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Beautiful, easy walk in Tuscany

Our group decided to walk this woodland path while walking the Via Francigna from Lucca to Siena... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
Sewbusymom
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Boston, MA
Oasis in the middle of town

If you want to get away from the traditional sightseeing of churches and centuries old buildings... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Elena0771
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Titusville, Florida
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

Our group decided to walk this woodland path while walking the Via Francigna from Lucca to Siena, and it was one of the hightlights of our walk. It is very well maintained, and an easy hike. It takes you along the river, where you will...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

If you want to get away from the traditional sightseeing of churches and centuries old buildings, Sentierelsa is the perfect spot! What a great way to stretch your legs and enjoy nature...we started at the end of the trail and walked to about mid point...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elena0771
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

This is a really nice short woodland walk, which crosses the river Elsa a number of times with stepping stones / wooden bridges. The river is a beautiful blue colour due to the limestone. The place can get very busy at weekends. The full walk...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

It wasnt that easy to find but once in Gracciano by the roundabout over the river there is a small car park. Straight away you encounter the blue river and falls. Totally unexpected to find such big falls and pools here. River is very blue...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robert C
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Took the glass elevator down to the street market and then walked over to the Sentierelsa for a hike, swim and picnic lunch. Beautiful, cold, clear blue water with small pools and waterfalls along the way to find your own special swimming hole. Mostly local...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful turquoise waters, refreshing shade, a pleasant nature walk. It has it all. Very crowded, but we arrived around 4 so we found a perfect place to set up camp and go for a refreshing swim. If you have them, bring rubber shoes as it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CriPop
Reviewed May 10, 2018

My husband and I love to hike and walk a lot, so I will be honest, when I read that our place was 1 mile from Siena city center - I thought we would walk there whenever we wanted. I also pictured us strolling through...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful place to travel at. It’s not long at all and yet so much to see. Recommended for families and couples.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Nir H
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Just after the roundabout next to the church of colle di Val d' Elsa you will find the staires to this beautiful path. Put on your walking/ running shoes, don't forget your swimwear and if you like take some food and drinks for a picknick....More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank damyrutjes
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Hello everybody :) This is asily accessible path that will lead you through the woods along the river Elsa, takes no more than 60 or 90 minutes (even longer, if you´re a photographer like me) with amazing views end incredible sceneries. Magic woods, fairy tale...More

Date of experience: October 2016
9  Thank Zuzana K
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The starting point is in the small town of Gracciano, there's lots of parking space. It's very close to San Gimignano, definitely a doable day trip, and you can combine it with a visit to a medieval town, Colle Val d'Elsa is... More
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