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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  • Where does the tour start and end?

    The tour starts and ends at the Pieve a Salti farmhouse accommodation. This is approximately 30 km (18.6 mi) south of Siena in Italy, where plenty of trains and buses come and go to other areas of Italy. The closest international airport is Florence Airport, Peretola (FLR), approximately a one hour drive away.

  • How long is the tour? How many days cycling?

    The tour is 6 days long with 4 days of cycling.

  • What's the tour like?

    This tour is described by the tour operator as being suitable for intermediate riders as the area is quite hilly.

    You'll need to have a reasonable level of fitness to really enjoy the tour to its fullest. Bear in mind that E-bikes are available though, so if you're worried about the distances or terrain then you can hire an e-bike to take the pressure off.

  • If I'm traveling alone, do I have to pay more?

    A single supplement does apply if you are either traveling solo or wish to have your own private room.

  • Are bikes available to rent?

    Yes, Wilier GTR Ultegra or Wilier Cento1 SR Ultregra Di2 bikes are included as part of the tour price, or you can pay an additional supplement to hire an E-bike.

Overall Rating:
5.0/5
Jeff Markle
(Review obtained from Facebook)

Fantastic rides with great guides in a region filled with amazing little towns that are filled with fun loving and friendly people.