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The Path along the Francigena

Offer for minimum 2 overnights and 2 people
Experience the Francigena pilgrimage route passing through San Gimignano by either hiking or cycling. You will slow down, catch the deep power of this land with a spiritual approach on traditions and and history, amongst hamlets, abbeys, shrines.

A passage in the beautiful Tuscan rural life, through many family run farms, most of them organic, so important in sustaining the environment and aware of the excellence of its fruits.

The offer includes 2 overnights on BB basis, in double bedroom with bath/shower, staying in one of the 4 hotels in the medieval heart of the town, very versatile electronic e-diary of travel, including Gpx map file, many photos, curiosities and details of the paths and the surrounding area from every point of view. The northern path, starts from Gambassi Terme, it runs, well marked, through fields, vineyards and olive groves, passing by an interesting geological park and an Etruscan necropolis, reaching the Sanctuary of Pancole, the Castle of Collemuccioli and Cellole romanic church, up to San Gimignano.

The southern one, leaves San Gimignano and runs through wooded area, touching a surprising Roman Villa site, the Abbey of Coneo, the Elsa river park ending up in Colle Val d’Elsa.

The guide-books are written and guaranteed by the Local Tour Operator Tuscanyex.com. Local historical and archaeological associations cooperate to the guide insights.

Length of trails:
Gambassi San Gimignano: Min14km – Max 19 km with 2 optional excursions along the route: Etruscan tombs site and Benestare geological park
San Gimignano – Colle Val d’Elsa: min 16km – max 25km with 2 optional excursions along the route: Roman Villa ruins – Archaeological Etruscan Park

Low season   (3 nov – 15 march) 110,00 euro per person
High season (15 march – 2 november) 130.00 euro per person

Offer for minimum 2 overnights and 2 people

Transfers to the starting point/ from the arrival point
(pls contact the TO for transfer organization: 347/3212241) accommodation tax