Our Eastern Tuscany walking holiday is
based for seven nights in a hotel at Cortona. On
our rambles we explore beautiful countryside as well as fascinating towns
like Arezzo and Assisi. This region of Italy abounds with history.
civilization flourished in ancient times. The Romans conquered bringing
roads and theatres. In medieval times Saint Francis preached at Assisi.
The Renaissance brought a wealth of great artists and today, in
Arezzo, is the fresco "Legend of the True Cross" painted in the XV century and considered one of the highest achievements of Italian
In the spirit of St Francis, this region's
reserves are wonderful for walking. Quiet country roads link
medieval villages where we stop to explore. We
see many artistic and historic sites; the spiritual monuments
of Assisi; thousand-year-old
Etruscan towns and villages amid endless Tuscan vineyards.
This walking holiday is "single-centred" which means we stay in
one hotel for the week (no packing and unpacking). Our hotel was
originally a 12th century monastery which has been converted
to a lovely three star hotel. Rooms have private bathroom and are very
the hotel retains its old world atmosphere with peaceful gardens and its
own wine cellar.
makes Walkers World Eastern Tuscany walking holidays
professional guides are bilingual and know their
variety of restaurants offer a chance to sample Tuscan
private bus allows for a flexible schedule to suit our
group. No waiting for public transport.
- Having two levels of
guided walking allows you to choose your own pace.
- A visit to Tuscany is
not complete without a wine tasting.
If you would like
two weeks in September you can combine Eastern Tuscany and Southern Tuscany holidays.
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