• Duration

    7 days / 6 nights

  • Location

    From Florence to Montepulciano

  • Length

    220 Km of pure Tuscany

  • Price

    From 900 € / Person

The highlights of Tuscany, starting from Florence and arriving to Montepulciano.
Passing through the Chianti Classico, Siena and the landscapes of extraordinary beauty of Val D’Orcia

Suitable for all ages, from kids to seasoned bike lovers and everyone in between.
Unbeateable prices, search and compare. If you can find a lower rate, we will match it !

Florence

A day in Florence, home to museums, art galleries and culture.

Take a ride through the city streets and soak in the marvelous architecture of the buildings and monuments that surround you.
Some places you shouldn’t miss are Galleria degli Uffizi, Galleria dell’Accademia, Il Duomo, Piazza della Santa Croce, Piazza del Palazzo Vecchio, Giardini Boboli and the famous Pontevecchio.

Chianti Classico

Leaving Panzano by the Chiantigiana local road, you will be moving south along the Chianti Classico area …

through tracks and roads, you’ll be visiting the villages of Radda in Chianti and Castellina in Chianti, both worth visiting, until you reach the village of Gaiole in Chianti where you will stop and overnight.

Siena

You will leave Gaiole and continue the journey crossing the Chianti Classico vineyards and cellars towards the medieval Siena, on your way, you’ll be partially riding through the route of the historic bike race known as l’Eroica

Val d’ Orcia

The special ride of today will last in your memories for ever and you will enjoy every second of it.

From Montalcino all the way through Montepulciano, will be a delightful immersion in the Val D’Orcia, the impressive landscapes of this area inspired many artists with its medieval castles, rolling hills, avenues of cypresses leading to amazing villas and farmhouses

Timeline

Departure from Florence

A day in Florence, home to museums, art galleries and culture.

Take a ride through the city streets and soak in the marvelous architecture of the buildings and monuments that surround you. Some places you shouldn’t miss are Galleria degli Uffizi, Galleria dell’Accademia, Il Duomo, Piazza della Santa Croce, Piazza del Palazzo Vecchio, Giardini Boboli and the famous Pontevecchio.

In the evening, have a nice stroll and feel the animated ambient of Florence’s night life with locals and tourists, a multicultural blend of people looking for the same, a taste of the superb local cuisine and the peace and magic of a place full of history…

Afterwards, relax in your charming room, have a nice hot shower and a good night’s rest before your tour starts….

Extra night! Add one extra night or more in Florence to visit Uffizi’s gallery and Accademia museums.

Day 2 – Florence to Panzano

You will leave Florence from the south bank of the Arno river, up to Piazzale Michelangelo to admire the majestic panoramic views over the City.

A last view and farewell to this amazing Reinassance city before you take the local Chiantigiana road that will take you to Panzano in Chianti passing through the small fortified village of Greve. It will be a ride of nearly 39 km with ascents and descents through the most renowed vineyards of the Chianti area and will take you about 4 hrs. The terrain is paved.

Distance

37 Km / 22 Mi

Details
Asphalt
Difficulty
Landscape
Altimetry

Day 3 – Panzano to Gaiole

Leaving Panzano by the Chiantigiana local road, you will be moving south along the Chianti Classico area through tracks and roads, you’ll be visiting the villages of Radda in Chianti and Castellina in Chianti, both worth visiting, until you reach the village of Gaiole in Chianti where you will stop and overnight.

It will be a ride of nearly 39 km with ascents and descents, the beautiful landscape of vineyards, Olive groves and medieval castles will be your travel companion all the way long. It will you about 4 hrs.
There are 2 options for this route, option one is all paved. Option 2 is partially unpaved.

Distance

37 Km / 22 Mi

Details
Asphalt
Difficulty
Landscape
Altimetry

Day 4 – Gaiole to Siena

You will leave Gaiole and continue the journey crossing the Chianti Classico vineyards and cellars towards the medieval Siena, on your way, you’ll be partially riding through the route of the historic bike race known as l’Eroica, the importance of this race in Tuscany is enormous, it was born to protect the territory of Tuscany and its unspoiled local, paved and unpaved roads.
One stop at Castello di Brolio, an impressive Chianti Castle with amazing views over the countryside, home of one of the most important Chianti wines, where you can taste or may buy a bottle or two !
It will be a ride of nearly 31 km, along the route you will find a natural progression of gentle uphills and it will take you about 4 hrs.
There are 2 options for this route, option one is all paved. Option 2 is partially unpaved.

Distance

31 Km / 19.5 Mi

Details
Asphalt
Difficulty
Landscape
Altimetry

Extra night! Add one extra night or more to explore Siena inside out

Day 5 – Siena to Montalcino

The journey from Siena to Montalcino will be a ride to the taste of the rural Tuscany, leaving Siena by the beautiful, panoramic road of Ville di Corsano, and all the way to Montalcino, you will find open landscapes of grain with changing colours, fields of sunflowers, farmhouses with production of local cheese and olive oil, passing through the medieval Radi, Murlo and Buonconvento until you arrive to the impressive Montalcino and its famous vineyards. It will be a ride of nearly 49 km along paths which are relatively flat, it will flow quite fluidly and will take you about 5 hrs.
There are 2 options for this route, option one is all paved. Option 2 is partially unpaved.

Distance

49 Km / 31 Mi

Details
Asphalt
Difficulty
Landscape
Altimetry

Day 6 – Montalcino to Montepulciano

The special ride of today will last in your memories for ever and you will enjoy every second of it. From Montalcino all the way through Montepulciano, will be a delightful immersion in the Val D’Orcia, the impressive landscapes of this area inspired many artists with its medieval castles, rolling hills, avenues of cypresses leading to amazing villas and farmhouses, Abbeys, vineyards and olive groves.

The extreme beauty of Val D’Orcia is now protected as natural and cultural park and recognized as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The beautiful gems of San Quirico, Bagno Vignoni and Pienza will be your main stops. It will be a ride of nearly 35 km that will take you about 5 hrs and will consist of quiet roads, and open mountain riding across the most scenic landscape in Tuscany.

Distance

37 Km / 22 Mi

Details
Asphalt
Difficulty
Landscape
Altimetry

Day 7 – Departure

Before you leave Montepulciano make sure you put the cherry on the top of your Bicycle Tour of Tuscany. After this long tour you will enjoy recovering your energy. With a glass of a good red “Nobile di Montepulciano” in your hand, take the pleasure of a hydromassage in the thermal waters, whose therapeutic and healing properties have been enjoyed since Roman times.

Then let the memories of this Tour come back to your mind… A unique, unforgettable experience!

We hope you enjoyed your Tour !

Our bikes

  • Brand and model: Wilier 18 carati
  • Brand and model: Wilier 18 carati
  • Brand and model: Wilier 18 carati
  • Brand and model: Wilier 18 carati
  • Brand and model: Wilier 18 carati
  • Brand and model: Wilier 18 carati
  • Brand and model: Wilier 18 carati
  • Brand and model: Wilier 18 carati

Prices

  • 6 people
  • 1000
    per person
  • 6 nights accommodation with breakfast
  • Bicycle, SPD pedals, panniers, helmet and accessories, see note below
  • Luggage transfer
  • Detailed map and travel information
  • GPS data
  • Pick-up of bikes and gear in Montepulciano
  • Taxes and VAT
  • 4 people
  • 1200
    per person
  • 6 nights accommodation with breakfast
  • Bicycle, SPD pedals, panniers, helmet and accessories, see note below
  • Luggage transfer
  • Detailed map and travel information
  • GPS data
  • Pick-up of bikes and gear in Montepulciano
  • Taxes and VAT
  • 2 people
  • 1300
    per person
  • 6 nights accommodation with breakfast
  • Bicycle, SPD pedals, panniers, helmet and accessories, see note below
  • Luggage transfer
  • Detailed map and travel information
  • GPS data
  • Pick-up of bikes and gear in Montepulciano
  • Taxes and VAT

Bicycle Note

Bicycles included in above price tables are Mountain bikes. If you need Hybrid or race bikes there will be an extra fee

Hybrid: 50 Euro/person

Race: 130 Euro/person

Carbon: 180 Euro/person

Bookings

FAQ

Reviews

  1. :

    I’ve missed my tour, can I get a refund?

    Like other tour operators we cannot be responsible if you miss your tour and full cancellation charges will apply.

  2. :

    What is included in the price of the tour?

    – 6 night accommodation with breakfast
    – Bicycle, SPD pedals, panniers, helmet and accessories
    – Luggage transfer
    – Detailed map and travel information
    – GPS data
    – Pick-up of bikes and gear in Montepulciano
    – Taxes and VAT

  3. :

    Are all taxes included in the prices?

    Yes – there are no hidden extras.

  4. :

    How can I make a reservation and when should I book?

    You can make a reservation on this website. Our tour depart any day from March 15th to Oct 31st. We recommend to book in advance, however, reservations must be made at least 7 days before departure date.

  5. :

    Can I pay when I get to Italy, direct to your company representative ?

    No, the total expense of the Tour must be paid at the moment of the reservation.

  6. :

    Can you book a hotel for me before or after my tour?

    Yes, contact us

  7. :

    How many people will I be travelling with?

    Our bicycle tours are designed for a minimum of 2 people and multiples of 2 travelling.
    It will be your personal Tour and therefore you will be on your own.

  8. :

    Do you accept groups ?

    Yes, we are happy to accept groups on our tours. Discounts are available, check out the prices table or email for more information.

  9. :

    Where does the tour depart from?

    The Tour is scheduled to depart from Florence and arrive to Montepulciano. In the event that you need to invert arrival/departure points, that will not be possible.

  10. :

    Can I bring my own bike?

    We suggest you to bring your own bike, we apply a discount of 100 Euro/person

  11. :

    What bikes do you rent?

    Check the section our bikes

  12. :

    Where do I drop off the bike when I finalise the Tour ?

    If you use our bike, we deliver the bycicle back to Florence. If you have your own bike and need a transfer to another town, airport or train station, contact us for more information.

  13. :

    Will my bicycle be secure at night?

    All our accommodation partners have been selected with bike security in mind.

  14. :

    How do I get to the Tour departure point and leave from the arrival point ? Do you pick up from airports, train stations or hotels ?

    You should get to the departure point and leave from the arrival point by yourself, however, if you need a transfer, please email us to get our prices.

  15. :

    How much luggage can we bring on the tours ?

    Your luggage will be transfered from one hotel to another, it is allowed one full-sized suitcase per person, extra pieces will have extra charges.

  16. :

    Can we leave our extra luggage with you?

    Yes, we have a secure deposit for our clients to leave their extra luggage, please email us to get our prices.

  17. :

    Do I need to be a strong cyclist to enjoy this tour ?

    Not at all! You’ll cycle at your own pace so it can be as easy as you want. Hills are an essential part of the beauty of Tuscany, so, if you come from less undulant areas, you should keep that in mind. We carefully plan the routes so that they can be enjoyed by everyone.

  18. :

    Will it be easy for me to get an evening meal?

    Your accommodation will be within easy walking distance of a Trattoria or Restaurant so you’ll be able to taste the renowed wines and delicious tuscan cuisine.

  19. :

    What should we wear?

    For most of the time, you will be biking amidst nature, we recommend you bring suitable clothing and footwear for your tour, including waterproof clothing when touring during spring and autumn

  20. :

    Should we take out travel insurance?

    Yes, We highly recommend it.

  21. :

    What is your cancellation policy?

    Click here to view full terms and conditions.

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