Watch: Walking the Best of Tuscany

 | Tim Charody
| Tim Charody

Watch: Walking the Best of Tuscany

 
On this section of the Via Francigena trail to Rome, combine well-known towns including Siena and San Gimignano, with charming hamlets such as San Miniato, to discover the very best of Tuscany in a single week. Watch Tim Charody's fine film-making as he walks the Best of Tuscany self-guided itinerary.
 
 
 
 

Best of Tuscany Trip Overview

Starting in San Miniato, one of the hidden pearls of the Via Francigena, this itinerary takes you through a region of extraordinary beauty. From the thousand-year-old Pieve di Chianni, to the crenellated towers of Monteriggioni, to finally reach spectacular Siena, this walk will continue to amaze you. With achievable daily distances ranging from 13 to 24 km (7.5 to 15mi), enjoy wonderful views as you walk and discover fortified hamlets where time seems to have stopped. 
 
The landscape is not the only highlight. At meal times, savour the local cuisine including the precious white truffle of San Miniato, the pici of Siena and the saffron of San Gimignano, while at night stay in quality, handpicked hotels and agriturismi, the perfect blend of comfort on an active Italian holiday.
 
 
 

 
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