National Park Casentino

Park National Forests Casentino has been achieved recently and covers a vast area between Tuscany el'Emilia Romagna. The park was built with the aim of protecting the forest of centuries-region and the hills, still populated by wild wolves. The aim is also to preserve the various monasteries and shrines in the area, such as La Verna and Camaldoli.

Tourists who intend to visit the park, offers a wide range of information materials, brochures and maps. In particular we recommend the book for tourists Services tourist hotel, where you'll find a complete list of hotels, hotel and bed and breakfast cheap, even in areas not frequented by tourists. Also recommended are many farmhouses , Some of which are very cheap.

All these materials can be found in many tourist offices, the principal at Arezzo and is certainly the ideal spot to plan a pleasant trip around the territory Arezzo.
The tourist office exclusive Park National Forests Casentino is located on Pratovecchio.

Visiting the Park

The tourists can venture into pleasant summer excursions on foot, in montai bike or horse, while in winter a good alternative is to explore on skis by hiking. In the park are present, in addition to hiking paths, including 9 short nature trails, 3 of which begins in Tuscany in areas easily accessible and often escape for tourists and less careful preparations.

The paths are recommended for tourists

  • Trail No. 2 - The Faggeto: trail suitable for everyone, follows a path through a forest of beech centuries.
  • Trail No. 5 - Trees and Woods, starting near the monastery and continues through the beautiful woods that surround it.
  • Trail 6 - Nature, History and Spirituality on Mount St. Francis: a route on Mount Verna immersed in the spiritual life of St. Francis.

For more tourists accustomed all'escursionismo more demanding on the hiking map "Park National Forests Casentinesi" are marked trails and ancient paths that lead through beautiful forests of the park.

Useful information for tourists

Tourist Office of Arezzo
Hours: Monday-Saturday 09:00-13:00 / 15:00-18:30. Sunday 09:00-13:00
Phone: 0575 377 678

Office Tourist National Park
Via G. Brocchi, 7 Pratovecchio (AR)
Hours: Monday to Thursday 08:00-13:00 / 15:00-17:00. Friday 08:00-13:00
Phone: 0575 503 01

Information Center of the National Park
Via Berni, 25 Bibbiena (AR)
Phone: 0575 593 098

Welcoming points of the national park

Closed Verna
Park Martyrs of Liberty, 21
Phone: 0575 532 098

Badia Prataglia
Via Nazionale, 14 / a
Phone: 0575 559 477

Via Coleschi
Phone: 0575 539 174