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Itineraries

Itineraries in the Park

The itineraries mainly develop on flat areas, which makes them easily accessible on foot and with no need to be particularly trained. It is also possible to visit the territory on horseback, by coach, by bike, by train or by boat.

Th Park features:
- free access areas;
- areas accessible with special authorizations;
- private areas.

The Borbone Estate and Lucchese Maquis, the Massaciuccoli Lake and Marsh, the Vecchiano reclamation area, part of the Migliarino Estate and the Coltano Estate belong to the free access area.

The other territories are available or not available (such as the western part of the San Rossore Estate and the military areas of the Tombolo Estate), available on established days (such as the San Rossore Estate) or accessible only for visitors accompanied by the Park's Guides (Migliarino Estate).

Anyways, the best and safest way to visit the Migliarino San Rossore Massaciuccoli Park is to avail oneself of the guided visits put at visitors' disposal by the Regional Park Authority.

Map of the Park
Map of the Park
Massaciuccoli LIPU Nature Sanctuary
Massaciuccoli LIPU Nature Sanctuary

Massaciuccoli Lake and Padule

The Massaciuccoli Lake and the surrounding swamplands, extending over more than 2,000 square kilometers, compose the widest wetland in Tuscany which originated in the area behind the dunes. Today the lake does not look as the ancient salty lagoon it was in the past, and it is considered a typical lake-pond due to its average depth of 2 m (the highest depth is 4.40 m) and the salinity lower than 500 mg/l. The lake bottom is situated below the sea level. It has a roughly circular shape with a perimeter of more than 10 km. The basin's surface has severely decreased in the last centuries due to the continuous reclamation works especially carried out in the 20th century.

Further information
Georef.  ItineraryTypology Interest
Chiarone ReserveChiarone Reserve
Departure: Museo sull'Ecologia della Palude
On foot Accessible TrailOn foot
1 h
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Photography 
Lake and marsh by boatLake and marsh by boatBoat Boat
short (1 hour) or long (2 hours)
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Archeology Great interest: History Great interest: Photography 
Lake and marsh by boatLake and marsh by boatBoat Boat
1 h
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Archeology Great interest: History Great interest: Photography 
Massaciuccoli LakeMassaciuccoli LakeOn foot Accessible TrailOn foot
4 h
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Wildlife Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Panorama Great interest: Photography 
The lake between Music and NatureThe lake between Music and NatureOn foot Accessible TrailOn foot
6 h
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Wildlife Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Panorama Great interest: History Great interest: Photography 
The lake of the MarcheseThe lake of the MarcheseOn foot Accessible TrailOn foot
6 h
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Wildlife Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Panorama Great interest: Photography 

Villa Borbone
Villa Borbone

Macchia Lucchese and Borbone Estate

The "Macchia Lucchese" is located in the northernmost coastal area of the Migliarino San Rossore Massaciuccoli Park, and it extends on the landform separating the Massaciuccoli Lake from the sea, in the territory of the municipality of Viareggio (LU), between the built-up area of Viareggio and that of Torre del Lago. In the "Macchia Lucchese" we can identify a sequence of three types of environments: the coastal forest, the coastal swamplands behind the dunes and the beach.

Further information
Georef.  ItineraryTypology Interest
LeccionaLeccionaOn foot Accessible TrailOn foot
2 h 30 m
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: History Great interest: Photography 

Fallow deer
Fallow deer

San Rossore Estate

San Rossore estate (with a surface of 4,800 hectares) is the most significant natural environment within the Park. Its boundaries are situated north of the river Serchio and east of Pisa, south of the river Arno and west of the Ligurian Sea.
The spontaneous vegetation changes depending on the areas: in the tombolos the vegetation is sub-mediterranean with the holm oak forest and pinewood, in the meanders it shows itself as a mesohygrophilic forest made up of deciduous plants typical of the original forests. Along the coast, between the two river mouths, the estate is limited towards the sea by high dunes. Among the animals which can be easily observed there are the fallow deers, the wild boar and several bird species, especially during overwintering and spring migrations.

Further information
Georef.  ItineraryTypology Interest
A long trekking in the natureA long trekking in the natureOn foot On foot
4 to 5 hours (including 1-hour pause for the lunch...
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Wildlife Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Photography 
Cascine nuove, Fosso delle Cateratte, and Coton GrossoCascine nuove, Fosso delle Cateratte, and Coton GrossoOn foot On foot
2 h
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Wildlife Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Photography 
Fiume Morto VecchioFiume Morto VecchioOn foot Accessible TrailOn foot
2 h
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Wildlife Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Photography 
Lame di fuori – Lama degli OntaniLame di fuori – Lama degli OntaniOn foot On foot
from 4 to 5 hours
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Wildlife Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Photography 
Maddalena Woodland, PadulettoMaddalena Woodland, PadulettoOn foot On foot
2 h
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Wildlife Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Photography 
Sabrina BulleriSabrina BulleriOn foot On foot
 
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Wildlife Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Photography 
San BartolomeoSan BartolomeoOn foot On foot
2 h
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Wildlife Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Photography 
Sunset on the seaSunset on the seaOn foot On foot
2 h
Great interest: Panorama Great interest: Photography 
The Fratino pathThe Fratino pathOn foot Accessible TrailOn foot
 
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Wildlife Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Photography 
Walking and admiringWalking and admiringOn foot On foot
from 1 and a half to 2 and a half hours
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Wildlife Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Photography 


Migliarino Estate

At present there are no facilities functioning as visitor centers, thus, we suggest visitors to contact the Villa Borbone Visitor Center and the San Rossore Estate Visitor Center for further information about the proposed activities.

Further information
Georef.  ItineraryTypology Interest
Dunes of Marina di Vecchiano and MontioniDunes of Marina di Vecchiano and MontioniOn foot On foot
3 h
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Wildlife Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Photography 
Ugnone and FiumaccioUgnone and FiumaccioOn foot On foot
3 h
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Wildlife Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Photography 


Tombolo Estate

The Tombolo Estate, with its 5,000 hectares, covers the southern coastal belt of the Park between the river Arno and the Calambrone area. The name of the estate comes from the latin "tumulus", meaning "relief of the ground", and shows how the territory originated from the coastal dunes shaped by the steady accumulation of river sediments. 

Further information
Georef.  ItineraryTypology Interest
Cornacchiaia Woodland – WWF Nature SanctuaryCornacchiaia Woodland – WWF Nature SanctuaryOn foot On foot
2 h 30 m
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Wildlife Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: Photography 
The Trail of the Three PinesThe Trail of the Three Pines
Departure: Via Livornese
On foot By bike Accessible TrailOn foot
40 m
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Wildlife Great interest: Bird Watching Great interest: History Great interest: Photography 
Tirrenia Dunes – WWF Nature SanctuaryTirrenia Dunes – WWF Nature SanctuaryOn foot On foot
30 m
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Geology Great interest: Photography 


Coltano Estate

Coltano estate lies on a wide flat area (more than 3,000 hectares) that originally was a large swamp extending almost up to the built-up area of Pisa. Here can be found significant finds of prehistoric and roman origin.

Further information
Georef.  ItineraryTypology Interest
Laurel Woodland Nature ReserveLaurel Woodland Nature ReserveOn foot On foot
45 m
Great interest: Flora Great interest: Wildlife 

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