Massimiliano was born in Siena and 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 region, 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 create Anima Toscana.
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 grew up in Val d’Arbia, surrounded by the beautiful hills of the Terre di Siena.
He start working immediately after the end of his studies, finding the best inspiration working for Castiglion del Bosco, luxury 5 stars hotel located near Montalcino. His passion for tourism grew up during this work experience, to let tourist discover Tuscany and the land where he was born. Sportive, love for sacrifice and bicycle as way of freedom and discovery, he was volunteer for several years on the organization of L’Eroica, sharing the philosophy. All these factors contributed to create Anima Toscana!
Favorite dish: Pici all'Aglione!
Favorite landscape: the descent from Montalcino to Sant’Angelo Scalo…unique show at the sunset!
Languages spoken: Italian, French and English.
VIA FRANCIGENA AND ROME
Michele and Massimiliano in front of the St Peter’s Basilica, located in the Vatican City, at the of the bike tour along the Via Francigena to Rome.
Anima Toscana staff in Gaiole in Chianti during L'Eroica.
As official Tour Operator of the Eroica in Italy, Anima Toscana will help you to fully live the Heroic spirit, proposing all kind of service a rider or partner needs.
Buying one of the packages with Registration & Accommodation, you’ll ensure your participation to L’Eroica in advance, allowing you the planning of your unforgettable travel to Tuscany…riding the best vintage bike event in the world! Anima Toscana could help you to plan your trip: stay during the L’Eroica, but before or after too, planning for you a nice visit to some other beautiful parts of Tuscany…riding your bike or just relaxing with your partners!
Anima Toscana offers to all the guest the full assistance in Gaiole in Chianti during L'Eroica weekend.