Bike tour in the Bolgheri area, one of the most prestigious wine region in Tuscany. Bolgheri is located on the Etruscan Coast of Livorno and offers beautiful beaches and crystalline waters, but also a wonderful countryside you really can’t miss.
Expert bike guides and an environmental tour guide will lead you to discover everything about the prestigious wines produced in Bolgheri area and its surrounding. During the last day you can taste also the Vernaccia white wine and, for the wine lovers, you can also combine the Bolgheri wine tour with the Chianti wine tour.
Day 1 - Benvenuti in Toscana
Our staff will meet you at Pisa airport, train station, or in hotel. If you arrive in the morning we will visit Pisa with its Miracles field, the Leaning Tower and the Duomo.
Leaving Pisa, we drive along the coast and in Valdera. It’s your choice to take a warm-up ride, or visit the first winery, before reaching the hotel.
The winery is located in the Valdera hillsides, between the Pisa hills and the Montescudaio DOC wine region. Welcome wine tasting and dinner at the best local Enoteca to discover the “new Tuscan style” wines of Bolgheri.
BOLGHERI, CASTAGNETO CARDUCCI AND SUVERETO
Our bike ride takes you on a quiet country roads following the Bolgheri wine road to Castagneto. You can choose a short ride, approximately 15 kilometers, or a long and challenging option, additional 19 km ride on the mountain roads to Suvereto. During the bike tour we will tast the fine Bolgheri DOC wines and Valdicornia DOC.
The second option is to have an easy ride from Suvereto, across the lower Valdicornia, to the seaside, approximately 30 km. In the fascinating Baratti bay you can visit the largest Etruscan necropolis, or ride up to the scenic Populonia village. In summertime you can swim and relax at the beach. Taste the Vermentino and Ansonica wines with our special seafood dinner.
VAL DI CECINA AND VOLTERRA
Leaving the coast on the back, we ride up the Val di Cecina, towards Volterra, our next base. We pass the Guardistallo village, then Montescudaio, center of a small DOC wine zone, and reach Saline after a slight climb. Then you start the final steeper 10 km, or a 24 km detour via Montecatini, to reach Volterra. Visit Volterra, the walls, the Roman theatre, and the Etruscan heritage before a casual wine tasting in a fun local Enoteca.
VALDERA AND SAN GIMIGNANO
The bike tour today will lead you from the Valdera to the Valdelsa across a hilly road. During the day you will stop for lunch and visit San Gimignano, the city of the 14 towers, and center of the Vernaccia DOC zone, one of the few Tuscan white wines. Walk around the town and Visit Vernaccia winery before the final dinner with Fiorentina steak at the local agriturismo.
Day 5 - Arrivederci
Breakfast and private transportation to the closer train station or airport to say you arrivederci.
Otherwise you can continue the tour in the Chianti Hills with our Chianti wine and bike tour.
- 4 nights stay with breakfast
- 4 Dinners, drinks not included
- 4 Lunch
- 4 Wine tour and tasting in wineries selected by Anima Toscana
- Expert bike guides
- Environmental tour guide
- Van support during your daily stage, to let you enjoy your Tuscany bike tour
- Pick-up and drop off, before and after your tour at Pisa airport, train station or hotel
- Tourist city tax
- Medical/baggage insurance
- Medical/baggage insurance
- Activities for non-cyclist (cooking classes, horseback riding, trekking..)
- Bike rental (Road, hybrid, MTB or electric bikes)
- GPS rental
- Guided arts tours of cities and villages
- Wine tour and tasting, cheese tasting, olive oil tasting or truffle experience
2040,00 € per person in double room, 4 people basis
1590,00 € per person in double room, 6 people basis