Hiking – South Tuscany
An unknown territory, the Monte Amiata. It is an ancient and mysterious volcano, the mountain of the Etruscans. Admire a great variety of landscape, the beaches all around the peak of the mountain create a green crown and gives the mountains its look of gigantic cone. The hills of Val D’Orcia and Maremma have olive trees and vineyards.
Arrival, pick up by minibus at Florence, Rome or Pisa. Arrival at hotel. Welcome cocktail, tour briefing and dinner.
After breakfast, hike and follow a route direction Santa Fiora, 1400 metres above seal leve. Arrival in Santa Fiora. Transfer back by minibus taxi to the hotel and dinner. Dinstance: 13 kms/8 miles-height gain 750 mt.
After breakfast, travel by minibus to Poggio antico Vineyard. Guided tour and Brunello di Montalcino wine tasting. Departure for Montalcino and sightseeing. Lunch on your own. Guided hiking tour from Ontalcino to Abbey Sant’Antonimo XII century. Transfer back by minibus to the hotel and dinner. Distance: 8 kms/4.7 miles-height gain 250 mt.
After breakfast, travel by minibus to Siena. Half day guided tour. Lunch on your own. Back to hotel and dinner.
The path starts from Montepulciano. Sightseeing of the medieval town famous for its Tuscan Red Wine Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. Walk starts at San Biagio and reaches the castle of Monticchiello, then rest, have lunch and enjoy the view to Pienza, the volcano and the “rolling hills of Amiata”. Continue to Pienza and olive oil tasting. Transfer back by minibus to hotel and dinner. Distance: 12 kms/7.1 miles—height gain 520 mt.
The tour starts at Pitigliano. Sightseeing of the oldest Etuscan town aged 450 BC. Walk on the ”Vie Cave”, which was made 2000 years ago. After 12 km we reach Sovana. After lunch transfer to the San Fillippo Hot Springs and relax in the swimming pool. Transfer back by taxi to the hotel and dinner. Distance: 12 kms/7.5 miles-height gain 300 mt.
After breakfast, transfer and drop off at the airport of Florence, Rome or Pisa.
- 6 days half board treatment at hotel (beverages not included)
- 4 days full day escorted hiking tours
- 1 half day guided tour of Siena
- 7 daily transfers by minibus
- Check point
- 1 Brunello di Montalcino winte tasting
- 1 olive oil tasting
- Detailed hiking notes and maps
- Entrance ticket to San Filippo Hot spring
- Tips and gratuities
- Personal extras and expenses
- City tax at hotel (per person per night, to be paid locally). Amount subject to change
- Any items that have not been mentioned in “ Included”
Prices starting from: $1,551 CAD per person based on DBL
- Code: LMHST14
- Dates: April – November
- Level of Difficulty: 3-4
- Duration: 7 days/6 nights
Price per person in Canadian Dollars, Minimum 2 passengers
All rates and hotel availability subject to change. High season surcharges may apply