The Lima torrent, immersed in the magic wood

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.

Technical description:
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 tips:
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.

Points of interest

BAGNI DI LUCCA
BAGNI DI LUCCA

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.

LUCCA
LUCCA

It’s 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.

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Technical data

City of departure: Bagni di Lucca

Departure: Loc. Cevoli

City of arrival: Bagni di Lucca

Arrival: Bagni di Lucca

Length (Km): 7

Difficulty:

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Discipline: Rafting

Type of Itinerary: 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.
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Cities crossed

Bagni di Lucca (LU)