Tuscany

Duration:
4 Days | 28th Sept - 1st Oct 2022

We recommend to book in combination with selected accommodation from our Italian organisation or a selected Touroperator!

 


We have chosen for Montecatini Terme because of the beauty of Tuscany, the wellbeing of the thermal waters, the hospitality of this charming town, to simply slow down and enjoy the walks! Welcome at the Third edition of the Tuscany Walking Event!

Montecatini Terme can proudly call itself one of the largest spas in Italy. At the beginning of the 20th century, the town grew further and several spa & relax hotels were added. The ideal place for cures and sports. Restaurants, theaters, nightclubs and a Casino were already built at that time. Montecatini was already visited by many Italian celebrities. We would like to let you enjoy all the beauty that Tuscany has to offer with our four-day walking tour

 


WALKING ROUTE – Tuscany Walking Event / Montecatini Terme

STARTING LOCATION: in Stabilimento Termale di Tamerici – Via della Tamerici 69 Montecatini

Routes are subject to changes

Tuesday 27th September

Starting cards can be picked up in the walking village from 3 pm to 5 pm.

we welcome you at start and finish location. In case you could not reach us on time, you can come in the morning on Wednesday.

 

Day 1 – Wednesday 28th September

Valdienovole

Starting point from The Walking Village Terme di Tamerici – Via della Tamerici 69 Montecatini

Route 15 km and 25 km : Montecatini-Terme and Montecatini Alto

Today the route leads through the picturesque region of Valdinievole for the 25 km walkers and partly also for the 15 km walkers, to the higher Montecatini Alto and back to Montecatini-Terme and to The Walking Village.

Montecatini Alto: this beautiful village is well worth a visit because of the beautiful view. Via small cobbled streets you reach the Piazza Guiseppe Giusti with its small restaurants and cozy terraces. Enjoy your lunch here. Take a closer look at this picturesque village!

Walking back to the waking village and enjoy your first day of arrival.

Day 2 – Thursday 29th September

Il Cammino di San Jacopo

Starting point from The Walking Village Terme di Tamerici – Via della Tamerici 69 Montecatini

From The Walking Village, the walkers go to the Montecatini CENTRO station and by train to Pistoia  15 K) and Montale – Agliana (25 k) (train ticket is included)A beautiful walking route partly on the pilgrimage road: Il Cammino di San Jacopo to Montecatini the 15 km  and 25 km walkers are going to the trainstation of Serrevale Pistoise! and than back by train to Montecatini CENTRO and then to The Walking Village to sign out.Il Cammino de San Jacopo: In Tuscany, along the ancient Via Cassia, Il Cammino di San Jacopo winds, a route through authentic and extraordinary areas that crosses the cities of Florence, Prato, Pistoia, Pescia and Lucca. This Cammino is part of a long journey through the heart of Europe to Santiago de Compostela. Like most towns in this area, it prospered during the Middle Ages thanks to its position between the city-state powers of Florence and Pisa.Pistoia: when you think of Tuscany, you usually think of the beautiful nature and famous cities such as Florence and the leaning tower of Pisa. But of course there is much more to discover in this beautiful region. This nice town was founded by the Romans (and was then called Pistorium) and was the cultural capital of Italy in 2017. There is plenty to see and experience here! It’s not for nothing that Pistoia is also called Little Florence

 

Day 3 – Friday 30th September

Altopascio / Montecarlo / Collodi / Pescia

Today is the day of wine and PinnokkioStart from The Walking Village.By train (train tickets included) from Montecatini CENTRO to Altopascio (25 Km) and Montecarlo San Salvatore (15km) and via the beautiful high altitude Montecarlo and the village of Collodi walking back over the Pinnokkio Fablepad to Pescia station. Then again by train backwards  (train ticket included) to Montecatini CENTRO station and then to The Walking Village to sign out. Altopascio: a town along the Via Francigena (1) is known to every pilgrim. It is a small town known as the bread town because it has managed to preserve its traditional grain production over the centuries.(1) The Via Francigena is the oldest pilgrimage route to Rome from Canterbury through France, Switzerland, the Po Valley and Tuscany. Montecarlo: This small Tuscan hill town was founded in 1333 by the Roman Emperor Charles V and was named after him by the inhabitants: Monte Carlo means ‘Hill of Charlemagne’. Here you can enjoy the peace and quiet in beautiful surroundings. Montecarlo is mainly known for its wines, but also for the ancient paths (1500 AD) with worn cart tracks, part of Variante via Francigena. The Pilgrim’s Way to Rome. Collodi: is known for its Villa Garzoni, with an imposing large garden, built on a cliff, which used to serve as a good protection. Collodi is probably even better known as the home of Carlo Collodi, the author of the internationally famous fairy tale ‘Pinocchio’. Pescia: this city used to live mainly from the paper industry and printing, and today gets most of its income from the flower trade and tourists. The extensive Medici family has left its mark in this city. Thanks to this family, Pescia became an episcopal city

Day 4 – Saturday 1st October

Borgo a Buggiano- Buggiano Castello/Colle di Buggiano – Cozzille (25Km) and Massa e Cozzille

Start from The Walking Village.
Borgo a Buggiano: very attractive because of the tranquility that prevails within its ancient walls. The village is a jewel of medieval architecture and urbanism, a picturesque town, very different from most of the villages in which Tuscany is rich. In Cozzile and Massa e Cozzille: people live in peace, the silence is audible here.Back to the end station of the beautiful four-day walking tour, back to The Walking Village.
Party to celebrate the end of these 4 days!

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Duration:
4 Days | 28th Sept - 1st Oct 2022

We recommend to book in combination with selected accommodation from our Italian organisation or a selected Touroperator!

 


We have chosen for Montecatini Terme because of the beauty of Tuscany, the wellbeing of the thermal waters, the hospitality of this charming town, to simply slow down and enjoy the walks! Welcome at the Third edition of the Tuscany Walking Event!

Montecatini Terme can proudly call itself one of the largest spas in Italy. At the beginning of the 20th century, the town grew further and several spa & relax hotels were added. The ideal place for cures and sports. Restaurants, theaters, nightclubs and a Casino were already built at that time. Montecatini was already visited by many Italian celebrities. We would like to let you enjoy all the beauty that Tuscany has to offer with our four-day walking tour

 


WALKING ROUTE – Tuscany Walking Event / Montecatini Terme

STARTING LOCATION: in Stabilimento Termale di Tamerici – Via della Tamerici 69 Montecatini

Routes are subject to changes

Tuesday 27th September

Starting cards can be picked up in the walking village from 3 pm to 5 pm.

we welcome you at start and finish location. In case you could not reach us on time, you can come in the morning on Wednesday.

 

Day 1 – Wednesday 28th September

Valdienovole

Starting point from The Walking Village Terme di Tamerici – Via della Tamerici 69 Montecatini

Route 15 km and 25 km : Montecatini-Terme and Montecatini Alto

Today the route leads through the picturesque region of Valdinievole for the 25 km walkers and partly also for the 15 km walkers, to the higher Montecatini Alto and back to Montecatini-Terme and to The Walking Village.

Montecatini Alto: this beautiful village is well worth a visit because of the beautiful view. Via small cobbled streets you reach the Piazza Guiseppe Giusti with its small restaurants and cozy terraces. Enjoy your lunch here. Take a closer look at this picturesque village!

Walking back to the waking village and enjoy your first day of arrival.

Day 2 – Thursday 29th September

Il Cammino di San Jacopo

Starting point from The Walking Village Terme di Tamerici – Via della Tamerici 69 Montecatini

From The Walking Village, the walkers go to the Montecatini CENTRO station and by train to Pistoia  15 K) and Montale – Agliana (25 k) (train ticket is included)A beautiful walking route partly on the pilgrimage road: Il Cammino di San Jacopo to Montecatini the 15 km  and 25 km walkers are going to the trainstation of Serrevale Pistoise! and than back by train to Montecatini CENTRO and then to The Walking Village to sign out.Il Cammino de San Jacopo: In Tuscany, along the ancient Via Cassia, Il Cammino di San Jacopo winds, a route through authentic and extraordinary areas that crosses the cities of Florence, Prato, Pistoia, Pescia and Lucca. This Cammino is part of a long journey through the heart of Europe to Santiago de Compostela. Like most towns in this area, it prospered during the Middle Ages thanks to its position between the city-state powers of Florence and Pisa.Pistoia: when you think of Tuscany, you usually think of the beautiful nature and famous cities such as Florence and the leaning tower of Pisa. But of course there is much more to discover in this beautiful region. This nice town was founded by the Romans (and was then called Pistorium) and was the cultural capital of Italy in 2017. There is plenty to see and experience here! It’s not for nothing that Pistoia is also called Little Florence

 

Day 3 – Friday 30th September

Altopascio / Montecarlo / Collodi / Pescia

Today is the day of wine and PinnokkioStart from The Walking Village.By train (train tickets included) from Montecatini CENTRO to Altopascio (25 Km) and Montecarlo San Salvatore (15km) and via the beautiful high altitude Montecarlo and the village of Collodi walking back over the Pinnokkio Fablepad to Pescia station. Then again by train backwards  (train ticket included) to Montecatini CENTRO station and then to The Walking Village to sign out. Altopascio: a town along the Via Francigena (1) is known to every pilgrim. It is a small town known as the bread town because it has managed to preserve its traditional grain production over the centuries.(1) The Via Francigena is the oldest pilgrimage route to Rome from Canterbury through France, Switzerland, the Po Valley and Tuscany. Montecarlo: This small Tuscan hill town was founded in 1333 by the Roman Emperor Charles V and was named after him by the inhabitants: Monte Carlo means ‘Hill of Charlemagne’. Here you can enjoy the peace and quiet in beautiful surroundings. Montecarlo is mainly known for its wines, but also for the ancient paths (1500 AD) with worn cart tracks, part of Variante via Francigena. The Pilgrim’s Way to Rome. Collodi: is known for its Villa Garzoni, with an imposing large garden, built on a cliff, which used to serve as a good protection. Collodi is probably even better known as the home of Carlo Collodi, the author of the internationally famous fairy tale ‘Pinocchio’. Pescia: this city used to live mainly from the paper industry and printing, and today gets most of its income from the flower trade and tourists. The extensive Medici family has left its mark in this city. Thanks to this family, Pescia became an episcopal city

Day 4 – Saturday 1st October

Borgo a Buggiano- Buggiano Castello/Colle di Buggiano – Cozzille (25Km) and Massa e Cozzille

Start from The Walking Village.
Borgo a Buggiano: very attractive because of the tranquility that prevails within its ancient walls. The village is a jewel of medieval architecture and urbanism, a picturesque town, very different from most of the villages in which Tuscany is rich. In Cozzile and Massa e Cozzille: people live in peace, the silence is audible here.Back to the end station of the beautiful four-day walking tour, back to The Walking Village.
Party to celebrate the end of these 4 days!

By signing up to the Walking Event via the link below the participant declares that he knows and agrees with the rules of participation.

Discount:
Click to select departure date:
  • September 29, 2023
Categories: ,

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