Grade

Moderate

When

March - October

Accommodation

Hotels

Price

€ 1050

Bike hire

€ 250 E bike

Bike hire

€ 135 Trekking bike

Bike hire

€ 225 Carbon Shimano 105

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Coast to coast Tour Marche, Umbria and Tuscany

Self guided coast to coast Tour Marche, Umbria and Tuscany.
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Self guided coast to coast Tour on E bike or Trekking bike

This 11 days cycling tour in the ‘’Hidden Heart of Italy’’ is an wonderful cycling tour because you cycle through 3 regions from the East coast of Marche all the way down to the West coast of Tuscany. This cycling tour is most of the time on asphalt which makes this cycling tour convenient to cycle. Only the climbs making this tour more moderate. On this tour you’ll will find rolling hills and on some days you can choose a short normal route or a longer route.

Your cycle tour starts at Fano in Marche with its nice beach and the narrow alleys of historic city center. Visit the medieval and renaissance town of Urbino. You’ll get great views of the countryside of Umbria and the medieval town of Sant’Angelo. Your first bike day in Tuscany will be spent riding through the little villages. The next day you cycle an epic ride across the pre-Apennines Mountains. Get a great view of Lake Trasimeno and Chiana. On the next day you will visit Pienza (the dream town of Pope Pius II) famous because of its architectural masterpieces. Another epic ride on the slopes of the ex-volcano Mount Amiata is on the program, passing through the olive groves. Your last cycle day is a relaxing and easy ride in the flatlands of Maremma area to Argentario nearby the Tyrrenian Sea,

Cycle this 3 regions coast to coast Tour and get an unforgettable bike tour

  • Cycle from the slopes of Mt Amiata to the remote Maremma, a rural area once the core of the Etruscan Territories.
  • Montepulciano – one of the most beautiful hilltop towns of Italy, known since ancient times for its prestigious Vino Nobile wine. And taste some local wineries.
  • Views of the Adriatic Sea and the rolling hills.
  • A visit to the magnificent medieval and renaissance town of Urbino
  • Visit of Mondavio, the Duke Palace of Urbino, and its historic town center.
Trip Overview
Day 1
Check in
Check in around 14.00 at your charming hotel in Fano. There will be a briefing, bike fitting. This day is pretty much dedicated to shopping and relaxation in the beautiful Roman town of Fano.
Day 2
Fano to Urbino 70 km
Your guide will meet you early this morning for breakfast to provide you with the route notes and transfer your luggage to the next hotel. Your first bike day from Fano will give you great views of the Adriatic Sea and the rolling hills. A visit to the magnificent medieval and renaissance town of Urbino- a place of architectural and artistic masterpieces your day ends in Urbino.
Day 3
Urbino to Sansepolcro 50 km
On your second cycle day you start from Urbino visit towns and countryside, and the beautiful medieval town of Sant'Angelo in Vado. Highlights The Lamoli Hermitage and the descent from Bocca Trabaria to the Upper Tiber Valley to Sansepolcro.
Day 4
Sansepolcro loop 63 km
This day is you first day in Tuscany you'll riding due to the nice little towns like the medieval Anghiari and the beautiful countryside of the Upper Tiber Valley. Alternatively, you can just have a day off in town. Do not miss the frescoes by Piero della Francesca and Rosso Fiorentino in Sansepolcro, and a nice stroll in the narrow alleys of Anghiari.
Day 5
Sansepolcro - Cortona 75 km
Highlights of the Day: Today, experience an epic ride across the pre-Apennines Mountains that separate the Upper Tiber Valley from the Chiana Valley. Ride details: MODERATE – 75 km (1% gravel 99% asphalt) with rolling hills. A longer route (85 km) is available. Special Event of the Day: A fantastic descent to Cortona with vistas on Lake Trasimeno and Chiana. A glass of local wine in the wine bar on Cortona’s Corso.
Day 6
Cortona-Montepulciano 42km or 70km
Highlights of the Day: Views of Tuscan towns and countryside, and Montepulciano - one of the most beautiful hilltop towns of Italy, known since ancient times for its prestigious Vino Nobile wine. Ride details: MODERATE- 42 km (100% asphalt) featuring rolling hills with big final climb to the town. A longer route (70 km) is available. Special Event of the Day: Visiting the town of Montepulciano and some of the local wineries.
Day 7
Montepulciano-Monticchiello-Pienza- Montepulciano 40 km or 70 km
Highlights of the Day: Views of Tuscan towns and countryside, and Pienza - the dream town of Pope Pius II, a place of architectural masterpieces where you can shop for ceramics and sample delectable Pecorino cheese. Ride details: MODERATE - 40 km (20% dirt, 80% asphalt) with rolling hills. A longer route (70 km) is available. Special Event of the Day: Visiting the town of Pienza.
Day 8
Montepulciano - S Fiora 70km or 80 km
Highlights of the Day: An epic ride on the slopes of the ex-volcano Mt Amiata, passing through olive groves and durum wheat fields to the chestnut woods of Amiata. Ride details: DIFFICULT – 70 km (100% asphalt) with rolling hills. A longer route (80 km) is available. Special Event of the Day: A beautiful exploratory walk to the Peschiera gardens in S. Fiora.
Day 9
Fiora-Maremma 50km - 70km
Highlights of the Day: Another fantastic descent! Cycle from the slopes of Mt Amiata to the remote Maremma, a rural area once the core of the Etruscan Territories. Ride details: The level is easy – 50 km (100% asphalt) and gently rolling. A longer route (70 km) is available. Special Event of the Day: A soak in the hot springs of Saturnia, a glass of Bianco di Pitigliano and a glass of Morellino di Scansano.
Day 10
Maremma area Argentario area 40km or 70km
Highlights of the Day: A relaxing, easy ride in the flatlands of Maremma to the scenic promontory of Mt Argentario in front of the Tyrrenian Sea. Ride details: The level is easy – 40 km (100% asphalt), gently rolling to flat. A longer route (70 km) is also available. Special Event of the Day: A beautiful exploratory walk in the harbor of the old town.
Day 11
Departure
Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or else a pleasant stay in Tuscany. Transfers to the (on request) according to the time of your flight
Airport
  • Airport/ The nearest airports to Fano are Rimini & Forli airport. Federico Fellini" International Airport is only 5 km away from Riccione.
  • Forli Airport is also known as Luigi Ridolfi. This airport lies 40 km away from Riccione. Forli airport is a popular hub for many tourist resorts around Riccione. Bologna, Florence, San Marino and many other towns on the Adriatic coast are easily accessible from the airport. .
  • Bologna Airport lies six kilometres outside Bologna. There are two terminals but there is no train connection with the airport. There are buses that leave frequently to Bologna railway station. It is an important station in the Italian railway network with excellent connections.
  • Florence international Airport is named after one of the most famous Italians - Amerigo Vespucci. There is no train connection with the airport. From Florence railway station there are good connections to all kinds of cities in Italy. The airport is lies only four kilometres away from Florence. Shuttle buses leaving every 30 minutes. Florence airport is only 80 kilometres away from the airport of Pisa, Galileo Galilei. Trains
Train
  • The train station from Ancona to Fano is an ride of 1 hour and every 30 min their leaves a train to Fano and back.
 



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  • 10 Nights in boutique hotels, B & B or Agriturismo
  • Bike Tour presentation (welcome meeting and bike fittting)
  • Baggage transportation from hotel to hotel
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