Hike - Vallombrosa: a 1,000 years of history

What you will find

Easy hike among solemn fir trees and bright beech woods around the Vallombrosa Abbey. The history of mankind is inevitably linked with Nature, in order to produce an environment full of life.


Half-day experience to get in touch with the unique environments of Vallombrosa. Here the intertwining of man's work with Nature bears numerous testimonies. Together with your guide, you will enter the heart of the biogenetic reserve to find yourself immersed in the splendid fir and beech woods. The circular route will take you through the most evocative corners of the reserve, such as the Chapel of San Giovanni Gualberto and the Scala Santa.

Length: 8km.
Elevation gain: 250 meters uphill


  • Vallombrosa Abbey
  • Vallombrosa Biogenetic Reserve
  • Paths of woods – Log trails
  • Scala Santa – Holy stairway
  • Environmental hiking guide service - Outdoor Guide service
  • Third party liability insurance


Andrea has been an Environmental Excursion Guide since 2009. He mainly deals with environmental education and accompanying groups of Italians and foreigners around the beautiful Tuscany.
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Info / Important details

CANCELLATION POLICY: Full refund if cancellation is made a week before the event

  • Type: shared tour
  • Conditions: min4-max12 people, minimum age 12yo
  • Language: English, Italian, French
  • Price: 20€ (10€ minors)
  • Availability: Tuesday – Thursday and Saturday. Scheduled time: from 3pm to 6pm. From July to September
  • Duration: 3h

Information and availability request 

Please fill in the form and send your information request to GECO impresa sociale

Where / Meeting point

Abbazia Vallombrosa - 50066 Vallombrosa (FI)