Hiking and Gourmet Picnic in Cortona A spiritual walk far from the madding crowd.



Le Celle Hermitage

Le Celle Hermitage

A gourmet picnic

A gourmet picnic


Hiking and Gourmet Picnic in Cortona - CODE: SNCORT02

Have a walk outside and around the walls of Cortona following a spiritual road that leads to the enchanting Franciscan Le Celle Hermitage, through creeks and olive groves. Located on Mount Egidio, Le Celle is inhabited by Capuchin friars who continue to live a blessed life in the manner instructed by Saint Francis and is an ideal place to find peace.

After the walk, enjoy a gourmet picnic, consisting of a 4-course meal, prepared by Chef Anna with fresh, seasonal, organic and locally produced ingredients, accompanied by Italian prosecco and red wines.  


Please note:

Hard shoes, suitable clothes, backpack and water are recommended.

This tour is not recommended to people with mobility issues or breathing difficulties.



About 6 Km.
Elevation changes: 

Little elevation change.



Forest path.


What’s included:

  • Private transportation in a Mercedes minivan.
  • Departure from and return to your accommodation.
  • Guided hiking with an English-speaking professional environmental guide (approx. 3 hours).
  • Catered picnic (4-course meal, wine).

Price per person: 

4 pax

5 pax

6 pax

€ 145

€ 125

€ 115

Whatever the number of people in your party, we can arrange this tour for you. Prices are on request. Do not hesitate to ask!



Whether you want to modify this tour or have an itinerary built from scratch, we will be happy to create a tailor-made experience. Tell us your preferences and we will craft the ideal tour for you!




A non-refundable deposit of 20% of the total amount is required at the TIME OF BOOKING to secure your reservation. The balance is then due 72 hours BEFORE tour beginning.

Bookings made LATER THAN 72 hours BEFORE tour beginning must be paid by lump-sum settlement.



Any cancellation by you must be notified by email to info@acrosstuscany.com.

We will acknowledge your cancellation by email.

Cancellations received UP to 20 days BEFORE tour beginning: 20% CHARGE (deposit).

Cancellations received FROM 20 day TO 10 days BEFORE tour beginning: 50% CHARGE.

Cancellations received LATER THAN 10 days BEFORE tour beginning, late arrivals and no shows: NO REFUND.

This is applicable to any participant that fails to arrive, or arrives after tour beginning.


Rain policy:

This tour runs rain or shine. In case of bad weather conditions, our Chef Anna will host you for a pampering lunch.



Prices include transportation fees if the pick-up location is within Arezzo or Cortona areas. Please inquire if your accommodation is outside these areas.

Upon booking, please let us know if you have any food allergies or dietary restrictions.

From 115 € PER PERSON

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