A really unusual Guided Bike Tour.This trip will take you through two region of Italy in 6 stages,you will visit some of the most famous town and village: Siena, Monteriggioni, Montalcino, Bagno Vignoni, Sorano, Pitigliano, Lake Bolsena, Civita di Bagnoregio. You will ride in quiet back roads, immersed in unique scenery full of surprise.We have chosen personally the best combination of excellent accommodation and acclaimed restaurant specialized in local cuisine.Breath-taking view, delicious dinners tasting a famous Tuscan wine,will be yourreward for your daily efforts.A mechanic assistance, our guide, and our van will support you for all your needs.Road Bike Tours organizes trips only for small group we wish to take care of our customers personally.
Day 1 Siena Arrival with own means of transport, welcome from the staff.Dinner at medieval Monteriggioni CastleDay 2, Siena and Chianti hills Loop. 70kmOur first contact with this extraordinary region takes place in the Chianti Hills area.This area, famous all over the world, gives its name to the excellent Chianti wine. We'll start our cycling day directly from our Hotel in Siena, heading to Gaiole in Chianti.Once we get to Radda in Chianti we'll stop for a cappuccino and cornetto in the magnificent old square.Getting to the Hotel, we can wind down in the swimming pool and get ready for our delicious dinner in Siena.Day 3 Siena-Montalcino 75kmAfter an excellent breakfast, departure towards Monteroni D'Arbia on quieter secondary roads, through the magnificent Val d'Arbia. We will then continue towards Asciano, with its splendid Monte Oliveto Maggiore abbey. Riding up and down between hills and cypress trees you will arrive at Buonconvento, in the Ombrone valley. The final stretch of the day’s ride takes us to our destination today: Montalcino. This town is well-known for the production of the famous Brunello wine. A dinner delicious tasting a glass of Brunello is waiting for us.Day 4, Montalcino Loop 68 kmToday we'll get discover the unique Val D'Orcia,riding on peaceful back roads.We'll start our day dealing with the descent from Montalcino to Torrenieri.Then, we will visit the splendid San Quirico d'Orcia, where we can have lunch in a typical "trattoria" to recovery energy for the demanding Montalcino ascent. An exclusive dinner in this fairy-tale village will close our fourth day.Day 5 Montalcino –Acquapendente 72kmAnother superb day through villages surrounded by breathtaking nature.Bagno Vignoni natural spa is our first stop. Radicofani, a wonderful village dominated by a castle, is waiting for us along the way. A local acclaimed farm house where we will be justly rewarded for our efforts, is waiting for us.Day 6 Acquapendente-Lake Bolsena 60 kmA change of scenery is the main feature of today’s ride: we head to Sorano and Pitigliano, with its characteristic historical centre called "Little Jerusalem" because of the presence of an ancient Jewish community.After leaving Pitigliano we head for Lake Bolsena,Here, a very different landscape will provide the ideal setting for an evening in good company and a delicious dinner in the extraordinary village of Civita di Bagnoregio.Day 7 Siena
Breakfast and transfer by minibus to Siena