2019 years of “slow tourism”

After the national year of the paths (2016), the national year of the villages (2017) and national year of food (2018),  supported by the ex-minister Franceschini and announced during the presentation of the “Atlante dei cammini d’Italia”, 2019 is the year dedicated to sustainable tourism.

A variety of tourism that is opposed to “mass tourism”, which get the traveler to dwell and live places , frequently outside the classic tourist destinations, moving to the slow rhythm of nature to understand more clearly the territory.

Trekking at Marmoraia along the Via Sacra Etrusca

Cultural itineraries, walks, cycle tracks, horse riding and nature trails will be the main protagonists of the next 12 months with a great international tourist offer for every type of interests.

Also the Via Sacra Etrusca fits into this offer with a “slow route”: Volterra, Colle di Val d’Elsa, Casole d’Elsa, Monteriggioni and Sovicille (a prime example is the trekking of 1-5 May organized by Appenninoslow) with their naturalistic beauty and the historical beauty of the Etruscan necropolis and  medieval churches