A Self-Guided eBike Tour through the very Best of Tuscany
● Duration: 8 Day & 7 Night ● GPS Navigation ●
● Activity Level: Moderate ● Stay in a Vineyard ●
From your elevated position in Cortona, you have views across Tuscany to the rolling westerly horizon of hill top villages dotted with cypress and olive trees.
Tomorrow and for the next days, you are to discover Tuscany and many of its secrets.
BEST BITS ...
✓ The Super Tuscan Wines: Montepulciano - Montalcino - Chianti
✓ Easy Navigation - Garmin EDGE GPS
✓ All luggage transfer include
✓ Classic Tuscan Scenery
✓ Stay in a Vineyard Country House, A Castle & a classic Tuscan Villa
✦ £1,295 / € 1,545 per person includes ...
✦ 8 Days / 7 Nights Including ✦ All Breakfasts
✦ 3 & 4☆ Accommodation
✦ Welcome Drinks, Briefing, Bike Set-Up
✦ Start & Finish - Cortona, Tuscany
✦ On-Tour Luggage Transfer
✦ Support Vehicle
✦ Garmin EDGE GPS, Maps, Pace Notes
“Puts the joy back into cycling”
— Graham Adamson, Canada
Day by Day
Luggage - your luggage is transferred between your overnight stays so that you travel light!
DAY 1 – Cortona – Begin your week in the beautiful Villa di Piazzano. STATS: | Highlights: Gardens, Pool & al fresco dining |
DAY 2 – Cortona to San Quirico d'Orcia – Cortona, is known as the Balcony of Tuscany. From here, you journey west towards the super Tuscan vines of the Montepulciano region. 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/Siena-Castelnuovo Berardenga-Lecchi in Chianti-Radda in Chianti – The Crete Sinese gives way to the oak woods of Chianti. STATS: Miles: 31.6 | Average Speed: 11.4mph | Saddle Time: 2hrs 54min | Difficulty: 🚲 🚲 | Highlights: Vineyard views |
DAY 6 – Radda in Chianti-Greve in Chianti-Radda in Chianti – Explore the depths of Chianti on a circular trip to the very heart of the region and taste the wines along the way! STATS: Miles: 28.4 | Average Speed: 11mph | Saddle Time: 2hrs 47min | Difficulty: 🚲 🚲 | Highlights: Greve-in-Chianti & Radda-in-Chianti |
DAY 7 – Radda in Chianti-Rapolano Terme-Lucignano-Foiano della Chiana-Cortona – From here, it is all down hill! Glide through the vineyards, olive trees and a return to the wide open spaces of the Val di Chiana and Cortona. STATS: Miles: 55.6 | Average Speed: 12.4mph | Saddle Time: 3hrs 43min | Difficulty: 🚲 | Highlights: Freewheeling for miles & Views of Cortona |
DAY 8 – Cappuccino and Cortona – Take breakfast in the gardens or take a 10 min taxi to Cortona and stroll through the streets of this wonderful town, known as the Balcony of Tuscany.
"As a keen cyclist struggling 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, as it makes cycling such a joy".
— Alastair Stuart. Italy