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
2019
  • Walking in Umbria
  • This guidebook describes 40 walks in Umbria, among the ancient towns of Assisi, Perugia, Orvieto and Norcia. Known as the 'green heart' of Italy, the region of Umbria is home to hills reaching up to the Apennines and Sibillini mountains, as well as ancient villages, Roman and Etruscan ruins, dense woodland and nature reserves. Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2019
  • Walking in Umbria: 40 walks in the `Green Heart` of Italy
  • This guidebook by Italian walking expert Gillian Price describes 40 varied day walks in the region of Umbria, taking in the towns of Assisi, Perugia, Orvieto and Norcia. The walks range from 2.5km to 19km in length, the majority of the routes are circular, and several wonderful traverses have been included, with the return to the start point... Read more
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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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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2018
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
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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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
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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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
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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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
  • 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 estates of Chianti. The DK Eyewitness Guide to Florence and Tuscany covers the must-see sights and the hidden backstreets, so you won`t miss a thing.- See Florence and Tuscany from a different angle... 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
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Reisgids ANWB extra Toscane | ANWB Media
  • Ontdek Toscane met de compleet vernieuwde reisgids ANWB Extra Toscane! Heuvels, cipressen, bochtige weggetjes en eenzaam gelegen landgoederen. Dit maakt Toscane de perfecte bestemming voor een leuke zonvakantie. De compacte ANWB Extra reisgids Toscane biedt naast diverse routes door het gebied en veel praktische tips over hotels, campings en... 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
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • ANWB Extra Toscane actief
  • Wandelingen, Fietstochten en Autoroutes. Op een actieve manier de leukste plekjes ontdekken kan met deze ANWB Actief gids.ANWB Actief is d reisgids voor actieve vakantiegangers. De gids is bedoeld voor reizigers die naar Toscane op vakantie gaan en ter plekke een aantal dagtochten willen maken om de omgeving te verkennen. Dat kan met deze gids... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • ANWB Extra Toscane actief
  • Wandelingen, Fietstochten en Autoroutes. Op een actieve manier de leukste plekjes ontdekken kan met deze ANWB Actief gids.ANWB Actief is d reisgids voor actieve vakantiegangers. De gids is bedoeld voor reizigers die naar Toscane op vakantie gaan en ter plekke een aantal dagtochten willen maken om de omgeving te verkennen. Dat kan met deze gids... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • It Takes Two to Tandem
  • It Takes Two to Tandem Louise and Nev, have been linked for 32 years through their wedding vows. Now Louise is going to be linked to Nev through the steel of a tandem bike frame as they ride for sixteen days, travelling 880 miles through the United Kingdom, from John O’Groats to Lands End.Nev with a history of success in mountain bike racing is... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • It Takes Two to Tandem
  • It Takes Two to Tandem Louise and Nev, have been linked for 32 years through their wedding vows. Now Louise is going to be linked to Nev through the steel of a tandem bike frame as they ride for sixteen days, travelling 880 miles through the United Kingdom, from John O’Groats to Lands End.Nev with a history of success in mountain bike racing is... Read more
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United Kingdom
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Netherlands
  • Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes In & Around Tuscany
  • A hiker's guide to Tuscan Hill Country, the Alpi Apuane mountains, and other local regions shares tips for driving and weather management while making recommendations for numerous restaurants, lodging establishments, and campgrounds. Original. Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes In & Around Tuscany
  • A hiker's guide to Tuscan Hill Country, the Alpi Apuane mountains, and other local regions shares tips for driving and weather management while making recommendations for numerous restaurants, lodging establishments, and campgrounds. Original. Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Travels in Tuscany
  • The youngest of the four children, Charles Spencer was the only one to follow his father's footsteps. In 1914, the year of his father's death, Charles took control of the flourishing family business. While attending Oxford in 1894, his future path seemed fairly clearly mapped out for him by family tradition. Before graduation, however, he set... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Travels in Tuscany
  • The youngest of the four children, Charles Spencer was the only one to follow his father's footsteps. In 1914, the year of his father's death, Charles took control of the flourishing family business. While attending Oxford in 1894, his future path seemed fairly clearly mapped out for him by family tradition. Before graduation, however, he set... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2009
  • Reisgids Florence & the best of Tuscany | Rough Guides
  • Zeer goede reisgids voor zowel de georganiseerde maar vooral voor de zelfstandige reiziger. Boordevol informatie over reizen, slapen, eten, maar ook musea en cultuur. Voor Europese landen en steden completer en beter dan de Lonely Planet ! ´´The Rough Guide to Florence & the Best of Tuscany´´ is the essential companion to discovering the... Read more
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Maps

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Alta Valle del Metauro: Valle del Candigliano, Monte Nerone, Monte Catria
  • Map No. 122, Alta Valle del Metauro: Valle del Candigliano, Monte Nerone, Monte Catria, 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... 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Colline di Rimini
  • Map No. 124, Colline di Rimini, 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. This title covers the holiday resorts on the Adriatic coast around Rimini,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • S. Godenzo & the Surrounding Footpaths 25K Ed. Multigraphic Map No. 526
  • S.Godenzo and the Surrounding Footpaths 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
  • Monte Carpegna - Sasso di Simone
  • Map No. 16, Monte Carpegna - Sasso di Simone, 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... 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
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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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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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