Larapinta Trek, NT

The group, the weather, the scenery, the terrain, the food, the campsites, the stars at night, and not to forget our fabulous 2 guides.......was just a holiday that will stay with us for a long time.

L, Allen | Australia
 
 

Classic Tuscany Guided Walk

From Piazza della Signoria to Piazza del Campo, an inspirational guided walk joining two of the most important Tuscan cities. Between Florence, the city of Leonardo, Giotto, Dante and Brunelleschi, and Siena, native land of the "Palio" lies the Chianti wine region, an area of rolling vine covered hills, medieval villages and olive groves. The region is ideal for exploring on foot, experiencing the slower pace of life endemic to Tuscany and learning about the long history of wine making. From San Gimignano, a town dominated by its magnificent towers and our base for most of the trip, walk in the company of our guide along sections of the Francigena Way, visit Volterra famous for its alabaster handicrafts and the fortress village of Monteriggioni. Spend two nights at a charming agriturismo in the heart of the Chianti wine region before making the last stage of the journey on foot to Siena. Ample opportunity is set aside to visit markets, taste wine and olive oil, explore the narrow streets of small towns and visit museums, galleries and vineyards en route.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Florence
DAY 2 Transfer to San Gimignano, explore town and surrounds (2hrs)
DAY 3 Circuit through classic Tuscan countryside (4hrs)
DAY 4 Explore Volterra and surrounds, return to San Gimignano (3hrs)
DAY 5 Walk the Via Francigena to Colle Val D'Elsa, transfer to an Agriturismo in the heart of Chianti (4hrs)
DAY 6 Explore Chianti on foot (4hrs)
DAY 7 Transfer to Monteriggioni and walk the via Francigena to Piazza del Campo in Siena (5hrs)
DAY 8 Trip concludes

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Trip Code: CTG
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Inn to Inn Walking
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Next Trip:  20 September 2014
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price: £1,050.00 GBP

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