Tuscany on Foot

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5.0 Based on 2 Reviews
  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Self-guided
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • guiding method Self guided/Independent
  • Starts Volterra, Italy
  • Ends Siena, Italy
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Classic Tuscan walking
  • Picturesque landscapes and villages
  • Enjoy famous local Wines like ‘Vernacchi’
The Tuscany on Foot tour starts in Volterra and ends in Siena. The Tuscany on Foot is a walking tour that takes 7 days taking you from Volterra to Siena and through other destinations in Italy.

Discover the stunning Tuscan countryside on foot. This walk threads together some of the most attractive towns and villages in Tuscany in an eloquent procession. It is a perfect introduction to the region and for people who love museums and galleries, Gothic and Romanesque architecture, there is plenty to see and do. You have plenty of time for attraction visits on most days. However the emphasis of the tour is to enjoy the countryside, the rolling vineyards, the poppies in spring and the wild cyclamen in autumn. Most of all, many of the views have changed little for hundreds of years. This is a relatively gentle tour that is suitable for those who are new to walking tours. More experienced walkers will also enjoy the classic Tuscan landscape of small but sometimes steep hills, olive groves and vineyards. We pass close to the classic wine-growing region of the Vernacchi and Chianti and visit the historic towns of Volterra, San Gimignano (with its famous towers), Colle Val d’Elsa and Siena. There is also an opportunity to visit Pisa with its famous attractions and if you decide to extend the tour by a day or two you can visit the celebrated city of Florence. The walking takes in classic Tuscan landscapes and as most days are not too long, you will have plenty of time to sightsee, or picnic.
5 - Excellent
Based on 2 reviews
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 06 2019
“Beautiful place to walk at the end of May 2019 - wild flowers everywhere and even saw to wild boar families prancing along the edge of a field. Trip preparations, sherpa service, and extra contextual notes were fabulous.”
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 19 2017
“We had a lovely time and thoroughly enjoyed the whole walk. The tour was correctly graded and classify for beginners. The hours/distances covered each day were roughly as expected. Route notes and maps good. At times the distances were over or understated and giving times to cover distance has problems with different walking paces.”
  • Day 1 : Arrive Volterra
  • Day 2 : To Sensano 13 km / 8 miles, 5 hours
  • Day 3 : To San Gimignano 18 km / 11 miles, 5 hours
  • Day 4 : To Colle Val d'Elsa 12 km / 7.5 miles, 4 hours or 18.2 km / 11.3 miles, 5 hours
  • Day 5 : To Monteriggioni 17 km /10.5 miles, 5.5 hours
  • Day 6 : To Siena 20 km /12 miles 7 hours, or to il Ceppo 8.5 km / 5 miles, 2.5 hours
  • Day 7 : Arrangements end after breakfast.
  • 2 nights accommodation in 3 star hotels, 1 night in a 4 star hotel, 1 agriturismo and 1 B&B on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities
  • 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners
  • Luggage transfer (1 bag per person not weighing anymore than 20kg)
  • Information pack including route notes & maps
  • Emergency hotline
  • 4 evening meals, all lunches & beverages
  • Entrance fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Travel to the start and from the end point of the trip
  • Personal expenses such as laundry and phone calls
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Tuscany on Foot tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 03 April 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 03 April 2021, a deposit of 342 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 69 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Tuscany on Foot tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Tuscany on Foot tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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