8 days and 7 nights
Durée
2
Niveau
Tuscany – Val d’Orcia
Lieux
From 10
Age
September to June
Saison

From the Etruscans to the Renaissance, Tuscany is possibly the greatest repository of art in the world. You will walk along the via Francigena, a pilgrim road between England and Rome. You will visit Siena,  one of the Italy’s loveliest medieval city and its famous piazza Il Campo. Pienza, the city of Pope Pius II is waiting for you, as well as the greatest wines of Tuscany : Montepulciano and Montalcino.

 

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From 6 persons 1315 €
From 10 persons
1130 €
From 15 persons 1040 €
Included Professional guide (French : Accompagnateur Moyenne Montagne), 15 persons maximum per group
7 days of hikes and walks
Bus Transfer for hikes from Siena to Siena
Welcome drink
A wine tasting to Montalcino
Duomo Museum and the Torre del Mangia in Siena
A dinner in a restaurant in old Siena
The security equipment
The insurances in civil liability
The lunches of D2 to D7
half board in hotel 3 ***
Not included Extra cost of a single room
Transportation to the meeting point* (Siena)
Personal snacks and drinks, wine at the restaurant
Picnics of Day 1 and day 8
Personal civil liability insurances
Cancellation insurance
Everything that is not indicated in the section «what the price includes »
*we can organize your flight and your transfer to the meeting point

You will like

  • Medieval cities and their history
  • Great wines of Tuscany
  • Walking on easy tracks among the green and yellow fields
  • Listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage
  • The fauna of Tuscany: birds, deers and maybe porcupines!
1

Day 1 : Welcome in Siena

After a quick check-in at the hotel, we discover  Siena. We start to know each others during the aperitivo and the briefing of the trip.
Siena visit : 2.30 hours.
Dinner : pasta party a  in restaurant in the historical center
Accomodation : 3 stars hotel in Siena.
2

Day 2 : City trek in Siena and San quirico d’Orcia

The day is spent among the city medieval alleys and greatest monuments like Il Duomo, La torre del mangia and il Palio. You will have the time to do some shopping before heading towards San Quirico d’Orcia, designated a UNESCO world heritage site.
Difficulty : 50 meters of elevation
Accomodation : 3 stars hotel in San Quirico d’Orcia.

Transfer from Siena to San Quirico d’Orcia by bus

3

Day 3 : Rocca d'Orcia - Bagno Vignoni - San Quirico d'Orcia

A day on the footpaths of the pilgrims, on the large tracks of the Val d’Orcia. Do not forget your swimming suite and towel because you will be able to have a relaxing swim in the exceptional village of Bagno Vignoni and the hot waters of the Parco dei Mulini.
Difficulty : 300m of elevation
Accomodation : 3 stars hotel in San Quirico d’Orcia.

No transfer by bus

4

Day 4 : San Quirico – Cipressi

A magical day among the typical and picturesques landscapes of Tuscany, a walk among the cipresses and the beautiful farmhouses.

Difficulty : 300m of elevation
Walking time: 4 hours
Accomodation : 3 stars hotel in San Quirico d’Orcia.

No transfer by bus

5

Day 5 : San Quirico - Pienza

3 hours hike towards Pienza. A city rebuilt in the XVth century to be closer to he humanism spirit of the Renaissance.
Difficulty : 500m of elevation
Accomodation : 3 stars hotel in San Quirico d’Orcia.

Transfer by public bus (Included in the price)

6

Day 6 : Pienza - Montechiello - Montepulciano.

We will hike for about 5 hours to find ourselves in one of the most famous Tuscany’s scenery.
Cultural visits: the fortress village named Montechiello and Montepulciano city.
Difficulty : 400m of elevation
Accomodation : 3 stars hotel in San Quirico d’Orcia.

Transfer by public bus (Included in the price)

7

Day 7 : Montalcino-San Quirico

Visit of Montalcino and wine tasting of one of the most famous wines of Tuscany, the Brunello. Easy walk among the fields and vineyards to reach San Quirico and the hotel by foot.
Walking time: 4 hours
Difficulty : 300m of elevation
Accomodation : 3 stars hotel in San Quirico d’Orcia.

Transfer by bus

8

Day 8 : « it's only a au-revoir… »

We will say goodbye after the breakfast. We advise you to visit two more  medieval cities on the way back : Monteriggioni or San Gimignano.

Transfer from San Quirico d’Orcia to Siena by bus (Included in the price)

Hotel PALAZZUOLO  «  san Quirico d’Orcia »

3 stars hotel, located in a private park of 11 hectares with views of the swimming-pool and Tuscany’s countryside

The hotel is located near the medieval walls of San Quirico d’Orcia, built on a village of Etruscan origin, listed in the Worl Heritage List of U.N.E.S.C.O and that used to be a stop for travellers and pilgrims who world travelled the Via Francigena.