We noticed that you are based in the - click here to visit our USA website. US 

Via Francigena Stage 5: Aulla to San Miniato

From £875.00
8 Days & 7 Nights
4
Read 3 reviews

Via Francigena Stage 5: Aulla to San Miniato

  • The Apuane Alps with their famed white Carrara marble peaks
  • Walk through a patchwork of exquisite Tuscan landscapes
  • Stroll through the historical region of Lunigiana, an area of verdant meadows
  • Enjoy staying in the medieval village of San Miniato
  • Wander along the Renaissance walls of Lucca which although centuries old are still intact
Originating in the historical region of Lunigiana, an area of great gastronomy, lush green meadows and waterfalls, your walking tour along the Via Francigena takes you from Aulla at the foot of the Apennines, along the coast into northern Tuscany and the medieval village of San Miniato. Ancient and strategic strongholds, majestic hills and valleys, the town of Lucca with its Renaissance walls -this journey will not disappoint and you will savour every moment, from the glorious views over the Apuane Alps to the imposing and majestic structure of the Brunella Fortress.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Aulla Day 2 Aulla to Sarzana 11 miles / 19 km Day 3 Sarzana to Avenza 11 miles / 17 km Day 4 Walk Avenza to Massa, Train to Pietrasanta, Walk to Camaiore 14 miles / 22 km Day 5 Camaiore to Lucca 15 miles / 24 km Day 6 Lucca to Altopascio 11 miles / 17 km Day 7 Altopascio to San Miniato 18 miles / 29 km Day 8 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 3kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 3kg is equivalent to 10 miles in a medium petrol car. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.

Reviews

Other Information

Is it for me? Accommodation & Meals Navigation What's Included When to go Travel & Transfers Info & FAQ
Featured
You May Also Like
  • Pilgrimages
    Type Pilgrimages
    50 Days 49 Nights

    Full Italian Via Francigena: Bourg St Pierre-Rome

    Walk the full Italian Via Francigena from Bourg St Pierre to Rome.
    Highlights
    • Via Francigena, one of Europe's great pilgrimages
    • Become immersed in the culture of each region
    • Walk through classic Italian landscapes
    From £5,880.00
    Grade
    Comfort
  • 8 Days 7 Nights

    Via Francigena Stage 4: Fidenza to Aulla

    Follow the Via Francigena through Italy's Apennine Mountains and via Emilia Romagna towards Tuscany
    Highlights
    • Walk through Italy's Apennine Mountains
    • Fidenza and its famed duomo of pink stone
    • Sampling delicious cheeses and meats of Parma
    From £890.00
    Grade
    Comfort
  • 8 Days 7 Nights

    Via Francigena Stage 6: San Miniato - San Quirico

    Follow the Via Francigena in central Tuscany taking in iconic walks between medieval hilltop towns
    Highlights
    • Iconic Tuscan cities of Siena and San Gimignano
    • Relax at day's end with a glass of Chianti
    • Follow ancient pilgrimage routes through Tuscany
    From £875.00
    Grade
    Comfort
  • Slower Adventures
    Type Slower Adventures
    8 Days 7 Nights

    Classic Chianti

    Follow Tuscan trails through the unforgettable wine region of Chianti to Siena
    Highlights
    • Classic wine routes through the Tuscan hills
    • Hand-picked accommodation in sublime locations
    • Hike into the wonderful UNESCO city of Siena
    From £1,205.00
    Grade
    Comfort
  • Slower Adventures
    Type Slower Adventures
    8 Days 7 Nights

    Trails of Tuscany

    Enjoy life at a slower pace in Tuscany combining gentle walks with hilltowns and Renaissance cities
    Highlights
    • Trails through vineyards and olive groves
    • Visit Florence, Siena, Montepulciano and Cortona
    • The outstanding local cuisine and wines
    From £1,125.00
    Grade
    Comfort

WHY MACS?

Reasons to believe in Macs Adventure:
The Biggest Choice

The Biggest Choice

Self-guided walking & cycling is all we do - we have over 500 tried & tested trips.
Our Heritage

Around Since 2003

We’re still founder led & the world’s number one self-guided operator with mountains of experience.
Reviews

21,000+ Customer Reviews

Plus, with a Feefo Platinum Service Award & British Travel Awards, you know you're in good hands.
Positive Impact

Positive Impact

We use independent suppliers to support communities along our routes, as well as work with organisations to help maintain & restore paths.
Currency:
£ - GBP - Pound
Country/Region name:
UKUK