5° STRETCH: FROM SAN PIERO A SIEVE TO FIRENZE
Lenght: 33.20 km
Duration: 11.20 h
Elevation up: +1367 m
Elevation down: -1510 m
Lenght: 31.30 km
Elevation: +1177 m; -1038 m Duration: 3.00
Passing a gate (ask the keys to administrative department) in the highest part of the camping you can arrive in few minutes to Fortezza di San Marino. Returning back and taking the unpaved road you can reach the villa medicea of Cafaggiolo. Passing near the Castello del Trebbio tou descend to Tagliaferro. Crossed the Faentina railroad (closed for renovation) follow the sign for CAI and the yellow balls and you reach Badia di Buonsollazzo.
From the villagge you can reach the monastery of Montesenario. After the descend to Poggio delle Croci, on the road that from Fiesole arrive to Borgo San Lorenzo, and go on the Passo della Catena. Passed the road the path CAI n.2 go on Poggio Pratone whence is possible admire a beautiful view of Firenze and see some orchids. From Poggio Pratone continue to a Telecom repeater and descend to Monte Fanna. On a road, crossing Borgunto, you can reach Piazza di Fiesole. Taking the number 7 bus you arrive to Piazza San Marco or, following the panoramic way to the middle school, you can take the path CAI n.7 that go on Monte Ceceri. From here descend to the caves of Maiano, go to Settignano and reach the center taking the bus n.10 or descend directly passing for Coverciano.