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Activities
  • self guided cycle
Accommodation
  • 3 nights hotels
Meals
  • 3 Breakfasts

4 Days$859USD

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COVID safety measures
are in place with extra cleaning and hygiene protocols

Remote adventures
means social distancing comes naturally

Small groups only
Guided group sizes are strictly limited to maximum 16 people, average of 8-10


 
 
Trip Code: FLS

Trip highlights


  • Cycling through the vineyards of Greve and Radda in Chianti
  • Visiting wineries on route
  • Discovering the impressive medieval cities of Florence and Siena
  • Enjoying the friendly hospitality and sampling the local delicacies of the region

If you're short on time and want to pack in as much as possible during your time in Tuscany then spoil yourself with this self guided cycling trip from the Renaissance capital of Florence to the medieval masterpiece that is Siena. Florence needs little introduction and is a must visit city for anyone coming to the region. Arrive early to take in the magnificent squares, the Duomo, Ponto Vecchio, museums housing famous masterpieces, or just enjoy a walk along the Arno River. Your first stop will be at Greve, the capital of the Chianti wine-producing region, where you can taste over 50 different Chianti wines. It's then onto Siena via the picturesque town of Radda. Siena is one of the jewels of Italy and you'll soon agree once you visit the Cathedral, the Piazza del Campo and wander its maze of narrow streets and steep alleys.


Today you will make your own way to the first hotel in Florence. Once you have checked in you are at leisure to explore this beautiful city. There is much to see and do in Florence including the Duomo, the Piazzale Michelangelo, the statue of David, and the San Lorenzo Market.

Meals:  Nil

After breakfast, you'll start cycling towards Greve in Chianti, a rustic market village and the capital of the Chianti wine-producing region. Along the way you can stop at Impruneta, which is a great place for a coffee break on the main square. When you arrive in Greve you can head over to Le Cantine di Greve where you can taste over 50 different Chianti wines. Overnight Greve. Cycling: +615m/2017ft - 467m1531ft, 3-4hrs

Meals:  B

This morning you start your cycle to the marvelous city of Siena, which is famous for its biannual “Palio” horse race, held in the most beautiful shell-shaped square in Europe: the Piazza del Campo. Along the way you can stop for a visit of the picturesque town of Radda in Chianti then arrive in Siena. Do not miss a visit to the Cathedral, an architectural treasure, and the numerous imposing medieval palaces. History comes alive as you meander through the narrow streets of this fantastically preserved jewel of Italy. Overnight in Siena. Cycling: +1000m/3280ft - 902m/2960ft, approx 5-6hrs

Meals:  B

The trip concludes in Siena after breakfast. We can assist with booking additional nights accommodation on request - please ask your consultant.

Meals:  B


Map

Elevation

The map and elevation chart are for illustrative purposes only and meant to provide general guidelines.
On self guided trips, actual route information provided before departure will be more detailed.


Inclusions

  • 3 breakfasts
  • 3 nights in 3 star hotels on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities (hotel taxes extra)
  • 21 speed rental bike with panniers, map holder / handlebar bag, repair kit, helmet and lock. A bike computer (one per room booked) is also included. Electric bikes available - supplement applies
  • Information pack including smartphone app with maps plus a route book per room booked
  • Luggage transfer - 1 piece of of luggage per person, max 20kg
  • Emergency hotline

  • Travel to Florence and from Siena
  • Lunch, drinks and dinner daily
  • Entrance fees to museums, parks and archaeological sites
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tour guide – this is a self guided trip
  • Travel insurance - mandatory
  • Hotel taxes (allow approx €10)

Bike information


Departure dates

Daily from 1 Apr to 31 Oct

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Total Priceper person from

$859USD

Options & Supplements*
  • Triple Room Discount (pp)USD$-71
  • e-bike supplementUSD$40
  • Single SupplementUSD$140
  • Single Traveller SurchargeUSD$400
*Prices listed are per person

Essential Information

Ready to book? Make sure you download and read the detailed Cycle Florence to Siena trip notes which contains all the essential information you need to know before booking. Once you’ve booked, we will supply you with a Pre-Departure document which contains a detailed gear list and other important information to help you prepare for your adventure ahead.


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Positive Impact Travel

By joining this trip you are directly supporting positive impact projects in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

We’ve offset the carbon emitted by this trip by purchasing credits that support important projects that address the UN’s seventeen SDGs, like reducing poverty, affordable and clean energy, reducing hunger, clean water and climate action.

Proceeds from this adventure purchase carbon credits through the world’s largest and most awarded carbon project developer, South Pole, which are invested into projects accelerating the transition to renewable energy sources in developing countries.

Supported projects are based on internationally recognised standards and are third-party audited. They entail a series of positive impacts on the ground, which benefit local communities and ecosystems, that are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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