Once in a Lifetime bike tour Tuscany
We’we captured the essence of glorious Tuscany best scenery roads to cycle: we start the tour staying at beautiful Villa Marsili, in Cortona. Let you discover Montepulciano, Pienza & val d’orcia; le crete area through a landscape of sculpted curves designed over the centuries by wind, rain, and man.
The mystique of this land lies not only in its landscape, but also in its nature, its vineyards and its history: oak woods, olive groves and vineyards watch over enchanting hillsides, medieval villages and historical monuments. Each day you rise, enjoy good coffee espresso or Capuccino, cycle for five or six hours in the fresh air, and spend the night in a warm, welcoming inn.
Welcome dinner at Le Loggette in main square.
Lake Trasimeno and Valle di Pierle
Total Distance 52 km/32, 5 miles challenging ride
Montepulciano & Pienza
Total distance: 60 km/37,5 miles
Val d'Orcia and Radicofani
Total distance 66 km / 41 miles
Montalcino and Brunello wine
The famed wine town of Montalcino is your highlight: visit the fortress to see a breathtaking view of the entire valley you've just biked. Back in the saddle and enjoy the long downhill and flat part to reach the winery. Lunch at the cellar and brunello wine tasting. Back to Pienza by bike or bay van. Dinner at Dopolavoro at la Foce
Total Distance 68 km/42,5 miles
Le crete & Chianti wine region door
Total distance 66 km / 41 miles
Villa Curina - CastelnuovoDeep in the peaceful Chianti countryside, a few km from Siena arises Villa Curina Resort. Elegant rooms, a staff always at your disposal, a restaurant with local and avant-guarde cuisine based on Tuscan tradition. Also a beautiful Italian garden, little jewel from the 1700 and breathtaking sunsets with Siena as the backdrop.
La Bandita Townhouse - PienzaLa Bandita Townhouse is a luxury boutique hotel tucked inside the historic center of Pienza. The building is a rambling Renaissance-era palazzo where nuns have lived for over 500 years. the property itself blends in completely with the Renaissance character, is a comfortable, and stylish place www.la-bandita.com
Hotel Villa Marsili - CortonaVilla Marsili is situated inside the town walls in Cortona and dates back as far as the XIV Century where the site actually housed the very old church named Madonna degli Alemanni, as well as an Oratory below. Later in the 1700s, the site held the villa that now has become the beautiful Hotel. www.villamarsili.net
Price & Inclusions
Cost: Euro 2950 per person in double occupancy
single room supplement euro 550
Six nights in superior hotels with private bath and breakfast
Four dinners, one lunch & two wine tastings
Snacks and drinks along the way
All maps, trip notes and detailed route directions
All Shuttles and technical assistance
Van Support , all baggage transfer
Services experienced guide
Cicloposse water bottle
Airfare to Italy, train to Chiusi, 5 lunches, 2 dinners, alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages, gratuities, travel insurance, laundry expenses and items of a personal nature.
Bike Rental for entire tour
Hybrid bike euro 140
Race bike euro 180
E-Bike euro 210