Walking in the Classical Tuscany along the via Francigena
An unforgettable experience in the wonderful Tuscany. We will walk through this famous hills, cypresses and old medieval villages, between Florence and Siena along the Via Francigena. We will see unique places like: Montepulciano, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, Pienza, Montalcino and many others cities in Val d’Orcia and Chianti. Overnight in luxury hotels with Spa and excellent cuisine. During this week we will taste delicious products and we’ll drink famous wines of this beautiful area. We will have the opportunity to visit important cities full of history like Volterra and Siena with its “Palio” where we will spend a night.Day 1 Arrive in Firenze airport and a private transfer will take us to the hotel in Montepulciano. Free time for relax in the Spa. Short briefing with the guide. Dinner with local products and overnight in Etruria Resort HotelDay 2 Abazzia Sant’Antimo – Montalcino (about 4 hours) Short tranfer from Montepulciano to Abbazzia Sant’Antimo. We will start with a walking tour through this beautiful Tuscan hills visiting the famous town of Montalcino. We will stop for a nice picnic with traditional food. Return to the hotel for a relaxing evening, dinner and overnight.Day 3 Montepulciano (about 3 hours) Beautiful hike around Montepulciano. After that we will visit the gorgeus vinery of Casanova di Neri where we will admire its vineyards and we will have a tasting sessions with Brunello di Montalcine and other famous wines. Relaxing evening in Spa, dinner and overnight in Etruria Resort Hotel.Day 4 Quartaia – San Gimignano (about 5 hours) Short private transfer to Quartaia. Our tour starts with a walking tour to San Gimignano known as the “Town of Fine Towers”. We will stop along the way for a picnic and we will continue with the visit of this medieval town. In the afternoon we will visit an Oil Olive factorys with tasting sessions. Transfer to Palazzo San Lorenzo. Return for dinner and overnightDay 5 Monteriggioni (about 5 hours) Nice walking tour through this soft rolling Tuscan hills. We will see tower houses, dense forests of oaks, isolated farm, mills and the famous medieval walls of Monteriggioni. We will stop for a picnic in this amazing scenary. Transfer to Pallazzo San Lorenzo for a relaxing evening with dinner and overnight.Day 6 Volterra (about 3 hours) Wonderful trekking who follows the old rackrailway that ran from Volterra to Saline famous for its salt extratraction. We will continue to Volterra once an important Etruscan center. Here we will visit the Roaman Theatre, Palazzo dei Priori with its beautiful square and the Cathedral. Lunch in typical ristorant. Transfer to Palazzo San Lorenzo hotel for relax in Spa, dinner and overnight.Day 7 Monteriggioni – Siena (about 5 hours) Short transfert to Monteriggioni. Leave Monteriggioni and walk along the road in the Sienese hills to the famous city of Siena. We will have the opportunity to see the charming Piazza del Campo, home of the famous Palio di Siena. Lunche in a typical restaurant. Overnight in Il Chiostro del Carmine.Day 8 Transfer to the Firenze airport.
What's included The price includes: •7 nights in double room in 4* and 4*S hotel with breakfast •7 dinners in typical restautants •3 picnic with typical products •3 light lunches in restaurants or food factory •1 guided visit in Oil Olive factory with tasting •1 visit in typical vinery with tasting •1 Volterra card •1 guided tour of Il Poggetto Farm with tasting • private transfer from/ to Firenze airport • staff monitoring daily 24h • walking guide for 6 days
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