Walking and Hiking Trails in Italy

Walking Italy
Gillian and John Souter
New Holland 2002
ISBN 1-56656-453-0

The authors include city walks (20) as well as country walks and hikes (30). Plenty of very good photographs, simple but adequate maps and detailed instructions. They give three main walks for Chianti, including one of 18.5 km starting in Greve.

Walking and eating in Tuscany and Umbria
James Lasdun & Pia Davis
Penguin Books 2005
ISBN 014024476X

This book describes all the classic Tuscan (25) and Umbrian (6) walks (emphatically walks, not hikes or treks), has clear maps and detailed itineraries, as well as connections with public transport. Places to eat (picnics and eateries) along the way are noted. Several routes in our area.

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