|AUTO TOUR AND WALKING IN THE HEART OF TUSCANY||price from 499 €|
|Tuscany - Independent walking - Walk & Drive - 7 days|
Here is a wonderful self-guided holiday to discover the wonders of Tuscany. This carefully selected itinerary will appeal to almost everyone, especially to nature and history lovers.
Apart from the beautiful scenery and the ancient sites, you will get a taste of local gastronomy and wines. This auto tour will offer you the occasion to travel and walk in different areas of Tuscany and will provide you with a full insight of this fantastic region.
~ 432 £
~ 700 $
~ 700 $
|Day 2 Following Leonardo da Vinci’s tracks
After a nice walk through Lucca’s ancient winding streets, and along the top of its fortified walls, you can enjoy local food at a “Trattoria” before taking the road to Vinci. This is the birth place of Leonardo da Vinci where you will find a pretty village situated in the heart of this wine growing region. Worth visiting is the interesting museum all about Leonardo da Vinci’s life and work.
About 70km of road.
Stay in a 3*** hotel in the centre of Vinci.
|Day 4 In the Chianti, from Vinci to Sienna
En route to the South to discover the ‘picture postcard’ Tuscany, you will cross the region of Chianti with its numerous vineyards and olive groves. The highlight of the day, where you will stay the night, is a charming little village in the Sienna region. Today you will have the opportunity to taste wine, eat good local food and visit ancient cities like Impruneta, Greve in Chianti, Castellina in Chianti, Radda in Chianti.
Stay in a wonderful Agriturismo close to Radda in Chianti
About 75km on the road.
|Day 6 Hike to Monte Soldano
This is your walking challenge of the week! It is the longest and hardest hike but the most rewarding. This very nice loop will lead you through forests as well as to the famous Tatti-Berignone’s canyon.
Maximum Altitude: 518m.
Walking time: 6 to 7 hours.
Stay in a 3*** hotel on a hill close to San Gimignano.