The Montenero lakes are not far from our villa in Tuscany, they can be reached by bike or on horseback or with a 10 minute drive from our villa. The Montenero ponds are located within the path of the ‘Route Of the villas and churches, are three small lakes with breathtaking waterfall where you can do dips and refreshing baths in the natural reserve of Montenero.
This route takes about an hour and 30 minutes, you will leave the car near Scopicci villa and then you follow the signs, taking the path on the left you will reach the waterfalls with small lakes.
From waterfalls, cross the stream and climbing the opposite slope you reach the Pod.Uliveto. From here, following the path that goes up on the right, it is easy to get to the source of milk (whose water, according to tradition, had the property to ensure the milk to pregnant women that they had drunk) and the remains of the ancient Pieve di San Giovanni Battista alla Nera (eleventh century).
Look at the other TREKKING you can do from our villa in Tuscany:
WALK TO THE VILLAGE OF PIGNANO
ITINERARY OF VILLAS AND CHURCHES
ANCIENT VILLAGE OF CASTELVECCHIO
For more information about other treks that depart from our villa you can ask questions to
Villa le Ginepraie