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Tuscany Biking: The Timeless Landscapes from North to South
|from $4,298* per person||6 Days||April-October|
|Luxury accommodations||Exertion level: 6|
|Operator: Backroads||26 people max|
- Florence, italy
- Active & Adventure trips
- The quintessential Tuscan journey - great for cyclists of all levels
- Pedal our favorite Tuscan roads with ample shuttle support
- Handpicked hotels that represent Tuscany's finest
- Taste the region's finest wines with a local sommelier
- Visit and dine with a Tuscan chef in his home
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Day 1 The quintessential Tuscan journey - great for cyclists of all levels Sample fresh cheeses at an agriturismo before biking quiet roads past olive orchards, farmhouses and wheat fields At Relais La Suvera, succumb to la dolce vita with a swim, an aperitivo and a feast of exquisite Tuscan cuisine.
Days 2-3 Pedal rolling hills in the heart of Chianti to Monteriggioni, an impeccably preserved 13th-century walled village We're welcomed guests at the private estate of Badia a Coltibuono to taste olive oils crafted under the care of Lorenza de'Medici Ascend to the ancient hilltop of Radda, the center of Chianti wine production Visit and dine with a Tuscan chef at his lovely villa.
Day 4 The narrow streets of Montepulciano, Italy's highest hill town, are yours to discover Point your wheels toward southern Tuscany, where stately cypresses crisscross open rolling hills Our route leads through the chalk hills of the Crete Senesi, often depicted in 14th- and 15th-century Florentine paintings.
Days 5-6 Taste world-famous Brunello In the lovely Val d'Orcia, climb through a sea of vineyards to Montalcino Discover Pienza, renowned for pecorino cheese, exquisite ceramics and Renaissance architecture.