Transhumance route in Tuscany
A fantastic trekking on the transhumance route in Maremma, Tuscany, accompanied by special travel companions donkeys. This itinerary brings you along mule tracks, countryside, crossing the hills and a land full of millennial history and excellent local food.
After the trekking you can visit Pisa, Lucca, Volterra, Florence or have some well deserved relax at the sea.
Trekking is suitable for families with children over 10 years used to walking.
Duration: 5 days
Departure: march - november, except july & august
Price: for 2 persons - 658,00 eur per person in dbl room / for family of 2 adults + 1 kid (up to 12 yrs) - 520,00 eur per person in trpl room / for family of 2 adults + 2 kids (up to 12 yrs) - 440,00 eur per person in qdrpl room
- 4 overnights in local B&B or agritourism
- breakfasts and dinners
- 1 day with english speaking guide
- 2 donkeys and equipment (one donkey for bringing the bags, one donkey with saddles for children)
- information material
- transportation of donkeys on last day
- assistance during the trekking
- costs of transportation for getting to the destination
- transportation of your car to Rosignano (the final point of the trekking) – 80,00 eur
- anything not mentioned under “the price includes”
individual arrival in Marciana di Cascina
Individual arrival in Marciana di Cascina, dinner and overnight at local B&B or agritourism.
Marciana di Cascina - Lorenzana
The itinerary starts from the donkey farm “Il paese dei Balocchi” initially in a flat valley characterized by farmhouses and farms continuing then through the holm oak woods, and with slight ups and downs you arrive on the hill which overlooks the characteristic village of Lorenzana. The overnight is arranged in the historic center of Lorenzana village where you will meet the local people and you will have a possibility to deepen the knowledge of the territory. Dinner and breakfast are served in a characteristic place where you can enjoy typical Tuscan dishes prepared with carefully chosen ingredients starting with the bread made with ancient grain flours.
Lorenzana – Orciano Pisano
Today you will walk from Lorenzana to Orciano Pisano enjoying postcard views and visiting historic farms. You will arrive in a very nice agritourism where you will enjoy a good dinner prepared from the local products, overnight in this suggestive place where the time seems to stand still.
Orciano Pisano- Rosignano Marittimo
Today another wonderful walk with incredible views over the hills and the sea is awaiting! As well you will visit the Lipu Oasis of Lake Santa Luce – a site of particular naturalistic value, and the characteristic village of Rosignano Marittimo where you will stay before reaching the Tirreno sea.