(103 km 3420 D +)
Saturday 25 September 2021 at 5.30
time limit 23 hours 4 points itra
The 103 km will start from Castiglione d'Orcia at 5.30 from the "Tuscany Crossing" Events Center will cross the villages of Castiglione d'Orcia and Rocca d'Orciae and will descend to take the Via Francigena which will lead to Bagno Vignoni, after the tour of the famous water square you go down to skirt the Orcia river and then head to Pienza going up from the Terrapille valley made famous as "gladiator valley" by the famous film, then a crossing of the ideal UNESCO World Heritage city as desired by the Pope Pius II and then head into a clayey territory towards the famous church of Vitaleta, now an icon of the Val d'Orcia, another important stop will be the house of the Gladiator (also referred to in the film), Poggio Manzuoli, from here we will descend to the Toma stream to resume a short stretch of asphalt the original Via Cassia with its curves where the passage of the 100-mile car was once exalted, at this point you enter the valley of Triboli famous for its bo schetto of cypresses symbol of made in Italy, you reverse the route and go back to San Quirico d'Orcia, a beautiful village on the Via Francigena, still on the same road you reach the Rocca di Vignoni and then go down to ford the river at " Mulina ", after passing the life base we begin to climb to reach the highest point (1100 meters above sea level) after having passed the Vivo d'Orcia, its park of springs, the Hermitage of the Ermicciolo and then descend towards the second point thermal baths, Bagni San Filippo with its famous limestone structure called "white whale", and then ascends towards Campiglia d'Orcia, crossing the characteristic village begins the final part to descend towards Gallina, a hamlet crossed by the 46th parallel, last refreshment and missing 10 km we go up the Via Francigena until we reach the fortress.
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