An evocative river trek in the Gordana Valley

Water trekking in the Stretti di Giaredo, natural protected area of exceptional beauty, walking along the high walls of its canyon, swimming in clear water and admiring millennial multi-coloured rocks.

Guided tour

The Stretti di Giaredo  are a spectacular canyon along the river Gordana in Lunigiana, Northern Tuscany.
The canyons are part of a SIC, Site of Natural Interest for the European Community, thanks to its geology and naturalistic features.
The excursion starts from the small village of Cavezzana Gordana. We reach the entrance of the canyon walking along paths and in the riverbed for apporx. 20 minutes. We will explore the straits walking in and out the water and swimming through small pristine pools, immersed in the nature and surrounded by its multi-colored rock walls.


The tour runs from Friday to Sunday of May, June, September
The tour runs every dai of July and August
Please be advised that booking is required in advance

  • Rates: 35 € adults / 20 € kids (6-14 years) – May, June and September
    40 € adults / 25 € kids – In July and August
    Cost includes includes tour guide, gears (wetsuit, helmet and lifejacket), insurance.
  • Meeting point: 9:00 a.m. at Tourist Information Office next to the Pieve di Sorano, Filattiera
  • Duration: about 5 hours
  • Difficulty: medium-easy (not suitable for kids under 6)
  • It is required to be able to swim

Noteit is required to be able to swim. We recommend to wear hiking or sport shoes (sandals or rock shoes are not allowed), socks, swim suit, towel and a change of clothes. The tour could be cancelled in case of bad weather or changes of the water level.

The tour is confirmed upon reaching the minimum number of participants.

The tour can be organised upon request.

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