Walking in Tuscany

This is a region that resonates with history - Etruscan remains, Medici villas, Renaissance towns and landscapes that inspired Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Dante.

Walking in Tuscany

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 on public transport and food and drink, as well as a comprehensive list of accommodation, and a useful Italian-English glossary. The guide is packed with interesting details about the area's wildlife, landscape, culture and history, making it a perfect companion to getting to know this beautiful region. Tuscany is justifiably renowned for its glorious landscapes. Romantic hilltop villages clinging to rolling hills contrast with dense forests, rugged mountains and long, sandy beaches. This is a region that resonates with history - Etruscan remains, Medici villas, Renaissance towns and landscapes that inspired Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Dante. Add in the climate and superb food and wine and you have a perfect walking destination.

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Walking in Tuscany
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Gillian Price
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-31 - Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

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
Walking and Eating in Tuscany and Umbria
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: James Lasdun, Pia Davis
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-09-28 - Publisher: Penguin

This book, now thoroughly revised and updated, is written to satisfy readers who want to build their holiday around walking, or those who simply want to integrate a bit of walking into their holiday. It begins with a "practicalities" section and extend into the walks themselves. From six or so
Walking in Tuscany
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Gillian Price
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-09 - Publisher: Cicerone Press

A guidebook to 50 walks through Italy's Tuscany, Umbria and Latium, ranging from brief strolls to a 5-day trek (the Chianti Trail). Includes the wild Chianti ridge, city walks through Perugia, Orvieto and Volterra, and day walks on the beautiful island of Elba and along the unspoilt coast around Orbetello.
Walks & People in Tuscany
Language: en
Pages: 303
Authors: Sir Francis Patrick Fletcher Vane (Bart)
Categories: Tuscany (Italy)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1910 - Publisher:

Books about Walks & People in Tuscany
Walking in Tuscany
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Gillian Price
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Interlink Publishing Group Incorporated

This guide offers numerous suggestions for exploratory walks through the picture-postcard landscapes of Tuscany, Umbria and Latium. It features 50 itineraries ranging from brief strolls to a five-day trek, taking in little-known Etruscan marvels such as ancient sunken roads and monumental rock tombs. Maps. Photos.

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