Albergo Diffuso with a social heart
The International Airport Galileo Galilei of Pisa to which it is connected to by the main road, is 30 kilometres from the village of Lorenzana. Laying on the hills of the typical Tuscan countryside, the village is a recommended destination for those who want a vacation in total relax in contact with nature. Its position permits to enjoy the whole profile of the Pisan hills and is an ideal starting point for cultural trips and visits to the main Tuscan art cities. Pisa, Lucca, Firenze, Volterra, San Gimignano, Siena and their treasures can be easily reached by car in less than an hour.
Here in Lorenzana the lovers of wine tourism have the chance to visit cellars, pasta makers, dairies and companies specialized in the production of sweets, all excellences of the territory. Quality artisan breweries are also present in the territory. In addition, there are many agritourism and traditional restaurants that still today carry on the traditional cuisine of the past. Among these I suggest in a particular way the Trattoria dei Vecchi Sapori, located in the centre of the village, whose dishes are a true experience not to be missed.
There are many local festivals in different periods of the year where one can taste authentic products of the Tuscan cuisine.
At last, for the sea lovers, famous sea resorts like Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi, Leghorn, Castiglioncello or Cecina are easily reached.
Visit Busti cheese factory
The cheese factory is always open to the public for visits and tastings and is just along the road 4 kilometres away. “I Formaggi della Famiglia Busti” is the hallmark of the products of the Caseificio Busti that will guarantee its authenticity and origin. Alessandro and Remo Busti, shepherds originating in Alta Garfagnana, began their cheese making in October 1955, a very short distance from the current production site in Acciaiolo, in the municipality of Fauglia.
The Transumanza (Pastoralism) road
A road recovered for a new local economy. Day trips on donkeys along the old transumanza roads are possible prior reservation. The service is carried out in collaboration with the association Montagne di Legami e AIGAE guide Nino Guidi.
Fausto Meini’s photographic tours
The surrounding landscape of the village of Lorenzana, with the hills that change colour from green to yellow to red to golden according to the different crops, have always inspired and attracted photo art lovers and for those who are passionate, it is possible to organize photographic tours to discover the most hidden corners.