VAL DI LUCE
Once the Valley of Pozze, the valley, dominated from the Three Powers (1940 m above sea level), is known today as Valley of Light.
The great wealth of water does create "pools" from which the ancient name of the valley, namely small ponds during the winter freeze, creating as mirrors to dot the valley.
In 1935 the area was purchased by Lapo Farinati, first Podesta of the newly established municipality of Abetone. Aiming to create a great tourist center that interested the whole valley, Farinati launched a project that involved the construction of a large hotel, with different dependencies, slopes and ski lifts, a needle for ice skating and even a racetrack and a circuit automotive.
High up on the ridge, was a rise tower illuminated by a large lighthouse, which would have made the Valley of Pozze Val di Luce.
The work began in the summer of 1935, but were interrupted by World War II, they were no longer taken.
The Valley of Light is now a major ski center: There are 6 lifts to a potential hourly transport over 10,000 pers. / H using 3 quad chairs (Three Powers, Mount Elbow and Sprella), 1 chairlift three seats (Step Hannibal) and 2 lifts (Abetina and Joker). It has over 14 km of perfectly groomed slopes (thanks to a fleet provided by 6 groomer 3 with winch) and of all levels of difficulty, allowing them to meet the needs of all skiers.
YOUTH HOSTEL VAL DI LUCE
The Ostello for the Bucaneve Youth is situated to 800 mt from the track and 1 km from the country.
Distance from Val di Luce: 3 miles (Abetone)
SPORT VAL DI LUCE
In the torments and snow storms, in the lukewarm sun and blinding of mountains of the Val Di Luce, as a result of the great love that the true mountain dwellers nutrono for their atmosphere, to horse of years 80, is born one small company that takes ...
Distance from Val di Luce: 4 miles
APARTMENT VAL DI LUCE
Rent apartment weekly Faidello location, apartment sleeps 2-4 heating, possibility to eat at the hotel from € 290.
Distance from Val di Luce: 3 miles