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Siena: Half-day Guided Hike to Monteriggioni
59 USD
Immerse yourself in the rustic charm of Tuscany on a captivating stroll along ancient pilgrimage routes. With a knowledgeable local guide by your side, uncover the region's hidden gems as you wander through picturesque landscapes. As a delightful reward, indulge in a wine-tasting experience that will leave you enchanted.
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Escape the hustle and bustle of town life and embark on a leisurely stroll along the historic Via Francigena, an ancient pilgrim route that dates back to the 9th century. Guided by an expert, you'll uncover the secrets of this once-thriving highway of pilgrims and merchants, which connected Northern Europe to Rome during the Middle Ages. As you walk, immerse yourself in the picturesque Tuscan landscape, where medieval villages, castles, and ruins await. The Via Francigena, once forgotten in favor of modern roads, has been rediscovered and is now relished by pilgrims and hikers alike. Take in the breathtaking views of rolling hills, vineyards, and olive groves, as you make your way from Siena to the majestic fortress of Monteriggioni. Built in the 13th century as a stronghold against Florence, this medieval fortress has evolved into a charming village, boasting local craft shops and artisanal goods. Here, indulge in a wine tasting experience, accompanied by your guide. Afterward, you're free to explore the village and surrounding countryside at your leisure or return to Siena whenever you please, with bus tickets provided for your convenience.