Monte Falterona - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Monte Falterona

It is located in the heart of the Casentinesi Forests and is part of the National Park of the Casentinesi Forests, Monte Falterona, and Campigna . Its peak is crossed by the border between the provinces of Florence and that of Arezzo; the nearby Mount Falco, whose summit is located on the Apennine watershed, instead of marks the border between the province of Florence, that of Arezzo, and that of Forlì-Cesena on the border between Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna.

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Attractions Near Monte Falterona

Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona, Campigna National Park

The National Park of the Casentinesi Forests, Monte Falterona and Campigna is a national park established in 1993, located in the Tuscan-Romagna Apennines, along the border of the Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany regions, between the provinces of Forlì-Cesena, Arezzo and Florence. Since 23 September 1985 the RNI of Sasso Fratino has been awarded the Diploma of Protected Areas of the Council of Europe, while on 7 July 2017, in Krakow.

La Verna - Franciscan Sanctuary

La Verna - Franciscan Sanctuary

26.21km from Monte Falterona

The Sanctuary is located on Mount Penna above Chiusi Della Verna in the province of Arezzo. This place is famous because it is St. Francis who lived here. It is today one of the places where St. Francis is venerated and even on a short visit, you can get a sense of its artistic cultural, historical, and religious interest. Built-in the southern part of Mount Penna at 1,128 meters and it is home to numerous chapels and places of prayer and meditation.

Mount Fumaiolo

Mount Fumaiolo

30.95km from Monte Falterona

Mount Fumaiolo is a peak of the Tuscan-Romagna Apennines, located between Romagna and Tuscany. It is known for being near its peak, a1 268 m a.s.l. , the source of the Tiber river is located. The Fumaiolo is famous for its imposing beech forests, the so-called beech woods, which can be covered thanks to a network of comfortable paths that can be traveled on foot and by mountain bike.



36.53km from Monte Falterona

Porcellino meaning ‘the little pig’, is a bronze fountain decoration that eats the coins of visitors who come asking for good luck and usually rub the beast’s snout when they’re finished. it was mainly based on a tradition. The fountain figure was sculpted and cast by Baroque master Pietro Tacca. The boar stands over a pool containing representations of tortoises, snakes, frogs, snails, lizards and crabs. In front is a cast iron fountain receptacle.

San Marco

San Marco

37.16km from Monte Falterona

San Marco is a religious complex in Florence, Italy. It comprises a church and a convent. It has a long history to say. It was founded in 1267 by the Silverstrine monks, an Order of the Benedictine Reformed. Over the following 150 years, Florentines became disillusioned with the monks less than proper religious conduct and, in 1418, pleaded with the Pope to remove the monks from the monastery. It was also one of the main religious buildings in this area and also it is famous among tourists.



37.21km from Monte Falterona

The Stibbert Museum is located on via Frederick Stibbert on the hill of Montughi in Florence, Italy. The museum contains over 36,000 artifacts, including a vast collection of armor from Eastern and Western civilizations. It hosts a curious and large collection of weapons, armor, clothing, and objects from different epochs and backgrounds, collected by Federick during the course of his life. At the time of his death, the villa and the collection were donated to the city of Florence.

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Emilia-Romagna is a top European tourism destination, welcoming more than 11.5 million visitors annually and generating 50 million overnight stays. Its unique attractions – historical, cultural, artistic, social, industrial and economic – provide visitors with an authentic, all-round experience of the Italian lifestyle.

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