PRIVATE CUSTOM TOUR
DURATION | 11 DAYS / 7 CYCLING DAYS
TOTAL DISTANCE | 492KM/304MI
TOTAL ELEVATION | 7271M/23845FT
PRICE | 3200 EURO
There is no better way to sample Italy at its best. Cycle through the country’s green heart and discover these two very special regions in one single trip!
A culturally diverse, elegant, gastronomical and stunningly beautiful cycling tour through rolling hills, accompanied by exquisite cuisine, delicious wines and rich history.
Our base for the first part of the voyage is beautiful Spa hotel just outside of Assisi in Umbria, the only land-locked region and the green heart of Italy.
During our four days there we will discover Gubbio, Assisi and its basilica and spend a whole day in ancient Perugia without bikes.
The second part of our Italian Renaissance Road Tour will be spent in beautiful Tuscany. World famous for its white gravel roads and picturesque panoramc views. We will experience the italian traditional way of living, eating, having a great time cycling and making new friendships. We will live the famous La Dolce Vita Life, sipping traditional aperol sprits and walking through narrow cobbled streets of Siena or Pienza.
We will pedal for three days and spend one day as our free day exploring Siena.
This adventure will fill your soul, hurry up to secure your place.
10 nights luxe accommodation (twin share) | breakfasts | lunches | dinners | full guide and vehicle support | on-road snacks and supplements | kit laundry service |wine tasting session | pasta making class | cultural guide in Perugia and Siena | group airport transfer on arrival, departure and in between destinations.
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
Flights | insurances | bike hire | alcoholic beverages | coffee stops | personal hotel expenses | City taxes
PRICE PER PERSON
Twin Share | 3200 EURO
Single Occupancy | 40 EURO per person per night
Day 1 | Sunday Arrival & Group Airport transfer to Assisi, Umbria
Day 2 | Monday
Creste of Umbria 65Km/40MI 534M/1751FT
Day 3 | Tuesday
Ride Gubbio 95KM/59MI 1777M/5830FT
Day 4 | Wednesday
Assisi-Pettino-Rasiglia 106Km/66MI 940M/3083FT
Day 5 | Thursday Perugia Cultural Visit, no ride day
Day 6 | Friday
Transfer to Murlo, Tuscany
4pm Murlo Loop 30km/18mi 350M /1150FT
Day 7 | Saturday
Montalcino loop 50KM/31MI 880M/2880FT
Day 8 | Sunday
Magical Siena 72KM/44MI 1360M/4460FT
Day 9 | Monday
Siena Cultural Visit, no ride day
Day 10 | Tuesday
Magical Pienza 82KM/50Mi 1430M/4691FT
Day 11 | Wednesday Departure, Group Airport Transfer
ARRIVAL | Rome
DEPARTURE | Rome
DAY BY DAY
DAY 1 | SUNDAY | ARRIVAL & GROUP AIRPORT TRANSFER TO ASSISI, UMBRIA
Arrive in Rome in the morning and we will be waiting for you at the airport to take you to the beautiful hotel just outside of Assisi . Check in and relax or explore the pool while we get your bike ready.
Before dinner, over the welcome drink, we will talk about our cycling days ahead.
DAY 2 | MONDAY | CRESTE OF UMBRIA
A beautiful ride through the Umbrian countryside, its famous towns and olive trees lined roads. Today on our bikes we will visit Montefalco, famous for its wines and breathtaking views. Next stop is the medieval town of Spello, where we will make a coffee stop in one of its charming cobbled street bar. We will then face a quiet and secluded uphill road surrounded by olive tree gardens towards Assisi, where we make a stop to visit its world famous basilica of Saint Fransis, one of the most important places of Christian pilgrimage in Italy. In the afternoon we will roll our sleeves up and make some pasta, ravioli or tagliatelle anyone?
DAY 3 | TUESDAY | GUBBIO
Your itinerary through the Umbrian countryside continues to the medieval pearl of Gubbio and the return trip over Monte Subasio towards Assisi.
We will pass through small villages before starting the ascent that will take us to beautiful Gubbio.
Its historic centre is a fascinating labyrinth of medieval streets, picturesque squares and historical monuments that transport visitors back through the century's of its history. We will have lunch in one of the local bars before our return. It will be an exciting day, full of cultural experience.
DAY 4 | WEDNESDAY | ASSISI-PETTINO-RASIGLIA
Your last ride through the green heart of Italy, with stops in Pettino and Rasiglia, promises to be a fascinating adventure. We will stop in Pettino to explore this small village. We will admire the stone houses, narrow streets and quiet atmosphere that characterises this timeless place. Our ride continues towards Rasiglia. The road passes through olive groves, vineyards and hills, offering enchanting views.
Rasiglia is a charming village known for its water mills and streams flowing through the streets. Explore the village and enjoy the authentic atmosphere. Quiet and evocative environment, ideal for relaxing and reflecting on your cycling adventure.
DAY 5 | THURSDAY | REST DAY
10.00-13.00 guided visit of Perugia
DAY 6 | FRIDAY | 9AM TRANSFER TO TUSCANY, MURLO
4pm Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore and the Crete. 30km easy coffee RIDE
DAY 7 | SATURDAY | MONTALCINO LOOP
Today we ride to Montalcino, the territory famous for its microclimate that contribute to unique characteristics of the regional Rosso del Montalcino wine. Our route will vary between tarmac and white gravel roads, expect scenic landscapes and quaint villages along the way. On our way back we stop in vineyard to taste wines and local food specialities. Return back to hotel in the afternoon.
DAY 8 | SUNDAY | MAGICAL SIENA
In the morning we head to northeast from Murlo, passing through beautiful Tuscan countryside. We pedal on roads surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and rolling hills, looking to arrive in time for late morning coffee in Siena, UNESCO World heritage Site known for its medieval structure and famous horse racing events in the main square, Piazza del Campo. We will take some time to explore the city, enjoy a coffee break in one of the numerous street bars before we head back to the hotel.
DAY 9 | MONDAY | SIENA
10.00-13.00 - Cultural visit of the city
DAY 10 | TUESDAY | PIENZA LOOP
Pienza is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is known for its well-preserved Renaissance architecture. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the countryside as you pedal through the region. After we pass charming medieval town of Buonconvento the road starts climbing to valle D‘orcia , followed by another climb to Pienza, where we enjoy our coffee break before heading back.
DAY 11 | WEDNESDAY | DEPARTURE, GROUP AIRPORT TRANSFER
Time to say Arivederci, A Presto. After breakfast and check out we leave to catch an evening flight from Rome, or continue your stay in beautiful Italy.