“The Hills of Livorno in Mountain Bike” is a tour developed entirely on the Livorno hills Park. It starts at the location “Limoncino” and ends in Castellaccio at the Agriturismo Erba di Campo. The track is designed to ride on the most characteristic paths around the park, starting from the valley, up to the village “Valle Benedetta”’, down to the” Valle del Chioma “, and then go up towards the small village of Castellaccio. During the tour you will be able to choose the variants based on your training level. The Tour will be guided by ITD staff.
Description. A path surrounded by the Mediterranean scrub with its forests and breathtaking views. Along the way, you can also see the hermitage of Sambuca (abandoned) totally immersed in the nature. The first part of the route will be uphill and will allow us to immerse ourselves in the eastern part of the park, then down, then towards the hermitage of Sambuca, and then up north towards “Valle Benedetta”. Our day will continue downhill, changing slope and we move towards the sea. The grand finale will be the ascent of the Chioma Valley, totally in the woods, which will lead us to the final point of the tour: Agriturismo Erba di Campo. Roads The road surface is composed of: limestone and marl in the single trails, gravel roads, dirt roads with rocks, some paved stretches and underbrush ,so great in every season and weather condition. (90% of the off-road path).
Technical Description of the Path: Base Path length 30 / 35km km, gain in altitude 800 m, riding time 3 hours approximately. A light lunch will be served at the Agriturismo Erba di Campo nested in the beautiful Mediterranean scrub. We will taste appetizers typical of the Tuscan cuisine, a first course “bittico”, dessert and coffee all served with a glass of Tuscan red wine.
Agriturismo Erba di Campo in the Livorno Hills Park, will be the final destination of our tour.
Included in the tour
Transportation from the hotel and to the hotel at the beginning and end of tour
Heart rate monitor
Environmental English speaking guide
Nutrition support during the tour
GPX file of the Tour (by email)
Anything not specified as included, personal extras
Notes: The Tour may be subject to changes depending on weather conditions and at the discretion of the guide.