Hikes

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What I offer:

  • naturalistic, historical-archeological, anthropological excursions
  • wine and food routes
  • environmental education projects
  • hiking itinerary planning for farm holidays
  • territory promotion and enhancement, eco-friendly tourism
  • biodiversity and historical-cultural heritage protection
  • custom hikes (on demand)
Monteriggioni

3 – The long Sigerico’s itinerary: via Francigena from Strove to Monteriggioni

The excursion runs through a piece of the most known ever pilgrimage way, that leads from central Europe to Rome, illustrated in X century by bishop Sigerico, with its gravel roads, its castles and its abbeys. Knights, thiefs, pilgrims, dames and merchants travelled through this itinerary in the past and we will look for their … Continue reading 3 – The long Sigerico’s itinerary: via Francigena from Strove to Monteriggioni

5 – The Great Trip: Castel Petraia, Casa Giubileo and S. Colomba.

An Itinerary of great environmental, naturalistic and historical appeal, that allows us to cross the central section of Montagnola heading NorthWest – SouthEast and to link ideally two territories with the same hydro-geological origin, Pian del Casone and Pian del Lago. The route starts in Castel Petraia and climbs up constantly till the Castellare, passing … Continue reading 5 – The Great Trip: Castel Petraia, Casa Giubileo and S. Colomba.

7 – Roots and Stones, Hidden Ruins of Montagnola Senese between Pievescola and Scorgiano

The itinerary will lead us through the Montagnola woods, to discover some history-full ruins surviving in the dense wonderful holly oak and chestnut woods: the Castellaccio di Casole, the Pieve di Marmoraia, the tumulo di Mucellena and the Cappella Nagli. During the excursion we will find out the story of these spots, exploring trails of … Continue reading 7 – Roots and Stones, Hidden Ruins of Montagnola Senese between Pievescola and Scorgiano

8 – Archeological Trekking from Badia a Coneo to Torre di Montemiccioli

Running through grazing and wineyards the itinerary touches three historical-archeological emergencies of Colle Val d’Elsa territory: the Badia di Coneo, Vallombrosa’s friars institutions of XI century, that assumed remarkable prestige by standing on the Via Francigena, the Etruscan necropolis of Dometaia and the Torre di Montemiccioli, an old tower dating back to municipal wars between … Continue reading 8 – Archeological Trekking from Badia a Coneo to Torre di Montemiccioli

11 – S. Colomba, the disappeared Lake and the Eremo di S. Leonardo

The itinerary has a great archeological and religious appeal: from Fungaia, gently going up-and-down, the path runs through S.Colomba and S.Leonardo al Lago, important medieval hermitage which presents several frescoes decorating inside walls of the Church. S.Leonardo al Lago in XII century was inhabited by a religious community, it was placed in a deep wood … Continue reading 11 – S. Colomba, the disappeared Lake and the Eremo di S. Leonardo

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