Sun-baked Tuscany is home to many world-renowned cities, including Florence, Pisa, Siena and San Gimignano. And then there’s a host of pretty villages, soul-stirring, picture-perfect countryside and a wealth of Renaissance treasures, along with some of the finest Iocal produce and wines in Italy.
This is an unforgttable region, laying claim to the best of everything Italian. Exodus Tuscany trips take you away from the tourists, encouraging you to explore by bike or on foot, on a guided or self-guided adventure.
Holidays to Tuscany are beyond compare. Visit the gems of Lucca, Pisa and Florence on a holiday to Italy taking in the best-kept secrets of the region. Walking holidays in Tuscany cannot be complete without a stay in the charming forests and hills of the Garfagnana. You’ll find the perfect rural retreat at the family-run agriturismo of Braccicorti – the ideal base for walking holidays in Tuscany.
Some of the best road cycling in Tuscany can be found in the north of the region. On this trip we discover the iconic city of Pisa, ride through quiet mediaeval villages and the glorious landscape that connects them and savour a huge range of delicious food and wine. What better way to explore the ‘Bel Paese’ (Beautiful Country)?
This tour was a welcome change from the fast paced touring of the big cities. We became familiar with the topography and vegetation as we hiked daily, also visiting towns known for wines and cheeses. The town of Chianciano provided a magnificent backdrop to our accomodation of Agriturismo La Pietriccia. We were awakened every morning to the rooster crowing. Stefano was an attentive and knowledgeable host. Plenty of food was served at the 4 course suppers. I feel this tour was necessary to complete my knowledge of the culture of Italy!
If you think of Tuscany you think of rolling hills. Stop. The Garfagnana Mountains are a relatively undiscovered part of Tuscany……..and they are indeed Mountains !!!! In fact they are superb mountains with beautiful climbs through gorgeous forests, onto green plateaus with alpine flowers and finally onto the rocky craggy peaks with 360 degree views far and wide. Where better to sit with your new group of friends and have a tasty picnic lunch. This is one of the best walking trips I have been on with Exodus……….made even better by the unique accommodation and the splendid food provided. I cannot fault it in any way.
This holiday was everything it promised & more. The accommodation was fabulous & in a beautiful setting. 15 minutes walk from beautiful village of Castinella with a selection of shops & restaurants. The walks were well organised, taking in some amazing sights. We also really enjoyed the walking tours in Siena & Florence. Our leader, Jordan, was amazing. Informative, helpful & made everything fun. He brought the group together and we all came back having made new friends. Tuscany is stunning, the wine tastings were interesting & I would thoroughly recommend this trip.