Cortona-Lake Trasimeno

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Cortona-Lake Trasimeno

  Day Trips

  Level:    Moderate
  Tour Category:    Day Trips
  Area:    Tuscany , Umbria

Approx 18 km (gravel rds & paths with some asphalt). Stunning views of the Chiana valley and lake Trasimeno, the walk will take you to the site where the troops of Rome under Consul Flaminius where defeated by the Carthagineans under Hannibal in the 217 b.C.

Lake Trasimeno: Trasimeno is the largest lake in the Italian peninsula with a surface area of 128 km², slightly less than Lake Como. a tectonic lake, 3 million years ago, there was a shallow sea in this part of Umbria. Then a depression formed by geologic fractures, allowed the birth of Lake Trasimeno.

Special Event of the day : a good gelato admiring the view.

The Walks includes:

Option A: Hotel Pick-up and return, cuesheets and maps, assistance with car/van*.

Option B: Hotel Pick-up and return, bilingual guide, cuesheets and maps, assistance with car/van*.

Option C: Hotel Pick-up and return, bilingual guide, cuesheets and maps, pic-nic assistance with car/van*.

* only onto roads & tracks that are reachable with a vehicle.