medieval masterpieces of Tuscany—San Gimignano and Siena—are only two of
the gems that await you on this delightful cycling adventure.
You’ll say in converted monasteries and visit a church where
horses are blessed … discover the source of Italy’s famous red wines in Chianti
and Montepulciano … view stunningly detailed frescoes of a 14th-century abbey …
and so much more. Exclusive VBT extras like an Italian language lesson, a
lecture by a local art historian, and a wine tasting at a famous enoteca ensure
that you’ll go beyond the historic landmarks and beautiful scenery to discover
the true essence of Tuscany.
Bicycle Tour Only – without Air
6 nights in 4-star historic hotels and one country villa
10 meals – 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
Roundtrip international airfare
8 nights in 4-star historic hotels and one country villa
Explore romantic San Gimignano, with its 13 medieval towers and idyllic
Learn about the Italian Renaissance and the history of Siena in a lecture by
a local historian
Visit the abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, dating to 1313
Enjoy an included language workshop with your native Italian VBT Trip
View the beautiful hills surrounding Pienza from the terrace of our historic
Hotel Il Chiostro
What to Expect
This tour offers the full range of easy terrain mixed with moderate and
challenging hills. Our VBT van support shuttle is always available for those who
need assistance with the hills. Ideal for more experienced cyclist.
Activity Level: Moderate/Advanced
Average Daily Mileage: 30 – 60 miles
Average Daily Cycling Time: 3 – 6 hours
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