Trekking trips Tuscany: In the footsteps of Piero della Francesca
A trekking trip in Tuscany among gentle and green hills at the foot of the Tuscan Apennines. Surrounding Sansepolcro, the birthplace of Piero Della Francesca, we find these views often immortalized in the background of his works. A slow walk in the bucolic countryside on the border between Umbria and Tuscany, within the landscape that inspired the artist, passing through the typical farms and medieval villages The areas of naturalistic value in the surroundings are ideal for trekking within everyone’s reach, itineraries develop between 7 and 11 kilometers, with a difference in height that is not too demanding. The unmissable of this itinerary:
This trekking proposal includes two ring excursions in the area, the small group of participants will be accompanied during the excursions by an expert environmental guide. The accommodation offered is a splendid 18th century farmhouse near Sansepolcro , set on a hill in a panoramic position. In addition to the simple but fascinating trekking, it is possible to visit Citerna independently, an enchanting medieval village, inserted among the most beautiful villages in Italy. Also in the surroundings Anghiari, also a medieval village where you can admire the thirteenth-century walls that have made it inviolable for centuries. It is also possible to visit Monterchi at the end of the excursion, where the Madonna del Parto by Piero della Francesca is kept . A weekend of trekking and relaxation in a unique and wonderful location, an outdoor swimming pool is also available for a pleasant morning or evening swim.
Minimum 8 participants
Departure date: Thursday, June 10, 2021
Independent arrival in the early afternoon in Sansepolcro, hotel accommodation with breakfast. Accommodation at Relais Palazzo di Luglio in a junior suite or classic room, free afternoon to relax in the outdoor swimming pool.
Dinner and overnight stay
Relais Palazzo di Luglio
Set on a hill in a panoramic position, the Relais Palazzo di Luglio farmhouse is located in Tuscany, 2 km from the center of Sansepolcro. The splendid view of the Upper Tiber Valley characterizes the structure, a main building dating back to the early 18th century and three annexes built in subsequent periods. The property has an outdoor swimming pool, all rooms are very spacious and decorated in a refined and elegant style.
Nearby you can visit Citerna, the gateway to Umbria and Anghiari on your own.
Dinner and overnight
Breakfast and full day dedicated to trekking, customers can choose from one of the following excursions (available on site with a small packed lunch supplement):
1. ring in the Rognosi Mountains. It is an area with ophiolithic rocks with a very particular landscape where you can understand the effusive and eruptive phenomena. Length from 7 to 11 km altitude difference 700mt
2. ring from the village of Monterchi (where the Madonna del Parto by Piero della Francesca is kept, which can be visited at the end of the excursion independently). You walk in the bucolic countryside on the border between Umbria and Tuscany, within the landscape that inspired the artist, passing through the typical farms and medieval villages. Length 11 km, height difference 460 meters.
Breakfast and check-out, independent transfer to the spot and meeting with the guide for a half-day excursion to be chosen from the following two proposals
1. ring in the Tiber floodplains. It is a plain area crossed by the Tiber river which still maintains the characteristics of a naturalist with riparian woods, floodplains, lakes. You walk along the river and through the countryside. Length 7 km no difference in height
2. ring in the Alpe della Luna starting from the Hermitage of Montecasale. Cross the forest and admire the views over the Valtiberina and the mountain ranges that surround it. Length 9 km, altitude difference 580 meters
At the end of the visit, free return.
Tariff per person, starting from:
|From 10 June 2021 to 12 June 2021||€ 305||€ 55|
(B / L / D-AI): B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = Dinner; (AI) = All Inclusive.
Proposed accommodation or similar:
the excursions might change because of weather conditions, in case of cancellation for safety reasons the cost of the trekking trip will be refunded and, if possible, replacement excursions will be proposed.
What to bring: hiking shoes if possible, water, chocolate, dried fruit and kway. Camera sticks are recommended.
The tariff includes
The tariff does not include
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
from € 320 - Voli esclusi
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
from € 260 - Voli esclusi
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
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