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Tuscany: vineyards & cities of art

Italy, Tuscany
  •  1,090/person (including taxes)

  • 9 Days

  • Self-guided tour

  • 2 Active level

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Tuscany is a world famous destination, and a cyclist’s paradise. Its picture-postcard landscapes, fine food and stunning architecture make up the ingredients for a perfect holiday.

Day 1 Arrival at Pisa
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Upon arrival at Pisa airport, you’ll be transferred to your hotel in the city centre. Just moments away from  PIazza Dei Miracoli and the leaning tower, you are ideally situated to spend the afternoon exploring all the wonderful sites of Pisa!

Night in Pisa

After leaving the city of Pisa you will be on small country roads amidst a  changing scenery  Picture rolling hills, blooming vineyards and beautiful Italian villages. This is Tuscany for you!

Active: 80km with 1000m+

Pro: 110km with 1600m+

Night in San Gimignano

Todays’s highlights include the well preserved town of Volterra with its Etruscan fortress and Roman amphitheatre  Fun fact – the Twilight saga was filmed here amongst Volterra’s impressive monuments!

Active: 70km with 1500m+

Night in San Gimignano

Direction Siena with vineyards giving way to hills, cypress trees and fields with rainbow colours. Situated on a hill, Siena is a UNESCO world heritage site steeped in rich history and offering beautiful views over the Tuscan landscape. Piazza del Campo where the Palio bareback horse race is help every year is probably one of the most beautiful squares in the world.

Active: 70km with 1400m+

Pro: 120km with 2200m+

Night in Siena

Today you can either relax and visit the many sites of Siena from The Duomo to the Piazza del Campo or you can get back on your bike for a tour around the Chianti vineyards

Active: 50km with 850m+

Night in Siena

This is the ride that many cyclists have been waiting for ! The Chianti vineyards are celebrated around the world for their distinct wine as well as for the beautiful landscape and views. Wine tasting is available on the way to Florence.

Active: 80km with 1550m+

Pro: 110km with 2200m+

Night in Florence

There are many incredible sites to see in Florence on this rest day: churches, museums, palaces, Boboli gardens and the Duomo to name a few.  Refuel with some crostini and a glass of fine Chianti in one of Florence’s beautiful squares!

Bike ride possible in the north of Florence.

Active: 85km with 1210m+ (loop in the Apennines mountains with beautiful panorama on Florence)

Night in Florence

En route for Vinci where you can visit Leonardo de Vinci’s house. The rest of the route taks you along gentle hills to the beautiful walled city of Lucca. Having lived in Lucca for a few years this city is dear to our hearts and you too will succumb to its charm.

Active: 85km with 1100m+

Pro: 110km with 1800m+

Night in Lucca

After breakfast, you will still have some  time to enjoy Lucca before your departure.

Included in the price

  • 8 nights in charming hotels in double rooms
  • All breakfast (x8)
  • Bcyclet welcome kit
  • A GPS for 2 people with route tracks
  • Map and road book with our favorite local addresses and altimetric profiles for each stage
  • Local assistance hotline 7/7, 8am to 8pm
  • Luggage transfer between each hotel
  • Transfer from Pisa airport to your hotel in Pisa

Not included

  • Flights
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Travel insurrance
  • Personal spending
  • Transfer from your hotel in Lucca the last day