Discover the genius behind the “Chianti Classico and Gallo Nero” wines by cycling around the celebrating vineyards where they are produced. Nestled amidst the flourishing art cities of Florence and Siena, the Chianti region offers natural beauty and incomparable culinary treasures such as the world famous Chianti wines and delectable homemade olive oil. As the Tuscan sun shines above and the golden Chianti countryside reflects your delight, you will feel as if you have stepped into a Renaissance painting.
Arrive in Florence and take a moment to breathe in the air of the Renaissance.
We suggested arriving early to go for a city walk around the magnificent squares and by the illustrious Arno River.
After breakfast, start the ride to Greve in Chianti, a rustic market village and the capital of the Chianti wine-producing region. Along the way you can stop at Impruneta, a great place for a coffee break on the main square.
Arrive in Greve and head over to Le Cantine di Greve where you can taste over 50 different Chianti wines.
32 km, 615 m ascent, 467 m descent
After breakfast, start the ride to the marvelous city of Siena, famous for its biannual “Palio” horse race, held in the most beautiful shell-shaped square in Europe: the Piazza del Campo. Along the way 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 numerous imposing medieval palaces. History comes alive as you meander through the narrow streets of this fantastically preserved jewel of Italy.
52.8 km, 1000 m ascent, 902 m descent
The trip and our services end after breakfast. You can depart Siena by train or bus.
Nights in 3-star hotels 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