Mon, Mar 28|
Via Francigena II Hike March 28-30, 2022
Via Francigena Hike Series: This is the second hike in the series that will eventually lead us to Rome.
Time & Location
Mar 28, 2022, 10:00 AM GMT+2 – Mar 30, 2022, 4:30 PM GMT+2
Isola d'Arbia, 53100 Isola d'Arbia, Province of Siena, Italy
About the Event
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✨Lingue: Italiano e Inglese✨
The Via Francigena (Road that comes from France) or in medieval times Via Roma Francigena ( the road to Rome from France) was an important road and pilgrimage route for those wishing to visit the holy land and tombs of the apostles Peter and Paul.
It is a 1,000-year-old route and 1,056 Miles (1,700 km) long and takes about 98 days to walk to whole route which starts at the Canterbury Cathedral in Canterbury, Kent, England goes through France, Switzerland, to Rome and finally Apulia where there were ports of embarkation for the Holy Land.
In Italy, the Via Francigena crosses 6 Italian regions: Valle d’Aosta, Piedmont, Lombardy, Emilia Romagna, Tuscany and Lazio.
This is the second leg of our ultimate destination of Rome
⛰DETAILED ITINERARY AND COSTS⛰
✅Day 1: Monday March 28th 2022 Walk from Siena ( Isola d’Arbia) to Buonconvento
🅿️Meeting point: 9:15 am Sharp in Siena -Piazza del Sale to take the bus to Iola d’ Arbia OR Meet at 10:00 Isola d’ Arbia( in front of Bar II Pino)
❓Description: This walk has unforgettable views as we walk on the crest of the Val d’ Arbia. As we walk the never-ending white streets you can look back to see the city of Siena disappear is the distant horizon. La Grancia di Cuna is an old walled barn, and is the main attraction we will see on this route.
🛣Distance: 21 km walk 🧗♀️Total climb: +580/-600 mt 🚶♀️Approx. actual walking time: 6 Hours 🌳Terrain: mixed terrain: alternating stretches of dirt roads, forest paths, crossings of fields and urban parts in asphalt.
What to bring: See special packing List( sent to confirmed group)
❗️ Cancellation policy: March 1, 2022 After this date refunds only if we or you get a replacement.
💤LA Accommodation: Hotel Roma/Ghibellino: Buonconvento
75 Euro for a double room - Single use including Dinner and breakfast the next morning.
62 Euro for a shared double room including Dinner and Breakfast the following morning.
Packed Lunch next day: We will source a packed lunch, approx.: 15 Euro
Members price 60 Euro
Non-Members Price: 75 Euros
✅Day 2: Tuesday March 29, 20221: Walk from Buonconvento to San Quirico d’ Orcia
🅿️Meeting point: 9:00am depart time from Hotel Roma-Buonconvento
❓Description: As we leave the gorgeous city walls of Buonconvento , we walk along the river we see the old stone bridge which served as the only crossing for the weary pilgrims. Our route will take us through the village of Torrenieri, entering the Orcia Valley UNESCO site. We will arrive at San Quirico d’ Orcia in the evening where the Romanesque Collegiata Church welcomes us with its interesting portal and decorations.
🧗♀️Total climb:+750/-530mt 🚶♀️Approx. actual walking time: 6 Hours 🌳Terrain: Mixed: alternating stretches of dirt roads, forest paths, crossings of fields and urban parts, in asphalt.
What to bring: See packing List
❗️ Cancellation policy: March 1 2022After this date refunds only if we or you get a replacement.
💤LA Accommodation: Luxury Hotel Villa del Capitano
80 Euro for a double room: single use (including Breakfast)
100 Euro for a shared double room (including Breakfast)
Packed Lunch: TBD
Members price: 60 Euro
Non-Member price: 75 Euro
✅Day 3 Wednesday March 30th 2022: Walk from San Quirico d’ Orcia to Castiglion D’ Orcia
🅿️Meeting Point: 9:00 Villa del Capitano
❓Description:A nice morning walk will lead us to Bagno Vignoni. We will learn about the roman thermal bathing place and see the main basin of the steaming hot natural water. Mny famous people enjoyed a spa here, including Saint Catherine, Pope Pius II, Lorenzo il Magnifico. Bring you bathing suits as we have an opportunity to have a swim in the valley of the mills before continuing on to Castiglion d’ Orcia!
🧗♀️Total climb: +430 /-300 mt 🚶♀️ Approx. actual walking time: 4 Hours 🌳Terrain: Mixed: alternating stretches of dirt roads, forest paths, crossings of fields and urban parts, in asphalt.
What to bring: See packing List
❗️Cancellation policy: March 1 2022 After this date refunds only if we or you get a replacement.
Member price: 60 Euro
Non -Member: 75 Euro
We have several options to get back to Florence. We will decide the best for the group once we have everyone confirmed.
Members-If you choose to use LA hotels: The total cost for 3 days if you do single rooms only is approximatly: 380 Euro per person for all 3 days. ( about 131 per day for hike and all accomodations and meals)
Less expensive if you share a room.
For hike: CASH payment at start of walk or EURO PAYMENTS VIA PAYPAL ONLY: (email@example.com)
MEMBERS 180 EURO
NON MEMBERS 225 EURO
Hotels and meals paid directly to hotels.
Prices do not include transfers costs
Reserve your spot! Pay later