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
No doubt the best period to plan a bike trip in Italy and in Southern Europe is spring and fall, from April till end of October. In the last 10 years global warming changed a lot our relationship with weather and forecast. Prediction is a gamble, a wager. Also we have new phenomena such as
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
L’Eroica is a race celebrating the very best of cycling heritage. You can only race on a bicycle made before 1987 and whilst wearing vintage gear, participants dress in merino wool sweaters, leather shoes and caps with raised visors. L’Eroica, which means “the heroic” in Italian, takes place always the first Sunday of October. It
Today June 1st 2014: 20 years ago… june 1st 1994 we moved to Tuscany! When and we said to friend and family we wanted start a bike tour business everyone told us we were crazy. Also local people thought we were insane. We start with 10 hybrid bikes Cinelli brand, Velociraptor and Stratocaster (those were
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:
We start to offer the Tuscan Maremma bike tour since 10 years, but few people took this trip, usually the client who already done the famous track and want to come back to experience less touristy area.
Strade bianche means “white roads” and Montepaschi is the sponsor is a professional one day race. Roots of this race is a course and event begun by amateur cyclists at the “L’Eroica”
Here in southern Tuscany we have Monte Amiata , 1800 meters altitude . Marco call the Italian Mont Ventoux because there are many similar characteristic.