Arrive at your hotel in Pisa and take a peaceful and relaxing stroll through the narrow streets of this charming city. Sit down for a glass of local Chianti wine and savor the amazing olive oil produced in the region’s vineyards. Before calling it a night, promenade past the chapels and pastel houses lining the banks of the Arno River. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in the garden of the hotel in San Giuliano.
Today’s ride is very scenic and nearly all flat. The route follows the Serchio River and after 25 kilometres, you reach the charming town of Lucca. You have ample time to visit the town and explore its splendid gardens, majestic bell tower and impressive Piazza Anfiteatro, a 2nd century Roman amphitheater. Don’t miss a ride along the tree-lined walls of its perimeter.
Challenge: 24/32 km, 80/100m ascent, 80/100m descent
Ride past Altopascio and the fascinating Padule of Fucecchio nature reserve, the largest inland wetlands of Europe. Marvel at the delightful all-encompassing greenness and perhaps you will spot some migratory birds enjoying a well-deserved rest on their way south. Feeling rejuvenated, you cycle on to Vinci, where the famous inventor/artists Leonardo da Vinci was born.
29/54 km, 250/270m ascent, 250/270m descent
Gain insight on the genius of Leonardo da Vinci as you explore his birthplace and two remarkable museums all about him. Admire his original designs and inventions. When you’re ready start the day’s ride to Florence for a night in the jewel of the Renaissance.
44 km, 335 m ascent, 355 m descent
The trip and our services end after breakfast, unless you have booked a transfer to the airport or other supplementary services.
Nights in 3-star hotels, B&B and agriturismi with breakfast
A Bell is provided.
Available on request.
Front and rear lights included
A padlock is always included
1 rear bag, 1 phone holder and 1 odometer included
Repair Kit included