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Tuscan Challenge Bike Tour
Tuscany offers an ideal scenario for cycling enthusiasts of all levels. Tuscany is mostly a hilly territory. For cycling fans, this means challenging yourself on the same hills and slopes where many cycling legends trained, including Bartali, Cipollini and Bettini. Tuscany, is in fact, a land of cyclists and wherever you choose to ride, you’re likely to cross paths with other two-wheel aficionados.
- CategoryRoad Cycling
- TypeFully Guided
- Duration6 days
- Culture LevelFamiliar
- Skill Level3 - Intermediate
- Activity Level3 - Active
- Elevation3 - Intermediate
- Distance195.1 miles
- Avg. Daily Distance48.8 miles
The tour starts and ends at the charmingly rustic Pieve a Salti Farmhouse, just south of Siena, where you will spend the entirety of the tour enjoying the welcoming atmosphere, eco ethics, historic setting and luxury lodgings. Based in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, you'll spend each day exploring on the bike the lesser-traveled scenic roads of the region, discovering the delights of this beautiful area.
Highlights of the tour, aside from the fantastic cycling, include wine tasting and taking part in an educational wine tour, visiting a local cheese factory, going on a guided tour of medieval Siena, riding on the "L'Eroica" pro trails with the possibility of riding with a pro rider. Spend six days discovering the many charms of this wonderful region with some new, like-minded biking pals.