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Via Francigena Stage 7: San Quirico-Montefiascone

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Via Francigena Stage 7: San Quirico-Montefiascone

  • Spending the night next to Lago di Bolsena, a jewel in the heart of Italy
  • Glorious landscapes of Tuscany, carpeted with cypress-studded hills
  • The geologically unique landscapes and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Crete Senesi
  • Appreciating the beauty of the Romanesque 12th century Abbey of Sant Antimo
  • Savouring a glass of local red Brunello wine in a hill top town restaurant
Following in the footsteps of pilgrims from the Middle Ages this section of the Via Francigena begins in the heart of the Tuscan countryside and finishes in the medieval town of Montefiascone. Encounter small hamlets and villages atop conical hills and set within the distinctive undulating Italian countryside. Walk through the glorious landscapes of Tuscany, carpeted with cypress-studded hills and where the birth of the Renaissance began. San Quirico d’Orcia a charming walled town situated on the northern edge of the Valley d’Orcia and also see Sant Antimo Abbey an important stop for pilgrims and an enchanting Romanesque structure. One of the highlights of your walking tour is passing through the geologically unique and ochre-colored landscapes of the Crete Senesi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in San Quirico d’Orcia Day 2 San Quirico d’Orcia to Castelnuovo dell’Abate 9 miles / 14 km Day 3 Castelnuovo dell’Abate to Rocca d'Orcia 11 miles / 18 km Day 4 Rocca d’Orcia to Radicofani 12 miles / 20 km Day 5 Radicofani to Proceno 16 miles / 30 km Day 6 Proceno to Bolsena 19 miles / 30 km Day 7 Bolsena to Montefiascone 11 miles / 17 km Day 8 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 4kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 4kg is equivalent to 2.5 avocados. 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 about how we've carbon counted our trips.

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