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Leave the Lycra at Home: Easy Self Guided eBike Tour

 

Activity Level: EASY 6 Days - 5 Nights ● On Tour Luggage Transfers Total Tour Distance: 124 miles ● Start/Finish Cortona ● GPS Nvigation

On average, your daily saddle time is 2 to 3 hours per day. And the saddle is a suspended, gel seat!

The 6 day Heart of Italy eBike Tour follows the same itinerary as the 8 day and the Gourmet eBike Safari. It really is the most comfortable platform from which to enjoy the wonderful Italian countryside providing you access to everything at your own pace.

 

VIDEO: GUEST REVIEW

BEST BITS

✓ Niccone Valley - Montone - Gubbio - Assisi - Upper Tiber Valley

6 Days & 5 Nights

Smaller, Family-Run Hotels & Country Houses, providing an authentic experience

Cycle Normally, but turn up the power when you need it!

GPS Navigation

PRICE

✦ £985 / € 1,182 per person includes ...

✦ 6 Days / 5 Nights Including All Breakfasts

✦ 3 & 4☆ Accommodation

Welcome Drinks, Briefing, Bike Set-Up

✦ START & FINISH - Cortona, Tuscany

✦ On-Tour Luggage Transfer

Customized Inspired Raleigh Electric Trekking Bike

✦ GPS Navigation

✦ Support Vehicle

✦ Maps & Pace Notes

The inspired raleigh trekking bike

The inspired raleigh trekking bike


Puts the joy back into cycling”


— Graham Adamson, Canada


Day by Day

DAY 1 - Cortona - Arrive Villa di Piazzano, Cortona. Early evening drinks, briefing & eBike fitting.

DAY 2 - Tear yourself away from Villa di Piazzano and look back at the view across Tuscany. Roll along the castle lined Niccone valley and imagine centuries of travellers who used this famous border valley, Umbria to the south, Tuscany to the north. Cross the Tiber River to Montone. STATS: 29 miles | Average Speed: 12.2 mph | Saddle Time: 2hrs 18min | Difficulty: 🚲 | Other Highlights: The descent to the Niccone Valley; Crossing the Tiber

AT La Locanda del Capitano, montone - unforgettable dinning!

AT La Locanda del Capitano, montone - unforgettable dinning!

DAY 3 - Along the Carpini valley towards Pietralunga where you might take a moment to pay homage to the Italy’s brave WWII partigiani ( resistance fighters ). Or just enjoy a pizza and the local historical walls. Here you join the trail of St. Francis of Assisi with stunning vistas leading you to an unforgettable arrival into Gubbio. STATS: 30 miles | Average Speed: 12mph | Saddle Time: 2hrs 49min | Difficulty: 🚲 🚲 | Other Highlights: 2,000 year old Roman Theatre; 

DAY 4 - Ride towards the rolling foothills of the Apennine where again, following the ancient footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi because today, you arrive in his home town. STATS: 35 miles | Average Speed: 11.7mph | Saddle Time: 2hrs 59min | Difficulty: 🚲 🚲 | Other Highlights: Quite Country Lanes; Remarkable Views of the Apennines;

DAY 5 - Take your breakfast overlooking Assisi and the expansive valley views. Then descend into the valley and ease your way along the Upper Tiber Valley and back to Lisciano Niccone. STATS: 41 miles | Average Speed: 12.3mph | Saddle Time: 3hrs 20min | Difficulty: 🚲  | Other Highlights: Quite Country Lanes; River Tiber;

DAY 6 - No cycling today. Just a lazy breakfast, maybe a dip in the pool or a stroll around Cortona before departing.

★★★★ Villa di Piazzano, cortona

★★★ Villa di Piazzano, cortona


views from the hotel over assisi

views from the hotel over assisi


★★★★ Villa di Piazzano, cortona

★★★ Villa di Piazzano, cortona


Breakfast on the terrace in gubbio

Breakfast on the terrace in gubbio

 

As a keen cyclist adapting with the ageing process ... Such is the power of the Ebike, if you have never been on one, it is something that you ought to try at least once, as it makes cycling such a joy.
— Alastair Stuart. Italy

“.. with the eBikes, we powered effortlessly up hills that would have been otherwise painful in the hot sun. Less time sweating meant more time to enjoy the stunning scenery. Highly, highly recommended!
— Anna T-B, London, UK
 

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