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Hiking in Tuscany
THE ANCIENT VIA FRANCIGENA - FROM LUCCA TO SIENA

Hiking in Tuscany - Via Francigena Tour

Trekking tour along the Tuscan stretch of the Via Francigena from Lucca to Siena, through nature and culture, on the ancient paths of Pilgrims.

DURATION

7 days / 6 nights
On request, it is possible to either extend or shorten the Via Francigena hiking tour program.
Check out our other hiking tours in Tuscany!


LEVEL

Suitable for anyone in good health and able to walk 5-7 hours per day. Route without particular technical difficulties.


TOUR TYPE

Itinerant hiking tour with an expert environmental hiking guide, overnight stays in hostels, convents or B&Bs.

Tour Trekking Via Francigena from Lucca to Siena - Tuscany

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A trekking tour on the Via Francigena, the most important historical itinerary towards the Eternal City: a journey through history and culture.
  • Discovering Lucca: its walls, the Guinigi Tower and the even taller Torre delle Ore, Piazza dell'Anfiteatro, one of the most beautiful squares in Italy.
  • Siena, one of the most picturesque cities in Tuscany, known for its UNESCO-protected center and medieval monuments: Piazza del Campo with the Palazzo Pubblico and the Torre del Mangia, the Cathedral, the Baptistery...
  • The beautiful village of Monteriggioni and its walls mentioned by Dante in his Comedy.
  • San Gimignano and its 13 towers: a magical village dating back to the 10th century that rises on the hills of the Val d'Elsa, where time seems to have stopped.
  • The flavors of Tuscany: discover the typical products of the local cuisine!
  • On request, customize the Via Francigena hiking tour program combining other outdoor activities and tours.

Tour Trekking Via Francigena da Lucca a Siena - Tuscany

PROGRAM IN BRIEF - VIA FRANCIGENA HIKING TOUR

Day 1 : Arrival in Lucca, tour of the city
Day 2 : Transfer to Altopascio, hike to San Miniato
Day 3 : From San Miniato to Gambassi Terme
Day 4 : From Gambassi Terme to San Gimignano
Day 5 : From San Gimignano to Abbadia Isola
Day 6 : From Abbadia Isola to Siena
Day 7 : Tour of Siena, departure

Contact us to receive the detailed program for the hiking tour in Tuscany on the Via Francigena.

TAILOR-MADE EXPERIENCE

The program can be modified according to your needs and ideas. Contact us to receive a tailor-made price and itinerary based on your needs!

NEED PRIVATE TRANSFERS?

If you need a private transfer to reach the starting point, we can provide a private car with driver to pick you up from your destination. Contact us to receive more information!

Tour Trekking Via Francigena from Lucca to Siena - Tuscany

PRIVATE TOUR

Possible every day
price on request

The Via Francigena hiking tour in Tuscany can be organized for individual travellers and private groups with 2 or more participants.
Contact us for further details and a tailor-made price.

GROUP TOUR

April 25, 2023 - View the tour program

For private groups we can organize the tour with tailor made itinerary and services.
Contact us for further details and a tailor-made price.

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Certified english-speaking hiking guide and his/her expenses (other languages available on request)
  • 6 overnight stays in hostels, monasteries, convents or B&Bs
  • Transfers as listed on the detailed program
  • Meals as listed in detailed program
  • Pilgrim Credential
  • Phone assistance during your tour

On request, it is possible to either add or remove services from the ones listed above

EXTRAS ON REQUEST

  • Single room accommodations (if available)
  • Transfer to/from tour starting/ending point
  • Extra overnight stays
  • Tour extension

Prices on request

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Additional Info

  • Destinations: Tuscany
  • Activities: Hiking and Trekking
  • Page Title: Hiking in Tuscany: Tour of Via Francigena

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