Grade

Easy

When

March 1- October 31

Accommodation

3* and 4* Hotels

Price 3* and 4* Hotels

From €750

Bike hire

€230 E bike

Bike hire

€115 Trekking bike

Bike hire

€235 Carbon Wilier GTR

Rear bags

€18

Front bags

€28

From: 750

Description

Tuscany coast Tour

Self Guided Cycling tour Tuscany Coast. From March 1 until October 31
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Self guided cycling Tour Tuscany coast on E bike or Trekking bike

This holiday allows you to explore all Tuscany highlights: from the art cities of Pisa and Lucca to small country villages and medieval fortresses. Through the elegant baths of Versilia to the wilder southern coast of Maremma. To the rivers Arno and Serchio, passing by the lake of Massaciucoli, to the sea again. Furthermore you see the typical Tuscan countryside rich in family farms and prestigious wineries to the endless pinewoods of the Etruscan coast. Also you have a unique chance to experience all Tuscany tastes…

This tour crosses also to the large part of Tuscany, mostly on the coast, where the ancient people of the Etruscans lived. A peaceful and cultured people, the Etruscan lived in tune with the nature and the landscape; lovers of eating and beauty. Most noteworthy is that they are famous because of their refined furnishings, their sarcophagus and with their always smiling faces. Let’s imagine to follow their footsteps. In addition you can planning your time slowly and riding a high class Trekking or E bike, following the Gps tracks. That is especially relevant because the rural roads known only by local people. Get a wonderful cycling holiday now!

Don’t miss this opportunity, and immerse this wonderful Tuscany Coast Tour on two wheels!

  • Art cities and medieval villages of Pisa and Lucca areas
  • The elegance of Versilia coast
  • Wine roads through the famous “Super Tuscan” vineyards
  • Seaside villages, parks, pinewoods flowing into wild endless beaches
  • 7 nights (hotel 3* and 4*) in Lucca , Versilia, Pisa, Castagneto Carducci area  Follonica
  • Luggage transport between hotels Art cities and medieval villages like Pisa and Lucca
Day 1
Check in
Check in around 14.00 at your hotel in Lucca. Lucca can easily be reached by local trains or buses from Pisa and Florence. There will be a short briefing with maps and delivery of the bike (s) by the tour organizer Airport or railway transfers (on request).
Day 2
Lucca countryside - altitude 330m
The route starts at your hotel in Lucca. Before leaving this splendid place, we recommend exploring it by bike, pedalling along its elegant streets. After visiting Lucca, you pedal through the marvellous Tuscan countryside Lucca and its countryside deserve a sightseeing tour along the local roads, unbeaten by tourists, among medieval hamlets, parish churches, small farms and old oil mills, where the famous extra virgin oil d.o.p. of Lucca is produced. We have selected an easy itinerary of about 36km and one a little more challenging of 59km to give you a chance to take really all the best of this area.
Day 3
Lucca to Versilia-Viareggio - altitude 150m
You will leave Lucca in the morning, when streets and typical shops look more lively and bright. Leaving the city centre you will pass the old Carthusian monastery and Nozzano, an ancient hamlet maintaining its original aspect and fortifications, to reach Massaciuccoli park, on Massaciucoli lake, after a country uphill road. From the short hill you will have an enchanting view of the park , the coast and the sea on the horizon. From here to Viareggio, Marina di Pietrasanta and Versilia beaches it’s a pleasant biking in a totally different landscape (39 km).
Day 4
Versilia-Viareggio to Pisa - altitude flat
The third stage of the Tuscany Coast tour starts at the “Versilia” promenade, one of the most famous in Tuscany. You will cross the small town of Viareggio, known as resort for famous people, for its Carnival and for the production of yachts and luxurious boats. Changing scenery again you will bike through the Natural Park of “Migliarino - San Rossore- Massaciuccoli”, typical for its sweet-smelling pinewoods and sand dunes, and visit Torre del Lago Puccini, on its centre. The tour will take you in Pisa again for the night (37 km).
Day 5
Castiglioncello to Castagneto Carducci - altitude flat
After an easy train transfer from Pisa to Castiglioncello, you will start your tour southwards always along the seaside: you will enjoy the cycling on natural bike paths inside the centenarian pinewoods, arriving up to several lovely sandy beaches: “The White – Beaches of Vada”, the “Mazzanta”, the “Marina di Cecina”…since the climate in this part of Tuscany is very pleasant also in Spring and Autumn, you will have the chance to stop and relax on the sand, enjoying the typical quiet of early/late season and going for a swim in the sea when sun still brights high (35 km)
Day 6
Bolgheri wine roads - altitude 200m
Your fourth day of this Best of Tuscany cycling experience is a break in the countryside (35 km). This is the day for people loving quality wines and the typical Tuscan countryside, with cypresses, vineyards, farmhouses, mild hills in the background…just like in the postcards! Actually the area we cross is not far from the sea and so not too hilly. The route is along the “Wineroad of the Etruscan Coast”: you will reach Bibbona, Bolgheri and Castagneto Carducci crossing the whole area where SuperTuscan wines as Sassicaia and Ornellaia are produced. You will find a lot of wineries where stop your cycling for a wine tasting, before coming back to our beautiful hotel to relax.
Day 7
Castagneto Carducci to Folloncia - altitude 50m
Following the coast you will reach San Vincenzo, another seaside resort, with a beautiful promenade, sandy beaches and restaurants near the sea. From here continue along the gulf of Baratti, a spectacular bay, with a wide sandy beach, protected by wild cliffs. The region is dominated by Populonia, one of the most famous archaeological sites of Tuscany. From here the tour leads you along the Tuscan countryside facing Elba island and then returning to the sea to Torre Mozza, where an ancient tower is built directly on the fine white beach; You will proceed along the sea until the seaside-resort of Follonica, where you will find the last hotel.
Day 8
Departure day
Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or a pleasant stay in Italy.

Airport

  • 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.
  • Pisa Airport is two kilometres from Pisa, 20 kilometres from Lucca and 80 kilometres from Florence. You can find the train station just outside the terminal. Pisa Airport lies directly on the highway Florence-Pisa-Livorno. Because the airport is so close to the city a ride to the center of Pisa does not take more than ten minutes.

Train

  • Lucca’s train station is situated on the south side of town in Piazza Ricasoli. Lucca is on the Florence-Viareggio train line, with frequent service to Florence. The ride takes one hour and 10 minutes to Lucca from. Also Buses run daily to Lucca as well, and leave from Piazza Verdi next to the tourist office.



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  • All prices are based on double rooms. All day departures! For bookings and inquiries contact us info@cycleclassictours.com
Exact prices
  • April, May, October: €750,00
  • June, September: €800,00
  • July: €890,00
  • August: €945,00

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  1. Fill out and submit the online booking request or send an email to info@cycleclassictours.com
  2. Once we receive your request we contact the local tour operator if the tour is available.
  3. When the tour operator confirms to us. We confirm to you and charge you’re a deposit fee of € 300 per person plus a € 15 booking fee.
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  6. Please do not make travel plans until you receive our confirmation.
  7. Your confirmation invoice contains a statement reflecting of your deposit payment and the balance due.
  8. The balance payment is due 60 days before the start of the tour.
  9. Please be advised that we make every effort to ensure that all the information given on this site is accurate. All statements and information has been researched and supplied by third parties.
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  • 7 nights in 3* and 4* star hotels
  • Lucca (X2), Viareggio, Pisa, Marina di Castagneto Carducci (X2), Follonica/Puntone
  • Gps (with batteries) and maps
  • Luggage transport between hotels
  • Emergency numbers
  • Road bike setting
  • Lunches
  • Dinners
  • Insurence & Airfares
  • E bike Lady-Men Models €230
  • Trekking bike €115
  • Carbon Wilier GTR €235
  • Helmet €10
  • Front bags €28 & rear bags €18
  • Single supplement from €290 or more
  • Third person - 30%

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