Buonconvento, ancient medieval town, marked by Via Francigena‘s passage, heart of sienese sharecropping and crossroad of territory main routes, such as the antique way that connects the town to Chiusure, passing through the moon landscape of Crete Senesi and their calanchi (eroded cliffs). The view of the Crete up-here is breath-taking, gently broken by Monte Oliveto Maggiore Abbey, destination of our trip.
DATI DI PERCORSO
|HEIGHT DIFFERENCE||350 m|
|HIKE TIPE||T – Tourist|
The price includes: coordination and assistance environmental tour guide licensed by L.R. 42 del 23/03/2000 e succ. mod., RCT insurance.
Length: Route length is calculated using GPS and maps. The length is always expressed in kilometers (km).
Itineraries on paved or gravel roads, paths on regular terrain, without difficulties or obstacles. Water-courses are crossed on safe small bridges.
Itineraries on any type of path or easy tracks, on varied terrains, may present steep ascents and/or descents and some sections of uneven terrain. Sometimes vegetation can be an obstacle. Water-courses may be crossed fording in shallow waters, without any danger of being dragged away by the stream.
Itineraries on paths or tracks and even out of tracks.
Uneven terrains, sections out on a limb not suitable for those who suffer from dizziness, screes, slippery grass or mud slopes, rocks and/or debrises, single rocky passages requiring the use of hands. Vegetation can be a significant obstacle in some segments. Water-courses may be crossed fording in significant sized rivers (till 20m wide) and/or creeks grown rough in the thawing period or after strong rains.
IItineraries with the presence of snow, with or without snow rackets. Though limited to terrain with very low inclination, with no danger from snow thickness, EAI itineraries require a proper equipment and knowledge for the particular weather and environmental conditions.
Hikes for everyone in good health, able to walk, suitable for elderly and children.
Max length 9-10 km and less than 300m of height difference.
Hikes that require a little training in walking, while not demanding a remarkable physical effort.
Length between 7 and 15 km and height difference between 200m and 600m.
Hikes that require a regular training in walking, presenting hard ascents and/or long distances.
Length between 10 and 20 km and height difference between 400m and 1000m
Hikes that require a regular training in walking and a good fitness level and motivation. They can take place at high altitude and hard environmental conditions.
Length over than 20 km and height difference over than 1000m.