There were 967 cyclists joining and riding the vintage race, with their vintage bikes! On August 30th, the 4th edition of Eroica Montalcino took place, in the Orcia Valley. The original Eroica, in the past years, has always taken place the first Sunday of October in the Chianti area, but this year, unfortunately, it has been

Of course we are green! It is in our DNA to be ecological, is the reason we choose to arrange cycling vacation in the unspoilt part of Tuscany 22 years ago. Global warming is a reality and in last 22 years we experienced the change. Here small things we do to minimize environmental impact No

How this is true!! All you read and hear about Tuscany is true: breathtaking scenery, amazing landscape, and bunches of hills! It is so important you have on your bike only what you need, only the useful stuff! Stay light on the bike if you take a bike tour! No panniers. No stand!  When you

Sunday, May 15th, 2016 it will be a time trial stage, the ninth stage of the Giro d’Italia race  2016, the Chianti Classico Stage. It will start from Radda in Chianti and will arrive in the beautiful square of Greve, between the provinces of Florence and Siena, also passing through Castellina in Chianti.  40,4 km / 25,25 Miles in the

Technological development has made enormous strides in the last years, until recently it was not possible to provide e-bikes in our bike tours in Tuscany and Umbria, now if we use the state-of-the art e-bikes is possible and we are working for this! We are not pushing for E-bike,  as we are mostly “purists” and our motto is: Bike

More and more travellers are finding great options to ease into bike adventure with bike tours that offer riding distances for every ability, easy-to-follow itineraries with detailed route notes and GPS device, and a variety of affordable rates to top luxury. If you are thinking to sign up for your first bike tour here are SOME TIPS

After so many years I  guided people in the beautiful countryside of Tuscany, I think to offer cyclocross bike tourson spectacular gravel easy roads. Cycling with cyclo-cross bikes IS AMAZING! Cycling inside vineyards and olive grooves on quiet unpaved roads, and stop in country house   and farms  where you can enjoy an authentic organic food and

Nice hotels we use in our bike tours & Cycling Vacations   Tuscany is simultaneously luxurious and colorfully rustic, resolutely provincial and firmly forward-thinking, you might be surprised. Tuscany’s 9,000 square miles of rolling hills and lush vineyards,pine tree-lined beaches and palazzo circled squares contain the best of what draws bikers adventure  here again and

Every year in February the Consorzio del Vino Brunello di Montalcino organizes an event called “BENVENUTO BRUNELLO”. On this occasion the new wines on the market since the beginning or the new year are presented to the press and the stars  assigned to the new vintage are announced.  The event lasts four days in which the new wines can

Do you know that Sardinia, besides magnificent beaches and rugged landscape, is one of  Blue Zone? Fact: After years of extensive studies done by a group of scientists, they identified five habitats in the world, called Blue Zones, where the inhabitants demonstrate extraordinary longevity; Okinawa in Japan, Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica, Ikaria in Greece,

Italy is top in the list for beautiful and interesting destinations, rich with history and boasting a proud heritage dedicated to art, culture and romance, it’s easy to become swept up in the magical atmosphere of this incredible country. It also happens to be a haven for foodies, serving up delectable traditional Italian fare that

Each first Sunday of the month in Pienza the local farmers sell the organic products, mostly pecorino sheep milk cheese and olive oil. The open market is in Piazza Galetti all day long is the best way to purchase directly from producers and know about the organic system in the area.You can taste the  cheese: