During your hiking trip in Tuscany you will meet culture, indulgence and varied landscapes along the way. Start your tour in the Renaissance city of Florence and marvel at the magnificent palaces and cathedrals, before travelling along the typical Tuscan hills to the historic towns of Siena and Volterra. The destination of this hiking tour is the Tuscan coast, where you can enjoy a glass of wine overlooking the turquoise sea.
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The pearls of Tuscany
With a start in Florence the tour begins in a city full of cultural and historical highlights. Admire the works of the great Italian artists such as Michelangelo or Leonardo da Vinci and the unique Renaissance buildings. The first day is perfect for strolling around the old town. Finally, witness the phenomenal sunset on the steps of Piazzale Michelangelo, overlooking Florence. More unique highlights await you in the wine town of Chianti and Siena, where the famous horse race is held every year.
Experience Tuscany with all the senses
Be enchanted by the breathtaking scenery that the Tuscan region has to offer. But the grapevines that line the paths are not only beautiful to look at. Taste the famous Chianti wine and enjoy a variety of traditional Tuscan cuisine. Because Tuscany is a very food-rich region. High-quality olive oils, pecorino and fish dishes – especially in the coastal regions – are pleasing to the palate and rewarding after a hike.
New hiking terrain in Tuscany
Although hiking in Tuscany is as yet relatively un-travelled activity, it is the perfect way to experience the beautiful facets of the region. One place is more beautiful than the last and one path or another leads to the sea. Sounds like a holiday dream? It is. The trails are slightly hilly and suitable for novice hikers but also for professionals. The end of the hiking tour is Cecina Mare, where the coast and the turquoise blue sea awaits.
Did you know…
- …that the oldest money bank, the ‘Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena’ is located in the city of Siena?
- …that Pinocchio is Tuscan? Its creator Carlo Collodi came from Florence.
- …that Florence was the first city in Europe to have cobbled streets?
- …that the so-called ‘towers’ in the town of San Gimignano should be signs of prosperity and wealth? The patrician families attempted to surpass the height of the towers.
Perfectly organised hiking holidays in Tuscany
Enjoy Tuscany and all its treasures without having to worry about luggage transfer, bookings or route planning – the Eurohike team takes care of everything for you, and is there to assist you during your trip!