Bike tour in the heart of Chianti, one of the most appreciated area in Tuscany by Tourists. Chianti offers to those who visit a succession of unique landscapes, characterized by rolling green hills, vast expanses of vineyards and olive groves, small villages, churches and characteristic farmhouses.
This popular area is also famous for its wine Chianti Classico, produced since Etruscan times.
Expert bike guides and an environmental tour guide nature will lead you to ride through fantastic landscapes and at the same time discover everything about Chianti Classico wine.DURATION: 5 days/4 nights
PRICE: From 1310,00 €
WHERE: Chianti wine region
WHEN: From March to November
BENVENUTI IN TOSCANA
Meeting in Florence, at airport, train station, or at your hotel if you arrived the day before. Visit Florence and then drive south to the Chianti Hills, the most celebrated, historical landscape of Italy, and home of the Chianti Classico DOCG, likely the most celebrated of the Italian wines.
Welcome dinner, with introduction to all the secrets of the Chianti wines.
RADDA IN CHIANTI AND BADIA A COLTIBUONO
The ride today, between 20 and 35 km long, takes you across the heart of the Historical Chianti, to the higher part of the Chianti hilss. Here the Castellina, Radda and Gaiole villages, in medieval times, were the first to produce and sell wines that were named Chianti, today they boast the definition of Chianti Storico. We may ride up to the Pass, and visit the Coltibuono Abbey, which is now one of the more prestigious wineries, of the Stucchi-Medici family. We stop here for lunch, visit the ancient cellars and of course, we taste their worldwine appreciated wines
CASTELLINA AND SAN DONATO TAVARNELLE LOOP
We take a loop ride between Castellina, the highest town in Chianti, San Donato, and Tavarnelle, on the old Cassia Road. Along the way we can take a detour to taste the Classico wines in one of the best terroirs of the whole zone.
PANZANO IN CHIANTI AND GREVE
This ride, up and down the Tuscan hills, takes you to Panzano, one of the best terroirs of the whole Chianti, to Montefioralle, a tiny village settled in a former castle, and to Greve in Chianti, the “larger” town, and back, on a little shorter way. Short option 24 km one way, longer ride back, 30-35 km.
CHECK-OUT AND ARRIVEDERCI
Breakfast and private transportation to Florence or to the closer train station to say you Arrivederci. Otherwise you can combine this bike tour to our Bolgheri wine and bike tour.
- 4 nights stay with breakfast
- 4 Dinners and 3 Lunches
- 3 Wine tour and tasting in our selected wineries
- Expert bike guides
- Environmental tour guide
- Van support during your daily stage, to let you enjoy your Tuscany bike holiday
- Pick-up and drop off, before and after your tour, in Florence airport, train station or hotel
- Tourist city tax
- Medical/baggage insurance
- Medical/baggage insurance
- Activities for Non-cyclist (cooking classes, horseback riding, trekking and more)
- Bike rental (Road, hybrid, MTB, vintage bikes or electric bikes)
- GPS rental
- Guided arts tours of cities and villages
1540,00 € per person in double room (4 people basis)
1310,00 € per person in double room (6 people basis)