It was May 2016 when 12 visually impaired people departed from Bologna to Florence with the intention of painting the world of yellow, to make it more visible and accessible. The story of that adventure has become a movie, which you can see in full here.
As we hear in the film, the desire was that the message was taken by the institutions and not only, to make other cities and other paths accessible. AppenninoSlow (a mixed public and private consortium that operates mainly on the Appennino Tosco-Emiliano ridge in the slow and sustainable tourism sector) has realized our wish: to make it possible for other blind and visually impaired people to live an accessible and safe adventure.
The project “In montagna siamo tutti uguali” (In the mountain we are all euqals) was awarded by MiBact (Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism) and by Invitalia as an innovative project for the promotion of mountain areas.
Although individual differences are what makes us unique, the desire is to eliminate physical barriers and sensory limitations and offer everyone the opportunity to enjoy the cultural, scenic and gastronomic beauties of the Via degli Dei.
After two editions along this track both in 2018 and in 2019, we decided to expand the offer by proposing other routes