Situated at 686 meters above sea level, Lonnano is a picturesque town with a population of 205, offering a serene stopover for pilgrims on Stage 4 of the Via di Francesco trail from Stia to Camaldoli. As the gateway to the breathtaking Casentinesi Forests National Park, pilgrims have the choice between the official route through Rifugio Asqua or the alternative route to the Camaldoli Hermitage, immersing themselves in the enchanting Tuscan landscape.

Distance from Stage Start:
4.4 km
Distance to Stage End:
14.62 km
686 meters
Services Available:
Water Fountain

Culture & History

Though small in size, Lonnano is steeped in the rich history of the Tuscan region. As a waypoint for pilgrims traversing the Via di Francesco, the town has long been a part of the journey for those seeking spiritual growth and reflection. The charming atmosphere of this small community, with its friendly locals and traditional way of life, provides a glimpse into the essence of rural Tuscany.

Events & Festivals

Lonnano itself does not host significant events; however, its proximity to the Casentinesi Forests National Park offers a wealth of natural wonders and tranquil moments for pilgrims. The town’s water fountain serves as a rest stop for travelers to refill and rejuvenate before continuing their journey.

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