Trekking itinerary along an ancient track known since Roman times and connecting the city of Felsina (Bologna) and Florence.
Arrival in Bologna and set off on the suggested trekking itinerary from Bologna to Sasso Marconi; the rendezvous is in Piazza Maggiore, the starting point of the Path of the Gods. After walking the longest portico in the world (3.6 km) leading to Santuario della beata Vergine di San Luca and across Parco Talon at Casalecchio, the itinerary reaches Sasso Marconi. Expected itinerary time: 5 hours and 30 minutes.
Set off on the suggested track from Sasso Marconi to Monzuno. From Sasso Marconi the itinerary follows the track leading to Parco dei Prati at Mugnano. From here, the path goes on towards Brento and the Centre for the Protection and Research on Exotic and Wild Fauna at Monte Adone, and then down again towards Brento to reach Monzuno. Expected itinerary time: 8 hours.
Set off on the suggested track from Monzuno to Pian di Balestra. From Monzuno the itinerary unwinds towards Madonna dei Fornelli and Pian di Balestra. Expected itinerary time 6 hours. In the afternoon, set off on the suggested track from Pian di Balestra to Passo della Futa. On the way to Futa there are some well-preserved remains of the military road Via Flaminia. Expected itinerary time: 5 hours.
Set off on the suggested track from Passo della Futa to San Piero a Sieve. From Passo della Futa the track moves towards Passo dell’Osteria Bruciata, and then down towards Santa Agata. Option to conclude the itinerary on foot or by bus. Expected itinerary time: 7 hours.
Set off on the suggested track from San Piero to Sieve a Bivigliano. From S. Piero to Sieve the itinerary crosses the Fortress at S. Martino and a Medici villa at Cafaggiolo. Past the Trebbio castle, the path continues towards Badia di Buonsollazzo. Expected itinerary time 4 hours. In the afternoon, set off on the suggested track from Bivigliano to Fiesole and Piazza della Signoria. The itinerary leads towards Poggio Pratone and its beautiful view over Florence, then on to Fiesole, where the bus to Florence leaves. Expected itinerary time: 4 hours and 30 minutes. Departure.
VALIDITY: available all year round
4 Overnights in a facility in the Apennines with breakfast
Transfers to/from Bologna Airport/Train station
Anything else not included in the above “inclusions” list
RATE per person starting from: € 375.00 in double room (min. 2 people) in a facility in the Apennines *single room surcharge € 115.00 in single room