A Self Guided eBike Tour of Tuscany

Activity Level: EASY/MODERATE 6 Days - 5 Nights ● Average Daily Saddle Time: 3½ hrs 

● Total Tour Distance: From 110 to 157 miles Finish in Cortona

An easy to navigate itinerary through some of Tuscany's very best scenery, guided by the latest Garmin cycling GPS. 90% of the itinerary is easy. There two climbs that you might consider moderate. You can choose the full itinerary at around 157 miles or take the short route at 110 miles. Stay in wonderful three and four star accommodation, one with pool and sauna. Carry with you what you need for the day, as your luggage is transferred for you from hotel to hotel.

BEST BITS

✓ Cortona - Vineyards of Montepulciano & Montalcino - Gladiator scenery

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!

see this view

see this view


VIDEO: GUEST REVIEW

Puts the joy back into cycling”


— Graham Adamson, Canada

 

PRICE

£1,095 / €1,195 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

✦ Support Vehicle

✦ GARMIN GPS + Pace Notes

scenes form the english patient filmed here

scenes form the english patient filmed here

Cycle through the val d'orcia

Cycle through the val d'orcia

On average, your daily saddle time is 3 to 4 hours per day. And the saddle is a suspended, gel seat!


Day by Day

Luggage - your luggage is transferred between your overnight stays so that you can travel light!

DAY 1 – Cortona  Your arrival at Villa di Piazzano is to your week, what the nose is to a great wine! STATS: | Highlights: Under the Tuscan Sunset and the medieval streets of Cortona |

DAY 2 – Cortona to San Quirico d'Orcia  From the shadows of Cortona, known as the Balcony of Tuscany, you journey west towards the super Tuscan vines of the Montepulciano. After lunch, the ride to San Quirico takes you through classical Tuscan scenery will stay with you as a life long memory. STATS: Miles: 41.4 | Average Speed: 12.4 mph | Saddle Time: 3hrs 21min. | Difficulty: 🚲 | Highlights: Vine lined Roadways & Amazing Views |

DAY 3 – San Quirico d'Orcia-Pienza-Bagano Vignoni-Montalcino-San Quirico d'Orcia – Head towards Pienza and watch the views unfold. Around these parts is where they filmed scenes from Gladiator. Stop at the spa village of Bagno Vignoni, for a coffee. Then roll through this classic Tuscan countryside towards Montalcino. STATS: Miles: 44.4 | Average Speed: 12.7mph | Saddle Time: 3hrs 29min | Difficulty: 🚲 🚲 | Highlights: Pienza & Two Super Tuscan Wine Areas |

DAY 4 – San Quirico d'Orcia-San Giovanni d'Asso-Asciano/Siena – Your day begins with a long glide down-hill, to begin a gentle days cycling through a gradually changing countryside. Stop in Asciano for lunch. STATS: Miles 29 | Average Speed: 12 mph | Saddle Time: 2hrs 23min | Difficulty: 🚲 | Highlights: The Crete Sinese |

DAY 5 – Asciano/Cortona – The Crete Sinese and views of Siena give way to the Val di Chiana and your return to Villa di Piazzano, Cortona. STATS: Miles: 45 | Average Speed: 12.5mph | Saddle Time: 3hrs 37min | Difficulty: 🚲 | Highlights: Views of the Val di Chiana |

DAY 6 – Cappuccino & Cortona – Take a leisurely breakfast in the gardens. If time allows, take drop into Cortona and take a final coffee while drinking in the view from the Balcony of Tuscany.

★★★★Villa di piazzano,, cortona

★★★Villa di piazzano,, cortona

The pool at villa di piazzano

The pool at villa di piazzano

amazing stops

amazing stops


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. 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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