A real pearl of the Tuscan Apennines, a few kilometers from Lucca: the torrent Lima, with its crystal clear water, flows through a striking landscape, where, according to some popular legends, live witches and goblins, angels and dragons.
Torrent characterized by rapids and passages of medium difficulty, but never dangerous.
It’s suitable for canoeing beginners and for those who want to experience the thrill of rafting in a location not too demanding.
Technical clothing (neoprene or waterproof wetsuit), helmet, life jacket.
Thanks to the mild climate of the area, this itinerary is recommended almost all year round. Stunning autumn landscapes, from October to November.
During summer, from June to September, the classic stretch of the river is not navigable. But you can make descents of soft rafting and water hiking to admire the Strette di Cocciglia, just above the town of Scesta.
The village is famous for its ancient baths, characterized by waters with remarkable therapeutic properties. The thermal establishments is small but very nice and comfortable. Walking through the village you can admire the former Casino, the nineteenth-century villas and the famous Chain Bridge, one of the earliest suspension bridges ever built.
Its one of the most known art cities in Italy, famous for its historical monuments. Its intact city walls of the XV-XVII century has a great value, it encloses the historical city center, which has remained almost intact with its original appearance. Many prestigious architectures, as the numerous medieval churches.
City of departure: Bagni di Lucca
Departure: Loc. Cevoli
City of arrival: Bagni di Lucca
Arrival: Bagni di Lucca
Length (Km): 7
Type of Itinerary: Short routes - Half day
Difference in height (m): 0
Difference in downhill (m): 0
Highest point (m): 0
Lowest point (m): 0
Duration (h.): 2
Reach: Da 0,80 idrometro Chifenti . Massimo 1,90.
Hydrometer: click here