Ramblers Walking Holidays

Cooking and Walking in Tuscany

Press Release   •   Aug 04, 2015 16:06 BST

Ramblers Worldwide Holidays – the experts in guided walking adventures across the globe – is offering a one week Tastes and Trails of Tuscany holiday to Pescia which combines cookery lessons with walks amongst ‘Le Dieci Castelli’ – ten medieval hilltop villages.The holiday is based at the Hotel San Lorenzo, an old, tastefully converted paper mill retaining many original features.It is well-known for its food and wine and has an outdoor swimming pool.

Highlights include savouring traditional Tuscan life where ancient crafts and traditions survive, a day’s sightseeing and walking within the walls of Lucca; a day walking the Via Della Fiaba (the fable trail) to visit the historic Villa Garzoni Gardens at Collodi, one of the most beautiful in Italy!

The hotel cookery lessons are based on local ingredients including the renowned ‘Fagiolo di Sorana’ or ‘Sorano bean’, named after one of the ten hilltop villages.

Price from £799 per person includes return flights, transfers, half board accommodation and cookery lessons on three afternoons plus the services of a dedicated tour leader.


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  • Award-winning  Ramblers Worldwide Holidays have been established since 1946 and are the  experts in guided walking adventures.
  • The company now operates 250 holidays in 70 countries.
  • Ramblers Worldwide Holidays offer a range of graded walks from leisurely to challenging.
  • View the online brochure here
  • Their portfolio also includes specialist holidays linked to walking such as, cooking, cruising, birdwatching, rail journeys and flora.
  • A range of walking grades are available from leisurely strolls to more challenging mountain hikes.
  • Alongside their traditional guided walking proposition, Ramblers Worldwide Holidays provide independent, self-guided UK walking adventures via their Load Off Your Back programme www.loadoffyourback.co.uk
  • Ramblers Worldwide  Holidays provide a fully protected service for their customers as members of ABTA, AITO & ATOL scheme.
  • The operator is a not-for-profit company and contributes monies to the Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust which supports walking related and environmental projects in the UK. The company also funds Heart & Sole - an initiative managed by company staff, with the aim of reaching into the heart of the communities visited. The company’s mission is to generate funds for walking charities by the provision of outstanding outdoor activity holidays.
  • Ramblers Worldwide Holidays also runs The Walking Partnership - an initiative which champions walking at the 'grass roots' level by providing funding and support to walking  groups and clubs throughout the UK.
  • Ramblers Worldwide Holidays is the Walking Holiday Partner of the Ramblers, Britain’s walking charity which is driving this summer’s Big Pathwatch project, to the ‘rights of way’ network across England and Wales which stretches for 140 thousand miles.
  • For further information please contact grahamross1@btconnect.com – 01255 670661