ST FRANCIS WAY – SANSEPOLCRO ASSISI
FROM € 585,00
St Francis Way – from Sansepolcro to Assisi is an extraordinary hiking itinerary through beautiful woods, forests and the green meadows between Umbria and Tuscany!
SELF GUIDED PROGRAM
9 Days Trip from Sansepolcro to Assisi
Distance: 138,5 km
Difficulty: Average / Intense
Tour Type: Self-guided
Period: from April to October
Departure: any day
The magic atmosphere you will live during your walking tour in Tuscany and Umbria is out of time! We invite you to discover the unforgettable land between Umbria and Tuscany, from La Verna to Assisi in the most modern and exciting way, simply walking!
It means not just walking but travelling in the past and in history. Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and other important artists of Italian Renaissance are still here! It means also walking in the mystical places that have so deeply influenced the life and works of St Francis, one of the most revolutionary personalities of history!
Day 1: Sansepolcro
Day 2: From Sansepolcro to Citerna
Day 3: From Citerna to Città di Castello
Day 4: From Città di Castello to Collevecchio
Day 5:From Collevecchio to Pietralunga
Day 6: From Pietralunga to Gubbio
Day 7: From Gubbio to Biscina
Day 8: From Biscina to Assisi
Day 9: Assisi and departure
Day 1: SANSEPOLCRO
Arrival in Sansepolcro, accommodation in Hotel and dinner.
Day 2: From SANSEPOLCRO to CITERNA
After breakfast departure for your first hike from Sansepolcro to Citerna.
DETAILS: km 12, +225 m / -145 m.
Day 3: From CITERNA to CITTA' DI CASTELLO
After breakfast departure for your walking journey from Citerna to Città di Castello, a beautiful town on the River Tiber. We suggest you to have a nice walk in the old city center also for visiting the Museum dedicated to one of the most important among Italian painters of XX century, Alberto Burri. Accommodation in your centrally located hotel.
DETAILS: km 20, +110 m / -280 m.
Day 4: From CITTA' DI CASTELLO to COLLEVECCHIO
After breakfast a new thrilling hike to Collevecchio. Overnight in Collevecchio in a pilgrim shelter. (it is possible to have a lift to Pietralunga to avoid the Pilgrim Shelter and to be accommodated in a more comfortable Hotel).
DETAILS: Km 11, +300 m / -115 m.
Day 5: From COLLEVECCHIO to PIETRALUNGA
Hiking to Pietralunga is a fantastic experience through unspoiled nature and sleepy old villages.
DETAILS: km 18,5, +460 m / -520 m.
Day 6: From PIETRALUNGA to GUBBIO
After breakfast departure for a fantastic hike to Gubbio. You walk without difficulty through woods and open meadows, which offer sweeping views of the surrounding hills. After a last short climb up to Madonna di Montecchi you continue on the paved road and, suddenly, the splendid plain opens around on Gubbio. On arrival you will have the chance of visiting the wonderful city center. Gubbio is an Etruscan and medieval town preserving many monuments!
DETAILS: km 26, +850m / -895 m.
Day 7: From GUBBIO to BISCINA
After breakfast new hiking discovery. Challenging trekking as far as Biscina, that is an ancient palace in a wonderful panoramic position: it dominates the entire valley in every direction.
DETAILS: km 22, +570 m / -610 m.
Day 8: From BISCINA to ASSISI
New hike to Assisi through fantastic trails (it is possible to split this long and hard leg into 2). Arrival in Assisi where you will not loose the chance of visiting the fantastic Giotto frescos of the Upper Basilica of Saint Francis. Overnight in Assisi. (it is possible to add an extra night in Valfabbrica to split the long strech between Biscina and Assisi).
DETAILS: km 29, +1167 m / -1126 m.
Day 9: ASSISI
Breakfast and departure. It is possible to extend the stay with extra nights.
Price from € 585,00
It is possible to extend the stay. Extention has to be requested at reservation.
Supplement for single room on request.
Supplement for private transfer from airport to hotel or from hotel to airport on request.
Supplement for an english speaking hiking guide on request.
Discount for not transporting luggage is possible and is on request.
Accomodation: 8 overnights in 3/ 4* hotels in double or single room with private bathroom
(pilgrim shelters, agriturismo, hostel and country hotels); half board basis suggested.
Food: 8 breakfasts, 1 dinner in hotel.
Other Services Included: luggage transfer, maps and itinerary description, UmbriAction assistance 24h.
Price Does Not Include: city tax, lunch, beverages, dinners when stated as in the program, hiking guide expert in the history of saint Francis and renaissance painters (on request and with supplement – it is also possible to reserve the guide only in some days or itineraries), sanitary insurance (with supplement), transfer on arrival and departure.
Difficulty: Average / Intense
Category: Self-guided, Hiking and Trekking
Accommodation level: Standard or superior
Attention: the itinerary might change because of bad weather conditions, pandemic, closure days in general
Departure: guaranteed min 1 persons – groups always available on request
Note: Tour is possible from April till end of October. Other months are on request
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