Around and near to the village

Metra has many nearby walking trails leading guests through varied countryside giving occasional outstanding views while enjoying the truly peaceful surroundings. A mere 15 minutes away is a National Park which has many miles of trails and byways from which visitors can observe wildlife and flora, you may get lucky and spot Royal Eagles soaring on thermals, Hawks, Deer and (Wild Boar Cinghiale) maybe even the recently re-introduced Wild Ram and top predator European Wolves. For horse trekking, which is a great way to enjoy the local scenery we supply details for a nearby stables, beginners are very welcome or for the more seasoned rider 4 hour hacks are available. Northern Tuscany remains mostly unspoilt with many historical walled hill towns to visit and stroll round, each village has its own piazza some not square nor central, but all with a good coffee shop/bar/restaurant in which to sample the areas gastronomic delights.

Selection of photos from the nearby National Park.

Metra village
Apuan Alps in the distance
Appennino Tosco Emiliano National Park
National Park trails
The Beach   The Beach The Serchio Valley  The Serchio Valley
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