Toscana

Description

Famous and picturesque region between Florence (Firenze) and Sienna.

Opinions

Rate 7.0 | 1 vote | No 2. in Italy
  • Oranginas, long distance hiking trails Europe March 2006
  • Rate 7
  • Positive In early spring, in tolerable temperatures, the trail (Florence-Siena)passes fortified buildings, old farmsteads, vineyards and olive orchards, through a hilly country , woods, mediaeval villages, Romanesque churches, chapels, mostly bordered by old cypress avenues.
  • Negative Many dogs on trail ( Florence-Siena), guarding private property, but completely strained....
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Trails in this region

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • Walking in Tuscany
  • Guidebook to 43 graded, mostly easy walks in Tuscany. Taking in the Renaissance splendour of Florence and Siena, the World Heritage scenery of Val d'Orcia and San Gimignano and the stunning island of Elba, the routes use historical pathways used by traders, pilgrims and armies, and include some brief, trouble-free climbs/descents. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2018
  • Walking in Tuscany
  • A guidebook to walks in the Italian region of Tuscany. 43 graded routes range from 2.5 to 18km, and take in the Renaissance splendour of Florence and Siena, the World Heritage scenery of Val d`Orcia and San Gimignano and the stunning island of Elba. Alongside detailed route descriptions and clear mapping there is essential practical information... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2018
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Tuscany Marco Polo Spiral Guide
  • Tuscany in the Marco Polo Spiral Guides series is a practical guide presenting the most important things to see and do in the region in a nutshell, and aimed at travellers who don’t have a lot of time to prepare and research for a trip. The guide highlights the top 10 sights, suggests tours and great ideas for exciting days out, and features... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Italy: 2019
  • DK Eyewitness travel guides: award-winning guidebooksDiscover Italy with this essential travel guide, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you to this beautiful country before you`ve even packed your case - step back in time in Rome, explore the stunning Tuscan countryside, tuck into pizza in Naples or ride the... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Walker`s Tuscany In A Box
  • This work contains the 50 walking cards that offer more than 100 routes, in both classic walking country and little walked, `local` places and divide into half, one, two-day and three-day walks. The cards are perfect for recreational walkers who need routes within a drive of where they live, as well as the buoyant market of people who like to... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2018
  • Tuscany: 8 car tours, 75 long and short walks
  • This book features walks and car tours from Carrara marble quarries in the northwest down to southern Tuscany, with particular emphasis on the countryside around Florence and in the Chianti. While the region`s historic towns and architectural highlights are often focal points for these excursions, the role of the Tuscan peasant in creating this... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Florence and Tuscany
  • Discover Florence and Tuscany with this essential travel guide, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you to this beautiful region before you`ve even packed your case - visit Michelangelo`s David at the Galleria dell`Accademia, marvel at Siena`s tiger-striped Duomo, or enjoy superb food and wine in the villages and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2018
  • Northern and Central Italy Eyewitness Back Roads Guide
  • Take to the open road with Back Roads Northern and Central Italy and discover 25 leisurely drives through the country`s beautiful villages and stunning landscapes. Tour the Italian lakes, explore the Chianti vineyards of Tuscany or discover the historic towns and cities of the Veneto Plain. Packed with insider tips and information, this... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Venice to Rome Cycle Route (900km) Bikeline Map/Guide
  • Venice to Rome Cycle Route - a 900-km long route taking in Ravenna, Florence, Arezzo, Perugia, Spoleto and Terni - presented by the Verlag Esterbauer in a guide with maps at 1:75,000. Extensive information is conveyed by symbols, indicating road surface, campsites and other accommodation, repair workshops, recreational facilities, places of... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Maremma Coast - Piombino - Follonica - Castiglione della Pascaia Kompass 2469
  • The coast of Maremma at 1:50,000 from Kompass, on a map printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Coverage includes Piombino, Follonica, Castiglione della Pescaia, Marina di Grosseto, Wetulonia, Ribolla, Valpiana, Venturina, etc. Contours are at 40m intervals, with a 2-km UTM grid. Extensive overprint includes cycling... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2005
  • Walking and Eating in Tuscany & Umbria
  • In Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria, James Lasdun and Pia Davis offer forty walks through the spectacular countryside of both regions. Arranged for the utmost flexibility the guide includes half-day outings easily accessible from a city base to day walks that can be linked together in a series. These itineraries are designed to combine... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2005
  • Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria
  • In Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria, James Lasdun and Pia Davis offer forty walks through the spectacular countryside of both regions. Arranged for the utmost flexibility the guide includes half-day outings easily accessible from a city base to day walks that can be linked together in a series. These itineraries are designed to combine... Read more
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Kompass
Germany
  • MARCO POLO Reiseführer Toskana
  • Kompakte Informationen, Insider-Tipps, Erlebnistouren und digitale Extras:Entdecken Sie mit MARCO POLO die Toskana intensiv von den Stränden an der tyrrhenischen Küste bis zu legendären Städten aus Mittelalter und Renaissance wie Siena, San Gimignano und Florenz - mit dem MARCO POLO Reiseführer kommen Sie sofort in der Toskana an. Erfahren Sie,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Sardinia North 4-Map Set Kompass 2497
  • The northern part of Sardinia on a set of four double-sided, contoured and GPS compatible recreational maps at 1:50,000 from Kompass. Extensive overprint highlights hiking trails, cycle and selected mountain bike routes, and horse riding paths. Symbols indicate various types of accommodation including campsites, youth hostels, “Friends of... Read more
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Kompass
Germany
  • Sardinien Nord, Sardegna Nord
  • Destination:Das Gebiet im wilden Norden Sardiniens erstreckt sich quer durch die abwechslungsreichen Regionen „Planargia-Marghine´´, Sassarese, Gallura und Baronia.Türkisblaues Meer, lange weiße Sandstrände und felsige Küstenabschnitte ziehen sich durch alle diese wunderbaren Regionen. Das Sassarese beispielsweise lockt nicht nur mit... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Breuil-Cervinia - Zermatt Kompass 87
  • Breuil-Cervinia - Matterhorn - Zermatt area straddling the border of Italy and Switzerland on a GPS compatible hiking and recreational map at 1:50,000 from Kompass, printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Coverage extends north to Arolla and east to Monte Rosa, with Aosta in the south-western corner of the map, and... Read more
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Kompass
Germany
  • Breuil-Cervinia, Zermatt
  • Die 4in1 Wanderkarte ist jetzt noch übersichtlicher und besser lesbar. Die Wanderkarten aus den Top-Wanderregionen sind mit einer zusätzlichen Karte im Detailmaßstab ausgestattet. Der Aktiv Guide informiert Sie rund um das Thema Outdoor und die kostenlose App für unterwegs gibt es auch noch dazu. Das bildet die perfekte Grundlage für die... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Adamello - La Presanella Kompass 71
  • Adamello - La Presanella area just north of Lake Garda on a GPS compatible hiking and recreational map at 1:50,000 from Kompass, printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. KOMPASS HIKING MAPS OF ITALY: this title is part of an extensive series of walking maps from Kompass covering selected areas of Italy at mainly... Read more
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Kompass
Germany
  • Adamello, La Presanella
  • Die 4in1 Wanderkarte ist jetzt noch übersichtlicher und besser lesbar. Die Wanderkarten aus den Top-Wanderregionen sind mit einer zusätzlichen Karte im Detailmaßstab ausgestattet. Der Aktiv Guide informiert Sie rund um das Thema Outdoor und die kostenlose App für unterwegs gibt es auch noch dazu. Das bildet die perfekte Grundlage für die... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Cortina d`Ampezzo Kompass 55
  • Map No. 55, Cortina d`Ampezzo - with a panorama map on the reverse, from Kompass, printed on sturdy, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper in their series of walking maps of selected areas of Italy at 1:50,000, with hiking routes on a topographic base, various types of accommodation, recreational facilities, places of interest, etc.... Read more
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Kompass
Germany
  • Cortina d´Ampezzo
  • Die 5in1 Wanderkarte ist jetzt noch übersichtlicher und besser lesbar. Die Wanderkarten aus den Top-Wanderregionen sind mit einem Panorama und einer zusätzlichen Karte im Detailmaßstab ausgestattet. Der Aktiv Guide informiert Sie rund um das Thema Outdoor und die kostenlose App für unterwegs gibt es auch noch dazu. Das bildet die perfekte... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Bernina - Valmalenco - Sondrio Kompass 93
  • Bernina - Valmalenco - Sondrio area at 1:50,000 on a GPS compatible hiking and recreational map at 1:50,000 from Kompass, printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper.KOMPASS HIKING MAPS OF ITALY:This title is part of an extensive series of walking maps from Kompass covering selected areas of Italy at mainly 1:50,000, with... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Rome and Environs 25K Ed. Multigraphic Map No. 501
  • Rome and Environs at 1:25,000 in a series of hiking maps from Edizioni Multigraphic covering mainly Tuscany, parts of Umbria, and the adjoining areas. *The title of the map is rather misleading as Rome isn`t actually included on it. The area covered is south-east of the city`s outskirts and includes the Frascati region, Castel Gandolfo, and the... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Chianti - Val di Pesa - Val d`Elsa Edizioni Multigraphic 512
  • Chianti Classico: Val di Pesa - Val d`Elsa at 1:25,000 in a series of hiking maps from Edizioni Multigraphic covering Tuscany, parts of Umbria, and the adjoining areas. The cartography is rather old fashioned and sometimes not as clear as in the other map series but for many areas, especially for parts of Tuscany, these are the only hiking maps... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Pale di San Martino
  • Map No. 76, Pale di San Martino, from Kompass, printed on sturdy, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper in their series of walking maps of selected areas of Italy at 1:50,000, with hiking routes on a topographic base, various types of accommodation, recreational facilities, places of interest, etc. Kompass are Europe’s largest... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Tuscany Bikeline Cycling Atlas: 25 Tours (1735km)
  • Tuscany Cycling Atlas with 25 tours across the whole region totaling 1735kms, presented by the Verlag Esterbauer in guide with maps at 1:75,000 showing the route and its variants. Extensive information is conveyed by symbols, indicating road surface, campsites and other accommodation, repair workshops, recreational facilities, places of... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • San Miniato Commune 25K Ed. Multigraphic Map No. 521
  • San Miniato Commune at 1:25,000 in a series of hiking maps from Edizioni Multigraphic covering Tuscany, parts of Umbria, and the adjoining areas. The cartography is rather old fashioned and sometimes not as clear as in the other map series but for many areas, especially for parts of Tuscany, these are the only hiking maps available. Most maps... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Lakes Suviana & Brasimone
  • Lakes Suviana and Brasimone area on the border of Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany on a contoured and GPS compatible map at 1:25,000 from L`Escursionista Editore highlighting waymarked walking trails and other local paths, not signposted but open to hikers. Topography is presented by contours at 20m intervals with relief shading and colouring... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Monti Sibillini National Park Edizioni Multigraphic 60/61
  • Monti Sibillini National Park at 1:25,000 on a double-sided contoured map from Edizioni Multigraphic highlighting local waymarked hiking routes including the GAS – Grand Anello dei Sibilini, the circular tour around the mountains.The map has contours at 25m intervals with colouring for woodlands. Waymarked routes are highlighted and annotated... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alta Val Marecchia
  • Map No. 126, Alta Val Marecchia, in a series of GPS compatible hiking maps at 1:50,000 from the Istituto Geografico Adriatico, covering parts of central Italy: eastern Tuscany, with northern Umbria and the Marches, plus the south-eastern of part of Emilia-Romagna.The maps have contours at 50m intervals with additional shading and numerous spot... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alpe Veglia and Alpe Devero - Valle Antigorio - Val Formazza Kompass 89
  • Map No. 89, Domodóssola, from Kompass, printed on waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper in a series of walking maps of selected areas of Italy at 1:50,000, with hiking routes on a topographic base, various types of accommodation, recreational facilities, places of interest, etc. Kompass are Europe’s largest publishers of walking maps,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Valli del Lavino, Samoggia e Panaro
  • Lakes Suviana and Brasimone area on the border of Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany on a contoured and GPS compatible map at 1:25,000 from L`Escursionista Editore highlighting waymarked walking trails and other local paths, not signposted but open to hikers. Topography is presented by contours at 20m intervals with relief shading and colouring... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Maremma Coast - Piombino - Follonica - Castiglione della Pascaia Kompass 2469
  • The coast of Maremma at 1:50,000 from Kompass, on a map printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Coverage includes Piombino, Follonica, Castiglione della Pescaia, Marina di Grosseto, Wetulonia, Ribolla, Valpiana, Venturina, etc. Contours are at 40m intervals, with a 2-km UTM grid. Extensive overprint includes cycling... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Parco della Maremma - Monti dell`e Uccellina Edizioni Multigraphic 504
  • Parco della Maremma - Monti dell`e Uccellina at 1:25,000 in a series of hiking maps from Edizioni Multigraphic covering Tuscany, parts of Umbria, and the adjoining areas. The cartography is rather old fashioned and sometimes not as clear as in the other map series but for many areas, especially for parts of Tuscany, these are the only hiking... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Foreste Casentinesi: Campigna, Camaldoli, Chiusi dell Verna
  • Map No. 20, Foreste Casentinesi: Campigna, Camaldoli, Chiusi dell Verna, in series of contoured, GPS compatible hiking maps at 1:25,000 from the Istituto Geografico Adriatico, covering mainly the spine of the Apennines along the borders of Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna, Umbria and the Marches.Map in this series have contours at 25m intervals with... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • San Gimignano - Colle Val d`Elsa - Poggibonsi Edizioni Multigraphic 511
  • San Gimignano - Colle Val d`Elsa – Poggibonsi area at 1:25,000 in a series of hiking maps from Edizioni Multigraphic covering Tuscany, parts of Umbria, and the adjoining areas. The cartography is rather old fashioned and sometimes not as clear as in the other map series but for many areas, especially for parts of Tuscany, these are the only... Read more
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Tuscany: From Florence to Siena Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Food, wine and walking holiday in the Chianti Region of Tuscany. Discover the magic of Chianti; old farmhouses, medieval villages, rows of cypress trees, quiet forests of oak, beach and chestnut, the lively atmosphere of an outside table on the piazza and the cherry flavours of a glass of Chianti Classico. This is the definitive Tuscany!... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Hill Towns of Tuscany Highlights Self Guided Walking Holiday
  • Self-guided inn-to-inn walking tour between hill-top villages of southern Tuscany. This highlights tour showcases Renaissance and medieval towns nestled amongst the hills of south Tuscany. Walk from Montepulciano to Pienza, visit Sant’ Antimo Abbey and the baths at Bagno Vignoni. Then it’s on to Montalcino before finishing in the ‘Crete Senesi’... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Treasures of Tuscany & Umbria
  • Self guided walking tour discovering the best of Tuscany and Umbria; from Siena to Perugia and on to Florence. Explore the absolute best of Tuscany and Umbria on foot; starting with the medieval and Renaissance hill-top towns of Siena and Pienza, on to historic Perugia and ending in iconic Florence. Nestled in the green heart of Italy, you’ll... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Hill Towns of Tuscany
  • Self-guided inn-to-inn walking tour of Tuscany, from Montepulciano to Siena. Walk between Renaissance and medieval hill-top towns of southern Tuscany, discovering Montepulciano, Pienza, Bagno Vignoni, Montalcino, and finally Siena. Your journey winds through a unique linear, almost geometric landscape of hills, vineyards and olive trees.... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Tuscany: Classic Chianti Short Break
  • Walking in Tuscany; Radda in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti, San Sano and to Siena. On this short break walking adventure in Tuscany discover the unforgettable and classic landscapes of the Chianti wine region. Known as Tuscany’s “third” city, after Florence and Siena, Chianti is formed of castles, fortresses, Romanesque Churches, olive groves and... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Via Francigena: Stage 5: Aulla to San Miniato
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena through northern and central Tuscany. Originating in the historical region of Lunigiana, an area of great gastronomy, lush green meadows and waterfalls, your walking tour along the Via Francigena takes you from Aulla at the foot of the Apennines, along the coast into northern Tuscany and the... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Tuscany: Chianti in Luxury
  • Walking in Tuscany; Radda in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti and to Siena. Walk Tuscan wine trails through the timeless landscapes of Chianti to Siena, staying in luxury accommodations. This very special tour combines perfect walking and opportunities to eat and learn to cook authentic Tuscan food with touring a vineyard and stays in the finest... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Via Francigena: Stage 6: San Miniato to San Quirico
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena through central Tuscany. Explore the central belt of iconic Tuscan landscapes and a distinctive trio of medieval towns; Siena, San Gimignano and Monteriggioni. This stage of the Via Francigena takes you from the charming village of San Miniato to San Quirico situated on the northern edge of... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Tuscany: Classic Chianti
  • Walking in Tuscany; Radda in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti and to Siena. Follow Tuscan trails through the unforgettable wine region of Chianti to Siena, whose historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This tour is an intoxicating mix of exceptional experiences as you walk from village to village through this striking region of Chianti.... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Via Francigena: Stage 7: San Quirico-Montefiascone
  • Self guided walking tour following the Via Francigena through Tuscany and Lazio. Following in the footsteps of pilgrims from the Middle Ages this section of the Via Francigena begins in the heart of the Tuscan countryside and finishes in the medieval town of Montefiascone. Encounter small hamlets and villages atop conical hills and set within... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Classic Tuscany
  • Walking in Tuscany; Volterra, San Gimignano, Colle di Val D'Elsa, Siena on a self-guided trip. Treat yourself to a week under the Tuscan sun; slow down to take in the classic sights of Volterra, San Gimignano, Colle Val D’Elsa Monteriggioni and Siena on foot—the best way to relax and immerse yourself in Tuscany. Follow trails between hilltop... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Classic Tuscany Short Break
  • Walking in Tuscany; Volterra, San Gimignano, Colle di Val D'Elsa, Siena on a self-guided trip. Spend 4 nights exploring Tuscany on foot, walking between atmospheric ancient hilltop towns of Volterra, San Gimignano, Colle di Val D’ Elsa and Siena. Soak up the views as you wander between Etruscan olive groves, vineyards and over rolling green... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane, culturele hoogtepunten
  • Toscane ademt cultuur en historie. Niet alleen bewaard gebleven in die prachtige middeleeuwse stadjes en dorpjes, ook in de architectuur van het landschap dat uniek is in Europa. Vanuit drie landelijke gelegen accommodaties verken je de pracht en praal, de kunst en cultuur van deze landstreek. Dompel jezelf onder in de hectiek van Lucca, Siena... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane-Via Francigena
  • De etappe Lucca-Siena van de Via Francigena is er een waarin natuur, cultuur, geschiedenis en spiritualiteit op een unieke manier samenkomen. De reis begint bij de prachtige tuinen, villa’s en honderden kerken in het met Romeinse muren beschermde Lucca. Over veelal verlaten strade bianche - de witte Toscaanse wegen - wandel je vervolgens verder... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane compleet
  • Van de groene Apennijnen in het noorden tot de het onbekende Etruskische zuiden, op deze complete rondreis ontdek je de uitersten van Toscane. Beleef de verrassende cultuurmonumenten, de glooiing van de heuvels. Ontdek de necropoli van de Etrusken te voet en geniet van de beste keuken van Europa. Je verblijft in een viertal, zorgvuldig... Read more
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