This 6-night guided walking tour on the Via Francigena trail in Tuscany, from San Miniato to Siena, takes walkers to one of the most popular and spectacular stretches of the whole Via Francigena, the Camino to Rome. The trail starts in the hilltop town of San Miniato famous for its artistic, cultural and historic sights, and finishes in the UNESCO World Heritage historic centre of Siena.
On this 85km section of the Via Francigena you will walk in the heart of Tuscany, across beautiful rolling hills and woodland, stopping in gorgeous villages along the way where you will enjoy a well-deserved rest. There are many wonderful sights on this section of this guided tour including the tiny walled hilltop town of Monteriggioni and two impressive UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the breathtaking town of San Gimignano with its medieval towers and magnificent Siena, an historical, artistic, cultural and gastronomic gem and renowned for one of Italy’s most traditional horse races: the Palio di Siena.
Stroll through the unforgettable Tuscan countryside in the company of your group and our friendly, knowledgeable English speaking guide who will give you an in depth insight into the unique history of the Via Francigena, the flora and fauna of the region and each Tuscan town that you pass through.
This guided tour departs on specific dates only and you will have to select this start date when booking. Let us know if you’d like to add a delicious food or wine tour of Siena.
2020 TUSCANY GUIDED TOURS
Please note: This tour is conducted in English however all our guides are fluent in Italian also.
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