Join GranFondo Cycling Tours in an epic cycling adventure though Tuscany, Umbria andthe Lazio region. Enjoy the rolling hills, renaissance palaces, medieval hill top villages and ancient Etruscan towns. Sample fantastic Italian cuisine and world famous wines. Cycle through the paradise of the Tuscan landscape as we explore the region of Chianti, and the cypress lined classic Tuscan roads of the Val d’Orcia and the green hills of Umbria.
This tour starts just outside Florence in Val di Pesa, where we will enjoy riding through the green vinyards of Chianti, wine tasting, and a special visitto the picturesque town of San Gimignano. We will spend nights in Siena, Pienza, Orvieto, and San Martino, with our final cycling destination Ladispoli, just outside of Rome. Here you can enjoy the Seaside Etruscan necropolis or cap your Italian adventure with another two days in Rome. We have created this tour with your comfort in mind. We will be staying in three and four star hotels and villas with multiple nights in the Chianti and in the Val d’Orcia regions so that you have ample time to relax, sightsee, and enjoy the most beautiful regions of Tuscany and Umbria.
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Experience Level: Intermediate
Mileage: 40-50 mi mi / day
June 5 - 12, 2017