HIKING & OUTDOOR ADVENTURES
- Hiking & Outdoor Adventures
- Easy Urban Hiking Itineraries
- Walks & Merenda [Italian style pic-nic] with kids along ancient paths
- Certified Hiking Guide [Guida Ambientale Escursionistica AIGAE] English speaking
- Available from 2 participants
- ♥ Outdoor activity: relaxing and safe embraced by Nature ♥
"I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than trees" - Henry David Thoreau
Enjoy the silence of our forests, breath fresh air and smell the perfumes of flowers and wild greens...let your body and soul get all the benefits of an outdoor vacation in the Green Heart of Italy!
All the itineraries are carefully inspected and planned by Leonardo, Certified Hiking Guide!
Let us know what kind of hiker you are [easy, lover, expert] and we'll be happy to propose the best itinerary for you! Follow Your guide!
Just some proposals:
VIA AMERINA TRAIL - BRIDGES AND CASTLES [E]
Half day in the beautiful countryside around Todi, discovering the ruins of the Roman road Via Amerina, ancient road that connected Rome to Umbria and the Adriatic Coast.
TYPE: circular route ◊ GRADE: E (Hikers) ◊ ELEVATION GAIN: mt 150/ 492 ft ◊ TRAIL: 9,4 km / 5,8 miles ◊ DURATION: 4h ◊ TERRAIN: mostly dirt patch roads, forest path, grassland.
Available also in notturna [by night] in Summer months.
IL SENTIERO DEI CASTAGNI [E]
Half day hike on the ridges of Monti Amerini from the little hamlet of Melezzole to the top, among a magical oak and chestnut forest, to admire the stunning view on both sides of Umbria, from Orvieto and Alviano WWF Oasis to Todi and the Middle Tiber Valley.
TYPE: circular route ◊ GRADE: E (Hikers) ◊ ELEVATION GAIN: mt 462/ 1515 ft ◊ ALTITUDE DIFFERENCE DOWNHILL: m 463 / 1515 ft ◊ ALTITUDE MIN: 580 m./1902 ft. ◊ ALTITUDE MAX.: 997 m./3271 ft. ◊ TRAIL: 9,5 km / 5,9 miles ◊ DURATION: 5h (breaks excluded) ◊ TERRAIN: mostly dirt patch roads, irregular crushed stones, rocks, very rough terrain.
SCOPPIO - THE GHOST VILLAGE [E]
Half day hike on the trail leading to the ghost village of Scoppio, abandoned in the 50's after a series of earthquakes. The name comes from the Latin "scopulus", the rocky spur overhanging the area, on which it was built in Medieval times.
TYPE: circular route ◊ GRADE: E (Hikers) ◊ ELEVATION GAIN: mt 963/ 3159 ft ◊ ALTITUDE DIFFERENCE DOWNHILL: m 962/ 3156 ft ◊ ALTITUDE MIN: 434,2 m./1424,55 ft. ◊ ALTITUDE MAX.: 693,4 m./2274,94 ft. ◊ TRAIL: 10,5km / 6,6 miles DURATION: 5h (breaks excluded)◊ TERRAIN: mostly dirt patch roads, irregular crushed stones, rocks, asfalt, ford.
THE SACRED PEAK - MONTI MARTANI FULL DAY [E/EE]
An exciting full day to discover the mysteries of Martani Mountains, reaching the remains of an ancient pre-roman temple, crossing the path walked by Saint Francis of Assisi.
TYPE: circular route ◊ GRADE: E (Hikers) EE (Expert Hikers) ◊ ELEVATION GAIN: mt 1284/ 4412 ft ◊ ALTITUDE DIFFERENCE DOWNHILL: m 1285/ 4215 ft ◊ ALTITUDE MIN: 460 m./1509 ft. ◊ ALTITUDE MAX.: 1121 m./3677 ft. ◊ TRAIL: 15,5 km / 9,6 miles ◊ DURATION: 7h (breaks excluded) ◊ TERRAIN: mostly dirt patch roads, irregular crushed stones, rocks.
URBAN HIKING - KIDS FRIENDLY
Urban hiking is an easier hiking, but in an urban environment. It's a great way to sight-see and get to know our beautiful hilltop towns and hamlets, learn about its ancient history, the people and connect with nature, all while getting some workout!
Discover our towns from a different perspective!
URBAN HIKING IN TODI - FOLLOWING THE EAGLE [T]
Easy and fun Urban Walk to discover the ancient history and the legends of our town immersed in the beauty of Parco della Rocca and the stunning iron works by artist Beverly Pepper.
TYPE: circular route ◊ GRADE: T (touristic - easy) ◊ ELEVATION GAIN: mt 100 / 329 ft ◊ TRAIL: 2 km / 1,25 miles ◊ DURATION: 1.30h/2h ◊ TERRAIN: dirt track, urban flooring
VIA FLAMINIA TRAIL - THE POMPEI OF UMBRIA [T]
Easy walk along the ancient Via Flaminia and the archaelogical park of Carsulae to learn about the daily life in Roman times. Walk among the Roman ruins immersed in the stunning countryside of Umbria. Following optional pic-nic with the traditional porchetta (roast pork) sandwich provided by our selected butchers.
TYPE: theme trail ◊ GRADE: T (touristic - easy) ◊ ELEVATION GAIN: mt 100 / 329 ft ◊ TRAIL: 4 Km/2.5 miles ◊ DURATION: 2.30h/3h ◊ TERRAIN: dirt track, grassland.
NOTE: Hiking/running shoes mandatory depending on the type of trail. Our hiking guide is at your disposal for any info on detailed itineraries and equipment required.
- Individual and Small Group Tours: our Hiking itineraries start from 2 participants to max. 8 people. Our aim is to offer the best authentic and intimate experience to our guests. Outdoor activity: safe and relaxing
- Special for families with kids: some activities have been carefully planned following the desires of our little guests. Special discounted rates.
- Private Tours for Small Groups of max. 10 participants part of the same club, family or group of friends also available on request.
- Slow Traveling: no rush in our tours. All the visits are scheduled to enjoy the experience.
- Meeting points in Todi (near Perugia) or close to the beginning of the trail.
Click here for detailed itineraries and hiking tours running during your stay in Umbria!