The Francigena Trail, come and walk in history!

A deep immersion in the intense experience of a medieval pilgrim, passing through San Gimignano.... in a time when the Templar Knights protected "the Way". We propose a 3 nights stay on BB in double room with bath or shower with the special overnight at the Fortezza de 'Cortesi, the original “Castrum Cortesianum" located in an absolute pristine environment where courtesy, history and silence are kings.

3 Nights Special Offer (minimum 2 people)

The 2 Francigena tracks arriving and departing from Fortezza de’ Cortesi reach two other beautiful medieval centres: Gambassi Terme and Colle Val d’Elsa. The walk nourishes the spiritual and physical energy, in the silence of sacred sites, along the ridges of the Val d’Elsa, dotted with castles, abbeys, churches and farms originated by the passage of the Via Francigena. Walking or cycling, you will enjoy the outstanding landscape and nature around you, a path of our knowledge of the territory in your hands to discover the rich natural, geological, archaeological, spiritual, historical  heritage . The guides are written and guaranteed by the Local Tour Operator Tuscany ex, who also manage the Transfers to the starting points. Local historical and archaeological associations cooperate to guide insights.

Length of trails:
Gambassi San Gimignano: Min14km – Max 19 km
2 optional excursions along the route: Etruscan tombs site and Benestare geological park
San Gimignano – Colle Val d’Elsa: min 16km – max 25km
2 optional excursions along the route: Roman ruins – Archaeological Park

The offer includes:

  • 3 nights stay in double bedroom furnished with original antiques, canopy beds, matching fabrics by the renowned fashion designer Rubelli
  • Rich buffet breakfast with typical sweet and savoury choices served at the old great table used in the past during the harvest time in the charming medieval great room with old mangers, beautiful vaults and relaxing music
  • In each room kettle with a selection of teas, coffees, herbal infusions, safe, screens, mini fridge, music system diffusion, air conditioning, personalised private bathroom supplied with hair drier and basic toiletries
  • Use of the garden and pool (seasonally open from June 1st to September 30th)
  • Books at guests disposal on request during the whole stay
  • Wi-fi connection
  • Flexible digital (or paper) detailed roadbooks and Gpx maps you can easily upload on your   androids, phones and tablets
  • Private parking
  • Daily cleaning
  • Possibility to have dinner at special price conditions at our Dulcisinfundo restaurant located in the center of San Gimignano, 5 km away the property (from April to October inclusive)

Rate per person for 3 nights:
standard room: 238 euro
superior room:  253 euro

Not included:
Transfers to the starting points
accommodation tax 1,50 euro per person per day


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