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Riserva Naturale Lucciola Bella

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Unspoilt natural beauty has UNESCO status to help preserve the area.

Most people drive on the paved roads and admire the unspoilt natural beauty that now has UNESCO... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2018
JohnInItaly
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Santa Cruz, California
Words can describe how beautiful this is

Beauty around every cypress lines road corner. Don’t miss this area and make sure you google where... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
136glennd
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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16 Dec 2018
“Unspoilt natural beauty has UNESCO status to help preserve the area.”
5 Sep 2018
“Words can describe how beautiful this is”
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Reviewed 16 December 2018

Most people drive on the paved roads and admire the unspoilt natural beauty that now has UNESCO status to help preserve the area. There are fears that landowners would convert the land to housing or commercial use if the crops do not pay enough, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Beauty around every cypress lines road corner. Don’t miss this area and make sure you google where it is or a route to take as there are certain roads that are nice and others which are stunning. Don’t miss this for anything. Make sure you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 136glennd
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The scenery is quite nice, and it is worth the trip but... unpaved road would be a gross overstatement, you will definitely need a 4x4 jeep not an SUV, very narrow, steep, slippery can get you in trouble before you realize.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank sname10
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The reserve is mostly known for the famous road which, bordered by cypresses, rises zig zag up the hill. But not many know that this road is a modern creation, by the architect Cecil Pinsent, who over the years 1920-1930 created it as a scenic...More

Date of experience: February 2017
6  Thank Brun066
Reviewed 15 November 2016

One of the most iconic places of all the Tuscany. Go there, stop the car and keep walking along the hills.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

one picture say more than 100 word, it's so nice to drive around pianze, monticchielo, monpulicino throw all the littel road with panoramic view/

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank ora_11
Reviewed 15 May 2016

If you want to show someone the heart of Tuscany, a drive or walk through here would be the way to go. It doesn't get anymore Tuscan than this. Everywhere you look, every turn in the road gives you a quintessential view of Tuscany. Accept...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank jg3arrow
Reviewed 19 August 2015

I have now visited this are for the 3rd time and it is a photographer's dream. Everywhere you look there is a fantastic landscape waiting to be photographed. The time taken driving around this area will always be well rewarded.

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank ETelford
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We like to walk, even in the heat. The roads in Lucciola Bella are tough to walk on, suprinsing you with loose rocks and slipping stones. BUT - the scenery is amazing, true true Tuscany. And you will meet sheep, sheepdogs (do not run, just...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Ingvildbokorm
Reviewed 22 July 2015

This is an outstanding natural reserve featuring those peculiar geological formations "Calanchi" and "Biancane", badlands to be precise, which stem from deposition and erosion phenomena. You can freely walk throughout the reserve and explore it. This lunar landscape will remain with you forever.

Date of experience: June 2015
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