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Weekend on Tuscany, from San Miniato to San Gimignano

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Self-guided walking weekend, three days of free hiking in the heart of Tuscany

This itinerary through the jewels of the Via Francigena gives you a taste of the scenic and cultural wonders this region has to offer. 

From San Miniato, a hidden jewel along the route of the Via Francigena, the itinerary continues through a path of extraordinary beauty. Admire the thousand-year-old Pieve di Chianni, where Sigeric also stayed, and reach the fascinating towers of San Gimignano, immersing yourself in its medieval atmosphere. 

The journey is not limited to the view, but also involves the palate. Delight in Tuscan cuisine, from the delicacies of San Miniato's white truffle to tasty Pici and San Gimignano's yellow gold, saffron. Everything is accompanied by the renowned local wines, to be tasted directly in the wineries along the route, perhaps getting your credential stamped!


Prices include

  • 2 Nights in double room in **/*** hotels , B&B and agriturismi with breakfast
  • 1 dinner in Gambassi Terme
  • Official guidebook, app
  • Pilgrim Passport
  • Medical and luggage travel insurance
  • 24h phone assistance

Supplemental charges

  • Transfers to the starting location and from the arriving location of the tour
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
  • Lunches and dinners, if not otherwise stated
  • Visits and entrance fees - tips
  • Personal expense
  • Possible sojourn taxes
  • everything not mentioned in the "Prices include" section

Meeting point

San Miniato Alto


  • Day 1: the journey will begin in San Miniato, a true jewel of the Via Francigena. The Seminary that gives its name to the main square will amaze you with its distinctive facade. Enjoy it while illuminated, perhaps after tasting a risotto sprinkled with the typical white truffle, the local pride.
  • Day 2: walk from San Miniato to Gambassi Terme, 24 kilometers Elevation gain: +400 / -220 meters
  • Day 3: walk from Gambassi Terme to San Gimignano, 13.5 kilometers Elevation gain: +350 / -350 meters

and no-show policies

  • Cancellation at least 31 days before starting date: 50 Euro per booking (handling fee)
  • Cancellation between 30 and 21 days before starting date: 30% of total amount
  • Cancellation between 20 and 11 days before starting date: 50% of total amount
  • Cancellation between 10 and 4 days before starting date: 75% of total amount
  • Cancellation within 3 days before starting date: 100%