Tuscan Coast and Islands

From €1460

Italian Bike Tour: Cycle Along the Beautiful Tuscan Coast

An easy journey on bicycle through unspoilt nature with sights of superb beauty, in an unexpected rendez-vous between archaeology and nature.

Tuscan Coast and Islands – bike & hotel

Argentario

An unforgettable tour among ancient pine tree forests, herons and cormorants, archaeological sites and sculptural art, this bike trip leads us to discover the Tuscan coast, from the World Wide Fund oasis of Orbetello, the remains of the Roman city of Cosa to the island of Giglio. Cliffs overlooking the sea, colorfull coves, isolated trails and balsamic scents, the silence of nature, the sea all around us for this adventure to discover one of the pearls of the Mediterranean.

Description

An unique journey on the bicycle through unspoiled nature with sights of superb beauty, in an unexpected rendez-vous between archaeology and nature.

 

Availability

May 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
June 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd
September 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

 

Price per person 

In double room € 1460
Single supplement € 420
Bike rental € 175

Highlights
  • Ansedonia: Archaeological site of city of Cosa (III BC) and Archaeological Museum, Etruscan gorge and ‘Spacco della Regina’ (III-II BC)
  • Monte Argentario: Convent of the Passionist Fathers (Congregation)
  • Porto Santo Stefano: Spanish Fortress (XVI c.)
  • Giglio Island: Rests of Roman Villa (II c.), Giglio Castello (XII c.), Rocca (Fortress) Aldobrandeschi (XII c.), Church of St. Peter (XV c.), Treasure of Pope Innocent ( XVIII c.).
  • Giannutri: Rests of Roman Villa and the ancient Port (II c.)
Included
  • accomodation for 7 nights
  • 7 x breakfast 
  • 6  x dinners
  • one bilingual english-italian speaking tour leaders on bike
  • luggage transport 
  • ferry to/from Giglio Island 
  • technical assistance 
  • informative material 
  • guided visits to: Archaeological site of Cosa, archaeological site “Il Tombolo di Feniglia”, Orbetello, Giglio Castello.
Excluded
  • travel to/from the point of departure/end of the tour
  • bike rental
  • 1 x dinner
  • drinks and lunches 
  • excursion to Giannutri Island 
  • entrances to parks and museums
  • taxes and fees
  • anything not specified in “The price per person includes”

 

Warnings

Intermediate 135 km, (84 ml)

Itinerary

Day 1 Argentario 
Arrival at the hotel by 18:00. Welcome aperitif and presentation of the tour. Dinner and overnight.

Day 2 Argentario-Feniglia-Ansedonia-Argentario 26 km | 16 ml
9AM By bike to the Feniglia, Ansedonia and the archaeological site of the city of Cosa, visit to the archaeological excavations of the citadel and the National Archaeological Museum. Visit Orbetello. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 3 Loop ride Argentario 38 km | 23 ml
9AM bike ride to the Convent of the Passionist Fathers and Porto Santo Stefano. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4 Porto Santo Stefano – Isola del Giglio 16 km | 10 ml
9AM by bike to Porto Santo Stefano. 10.30 we embark for the island of Giglio. Arrival at 11:30 Visit to the Roman port and excursion to the beaches and coves of the east side of the island. Dinner and overnight.

Day 5 Isola del Giglio – Giglio Castello – Punta Capel Rosso 30 km | 19 ml
9AM we depart to Giglio Castello. Visit the citadel. We continue with a bike ride to explore the southern tip of the island from the lighthouse to the coves at Punta Capel Rosso. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 6 Isola del Giglio – Giannutri – Isola del Giglio (free day or excursion by boat)
10:30AM Departure by boat to the Isle of Giannutri. Walking tour with a visit to the ruins of the Port and the Villa Domitia of the Roman era. Return to the hotel at 6PM. Dinner (not included) and overnight.

Day 7 Isola del Giglio – Campese 25 km | 16 ml
9AM we depart for the exploration of the west side of the island. The beaches of Cala Campese and the Allume. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 8 Isola del Giglio – Porto Santo Stefano 
13:30PM Ferry to Porto Santo Stefano. Back at the port we greet each other.

Map

From €1460

Duration: 8 Days

Start Point: Argentario

End Point: Porto Santo Stefano

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