Medium/Advanced Level Mountain Biking Trip in Tuscany
A challenging adventure through the spectacular National Park of Casentino, covering approximately 20 – 30 kilometers (12 – 19 miles) a day at altitudes ranging from 500 slm to 1000 slm. Not an easy ride, but the rewards are amazing.
Duration: 8 days and 7 nights Difficulty: Medium/high
Accommodation: agriturismo or 3-star hotel
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Personal guide and support van
5 full days of biking
Massage and chiropractor services
Equipment can be provided
Day One: Arrival at your hotel between 4 – 6 pm. Orientation and welcome to Tuscany drink, followed by dinner at 8 pm.
Day Two: Small Towns in Tuscany – a trip through the mouth-watering landscape of the region, including stops to vist some characteristic small towns. Dinner at your hotel at 8 pm.
Day Three: Valley of Oia – a beautiful but tough climb in an area which abounds with fields, forests and chestnut groves. Dinner at your hotel at 8 pm.
Day Four: A Pilgrimage into the Spiritual Center of Tuscany. This itinerary is particular and beautiful, offering a truly new vision of the region. Dinner at your hotel at 8 pm.
Day Five: A break from biking with a trip to the areas around Montepulciano, Pienza and Montalcino, renowned for their excellent wines. We travel by van and explore some of the vineyards on foot, pausing for a bit of wine tasting. Dinner at your hotel at 8 pm.
Day Six: A day of challenges! We decide with the group the itinerary for the day – pushing ourselves to the limit in distance, difficulty, altitude and fun. You will have had several days to examine your capabilities and your guide will help you select the trip for the day. Dinner at your hotel at 8 pm.
Day Seven: A shorter trip today, through the Via dei Legni, the famous woody areas of Casentino. Dinner at your hotel at 8 pm.
Day Eight: A final breakfast before you leave