Hiking In The Gladiator Fields - Siena

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8.30 am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Sant'Agnese square in Montepulciano
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Hiking tour in Val d'Orcia, the most picturesque part of Tuscany, with its cypress trees and rolling hills. Everyone still remember the masterpiece movie of Ridley Scott, when Russel Crowe as the Gladiator walk through the golden coloured grain fields but not everybody knows that these immortal scenese have been filmed just outside of the Reinaissance village of Pienza, south of Siena province.Now you have the chance to hike in the same paths, the real postcard landscape of Tuscany.

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Meeting point in Sant'Agnese square in Montepulciano at 9 a.m. then short van transfer to Pienza, about 15 minutes driving distance.
Leaving the town at our back we start the excursion in the heart of Val d'Orcia, following a panoramic path.It is a ring itinerary that touch some of the iconic sites of the valley, included the isolated Vitaleta church in the San Quirico d'Orcia area.

  • Hiking distance:10 km (6miles) for 3/4 hours of easy hike in gravel roads and paths.
  • Visit of the village of Pienza, the city of Pope Pius II, kingdom of pecorino cheese
  • Visit of the romanesque Pieve of San Vito e Modesto
  • Hiking in the roads of the movie Gladiator
Mandatory: a good hiking attitude and a good healt, hiking shoes, adequate clothes for hiking in the countryside, backpack with 1.5 litre of water, snacks.

Inclusions

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age is 18 years

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

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