It's really a great journey into the history, culture, art and cuisine of Central Italy, through unique and hardly forgettable landscapes! Thanks to this itinerary you will discovery the beauty of these two regions and the value of this land, which for many centuries have been the scene of major historical events that have deeply influenced italian history! As for the landscape , it is an area rich in water, rivers and lakes, extremely fertile and fruitful, where some of the finest wines of the world are produced.
The Grat Journey:
Assisi to Siena
price from € 860,00
Arrival in Assisi, hotel accommodation and time to visit the city, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Overnight
After breakfast, finally your Great Journey begins! First leg: Assisi - Ripa
Total 19 km, + 430 m / - 265 m
After breakfast, Ripa to Perugia along the laundries trail. Arrival in Perugia time at leisure to discover the great historical, artistic and architectural treasures of this ancient Etruscan town!
Total km 14 km, + 170 m / - 445 m
After breakfast, a new hike from Perugia to Magione through woods, monasteries and glens! A really relaxing stroll
Total 21 km, + 740 m / - 590 m
Stage Magione to Passignano sul Trasimeno . Beautiful walk among the rolling hills of Umbria dotted with wine estates and olive groves as far the shallow waters of the lake.
Total 17 km, + 460 m / - 440 m
Stage Passignano - Castiglione del Lago (by ferry) to Porto di Castiglione Nice ride with the Ferry from Passignano to Isola Maggiore and to Castiglione! Time on the island for a nice walk or for a greedy lunch before the easy walk as far as Porto (it is possible to split this leg including an overnight in Maggiore Island)
Total 15 km, + 230 m / - 210 m
After breakfast, we leave Umbria to enter in Tuscany for the stage Porto – Montepulciano. From Porto we will walk across the Val di Chiana and then we will walk through the beautiful vineyards of the Val d'Orcia up to Montepulciano.
Total 22 km, + 185 m / - 412 m
Stage Montepulciano - San Quirico d'Orcia . The Val d'Orcia and the land between Pienza and Montepulciano are perhaps the most characteristic and typical of the Tuscan landscape, here the charm of nature, the wonders of art and the pleasure of a great kitchen melt in perfect harmony.
Total 21 km, + 890 m / - 700 m
Stage San Quirico d'Orcia to Buonconvento along the old Via Franciena
Total km 23 +125m/ -379m
Stage Buonconvento to Monteroni d'Arbia This beautiful trail along yhe Francigena will allow us to pass by ancient villages set among beautiful vineyards.
Total km 16 +141m /- 142m
Last leg of our journey from Monteroni d'Arbia to Siena. Our goal is world famousPiazza del Campo, the symbol of the city and the et of his famous Palio!
Total 17 km +251m / -397m
Departure. It 'still possible to extend your stay in Siena to discover its great historical and artistic heritage
Accomodations: you will be accommodated in different hotels as mentioned in the programme. Hotels can be always different upon availability. The programme is including 11 nights in bed and breakfast basis
11 overnights as per program , breakfast every day, 1 dinner with a 3 course menu (beverages are not included), GPS tracks, luggage transfer every day according to the program, assistance of UmbriAction.
PRICE DO NOT INCLUDE
City tax, meals when not mentioned, beverages and what is not mentioned in the " Price Includes"
IT IS POSSIBLE TO EXTEND THE STAY IN ANY DESTINATION. EXTENTION HAS TO BE REQUESTED AT RESERVATION.
SUPPLEMENT FOR SINGLE ROOM ON REQUEST
SUPPLEMENT FOR AN ENGLISH SPEAKING HIKING GUIDE ON REQUEST
DISCOUNT FOR NOT TRANSPORTING LUGGAGE IS POSSIBLE AND IS ON REQUEST