San Gimignano to Siena 4 day walking tour
- Duration: 4 Days (approx.)
- Location: San Gimignano
- Product code: SGS4
Transferred to San Gimignano to start our journey. Accommodation in a beautiful 15th century monestary in San Gimignano you will experience life on the road as many pilgrims have before you…with a lot more comfort. Walking tour of San Gimignano, aperitivo in local bar, and evening meal in Tuscan family trattoria. The following day we head off on our morning walk through the beautiful Tuscan landscape to Colle Val D’Elsa where we have antipasto and wine tastings before exploring the old town. We enjoy a wonderful cooking class learning to make fresh pasta and sit down to savour the delights of our hard work. Day three we walk to the wonderful circular town of Monterrigioni, walking past fields, farms, meeting the locals along the way. Staying in the walled city we enjoy a wonderful food experience in a renowned trattoria after walking the wall and learning the history of this amazing town. Just think succulent pork, freshly picked mushroom and silky hand rolled pasta with the local regional wine.
Our final day we walk to Siena over the rolling hills, past cypress pines, stone villas, a stop for lunch before heading through the gates into the historic centre of Siena, another a World Heritage Site. Siena is one of the Italy’s most visited tourist attractions, famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape.
In the evening after enjoying the best pizza ever, washed down with the local vino, overlooking Piazza del Campo we enjoy our last night in Siena before departing in the morning after a cappuccino and cornetto. A walk through the Italian countryside complete. Join us on the Via Francigena and experience the real Italy, one step at a time.
* all transfers from Pisa airport, Florence airport and Florence train station
* 4 nights accommodation - monastery, b & b, agritourismo, hotel accommodation
* All breakfasts, lunches and dinners with local wine
* All guided tours
* Fully escorted
* All entry fees where specified
* Price per person, no single supplement