Pistoia

pistoia tuscanyIn the territory of Pistoia you can enjoy 5 types of tourism: Thermal, Mountain, Art, Congress and Green for city breaks. Pistoia is a town you can easily explore on foot, with Piazza del Duomo its heart and Piazza della Sala which runs its everyday life. Pistoia is also site to an important Zoological Garden, considered one of the best in the world for its natural setting in the green basin of Vincio.

The most important zone in the locality is Montecatini Terme ideal for city breaks. The town is built to be in harmony with nature and its famous waters. There are 9 impressive and majestic establishments in Liberty style where it is possible to undertake health and beauty treatments, with the possibility to choose the type of accommodation corresponding with your requirements given the number of hotels and apartments.

Not far from Montecatini is Collodi with the magnificent Italian gardens, Villa Garzoni. Collodi is also the famous birthplace of Carlo Lorenzini, the author of Pinocchio, where there is a park with sculptures which narrate the fairytale of the famous wooden puppet.
Abetone is the mountain area of Tuscany which offers 51 kms of piste.

The ski-lift takes you to Monte Sellata, not only for inexperienced but also for experts, where you can choose from many blue ski runs and a pair of red that traverse through the forest. Abetone is also great for summer excursions, offering beautiful panoramas and enjoyable walks.