Cycle through Tuscan countryside and stone-walled hill towns, visit quaint Pienza and medieval Montepulciano, learn traditional recipes and eat delicious Tuscan cuisine.
What better way to experience the beauty of Tuscany than from the seat of a bike? A mixture of on- and off-road biking awaits on a ride through some of the most gorgeous, yet challenging countryside you’ll find anywhere. You'll explore beautiful hill towns, stunning lakes, and have the option to soak in thermal hot springs. After a hard day's ride, what could be better than enjoying the delicious meals your host Stefano will prepare for you each evening, from his locally grown produce. When you are not riding, take the chance to wander the property's vineyard, relax by the pool, or visit the pigs!. There's no better way to work up an appetite.
- Cycling in Tuscan countryside including visits to Pienza and Montepulciano. Support vehicle for 3 days. Cooking class with local organic produce. Wine tasting with local meats and cheeses.
- 6 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners (Allow EUR120-170 for meals not included.)
- Hotel (1 nt), Small locally owned farmhouse/agriturismo (5 nts)
- Train, private van, walking, cycling
- Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
- Small group experience; Max 14, Avg 12
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Day 1 Rome
Arrive at any time
Day 2 Chianciano Terme (1B,1D)
Enjoy a local Italian breakfast before an orientation walk around Rome. Transfer by train to our agriturismo (converted farmhouse) in the Tuscan countryside. This evening, our host Stefano, will welcome us with the first of our many wonderful meals, comprised of ingredients from the area.
Day 3 Chianciano Terme/Pienza (1B,1D)
Cycle to the classic Renaissance town of Pienza, experiencing the quintessential Tuscan landscape.
Day 4 Chianciano Terme/Montepulciano (1B,1D)
Transfer to the Tuscan hill town of Montepulciano, famous for producing excellent food and wine. Cycle around the Tuscan hills, and enjoy the car-free centre of this magnificent town.
Day 5 Chianciano Terme/Tuscan Lakes (1B,1D)
A full day cycling in the Tuscan lakes. Follow the cycle tracks around Lake Chiusi and Lake Montepulciano. After a lunch at a natural oasis, we return to our agriturismo base.
Day 6 Chianciano Terme/Bagno Vignoni (1B,1D)
Cycle to the beautiful spa town of Bagno Vignoni. Explore the town, opt to soak in the thermal pools or relax and enjoy the views before your return cycle to our agriturismo.
Day 7 Chianciano Terme (1B)
Depart from the agriturismo on a group transfer at 10am arriving into Chiusi Station at 10:30am
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