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Nordic walking

Those who want to do a relaxing sport and love nature, Nordic Walking, the famous strolling walk, can try the paths of the Cascine di Tavola, but also the hilly and flat trails bordering the Bisenzio river.
It is a healthy sport that can be practiced by the whole family, it is good for the heart and circulation, strengthens arms and shoulders, improves posture of the back and tones buttocks and abdomen. A cheap and fun sport that allows you to enjoy nature and a healthy and active lifestyle.
The Nordic Walking Park Prato trails wind up in one of Tuscany's most extensive historical parks: the Cascine di Tavola park. It is a protected natural area of ​​local interest, which was part of the estate of the Medici Villa in Poggio a Caiano. It occupies a particularly large area (about 300 hectares) located to the southwest of Prato. The suggestive avenues with pines and holms, as well as the path in the woods and the large meadow in the center of the park, make the space very varied and relaxing to carry out physical activity and admire traces of the Medici architecture. The three paths - the Pavoniere Woods, the Pratone (wide meadow) and the Medicean Hills - have natural, dirt-like and grassy grounds and have no gradients.
The Park was created by the Colline Toscane Nordic Walking A.S.D. www.scuolaitaliananordicwalking.it with the contribution of the Municipality of Prato.

Information

  • Involved Municipalities: Prato