Hike through a historically rich area, where nature lives in harmony with mankind and monuments testify a past still present.
Visit the fortress of Monteriggioni and enjoy a guided wine tasting.
Walking in Tuscany is an unforgettable experience in this historically rich area, where nature lives in perfect harmony with mankind and hidden monuments testify a past still surprisingly present. Combine this with a dose of the magnificent Tuscan sunshine and enjoy a wonderful morning in touch with the nature and history.
Let us guide you through the stunning and breath-taking countryside of Tuscany in the best way possible: on a half-day hiking tour!
Give your mind a peaceful rest from the noise of the crowded towns, follow your expert guide on a pleasant walk along the Via Francigena, an ancient pilgrim route for the first time plotted down by the Arcbishop ‘Sigeric the serious’ of Cantebury on his return from Rome in the 9th century and considered the main artery to Rome throughout the middle ages. This route, that has for centuries been a highway of men and emotions, a spiritual pilgrimage and a wealthy trade route, has been forgotten and almost entirely relegated to history by the modern paved car roads. Only recently the route has been brought back from the grip of modernity and is today enjoyed by many pilgrims and hikers alike. Experience the beauty of the mixture between the Tuscan countryside and the glory of its medieval past, still present in its wonderfully preserved castles, villages and ruins.
See the Tuscany you would never want to miss before returning home, pass through forests and fields, vineyards and olive groves from Siena to the imposing fortress of Monteriggioni. A medieval walled town located on a natural hillock, built by the Sienese in the thirteenth century as a bastion of defense in their wars against Florence. It withstood many attacks from both the Florentines and the forces of the Bishop of Volterra until in an act of reconciliation with the Medicis, the town’s captain simply handed the keys of the town over to the Medicean forces - considered a "great betrayal" by the town's people.
Once in Monteriggioni, you will enjoy a guided tasting of local organic wines before saying good bye to your guide for the end of the tour. Feel free to explore the village and the surrounding area at your own pace.
You will be given train or bus tickets to return to Siena. Buses leave on the hour (every hour) and can be taken at whatever time you prefer from the nearby bus station.
Full refund is guaranteed if the cancellation is made 48 hours prior the offer's start date. We don't apply any refund if the cancellation is made less than 48 hours before offer start date.