Walking & Hiking in Idyllic Tuscany and Mystical Umbria
Embark on a fun and informative walking exploration of Italy’s rolling hills as you discover timeless villages, famed vineyards, friendly locals and world-class cuisine.
Program No. 3573RJ
12 days
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At a Glance

Walk and hike through the incomparable Italian countryside and get up close to the culture, history, geology, art, flora and fauna of Tuscany and Umbria. Discover not only storied beauty and panoramic views of rolling pastures, famed vineyards and olive groves, but also learn about and appreciate some of the most historic and best-preserved medieval towns, villages and monuments in Europe.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
Walking 4-8 miles daily over varied terrain; trails and dirt roads are well-marked, gently undulating with some rocky sections and steep ascents and descents. Sturdy walking/hiking shoes are required. Elevations up to 5,700 feet.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • In the town of Bevagna learn about two of Umbria’s finest Romanesque churches, while in Siena marvel at the medieval architecture made of sienna-colored brick.
  • Follow in the footsteps of Saint Francis as you visit his hermitage and explore the town of Assisi.
  • Savor the best cuisine in Tuscany at a special lunch at a mountain hut, visit renowned wineries and sample local cheeses.
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Katrin Dehne
Born and raised in Germany before settling in Italy in 1987, Katrin Dehne has studied in universities throughout Europe and received her master’s in management. When she’s not taking part in cultural projects in the Umbria region, she enjoys nature, being outdoors and traveling with her family. She loves meeting new people from all over the world and learning from them as they also learn from her about the history, culture, wine production and economics of Umbria.
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