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Valle delle Cartiere

Via Valle delle Cartiere, 25088, Toscolano-Maderno, Italy
+39 0365 641050
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I took a "train" ride here

I've been to this area multiple times but this was my first time to the Valle delle Cartiere. I... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Huntington Beach, California
Needs signposting

We parked just before the museum and headed up the blue trail which has lots of information boards... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
via mobile
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“paper mills” (4 reviews)
“great walk” (2 reviews)
Via Valle delle Cartiere, 25088, Toscolano-Maderno, Italy
+39 0365 641050

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

I've been to this area multiple times but this was my first time to the Valle delle Cartiere. I was fascinated by the rain forest, mountains and tunnels. I did not go to the museum but will save this for another trip. The trenino that...More

Thank GardaGal0912
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We parked just before the museum and headed up the blue trail which has lots of information boards. It's a lovely walk and very interesting. The only problem is that there is absolutely no signposting so you have to guess if you're going the right...More

Thank fmck49
Reviewed 11 May 2017

A thoroughly enjoyable walk following the river up the valley past where earlier in the 17 century there had been up to nearly 70 paper mills along the banks of the river. Good information signs to allow a great learning experience, But the walk itsel...More

Thank kiwiprich
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The walk up to the museum is beautiful in itself. It's worth it just for the stroll. The museum is very informative about the production of paper and they did demonstrations. They have multilingual staff and all the exhibition is translation in Italian, English and...More

Thank KFitzsimons
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We found the valley when walking to Maderno, there is a lot of history in the area. The views were stunning, the water flowing down. There are two road bridges that cross one still has the old bridge in tact. The story has it that...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 24 August 2016

A lot of thought and effort has gone into preserving the history of the paper mills. Went with my two children (6 & 7) and they enjoyed it too. I was told by our hotel that Toscalano was the first place to print maps on...More

Thank mcb72
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We walk this often with our visitors, and they are always fascinated by the history. Museum is good, but if you just want to do the walk there are lots of signs explaining about buildings as well as flora and fauna

Thank HelenBNorway
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is an attraction worth visiting. It was a 3km walk from our hotel but well worth it. There is a lovely café on site and it is very reasonably priced. The views are stunning with a little waterfall on the way. The museum was...More

Thank Marie Therese B
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

This is a very beautiful valley, the nature and the landscape is just wonderful. There are big butterflies and lovely plants, the water streams down from the mountain and the sound of the water has such a soothing effect on you. We took the small...More

Thank Corinna V
Reviewed 19 May 2016

OMG, I am SO LUCKY to have found this place!!! We were informed about its existence by a local, the owner of our B&B, and I'm SOOO GLAD we went. After having spent time there, I'm SHOCKED that more people don't come here and that...More

Thank Tanushka16
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