Tuscany offers a rich history, glorious landscape, wonderful gastronomy, vineyards, cypresses, olive trees and a landscape renowned for it’s natural beauty. Some of the most famous cultural treasures in the world are found here, in cites of (UNESCO world heritage area) visit San Querico, Crete Senesi, Pienza, Montepulciano or Montalcino!! these are just a few of the southern Tuscany’s rich region to discover by bike. Tuscany’s landscape is exciting and varied: Beautiful beaches to the west, mountains to the north , gentle hillside vineyards to the centre and a landscape of volcanoes and volcanic rock to the south. Picturesque lakes and gentle meandering rivers complete this idyllic scenery.
Cycling is probably the best way to experience the medieval countryside of Tuscany at first hand; and the best way to go is by taking of our many Bike Tours in Tuscany. They all offer art, history and culture. The cycling allows you to meander at your own pace before you settle down to enjoy the excellent Tuscan food and wine, which are part of the fun and experience of cycling in Tuscany. The charming hilltop towns with beautiful scenery of the countryside are a joy and simply not to be missed!
The Tuscany Bicycle Tour Package
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Bicycle Tour Tuscany packages has been created to provide the very best experience for everyone from families to cycling enthusiasts, with a range of bike tours that offer the best way to experience the medieval countryside of Tuscany at first hand. Enjoy the excellent Tuscan food and wine which are part of the fun and experience of Bicycle tours in Tuscany. The charming hilltop towns with beautiful scenery of the countryside are a joy.
It is a great way for a group of friends or family to have an amazing cycling holiday and enjoy the medieval settings and natural beauty which Tuscany offers coupled with their amazing treasures of Florence, Lucca, Pisa, Siena, Vinci, Volterra or San Gimignano makes the Tuscany bicycle tour a very special experience which will bring joy for years to come.
Example Itinerary I have provided some customers this year.
5 DAY Tour:
- Day 1 – Private transfer from Pisa airport to Lucca – 1st night in Lucca 3 star hotel en-route short stop to vie the leaning tower of Pisa.
- Day 2 – Cycle ride around Lucca and the town itself. Private Transfer in the afternoon to San Gimignano – 1 night in San Gimignano
- Day 3 – 2 Hybrid bikes delivered to hotel.Cycle from San Gimignano to Agriturismo just 10km outside Siena.. 2 nights B & B Dinner with Andrea Rossi and family owner of the agriturismo. Luggage Transfer from to San Gimignano to Agriturismo
- Day 4 – Transfer to Chianti area and spend the day in the Chianti region and visit vineyard Return to Siena for pick up and transfer back to Agriturismo.
- Day 5 – Cycle to Siena for lunch in the main square and head back to Agriturismo and then transfer to Siena Station late afternoon for train to Florence.
Another popular tour is:
- 1 night in Volterra
- 1 night in San Gimignano
- 1 Night in Siena
- 1 Night in San Querico
- 1 Night in Montepulciano.
Here you have an amazing 4 or 5 day cycle experience travelling along mainly quiet roads not too undulating but breathtaking scenery, and you get to stay in the most iconic and historical medieval towns…this is a wonderful itinerary, specially created for a client last year and have decided to keep it in the programme.
The accommodation here is high quality but worth every penny for the comfort and facilities and their location. Bikes are delivered with panniers, luggage transfers organised and then collection at Montepulciano and be taken back to Buonconvento or Siena to catch the train.
3rd Option ~ Stay 4 nights in Siena South agriturismo staying at a local cycle guide and experience 4 days of rolling countryside and medieval towns and villages of the Val d’Orcia region, which is the Unesco World Heritage site. You will be able to take in the sites of Siena, San Gimignano, San Quirico, Val d’Orcia (unesco world heritage area) has stunning countryside, Pienza, Montalcino and Montepulciano.
Then transfer to Montecatini Terme and enjoy 3 days of a contrasting landscape of mountains from 200m to 1400m climbs to the ski resort of Abetone, visit the famous villas around the Lucchese countryside plus iconic places of interest such as Lucca, Vinci, and Pisa. To find out more please contact Marco at firstname.lastname@example.org