In the south of Orciatico there are two ruins of windmills. The first windmill is dating back to the second half of 17th century, It was recovered and It was restored. You can also admire the fantastic view and you can take some amazing photograph.
The second Windmill was built in the 18th century by Tommaso Tani, Project of total recovery is in study phase. The Windmills are in stone and they have two floor and a revolving turret in wood.
Route of Windmills in Orciatico
Type of route: environmental, naturalistic, historical
Lenght: 0,8 Km in the south of Orciatico, 8 Km in the south of Lajatico
Degree of difficulty: easy
From Orciatico: There is an access road at the limit of the wood(You can also drive your car for that road), The last stretch is 50 metres and you can go on foot. This stretch is easy and it’s accessible also at handicapped.
From Lajatico: You have to drive to Orciatico and then as above
Time Taken: on foot, from Orciatico, 20 minutes