The ice trail (green trail on the map) gives the opportunity to retrace the history of the natural ice production, that developed on the Pistoiese Mountain between the latest 18th century and the first decades of 1900. This process took place along the Reno Valley way.
July/August - Saturdays, Sundays and 15/08 guided visits at 4.30 and 5.45 pm (meeting place in the car-park at bus shelter)
Guided visits by appointement (groups of min.10 people)
The 9 km long path connects Le Piastre to Pontepetri and links two of the spots of the Ecomuseum of the Pistoiese Mountain (the ice path and the Madonnina ice-house with the Iron Museum and educational Garden).
It is an open air trail. A cautious behavior and a suitable clothing are required.
crafts of the past
transportation network (Porrettana railway)
considerations on water and its applications
La Ghiacciaia della Madonnina
Sentiero della ghiacciaia - Ecomuseo trekking