Saint Francis Walk from Assisi to Poggio Bustone
* 7 Days walking adventure (150 km) * Plus 2 days at Ananda Assisi
Walking along the path of Saint Francis: an unforgettable pilgrimage crossing through the wonderful places of Umbria and Lazio, visiting sanctuaries and hermitages filled with peace and harmony.
The Walk: June 2020
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|Day||Route||km.||Walking time||Altitude change|
|1||Assisi – Spello||20||6 hours||uphill 830 m, downhill 930 m|
|2||Spello – Spoleto||20||6 hrs||u.150 m, d. 130 m|
|3||Spoleto – Romita di Cesi||21||7 hrs||u. 630 m, d. 570 m|
|4||Romita di Cesi – Sacro Speco||28||8 hrs||u. 420 m, d. 780 m|
|5||Sacro Speco – Greccio||18||7 hrs||u. 860 m, d. 560 m|
|6||Greccio – Fontecolombo||16||6 hrs||u. 500 m, d. 490 m|
|7||Fontecolombo – Cantalice||16||hrs||u. 420 m, d. 430 m|
|8||Cantalice – Poggio Bustone||10||3,5 hrs||u. 250 m, d. 130 m|
The pilgrimage includes two nights fullboard at Ananda Assisi (the last 2 nights) with yoga and meditation practices included in the package.
This pilgrimage requires sufficient physical stamina to be able to walk between 10 to 28 km per day for seven consequential days. Each participant should check with his doctor to ascertain that his or her physical condition is suitable for this type of pilgrimage. When you book for the pilgrimage, you will be asked to fill out a questionnaire about your health. We recommend that you do some training on your own before the pilgrimage in order to fully enjoy this adventure!
The weather in this period is ideal but at times uncertain and variable; sunny days with temperatures around 21°C degrees can alternate with possible rainy periods. You will need comfortable and appropriate clothing; a detailed list will be sent to you upon confirmation of booking.
All hotels have been inspected by the guides. They are simple and cozy, comfortable and fully equipped. All accommodation includes towels and sheets. The accommodation available are double, triple or quadruple rooms, in a friendly spirit of sharing and pilgrimage. Bring your swimsuit – in case of sunny warm days there’s a swimming pool!
Food will be 100% vegetarian. The price is for half-board, with breakfast and dinner included. Packed lunches, extra drinks and any additional options will be charged to the participant. Contact us in case of special dietary needs.
Depending on weather conditions, the programme may vary slightly. This adventure requires mental flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing conditions.
This pilgrimage is organised by Ananda Assisi in collaboration with Vacantioner Travel Agency, Bastia Umbra PG Italy
10 nights in half board service in double or triple bedroom. The price is 830 € per person.
Booking and balance due by 2020 May 5th. The pilgrimage will be confirmed with 8 participants.
For more information ask for Gopala on +39 328 9033995.
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Optional Cancellation Insurance: 5% of the total cost.
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The price includes:
* Room and board, two meals per day (breakfast and dinner)
* Transportation to Assisi and return from Poggio Bustone to Ananda
* Medical insurance valid only during the period of pilgrimage on foot
* Ananda guides and spiritual practices
Not included in the price:
* Lunch and extra drinks
* Laundry and extra services by hotels
* Any personal journeys
* Anything not expressly mentioned under ‘the price includes’
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