The Museum of the Wood
A picturesque thematic route through the wood, where the daily life and jobs of the chestnut gatherers and the charcoal burners is represented: among these, a hut, the kiln and the charcoal pile.
The charcoal pile, and ancient method for transforming wood into charcoal
Wood, cut into pieces of around one metre long, is piled up, covered with leaves and earth and set alight. The slow cooking, with little oxygen, controlled constantly day and night for fifteen long days of the charcoal burner, determines the carbonization of the wood and therefore the production.. There is a route with panels explaining the job of the charcoal burner.