Enjoy the copious rewards of riding in sensational and ancient landscapes
Experience a region of rich history and fine cycling
On day 4 you'll ride in and around Montalcino, to discover its heritage and beauty
Enjoy the fantastic views and pleasing landscape as you discover beautiful Tuscany by bike
Enjoy the local produce as you discover more about Tuscan wines and of course, sample them
Explore the delightful villages of Tuscany

Tuscan Challenge Bike Tour

Duration
6 days
From
$3,450 USD

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.

  • Category
    Road Cycling
  • Destination
    Tuscany
  • Duration
    6 days
  • Culture Level
    Familiar
  • Skill Level
    3 - Intermediate
  • Activity Level
    3 - Active
  • Elevation
    3 - Intermediate
  • Terrain
    Hilly
  • Distance
    195.1 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    48.8 miles
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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.

Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

What's included?
Items included in the cost of the tour

  • Accommodation
  • Personal guides with van and mechanic support
  • Guided tour of Siena, a beautiful medieval town surrounded by walls
  • Cycling jersey
  • Visit a local cheese factory
  • Wine tasting and educational tour
  • All meals during your stay: breakfasts, on-the-road lunches, and dinners
  • Free bike rental is included in the price of this tour (upgrade options are available - please see below).
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

  • International / Domestic flights
  • Visas

Tour options and upgrades:

3 equipment options available
1 tour add-on available