The wild nature of the Garfagnana is perfect to accommodate several types of adventure parks offering many attractions and sport activities for all age groups.
Let’s see in detail the 3 main adventure parks of Garfagnana:
-PARCO DEL LEVIGLIESE-
It’s located near the village of Vergemoli, above the town center of Gallicano, on the road leading to the “Grotta del Vento” (GPS coordinates: N 44.045147 – E 10.387618).
The offer of outdoor activities that visitors can perform is large. It includes:
Access (all day) to the park is priced € 35 for adults and € 15 for children. Visitors will be accompanied by expert guides; all the necessary equipment will be provided by the Park staff.
More information on the official website of Parco del Levigliese
- PARCO DEL BATTIFERRO -
It is located near the Village of Vergemoli too, not far from Parco del Levigliese.
The selection of sport activities of this park is mainly based on canyoning.
Canyoning consists of descending streams with ropes and jumps, wearing appropriate wetsuit and shoes, protective helmet and harness.
Two available paths:
“Rio Pinguini” within Parco del Battiferro: it is a canyoning initiation in the crystalline waters of Turrite stream, suitable for adults and children. This canoyng experience has a duration of about one hour. Price is € 10 per person.
“Fogliaio”: it represents a more advanced level of canyoning in a spectacular natural setting . The duration is about 2 hours. Price is € 30 per person.
The necessary equipment (wetsuit, helmet and boots) is provided by the the staff that will assist visitors in every step of the experience.
There is also the chance to explore old iron mines and to use a completely rebuilt cable way.
More information on the Facebook page of the Parco del Battiferro
- PARK “SELVA DEL BUFFARDELLO” -
It’s located in the municipality of San Romano in Garfagnana (Pra di Lago).
Unlike the previous two theme parks (where the main activity is canyoning), this park offers the opportunity to perform several activities on the trees (crossing tibetan bridges between trees, experience natural swings “Tarzan style” or pulleys in the woods ….). All with the maximum security guaranteed by the instructors of the park.
Children track : € 12 / duration: 1 hour and a half (including equipment)
Teen and adult track: € 18/ suration: 2 hours (includes equipment)
Groups with more than 15 people: € 2 discount per each ticket
More information on the official website of the Park “Selva del Buffardello”