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Florence to Siena: Chianti hills
Florence to Siena: Chianti hills
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4 days
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ITBT105
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Florence to Siena: Chianti hills
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Bike Tour: Florence to Siena: Chianti hills - 4 days

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.

Route
Day 1: Arrive in Florence
Day 2: Ride from Florence to Greve in Chianti
Day 3: Ride from Greve in Chianti to Siena
Day 4: Arrivederci Tuscany!

Day 1:    Arrive in Florence

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.

Day 2:    Ride from Florence to Greve in Chianti
32 km

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

Day 3:    Ride from Greve in Chianti to Siena
52 km

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

Day 4:    Arrivederci Tuscany!

The trip and our services end after breakfast. You can depart Siena by train or bus.

Accommodation
Bikes
Bell

A Bell is provided.


Helmet

Available on request.


Lights

Front and rear lights included


Locks

A padlock is always included


Pannier

1 rear bag, 1 phone holder and 1 odometer included


Repairkit

Repair Kit included


MTF 

  • Telaio: Aluminium 6061
  • Ruota: 28"
  • Motore: Bafang M400 250W / max 500W – 80 Nm
  • Cambio: SHIMANO Alivio SL-M3100 a 9-speed