Love for the Terre di Siena and Tuscany create Ride Tuscany by Anima Toscana, a Tour Operator whose primary desire is to take you discover the different souls hidden in our land.Anima Toscana will make your bike tour in Tuscany intense and exciting, thanks to the deep knowledge of our region and the attention to details that we will devote to your holiday with us.
The passionate selection of the itineraries, of the accommodation, of the “pleasant diversions”, will immerse you into the authentic soul of Tuscany.
The selection of every detail is minded personally by Anima Toscana, in the pursuit of the more typical, genuine and welcoming spirit. Itineraries selected by Anima Toscana will bring you through unknown but fascinating and uncontaminated corners, far off routine and mass tourism.
Each hotel, agritourism, wineries, typical food producer, like our delicious cheese or truffle, represents our authentic Tuscan character: hospitality, genuine products, typical cooking, close to the nature. Our diversions and activities will enrich your journey with experience of a typical Tuscan flavor: Tuscan cooking classes, wine tasting in beautiful wineries, cheese experiences, truffle hunting demonstrations, typical dinners.
Packages proposed by Anima Toscana will make your bike tour an experience of thousands shades, alternating the uncontaminated nature of backroads with beautiful historical villages, taste pleasures with Art and Culture of our lands, the endeavour of a winding path with the relax of wellness and accommodation selected by Anima Toscana.
You have just to choose how riding our beautiful Terre di Siena and Tuscany…by bike, by foot, by horse, by motorcycle…and we’ll mind to the rest of your dream.
Massimiliano was born in Siena and he grew up in Val d’Arbia, surrounded by the beautiful hills of the Terre di Siena. His work as geologist let him travelling all around the world, especially in Latin America and Africa. Love for nature and his lands, passion for travelling, adventure, cycling and photography have encouraged the creation of a project based on his passions, settled in Tuscany. The passion for L’Eroica, lived both as volunteer and cyclist, has been the spark to found Anima Toscana.
His favorites riding: through Crete Senesi and Val d’Orcia, cycling paradises, especially during the spring, with an inevitable delightful stop for a “prosciutto crudo” sandwich!
Favorite dish: “Bistecca Fiorentina” with a glass of Chianti wine.
Favorite landscape: the descent from Mucigliani to Castello di Leonina…at the sunset or at the sunrise!
Languages spoken: Italian, French, Spanish and English.
Michele was born in Siena and he grew up in Val d’Arbia, surrounded by the beautiful hills of the Terre di Siena. Just after ending his studies start his working adventure, finding the best inspiration working in a 5* hotel, Castiglion del Bosco, near Montalcino. Just there his passion for tourism grew up, to let tourist discover Tuscany and the land where he was born. Sportive, lover of the effort and of bike as means of freedom and discovery, he was volunteer for several years at the L’Eroica, sharing its philosophy. All these factors contributed to found Anima Toscana!
Favorite dish: “Pici al ragu”…but just the good one!
Favorite landscape: the descent from Montalcino to Sant’Angelo Scalo…unique show at the sunset!
Languages spoken: Italian, French and English.