More and more tourists spend their summer in the mountains and the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines is a popular destination for its beauty and many stimulating attractions.
In fact, beyond the fascination that the land gives to all those who love to immerse themselves in nature, each summer the Tuscan Emilian Apennine National Park is a splendid location for many events that associations, pro-locos, local bodies organize for Make the stay of so many holidaymakers even more interesting.
Summer fairs and festivals
In this area, many festivals and fairs that take place in a rich calendar, the Felina International Slow Food Festival, the Eco-marathon of Ventasso, the Lunigiana typical products market and other unforgettable events.
The summer in the Apennines offers beautiful and intense colors especially in the woods that come to the maximum of their expression: the intense yellow hay dropped under the rays of a warm sun and, above all, the fruit berries available for all those who want to savor more. Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries that lie among the hedges that frame mule tracks and country trails.
Sports in the Apennines
Sportsmen will only be spoiled for choice on trekking, Nordic Walking, horseback riding and cycling to explore a territory that also offers climbing opportunities as well as the chance to experience the exhilaration of flying with the hang glider and paragliding.
Appennino also means discovering the genuine flavors of a jealously guarded territory where tradition is still an indispensable value for those who live in this area.
It can be said that the ancient Tosco-Emilian mountain range is a real zero-kilometer food lab, more than ideal for tasting local dishes that sink their origin into the night of the times.
Rich in forests, the National Park offers the tasty mushrooms among which the Porcino stands out – between the end of summer and autumn. You can not but mention the fruits of the undergrowth like strawberries, raspberries and blueberries that can taste natural or with a few drops of balsamic vinegar.
You will also find products of the earth such as vegetables and tubers but also milk derivatives such as the famous cheese Parmigiano Reggiano to be tasted as an appetizer accompanied by a Good glass of genuine wine.
Where to stay
Guests at the Locanda Le Due Querce, in the province of Reggio Emilia, will be able to choose their vacation for relaxation, sport activities, food and discovery, or change day after day.