Also for 2018, we programmed the week 44 for fantastic orienteering races in unique places in Tuscany, Italy!
This is the program:
Monday 29th Oct, Stage 1 – First start at 17.00 in Mazzanta forest (next to Hotel la Buca del Gatto). Bus transfer not necessary. Start is 400m from Event Centre – Hotel La Buca del Gatto. Dinner in hotel + music and dancing.
Tuesday 30th Oct, Stage 2 – First start at 11.00 on Elba Island. Sprint race and free time in Portoferraio town.
Wednesday 31th Oct, Stage 3 – First start at 10.00 in Cecina. Forest race. Trip to Grosseto for typical lunch, phot-Orienteering e visit to the town.
Thursday 1st Nov, Departure at 09.00 from La Buca del Gatto to Stage 4 – First start at 10.30 in Castagneto Carducci. Sprint race followed by music – local specialities and prizegiving! Free time for lunch in Castagneto Carducci, in the afternoon trip to Bolgheri, worldwide famous town for wine.
Friday 02nd Nov, Stage 5 – First start at 10.30 in Mount Amiata (1738m above sea level). Forest race. Then trip to Montalcino – worldwide famous town of Brunello wine. Prize giving ceremony for 3 best overall, and farewell Tuscany party!
We already count on the participation of an important group from Scandinavia.
The Event centre is located at walking distance from the beach, surrounded by the green of the sea-pine forest. It will be a week of orienteering and holiday!
There will be the possibility of visiting the most prestigious wine-cellars of Tuscany, such as Sassicaia, Ornellaia and the red wines of Bolgheri.
We will run in the beautiful forests of Mount Amiata, and on the way back we will stop in Montalcino for some free time to taste the Worldwide famous Brunello red wine.
You can’t miss it!
Next deadline 15th July 2018
Link for registrations: https://www.orienteering.it/en/iscrizioni/?evid=353