THE GREAT JOURNEY – ASSISI SIENA
FROM € 860,00
The Great Journey – Assisi Siena is a fantastic walking itinerary into history, culture, art and cuisine of Central Italy, through unique and hardly forgettable landscapes!
SELF GUIDED PROGRAM
12 Days Trip from Assisi to Siena
Distance: 185 km
Tour Type: Self-guided
Period: from April to October
Departure: any day
Thanks to this itinerary you will discovery the beauty of Umbria and Tuscany and the value of this land, which for many centuries have been the scene of major historical events that have deeply influenced italian history! As for the landscape , it is an area rich in water, rivers and lakes, extremely fertile and fruitful, where some of the finest wines of the world are produced. Hiking has never been so amazing!
Day 1: Assisi
Day 2: From Assisi to Ripa
Day 3: From Ripa to Perugia
Day 4: From Perugia to Magione
Day 5: From Magione to Passignano sul Trasimeno
Day 6: From Passignano sul Trasimeno to Castiglione del Lago
Day 7: From Castiglione del Lago to Montepulciano
Day 8: From Montepulciano to San Quirico d'Orcia
Day 9: From San Quirico d'Orcia to Buonconvento
Day 10: From Buonconvento to Monteroni d'Arbia
Day 11: From Monteroni d'Arbia to Siena
Day 12: Siena and departure
Day 1: ASSISI
Arrival in Assisi, hotel accommodation and time to visit the town, a World Heritage Site protected by UNESCO. Urban trekking through its alleys and unique medieval scenaries. Overnight.
Day 2: from ASSISI to RIPA
After breakfast, finally your Great Journey begins! First leg is the walking itinerary from Assisi to Ripa.
DETAILS: km 19, + 430 m / - 265 m
Day 3: from RIPA to PERUGIA
After breakfast, a new interesting trail from Ripa to Perugia along the laundries trail. Arrival in Perugia where you will have your time to discover the great historical, artistic and architectural treasures of this ancient Etruscan town!
DETAILS: km 14, + 170 m / - 445 m
Day 4: from PERUGIA to MAGIONE
Today a new hike from Perugia to Magione through woods, monasteries and glens! A really relaxing stroll to enjoy the beauty of the countryside.
DETAILS: km 21, + 740 m / - 590 m
Day 5: from MAGIONE to PASSIGNANO SUL TRASIMENO
Beautiful walk among the rolling hills of Umbria dotted with wine estates and olive groves as far the shallow waters of Lake Trasimeno.
DETAILS: km 17, + 460 m / - 440 m
Day 6: from PASSIGNANO SUL TRASIMENO to CASTIGLIONE DEL LAGO
Stage Passignano to Castiglione del Lago (by ferry) and Porto di Castiglione Nice ride by Ferry from Passignano to Isola Maggiore and to Castiglione with time for an hiking exploration of the Maggiore island or for a greedy lunch before the easy walk as far as Porto (it is possible to split this leg including an overnight in Maggiore Island).
DETAILS: km 15, + 230 m / - 210 m
Day 7: from CASTIGLIONE DEL LAGO to MONTEPULCIANO
Today we leave Umbria to enter in Tuscany for the stage from Porto to Montepulciano. From Porto we will walk across the Val di Chiana and then we will walk through the beautiful vineyards of Orcia Valley up to Montepulciano.
DETAILS: km 22, + 185 m / - 412 m
Day 8: from MONTEPULCIANO to SAN QUIRICO D'ORCIA
Stage Montepulciano - San Quirico d'Orcia . The Val d'Orcia and the land between Pienza and Montepulciano are perhaps the most characteristic and typical of the Tuscan landscape; e the charm of nature, the wonders of art and the pleasure of a great kitchen are melted in perfect harmony.
DETAILS: km 21, + 890 m / - 700 m
Day 9: from SAN QUIRICO D'ORCIA to BUONCONVENTO
Stage San Quirico d'Orcia to Buonconvento along the old Via Franciena.
DETAILS: km 23, +125 m / -379 m
Day 10: from BUONCONVENTO to MONTERONI D'ARBIA
This beautiful trail along the Francigena Way will allow us to pass by ancient villages set among beautiful vineyards.
DETAILS: km 16, +141 m /- 142 m
Day 11: from MONTERONI D'ARBIA to SIENA
Our goal is the world famous Piazza del Campo, the symbol of the city and the et of his famous Palio! last day is dedicated to the urban trekking of Siena.
DETAILS: km 17 km, +251 m / -397 m
Day 12: SIENA
Departure. It 'still possible to extend your stay in Siena to discover deeply its great historical and artistic heritage.
Price from € 860,00
It is possible to extend the stay in any place. Extention has to be requested at reservation. It is also possible to extend the stay halfway in a charming agriturismo with SPA.
Supplement for single room on request.
Supplement for an english speaking hiking guide on request.
Discount for not transporting luggage is possible and is on request.
Accomodation: 11 overnights in 3 / 4* hotels in double or single room with private bathroom; half board basis suggested.
Food: 11 breakfasts, 1 dinner with a 3 course menu (beverages are not included).
Other Services Included: GPS tracks, luggage transfer every day according to the program, UmbriAction assistance 24h.
Price Does Not Include: city tax, meals when not mentioned, beverages and what is not mentioned in the services included.
Difficulty: Moderate / Average
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 2 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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