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Tuscany Pisa, Siena and Florence 7-days Cycling Tour (Level 3)

  • 6days
  • Italy

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Grand Tour 7 Day Self-Guided Cycling

The landscape of Tuscany is one of the most beautiful and evocative, with rolling hills laced with verdant vineyards and cypress trees lining the roads. You will travel on a variety of routes, experiencing all the wonders Tuscany has to offer: from fine panoramas to culture and of course, a delicious cuisine! This unique route involves a jumpstart in Pisa and its leaning tower, a passing through Siena, superb medieval town, a trailing by the road of wines and the spectacle of Florence, the cradle of Renaissance. In between the paths, you will enter picturesque villages and rich hillsides filled with wineries.

Tour Character: Level 3

  • Total length: 230 km
  • Terrain: 95% tarmac, 5% unpaved
  • Train connection among the overnight stays: NO
  • Possibility to shorten the itinerary by taking the train: day 2

Heavy, with sloping landscapes dotted with steeper inclines, but not overwhelmingly so. The daily distance is about 45 kilometers. Though the daily routes are not too long, they can be strenuous, so we do recommend being in reasonably good physical condition for this tour. Hilly areas, numerous climbs and downhill stretches. Suitable for regular cyclists with a good level of fitness.

Included in the Cycling Tour:

  • 6-nights in 3* and 4* hotel accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • App including maps, roadbook, points of interest and GPS tracks
  • Digital information
  • Luggage transportation
  • 7-day Hotline service

Not included in the Tour:

  • Local taxes (approx 10-15 EUR)
  • Train transfers
  • Anything not mentioned in 'included' 

Notes: 

  • Departures Saturday from April to October
  • 700 EUR for third person in triple room
  • Extra nights in Pisa: From 75 EUR (double) or 100 EUR (single)
  • Extra nights on request in Florence

Arrival/Departure:

  • Pisa is connected with the following airports: Pisa: about 5km, Florence: about 90km

If you would like to rent a bike (110 EUR) or e-bike (270 EUR) helmet (15 EUR), please contact our office when booking: [email protected] 

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  • Day 1

    Pisa

    Individual arrival and overnight. The city is famous all over the world for its magic Piazza dei Miracoli with the characteristic leaning tower, the bell tower of the city cathedral. Part of the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1987, besides a large number of monuments it also offers the friendly and lively atmosphere of a university city.

  • Day 2

    Pisa - Casciana Terme (45 km)

    Along the river Arno you will reach Pontedera, a rather modernized district, home to the wine company Castellani, and a sweets factory called Amedei. Your ride will take you through olive groves and vineyards, perfect for an immersion in nature. Finally you will reach the thermal town Casciana Terme, famous for its Etruscan roots, where thermal water was discovered by 12th century Countess Matilda of Tuscany.

  • Day 3

    Casciana Terme - San Gimignano/Colle Val d’Elsa (50/70 km)

    Following the Via Francigena through vineyards and rolling hills you will arrive at San Gimignano, a hilltop village offering medieval landscapes. This UNESCO-awarded walled hamlet is known for its many towers. And in the evening, treat yourself with the local exquisite cuisine!

  • Day 4

    San Gimignano/Colle Val d’Elsa - Siena (45/25 km)

    By taking the olden paths of the Via Francigena, you'll be welcomed by the views of Mount Maggio and the castle of Monteriggioni, Dante's subject in his famous literary pieces. Siena, superb medieval town, is just ahead, easily distinguish it by old brick buildings and the crown of Torre del Mangia.

  • Day 5

    Siena - Greve in Chianti (55 km)

    Today's first stop is Castagnolli, where you will admire the Brolio Castle, home to the Ricasoli family and today a well-managed wine cellar, too. Then you reach Radda in Chianti, a classic Chianti village nestled inside the verdant hill region, among remnants of the Etruscan age, and Panzano, a lush green district with a countryside charm. Greve in Chianti is up next where the famous Chianti Classico Wine Festival is held every year in September. A sip of the local wine will fire up your senses.

  • Day 6

    Greve in Chianti - Florence (35 km)

    Your last cycle day will bring you to a small town called Mercatale, where you will be given wine-tasting opportunities from its local wine cellars. After ten kilometres trot off to Impruneta, a neighbouring district filled with terracotta art. Back on your saddle, Florence is waiting for you! Tuscany's capital is known for its wealth in culture, architecture and art. This bustling metropolis is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance and you can immediately see hints of artisan decor embellished upon buildings and squares.

  • Day 7

    Florence

    Departure after breakfast.

    Due to organisational reasons, weather conditions or provisions issued by local authorities, the itinerary may be subject to some changes before and/or during your holiday. For example, along the way you may find temporary deviations caused by roadworks, which cannot be foreseen

  • Day 8

    in this case please follow the indications you will find on site.

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Tours marked with are special prices.

Start End Max. No. Guests Accommodation Price p.p.
Jun 15 2024 Jun 21 2024 10 Single rooms 1,450€
Double rooms 1,050€
Jun 22 2024 Jun 28 2024 10 Single rooms 1,450€
Double rooms 1,050€
Jun 29 2024 Jul 05 2024 10 Single rooms 1,450€
Double rooms 1,050€
Jul 06 2024 Jul 12 2024 10 Single rooms 1,450€
Double rooms 1,050€
Jul 13 2024 Jul 19 2024 10 Single rooms 1,450€
Double rooms 1,050€
Jul 20 2024 Jul 26 2024 10 Single rooms 1,450€
Double rooms 1,050€
Jul 27 2024 Aug 02 2024 10 Single rooms 1,450€
Double rooms 1,050€
Aug 03 2024 Aug 09 2024 10 Single rooms 1,450€
Double rooms 1,050€
Aug 10 2024 Aug 16 2024 10 Single rooms 1,450€
Double rooms 1,050€
Aug 17 2024 Aug 23 2024 10 Single rooms 1,450€
Double rooms 1,050€
Aug 24 2024 Aug 30 2024 10 Single rooms 1,450€
Double rooms 1,050€
Aug 31 2024 Sep 06 2024 10 Single rooms 1,450€
Double rooms 1,050€
Sep 07 2024 Sep 13 2024 10 Single rooms 1,400€
Double rooms 1,000€
Sep 14 2024 Sep 20 2024 10 Single rooms 1,400€
Double rooms 1,000€
Sep 21 2024 Sep 27 2024 10 Single rooms 1,400€
Double rooms 1,000€
Sep 28 2024 Oct 04 2024 10 Single rooms 1,290€
Double rooms 890€
Oct 05 2024 Oct 11 2024 10 Single rooms 1,290€
Double rooms 890€
Oct 12 2024 Oct 18 2024 10 Single rooms 1,290€
Double rooms 890€

Car rental in Italy

If you would like to drive yourself before or after your tour, ask us for a quote on any brand new Renault, Peugeot or Citroen vehicle for driving in Europe.

Pick up your vehicle from most capital cities in Europe and return it to your drop off destination. Top insurance cover. Email [email protected] for a competitive quote

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