About us

Sebastian Schweizer and Enrico pini PratoSebastian Schweizer and Enrico Pini Prato
are the founders of Tuscany Outdoor Sport Holidays and Aquaterra Associates (private society concerned with environment, geography, landscape and ecology in Florence, Italy). Both with a PhD in Forest and Agricultural Engineering, have acquired an in-depth knowledge of the Tuscan territory and its secret places thanks to their job with the environment and to the passion for the outdoor sports. Their specialties are aquatrekking, river kayaking, sea kayaking, sand coast explorer and trail running.
Gianluca BambiGianluca Bambi
is a Horse Riding and Trekking guide and is the owner of the farm holidays “Fattoria il Ginepro” in the heart of the Casentinesi Forests National Park will be our point of support for Horse Riding activities and trekking in the North-East part of Tuscany. His knowledge of this territory and its habits will surprise you and the accommodations by Il Ginepro will enchant you.
Filippo PetrocelliFilippo Petrocelli
is our Mountain Bike specialist, AMI Bike (Italian Mountain Bike Association) teacher and guide and also staff member of Toscanabike. For him the MTBs have no secrets and he is always prodigal of teaching you new skills to improve your knowledge. Whether you want to ride the smooth Chianti hills, the steeper mountains of the North-West Apennine or smell the aromatic plants of the Mediterranean bush just ask us and he will find the right solution for you.
Lorenzo PiniLorenzo Pini
has a deep knowledge of the natural fauna of Tuscany with a special regard to birds. He is an environmental and half-mountain guide and will lead you trough the different Tuscan environments revealing to you its secrets, its endemism and the relationships between the local flora and fauna and mans footprint on the territory. If you like to do bird-watching or sea-watching with mask, snorkel and fins you are welcome as he is also a great expert of sea life.
Edoardo GallinaEdoardo Gallina
is a Skipper with more than 20 years of experience and is the founding president of the Forzanove sport association. The sail boat cruise will be also the opportunity for learning basic sailing skills while enjoing the sea ot the Tuscan Archipelago that has become a unique national park. Each isle has its own charactheristics and hidden secrets along the coast that Edoardo knows like the back of his hands!
Lorenzo PasquaLorenzo Pasqua
is a freediving instructor and his speciality is constant weight apnea. If you would like to try freediving in the crystal blu waters of the Tyrrhenian sea along the coasts of the Gulf of Baratti or of the Elba Isle he is the right person for you. The athletic gesture coupled with the extraordinary environment wil become an unforgottable experience.
Aquaterra Associates is a professional society in Florence concerned with environment, geography, landscape and ecology. Our love for nature and exploration has led us to gain a deep and comprehensive knowledge of the territory of Tuscany, and in particular of places that are often easily accessible but at the same time almost unknown. The passion for the Tuscany, as well as the professionalism acquired in outdoor activities, the knowledge of English and German has allowed us to create packages of environmental and sport tourism. We are launching this initiative because we believe in the potentiality of a dynamic activity involving nature, culture and sport in order to discover unusual itineraries in our land.

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