This highly scenic “day bike tour in Tuscany” combines the natural beauty of the Etruscan Coast with trails through the Mediterranean scrub of the Magona nature reserve, leading you on a discovery of the prestigious wines of the Costa degliEtruschi, in the footsteps of the famed Italian poet Giosuè Carducci.
Day-tour in Tuscany – Cycling Vacation
Meet your guide at 8.30 am at your Hotel in Livorno or Pisa, from where you will travel by private transfer to Bibbona, admiring on the way the stunning views of the Etruscan coastline. From the coast we will head inland on historic routes through unspoilt countryside. Our cycle ride will start from Bibbona, our route leading usthrough the Mediterranean scrubland of the Magona nature reserve to the medieval village of Bolgheri,. We will make a short stop in the village for a snack at a local hostelry. We will then proceed along the famous wine route, with a stop at a wine estate belonging to a local family who will welcome us with a light lunch of local food accompanied by wine from the estate. A tour of the cellars and some winetasting will follow, before we continue our ride on hidden paths back to Bibbona.
Return to Livorno in the late afternoon by shuttle bus.
Your Hotel in Livorno or Pisa
Places of interest
Magona nature reserve
Lunch at the wine cellar with wine tasting
Environment: Costa degli Etruschi, Magona Reserve
Route: panoramic countryside paths, easy dirt tracks, paths, surfaced tracks
Cycling distance: 30km
Elevation gain: 200m
- Travel insurance
- Mountain Bike
- Bike helmet
- Heart rate monitor
- Bike transfer
- Private transfer by shuttle bus from meeting point (Your Hotel in Livorno or Pisa, or your Ship) to the beginning of the tour
- Private transfer by shuttle bus from the end of the tour to the meeting point (Your Hotel, or your Ship)
- Services of a local tour guide throughout the day
- Snack in Bolgheri
- Wine tasting glasses
- Route plan and personal data
- GPS file
- Extra Beverages
- Personal Extras
- Anything else not specified under “What’s included”
- It is possible to arrange hotel and guided tours in Florence, Pisa and Siena before or after the tour.
Note: the tour is subject to variation in the event of bad weather or other unforeseen circumstances, at the discretion of the tour leader.
Day-tour in Tuscany. A Cycling Vacation suitable also for children