path from Pienza to Castiglion del Bosco winery
by Gravel or e-bike
Here a proposal for a great day ride on gravel roads – one of the beatiful strade bianche we have in Siena province.
Is a combination with secondary paved road and dirt road to face with ciclocross bikes – more known as Gravel – or Trekking E-bikes. You will choose between Scott Gravel Addict 20 Or Scott E-SUB Cross 10
Start: Pienza End: Castiglion del bosco: you deserved a wine tour!
Departure is in Pienza town : bike fitting and ready to go!
enjoy the first 6 km downhill on paved road and after few km of rolling you will turn into the unpaved road: lack of traffic and breathtaking views wait for you! You will pass a very little borgo: Lucignano d’asso, the coffe break. You are on the Eroica and Strade Sianche permanent itinerary now. after a very short part on paved enter again in a glorious section of the vintage race: Pieve a Salti.
Take your time and enjoy – next village is Buonconvento, few minutes for rest and back in the saddle – ready to get to final destination the acclaimed winery Castiglion del bosco – also a luxury hotel.
If you want to read abotu the history of Castiglion dle bosco have a look at this history page .. briefly: from Etruscan and Roman settlement that means 600 AC to via Francigena – the road for pilgrims from Canterbury to Rome pass from this estate, to medieval and renaissance time, we arrive at 1967: Castiglion del Bosco is a founding member of the Brunello di Montalcino Wine Consortium, one of the earliest Italian wines to earn Denominazione di Origine Controllata (DOC) and Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG) status.
In 2003 Massimo Ferragamo acquired Castiglion del Bosco and initiated restoration of the estate’s historic sites – renovation of the Borgo and villas, modernization of the facilities, and innovating the winemaking and cellars.
Castiglion del Bosco is recognized for its top-tier winery hospitality, named as one of the top ten wineries to visit in Tuscany.
After this amazing wine experience we will drive you back to your accommodation!
All inclusive fee for each itinerary
4-5 people: Euro 220/each
6-8 people: Euro 200/each
9-12 people: Euro 180/each
bike rental gravel or e-bike & equipment
wine tour at Castiglion del Bosco
van service for transfer and support
Point of departure is flexible depending on clients’ accommodation. If you are farther away point of departure, feel free to ask us for a custom-made itinerary to suit your location or any other special needs you may have.
Day trips are arranged for a minimum of 4 people.