umbriaction-St Francis way Sansepolcro -

Saint Francis Way:

Sansepolcro - Assisi

price from 

€ 585,00

Hiking in beautiful woods, forests and green meadows between Umbria and Tuscany  is an experience that worth!  It means not just walking but travelling in the past and in history.  Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and other important artists of Italian Renaissance are still here!  It means also walking in the mystical places that have so deeply influenced  the life and works of St Francis, one of the most revolutionary personalities of history!

The magic atmosphere you will live during your walking tour in Tuscany and Umbria is out of time! We invite you to discover the unforgettable  land between Umbria and Tuscany, from La Verna to Assisi in the most modern and exciting way, simply walking!  

Program

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Day 6

Day 7

Day 8

Day 9

Sansepolcro

Arrival in Sansepolcro, accommodation in Hotel and dinner

Sansepolcro - Citerna

After breakfast departure for your first hike from Sansepolcro to Citerna.

Total  12km, +225 m / -145 m

Citerna - Città di Castello

After breakfast departure  for your walking journey from Citerna to Città di Castello, a beautiful town on the River Tiber. We suggest you to have a nice walk in the old city center also for visiting the Museum dedicated to one of the most important among Italian painters of XX century, Alberto Burri. Accommodation in your centrally located hotel. 

Total 20km, +110 m / -280 m.

Città di Castello – Collevecchio

After breakfast a new thrilling hike  to Collevecchio.  Overnight in Collevecchio in a pilgrim shelter. (it is possible to have a lift to Pietralunga to avoid the Pilgrim Shelter and to be accommodated in a more comfortable Hotel)

Total  11 km, +300 m / -115 m

Collevecchio – Pietralunga

Hiking to Pietralunga is a fantastic experience through unspoiled nature and sleepy old villages

Total  18,5 km, +460 m / -520 m.

Pietralunga - Gubbio

After breakfast departure for a fantastic hike to Gubbio. You walk without difficulty through woods and open meadows, which offer sweeping views of the surrounding hills. After a last short climb up to Madonna di Montecchi you continue on the paved road and, suddenly, the splendid plain opens around on Gubbio. On arrival you will have the chance of visiting the wonderful city center. Gubbio is an Etruscan and medieval town preserving many monuments!

Total 26 km, +850m / -895 m. 

Gubbio -  Biscina

After breakfast new hiking discovery. Challenging trekking as far as Biscina, that is an ancient palace in a wonderful panoramic position: it dominates the entire valley in every direction

Total :  22km, +570 m / -610 m. 

Biscina - Assisi

New hike to Assisi  through fantastic trails (it is possible to split this long and hard leg into 2).  Arrival in Assisi where you will not loose the chance of visiting the fantastic Giotto frescos of the Upper Basilica of Saint Francis. Overnight in Assisi. (it is possible to add an extra night in Valfabbrica to split the long strech between Biscina and Assisi)

Details of   29km, +1167 m / -1126 m

Assisi

Breakfast and departure. It is possible to extend the stay with extra nights.

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PRICE INCLUDES

8 overnights as above described in different kind of accommodations in double or single room with private bathroom (pilgrim shelters,

agriturismo,

hostel and country hotels), breakfast in the morning,

1 dinner in Biscina, luggage transfer from one accommodation to the following,

maps and itinerary description,

assistance, pilgrim passport (the Testimonium can be picked up directly in Assisi at arrival showing the Pilgrim passport)

 

PRICE DO NOT INCLUDE

city tax, lunch, beverages, dinners when stated as in the program, hiking guide expert in the history of saint Francis and renaissance painters ( on request and with supplement – it is also possible to reserve the guide only in some days or itineraries), sanitary insurance ( with supplement), transfer on arrival and departure.

 

 

TRIP DETAILS

Accomodation: In a 3 or 4 star Hotel according to your needs and to the season; half board basis suggested

 

Food: 8 breakfast, 1 dinner in Hotel 

IT IS POSSIBLE TO EXTEND THE STAY. EXTENTION HAS TO BE REQUESTED AT RESERVATION.

 

SUPPLEMENT FOR SINGLE ROOM ON REQUEST

 

SUPPLEMENT FOR PRIVATE TRANSFER FROM

AIRPORT TO HOTEL OR FROM HOTEL TO AIRPORT ON REQUEST

 

SUPPLEMENT FOR AN ENGLISH SPEAKING HIKING GUIDE ON REQUEST

 

DISCOUNT FOR NOT TRANSPORTING LUGGAGE IS POSSIBLE AND IS  ON REQUEST

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