Beautiful and comfortable apartment located in the heart of Florence, just few steps from the most interesting monuments. The cathedral, the Palazzo Vecchio, Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery are all to walking distance.
Nice studio apartment (1 floor-no lift) located in the Santa Croce district in an historical building.

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Luxury Villa Villanova

Luxury Villa Villanova

Sleeping accommodations: 10
Swimming-pool:1

Luxury villa holidays in Tuscany between Empoli and Montelupo Fiorentino.

The Villa is a perfect place to relax: indoors in the fully equipped kitchen, large living-rooms, comfortable bedrooms, and spacious entertaining pool-table room, and outdoors in its marvellous garden and olive grove with over 200 trees, spacious terraces and an inviting swimming-pool that lays in a great private position where you can soak up the sun from the early hours until sunset.

The Villa is a luxury historical property, in the hamlet of  "Castello del Cotone", in the charming Florence countryside of  Villanova, 15 miles from the city centre of Florence. The hamlet, called "Borgo", is a small group of old farmhouses belonging to the prestigious Castle nearby.

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Accommodation in Florence historical centre Florence

Florece Apartment Casine

Firenze Apartment Casine
Weekly Price: From € 650,00
sq. Meters: 65
Sleeping accommodations: 2+2
Holiday house in Tuscany, Florence, Italy
Holiday Apartment Rental
in the center of Florence close to Piazza Santa Croce.
The house is in the district of Santa Croce, in a very quiet street.
The apartment is on the second and top floor of a small palace, completely renovated in 2006, measuring about 65 square meters, and is composed of a living room with sofa bed double,  kitchenette, master bedroom, disengagement with washing machine, bathroom with shower and window; loft area with studio from which you access to the small terrace with table and 2 chairs ... view