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
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids Walking in Tuscany | Cicerone
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Italy
  • 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
  • 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
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2005
  • Reisgids Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria | Penguin Books
  • 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
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Naturführer Kraichgau
  • Der Kraichgau hat alle Zutaten zu einem perfekten Naherholungsgebiet: Er ist gut zu erreichen, kann als uralte Siedlungslandschaft mit zahlreichen historischen Kulturdenkmalen aufwarten, er ist mit einem angenehmen Klima gesegnet und bietet eine geradezu idyllische Landschaft, die immer wieder als "badische Toskana" bezeichnet wird.Der neue,... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Naturführer Kraichgau
  • Der Kraichgau hat alle Zutaten zu einem perfekten Naherholungsgebiet: Er ist gut zu erreichen, kann als uralte Siedlungslandschaft mit zahlreichen historischen Kulturdenkmalen aufwarten, er ist mit einem angenehmen Klima gesegnet und bietet eine geradezu idyllische Landschaft, die immer wieder als "badische Toskana" bezeichnet wird.Der neue,... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Toscana
  • Each map has an extensive index of names enabling easy identification pf paces, mountain refuges, rievrs, farms and lots more. Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Toscana
  • Each map has an extensive index of names enabling easy identification pf paces, mountain refuges, rievrs, farms and lots more. Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Reisgids Insight Guide Toscane (Nederlands) | Cambium
  • Een rijk geillustreerde reisgids met diepgaande teksten: één van de beste reisgidsen die er bestaan. Eerste deel bestaat uit een beschrijving van de unieke aspecten van de regio, daarna een deel echte reisgids en als afsluiting een deel met praktische informatie. De uitstekende informatie wordt vergezeld van prachtige foto's en heldere kaarten.... Read more
Kompass
Germany
  • Lonely Planet Reiseführer Toskana
  • Mit dem Lonely Planet Toskana auf eigene Faust durch eine der Top-Destinationen Europas! Etliche Monate Recherche stecken im Kultreiseführer für Individualreisende. Auf mehr als 300 Seiten gebendie Autoren sachkundige Hintergrundinfos zum Reiseland, liefern Tippsund Infos für die Planung der Reise, beschreiben alle... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alpi di Ledro - Valli Giudicarie Kompass 071
  • Map No. 071, Alpi di Ledro - Valli Giudicarie, from Kompass 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, with extensive coverage of hiking... Read more
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Kompass
Germany
  • Alpi di Ledro - Valli Giudicarie
  • Die KOMPASS Wanderkarten überzeugen durch● eine GPS-genaue und aktuelle Karte zur einfachen Orientierung ● lesefreundliche Optik im idealen Maßstab von 1:25.000/1:35.000 oder 1:50.000● Herstellung auf robustem reiß- und wetterfesten PapierDie GPS-genauen KOMPASS Karten sind ideal für Ihre nächste Tour! Der lesefreundliche Maßstab und nützliche... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
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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
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart - Fietskaart 2497 Sardinien Nord - Sardegna Nord | Kompass
  • KOMPASS Karten enthalten alles Wissenswerte für den Outdoor-Genießer. Wander- und Radwege mit Markierungen je nach Schwierigkeitsgrad, entsprechende Höhenlinien und Vegetationsformen sowie umfassende touristische Informationen.Die GPS-genauen KOMPASS Karten sind ideal für Ihre nächste Tour! Der lesefreundliche Maßstab und nützliche... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Riviera di Ponente: Finale Ligure to Albenga 25K Ed. Multigraphic Map No. 104
  • Map No. 104, covering at 1:25,000 the coast of the Italian Riviera from Finale Ligure to Albenga and inland beyond Monte Carmo. The map is part of a series of walking maps from Edizioni Multigraphic covering the Ligurian Alps and the coast, the crest of the Apennines along the border between Tuscany with the neighbouring regions, and parts of... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Bagno di Romagna
  • Map No. 19, Bagno di Romagna, 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.The maps have contours at 25m intervals with additional shading and numerous Map in this series have... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Colline di Forlí
  • Map No. 127, Colline di Forlí, 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
  • Italy: IGA 25K Hiking Maps of Central Italy
  • Central Italy on a 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.The maps have contours at 25m intervals with additional shading and numerous spot heights. Colouring indicates... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Livorno Coast Edizioni Multigraphic 523
  • The Coast Near Livorno at 1:50,000 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... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Garfagnana Edizioni Multigraphic 701
  • Garfagnana at 1:50,000 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 have... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Elba & the Tuscan Archipelago 25K Ed. Multigraphic Map No. 502
  • Elba and the Tuscan Archipelago 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.... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Etruscan Coast: Cecina to San Vincenzo 25K Ed. Multigraphic Map No. 539
  • The Etruscan Coast of Tuscany between Cecina and San Vincenzo at 1:25,000 on a contoured map from Edizioni Multigraphic highlighting hiking paths, cycle routes archaeological sites, interesting locations, etc. Contours are at 25m intervals. The map has no geographical coordinates. Map legend includes English.Maps in this Edizioni Multigraphic... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Monte Fumaiolo - Alto Tevere
  • Map No. 18, Monte Fumaiolo - Alto Tevere, 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 additional shading and numerous... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Volterra and its Environs Edizioni Multigraphic 513
  • Volterra and its environs 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... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Appennino Tosco-Romagnolo East
  • Map No. 135, Appennino Tosco-Romagnolo East, 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... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alta Valle del Santerno
  • Map No. 22, Alta Valle del Lamone: Alto Appennino Faentino – Anello di Marradi, 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... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Siena and Crete - Senesi West Edizioni Multigraphic 517
  • Crete Senesi 1 - Val d`Arbia 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.... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
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Walking holidays

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 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
  • 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
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
  • 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
  • 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
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane-Val d'Orcia
  • Fietstocht door het prachtige Toscaanse landschap met weidse landerijen, cipressenlanen en wijngaarden. Je passeert opmerkelijk goed bewaarde middeleeuwse en renaissancestadjes. Ontmoet vriendelijke mensen en geniet van het Toscaanse eten en de lokale wijnen. Je verblijft in een bijzondere agriturismo waar de maaltijden worden bereid met... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane-San Gimignano
  • Maak mooie, pittige fietstochten door het klassieke Toscaanse landschap. Start in het vestingstadje Volterra, lang geleden gesticht door de mysterieuze Etrusken. Op 2 wielen ontdek je het Toscane van de bekende foto's: donkere cipressen, zonnige terracottadorpen en golvende velden met druivenstokken en olijfbomen. Sluit de heerlijke fietsweek... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Italië - Toscane-Vallombrosa
  • Vlakbij Florence, maar toch midden in de Toscaanse natuur verblijf je op een landgoed bij een fraaie fattoria. Verspreid in de tuinen van het 11 ha. grote terrein vind je een manege, twee zwembaden, tennisbaan en meer. Door de gunstige ligging zijn naast Florence ook de prachtige Toscaanse stadjes als Lucca, Siena en San Gimignano te bezoeken.... Read more
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