Migliarino San Rossore Massaciuccoli
Park represents a unique environment for its charm and importance.
Considering the growing demand for knowledge and natural life, it
offers a quantity of information and didactic potentialities which is
difficult to find in other places. With its 23,000 hectares, the
protected area represents an important classroom in the open air
characterized by the great variety of places among nature, art, and
According to the Park regulations for the so-called "Tenute storiche" (Historical Estates), a series of limited and specific sections have been set, to which it is possible to refer the whole territorial organization. As a matter of fact, each Estate is characterized by unique natural and architectural features, and for this reason it represents an aspect of the Park. Considered one by one, these aspects express a specific feature of the territory, but if you consider them on the whole, they form a "dialog" demonstrating that it is possible to find a number of diversities living together in an environment covering a rather limited surface.
The Park Authority feels the responsibility to play its own role within a pedagogic activity promoting continuous training: knowing what to do and how to relate to the environment and to others by the consolidation of values, emotions, and knowledge inspired by this territory.
For this reason, the new environmental education center in Villa Medicea della Tenuta di Coltano, has been created: it represents a laboratory of knowledge and interdisciplinary and transversal methods.