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Chianti bike tour with electric bike

Chianti bike tour with electric bike

From 980Euro per person

From Florence to Siena . . . and back!
Get your e-bike & take on the vine-covered hills of the Chianti region, from Florence to Siena & then back to Florence.
Everyone knows Chianti for its exquisite wines. But the region also contains remarkable Renaissance churches, turreted medieval castles, artisan pecorino cheeses, ancient villages, picturesque farmhouses & elegant villas. Explore the enchanting hilltop town of San Gimignano, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Frolic through sunflower fields & drink rich, complex reds as the sun sets over golden hills. Wander through the narrow cobblestone streets of Siena & enjoy a refreshing spritz where the city hosts its bi-annual horse races, a 400-year old tradition. The heart of Tuscany waits for you!

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

> Cortona
> Trasimeno Lake
> Perugia
> Assisi and Bevagna

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

> Visit Florence
> Greve and Panzano in Chianti
> San Gimignano
> Stay in Siena

HOW DOES IT WORK:

We transfer your luggage

Just leave it at the reception desk with your name tag & you will find it at your next accommodation.

We book your hotels

We will book double rooms with private bathrooms in 2- or 3-star hotels, boutique B&Bs, or agritourism estates. You will find the vouchers to each hotel in your welcome package.

We supply detailed route notes & maps

The route notes can be in English, Italian, French, or German. All maps have GPS tracking.

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Florence to Siena
  • Included
    7 NIGHTS ( in 3 Star Accommodation )
    All breakfast ( dinners on demand )
    Emergency number 24/7
    Gps Files Available
    Luggage Transfer
    Road Book & Maps
  • Not Included
    11 NIGHTS ( in 3 Star Accommodation )
    2 Dinners
    5 Dinner package ( On Request )
    5 NIGHTS in 3-4 Stars Accommodation
    6 NIGHTS in 3* / 4* Accommodation
    8 NIGHTS in 3* / 4* Accommodation
    Pilgrim's "Credenziale" ( Stamp book )
    Wine Tasting in Umbria
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Day 1 – Arrival in Florence

Easy to reach and great to visit. Take a tour of town, meet your guide and have a bike fitting. Free supper and overnight Hotel Fortezza.
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Day 2 – Firenze – Greve in Chianti

Get a transfer to Firenze Ponte a Ema, your starting point and cycle to Greve in Chianti via Impruneta, a leisurely ride through the first Chianti vineyards, leading to one of the famous town of the area. Your hotel is on the main square, a peaceful spot unless it is market day, in which case it is crowded, but fun.
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Day 3 – From Greve to Castellina in Chianti

You are now in the very heart of “Chiantishire” cycling from one to the next small town. These little towns ( Greve / Panzano / Volpaia / Badia Coltibuono / Radda / Castellina) have a common history as they were all part of the Chianti League in the Middle Ages and are now associated in the Gallo Nero consortium which produces the “Chianti Classico” wine.

Distance: Km 49

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Day 4 – From Castellina to San Gimignano

( Lilliano / Lecchi / Staggia / Colle Valdelsa / Bibbiano). A day that starts with a breathtaking descent, then take a small detour to visit Monteriggioni, the small village enclosed inside perfectly round walls; the day continues through windings roads that climb first to Colle di Vald’Elsa, then to San Gimignano, called the Manhattan of the Middle-ages, because of its many towers, the highest of which is 54m high.

Distance: Km 40

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Day 5 – From San Gimignano to Siena

( Quartaia / Abbadia Isola / Monteriggioni / Badesse ). Meander through soft hills covered with olive trees and vineyards to reach Siena, one of the most famous town of Italy. Its main square,”Piazza del Campo” is famous throughout the world because the “Palio”, during which different parts of town compete on horse back. Remember to savor an ice-cream while sitting at one of the many cafés that surround the square, admiring the “Torre del Mangia” and the crowd of tourists strolling by.

Distance: Km 55

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Day 6 – From Siena to Panzano in Chianti

( San Sano / Radda / Pieve / Panzano). Because this tour is a loop today we start on our way back to Florence, Chianti hills are tough, but by now you should have got used to them and the ups and downs of the road will seem light. In Panzano, pay a visit to the famous Cecchini butcher shop, if only to meet the character.

Distance: Km 54

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Day 7 – From Panzano to Florence

(with final transfer to avoid city traffic) – We are back where we started with some time for the last shopping occasions in the many boutiques of this beautiful town.

Distance: Km 50

Location

The Map of your Cycling Tour

Accommodation Level

 

Day 1 - Firenze

 

Day 2 - Greve in Chianti

 

Day 3 - Castellina in Chianti

 

Day 4 - San Gimignano

 

Day 5 - Siena

 

Day 6 - Panzano

 

Day 7 - Firenze
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