CROSSING TUSCANY: 7 NTS VIA FRANCIGENA

Travel Dates Between:
1/01/2024 - 31/12/2024

Number of Nights:

Number of People: 1

Price: €1,095pp

Explore Tuscany’s lush landscapes, and UNESCO-listed historic town of San Gimignano, see the Monterrigioni’s hilltop village, savour the Chianti wines, and relish local dishes amid the vibrant history of Siena!

The Tuscany section of the Via Francigena, from San Miniato to Siena, is one of the most popular and spectacular stretches of the entire Italian Camino to Rome. Walk through a typical Tuscan landscape of rolling hills, forested valleys, and Chianti vineyards.

Explore many wonderful historic towns and villages along the way including breathtaking San Gimignano, with its soaring tower houses, and the fascinating walled town of Monteriggioni. Your adventure ends in the magnificent city of Siena, an UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its art, architecture and cuisine.

 

Stages:

  • San Miniato—Gambassi Terme (24 km)
  • Gambassi Terme—San Gimignano (14 km)
  • San Gimignano—Colle di Val d’Elsa (13 km)
  • Colle di Val d’Elsa—Monteriggioni (14 km)
  • Monteriggioni—Siena (21 km)

Tips for walking the Camino

  • Bring high-quality footwear that you are used to wearing along with high-quality socks, to help prevent blisters.
  • Make sure that your shoes and socks are always dry when you are walking.
  • Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.
  • Do some training before you embark on your trip. Some level of fitness will stand to you during this challenge.
  • Don’t forget to use sunscreen!
  • Check the weather forecast before you leave to make sure you bring the right gear with you.
  • Don’t forget your camera!
  • Take earplugs. A good night’s sleep is vital!

Inclusions

  • En suite hotel accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Daily luggage transfer
  • Pilgrim’s kit (passport and shell)
  • Detailed information prior to start
  • 24/7 support telephone number
  • Evening dinners (guided tours)
  • Two experienced guides (guided tours)
  • All transfers to and from airport (guided tours)

Exclusions

  • Flights are not included (available on request)
  • Single Supplement: €195 per person