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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
- Duration6 days
- Culture LevelFamiliar
- Skill Level3 - Intermediate
- Activity Level3 - Active
- Elevation3 - Intermediate
- Distance195.1 miles
- Avg. Daily Distance48.8 miles
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.