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A day with the shepherd


A unique experience immersed in the nature learning the lifestyle of a modern shepherd of the Apennines.

A day with the shepherd in Lunigiana:  Meet a local shepherd and walk with his sheep and dogs to the pastures, see and taste cheese freshly produced according to the tradition. An activity suitable for the whole family to spend a day out in the countryside. The best way for kids to learn difrectly from nature.

The tour usually takes place in a small village of the Apennines along the pilgrimage route Via Francigena.
During July and August it will take place at the beautiful Logarghena prairies in the Apennine National Park, where the shepherd come with their herd in the summer months.

Tours on request

You can also book this tour on request on a private basis. Contact us for more info and quotes!

(*Please note that the tour on 16th April has been changed to Saturday 15th April – special sheep shearing)

Meeting: 9:30 at the Tourist Information Office in Filattiera, Via Ponte Provinciale 64 (next to the Romanesqeu Church of Sorano). Tour ends approx. 13:00
Duration: half day.
Difficulty: easy. Suitable for kids 5+.
Price (min 8 pax): 12 euro adults, 7 euro children under 12 + 5 euro per person for cheese tasting.

 

A day with the shepherd – Sigeric 2017