A walk in the land of Fortinbras the knight (Braccio Fortebraccio da Montone)
A 11.9 km walk (20 km with Pieve de’Saddi ) through gently rolling terrain. The walk is on rolling terrain and through gravel roads and mule-tracks.
After having visited the medieval village of Montone we will get to the medieval fortress of the knight Braccio Fortebraccio da Montone imposing building that dominates the entire valley. The escorted walk is focused on the history of the valley but also on the many beautiful aspects of its nature. The walk may be (under request) extended also to the medieval church of Pieve de’ Saddi ( the starting point of the christianization of the area.)
Nature: Cypress, holm oak, pseudoacacia, broom, wildrose, helicrysus
Agriculture: wheat, olive tree, vine, chestnut, barely
Livestock: sheep, chianina cow
Wildlife: wild boar, fox, porcupine, hedgehog, badger, wolf (only in the Appennines), buzzard, bee eater, and many other song birds
The Walks includes:
Option A: Hotel Pick-up and return, cuesheets and maps, assistance with car/van*.
Option B: Hotel Pick-up and return, bilingual guide, cuesheets and maps, assistance with car/van*.
Option C: Hotel Pick-up and return, bilingual guide, cuesheets and maps, pic-nic assistance with car/van*.
* only onto roads & tracks that are reachable with a vehicle.