Donkey trekking in Italy: Are you looking for something sporty and love animals? Would you like to take care of a donkey and combine this with hiking for a few days? In turn they will take care of you by carrying your baggage. Or do you want to get the kids excited about trekking with donkeys in Tuscany?
For young and old, donkeys are the ideal company on walks. They are sweet, patient and strong. Because of this children like to take care of donkeys and to help guide them. As a result, they walk much further than they would normally. If they get tired, they can rest on the back of their new found friend.
Walking Tours in Tuscany
Walking tours in Tuscany, Italy: Do you dream of a walking holiday in the South surrounded by Tuscan nature? Designing a walking tour in an unknown area is often quite a challenge. Maps are hard to find and the question remains whether the paths still exist. You also want to be sure to visit the most beautiful sights, scenes and culture spots in the area.
With our packages for hiking in Tuscany, you have the opportunity to make unique trips in a non-touristy nature reserve and stay the night in the best accommodation. We update our walks annually and can adapt perfectly to your hiking level.
Travel incentives in Tuscany
Travel incentives in Tuscany are becoming very popular and for good reason! If you are looking for an alternative, exciting teambuilding or company activity, Tuscany is a wonderful place for this. At Altratoscana, groups and teams can experience multi-day donkey trekking, guided or self-guided walking tours with GPS, and so much more.
About Altratoscana in Tuscany, Italy
Tuscany but different
There is a lot to be said about Altratoscana in Tuscany, Italy! We only lift a corner of the veil here, however the only way to really discover who we are and appreciate this beautiful region, is by immersing yourself in the wonderful experience that is Altratoscana.
Agriturismi holiday farms in Tuscany
Attractive accommodation locations
Agriturismi are rural holiday accommodations in Tuscany that derive part of their income from agriculture. Most of the old farmhouses, where rooms are rented out, have been restored to their original style. In the kitchens, only local, organic and home-grown produce is used. All agriturismi locations meet our criteria: hospitality, a rustic environment, good food, child friendly, a good atmosphere and possibly a swimming pool.
More about donkeys in Tuscany
Patient, beautiful, eager to learn, loyal, independent, strong and very smart. In short they have a complete personality. We can go on all day long mentioning the positive qualities of our favorite animal, the donkey.
The reputation that donkeys are self-willed animals has to do with their intelligence and cautious nature.
More about Pomarance
Hiking between Volterra and the coast
Pomarance is located in the Alta Val di Cecina, a region with a rich past and picturesque nature. Unlike other parts of Tuscany, this zone is unknown to the masses. The landscape consists of rolling, green hills interspersed with high rock formations.
The geological origin of this area, also known as the metal hills, is volcanic.
Extend your stay in Tuscany?
That is absolutely possible!
Extend your stay in Tuscany! It is absolutely possible to combine your donkey trekking or hiking tour with a longer stay in this beautiful Italian region. In fact, it is a very good idea to stay longer because there is plenty to do and see in the area. In addition to breathtaking environment, this region has a rich cultural past.
We are happy to give you tips on the best places to stay and campsites in the area. Upon booking with us, we can make these reservations for you free of charge, as part of our service.
How to find us in Tuscany
How to reach Tuscany
Pomarance is the starting point for our hiking and trekking holidays. It is located 1300 km from Brussels and 1450 km from Amsterdam. Tuscany is easy to reach by car or by plane. The shortest route by car runs through Luxembourg, France and Switzerland or through Germany and Switzerland. The motorways in northern and central Italy are of good quality.
Maps and GPS track
Maps, GPS tracking and detailed information about the route day per day
Agriturismi holiday farms in Tuscany
Overnight stays in authentic rural hotels known for their delicious Italian cuisine!
Customisation at Altratoscana
An extended offer of multi-day tours suited for every budget and walking level
Tuscan nature and history
Be guided to waterfalls, never ending forests, old monasteries and beautiful hamlets