Bosco Rocconi

High pinnacles of rock and pure streams. Discovering the natural canyons of the Oasis of Bosco Rocconi, between ancient forests, wild nature, and organic farms.
  • Travelling time: about 4 hours

  • Difficulty: Family

  • Why we love it: it's a wonderful itinerary in the wildest Grosseto province, through a magical forest, a place almost unknown. A walk to discover a Tuscany you do not expect!

  • Length: 8 km

  • Total Elevation Gain: 300 m

  • Way to travel: on foot, nordic walking, hoseback, cicling, stroller

  • Cost: 0 €

  • Our Advice: Discover this natural oasis in the spring, and you can admire more than twenty species of orchids!

 

Map of the itinerary to Bosco Rocconi
Map of the itinerary from Roccalbegna to Bosco Rocconi  

 

Let's start from the organic farm house Capra Matilda, twenty minute drive far from Bosco Rocconi. Our walk runs for about 30 minutes of paved road and two hours of dirt road to walk up to the gate of the natural reserve. The walk winds through a beautiful path quite easy to go with an altitude ranging from 500 to 200 meters and has a duration of about 4 hours.

Bosco Rocconi Natural Reserve, Grosseto, Tuscany
Bosco Rocconi Natural Reserve, Grosseto, Tuscany

 

Through a beautiful forest to get to the highest point of the oasis where it is located an observatory for birds of prey, then it comes down to the confluence of the rivers Albegna and Rigo with an almost magical place that fascinates for its clear waters and the majesty of the walls rock above it.

The Oasis WWF Bosco Rocconi located in the upper Maremma Grosseto covers an area of ​​130 hectares between the river of Albegna and the river of Rigo.

Nature in Bosco Rocconi, Grosseto, Tuscany

 

In spring you can enjoy beatiful colors, anemones cyclamens, periwinkles and over 28 species of orchids.

But every season has its charms, the bright summer with the opportunity to swim in the clear waters of the river, the autumn with its colors and mushrooms, winter silent with the trees bare now that you bring to naked to show all their majesty.

Swim in the clear waters of the river, Bosco dei Rocconi natural reserve, Tuscany, Italy
Swim in the clear waters of the river

 

Ideal place for wild boar roe porcupines rates wolf wild cat, but especially for the Hawks first of all the Lanner symbol of the oasis.

Visit Rocconi is immersed in unspoiled nature where human presence is so discreet as to pass unnoticed.

A place of the heart from which return reconciled with the world and with themselves.

Bosco dei Rocconi Natural Reserve, Grosseto, Tuscany
Bosco dei Rocconi Natural Reserve, Grosseto, Tuscany

 

Useful information: A book is required before visit the oasi, calling the number +39.320.8223972 (boscorocconi@wwf.it, +39.0564.898829). Reservations can also be made by contacting the farmhouse Capra Matilda.

Itinerary suggested by Antonio and Sonia, owners of the organic farmhouse Capra Matilda

Eco-friendly accommodations

Ecoazienda Terre Brune

Roccalbegna (Toscana)

Starting from 59,00 €
Agriturismo Capra Matilda

Roccalbegna (Toscana)

Starting from 35,00 €