North Tuscany is, unlike the Southern parts of Tuscany, more mountainous. In the northern province of Lucca there are several quiant mountain villages such as Borgo a Mozzano, Bagni di Lucca, Barga and Castelnuovo di Garfagnana. If you do not have a car, you can reach the villages by direct trains from both Lucca and Pisa. The mountainous landscape is well shaped for those who like climbing, cycling and hiking. There are several trekking trails and the most famous one is located at the mountain range Parco delle Alpi Apuane. In the surroundings of northen Lucca you will also find many of the Renaissance glamorous villas and gardens, for instance Villa Reale in Marlia.