Florence is the perfect starting point for your outdoor and wellness activities in Foreste Casentinesi. While there is an option to get to the area by public transportation, many places are not reachable by train and bus. Therefore, I’d highly recommend arriving by car to ensure full flexibility for your outdoor adventures.
- Florence to San Benedetto in Alpe: If you plan on doing some activities right away, the best way to get to the national park around is on Strada Statale 67 (SS67) heading Northeast passing San Godenzo. Then follow SP9ter towards Castel dell’ Alpe. This is the fastest route from Florence to Foreste Casentinesi and will take you approximately 1.5 hours over 65 kilometres.
- Florence to Bagno in Romagna: If you plan to first spend some time relaxing in hot thermal water, then get on European route 35 (E35) heading south. Then follow the road to Arezzo (SS679), continuing on SS73 to Sansepolcro and then getting on E45 till you reach the exit Bagno di Romagna. This route is also quick and gets you there in approximately 2 hours over 152 kilometres.