The Il Ciocco Living Mountain is a private estate that stretches over 600 hectares and rises up to 1,100 meters
above sea level in the middle of the Serchio Valley, a fascinating and mysteri-ous corner of Tuscany nestled between the Apuan Alps and the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines.
It is located on the border of Garfagnana, a green lung of the region, a few minutes away from the charming medieval village of Barga and 40 kilometers away from Lucca, world-renowned art city.
It is also strategically positioned to reach all the other main tourist destinations of Tuscany and Liguria.Immersed in a green and lush countryside, the Living Mountain embraces a numerous range of natural landscapes offering the visitor a unique ever transforming chromatic display, never equal to itself, that changes with the altitude and at every season.
In these places that hold ancient memories, where nature, art, legend and tradition blend wonderfully together, one can wander among thick forests full of chestnut and beech trees and into villages and hamlets where it seems as if time has stood still. Over the years, Il Ciocco has distinguished itself for its sustainable tourism program so much as to be recognized in 2018 with the “Green Accommodation Italy” Award by the Italian Tourism Press Organization.Also in 2018 Il Ciocco was awarded “Resort Of The Year” by Food and Travel Magazine Italia
The accommodation facilities on the Living Mountain meet the demands of every type of clientele. They are a perfect solution for those who are looking for a nature-filled holiday, in total freedom without sacrificing comfort.
Il Ciocco hotels, three distinct facilities each with its own personality and centralized services (reception, restaurant, sports facilities).
Il Ciocco Apartments, 28 cozy apartments, immersed in the chestnut woods of the Living Mountain.
Il Ciocco Chalets, 12 wood chalets Immersed in the greenery of the estate with a breathtaking view of the Apennine Mountains.
In the natural setting of the Living Mountain the Restaurant & Bar Locanda Alla Posta, with its completely renewed look, offers skill-fully reinterpreted traditional Tuscan dishesfor guests to enjoy.
mtb and hiking trails, mtb bike rental, experiental walking and bike tours, cooking classes, picnic and barbecue areas
Always paying the utmost attention to the freshness and excellent quality of the raw ingredients as well as to the territory’s wine and food offer, the Chef and his team stand out for their great flexibility and skill in adapt-ing to the culinary demands of guests.The Locanda is the ideal location for cere-monies, private and corporate events with a seating capacity for 100 guests