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Bologna to Florence

September 5 - September 12

The Way of the Gods or Via degli Dei, connects two of Italy’s most important art cities, Bologna and Florence. Walk on an ancient Roman road from Piazza Maggiore in the heart of Bologna to Piazza della Signoria, the main square of Florence and literally the Cradle of the Renaissance. This ancient way is steeped in history and legends and owes its suggestive name to the mountains along the route: Mt. Adone, Mt. Giove, Mt. Venere and Mt. Lunario.

Dates: 5 September  – 12 September 2020
Trip duration: 8 days
Location: Italy
Challenge grade: Introductory to Moderate
Accommodation: 7 nights hotels, B&Bs and agriturismi (farm stays) with private facilities on a twin share basis.
Cost: $3,590 (plus flights & $2,500 in fundraising)
Beneficiaries: Patients at Epworth HealthCare

Itinerary
DAY 1 ARRIVE BOLOGNA
DAY 2 BOLOGNA TO SASSO MARCONI – 20 KM
DAY 3 BADOLO TO MONZUNO – 16 KM
DAY 4 MONZUNO TO BRUSCOLI – 19 KM
DAY 5 BRUSCOLI TO SANT’AGATA – 21 KM
DAY 6 FROM SAN PIERO A SIEVE TO OLMO – 20 KM
DAY 7 WALK OLMO TO FIESOLE, LOCAL BUS TO FLORENCE – 10.5 KM
DAY 8 DEPART FLORENCE

Trip Includes

  • Trip escorted by Epworth Medical Foundation escort
  • 7 nights’ accommodation in 3* and 4* hotels, B&Bs and agriturismi with breakfast
  • 1 lunch in Fiesole, 5 picnic lunches. 7 dinners
  • Guided city visits Bologna and Florence
  • English speaking guides throughout
  • Transfer Bologna Airport to the hotel
  • Maps and detailed description of the itinerary
  • 24 hour phone assistance

Not Included

  • Meals not listed in the itinerary
  • Drinks throughout except breakfast beverages
  • Travel insurance (international)
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, phone calls, internet etc.
  • Tipping

Organiser

For more information please contact Amy Martinich on 9506 3076 or Rachelle Peterson-Rose on 9516 2811

Register

Register online with a $200 deposit with our travel partner Huma Challenges

Further Information

Download a detailed Bologna to Florence here.

Details

Start:
September 5
End:
September 12

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