Autumn is a magical season, characterized by warm colors and the joy of harvesting the fruits of the earth. In the picturesque village of Caprese Michelangelo, located among the rolling Tuscan hills, a unique experience awaits those who wish to immerse themselves in the beauty of nature and in the tradition of chestnut harvesting. The excursions in our chestnut groves, organized for the month of October, are an invitation to discover the beauty and goodness of quality marroni chestnuts.
A Feast for all the Senses
The excursions offer the opportunity to explore the majesty of the autumn woods of Caprese Michelangelo. Guided by local experts, participants will be immersed in an enchanting environment, surrounded by ancient trees and a variety of flora and fauna. The scent of the damp earth and the sound of footsteps on the foliage create an enveloping atmosphere, while the autumn colors paint a breathtaking picture.
The Chestnut Harvest
Chestnuts have always been a symbol of abundance and nourishment, and the tradition of harvesting them dates back centuries. During the excursion, we will share with you valuable information about the history of chestnuts and their importance to the local community.
Participants will have the opportunity to dig their hands in the dirt and collect the chestnuts that have fallen from the trees. This immersive activity connects people with nature and the cycle of the seasons, strengthening the bond with the earth and the surrounding environment.
An Experience for all Ages
The experience of hiking in the chestnut woods is open to everyone, regardless of age. Families can enjoy precious moments of sharing, while nature lovers will have the opportunity to explore the most remote corners of the woods. The younger participants will be able to discover the charm of rural traditions, while the older ones will be able to rediscover memories of past times.
In addition to the chestnut harvest, always near Caprese Michelangelo it is possible to organize the collection of fresh truffles with our trained dogs. You can therefore organize both experiences, perhaps one in the morning and the other in the afternoon.
Possibility of customized packages depending on the number of people with the possibility of tastings at the end of the experience or lunch at the renowned restaurants in Caprese michelangelo.
Possibility at the end of the experience, to purchase typical local products including our fresh seasonal truffle, picked in the woods near the chestnut groves.
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We are willing to make arrangements with tourism agencies, hotels or others who want to offer their customers this particular activity.