Tuscan Coast and Islands

From €1540

Italian Bike Tour: Cycle Along the Beautiful Tuscan Coast

Isolated trails lead to wondrous sculptural art with the shimmering Tyrrhenian Sea as the backdrop. From the Oasis of Orbetello—a knot of wetlands protecting 300 species—to the remains of the Roman city of Cosa and the fabulous island of Giglio. A bicycle tour of the Tuscan coast and islands is an unexpected rendezvous between astonishing archaeology and the splendour of nature. 

Tuscan Coast and Islands – bike & hotel

Orbetello

A unique Italian cycling journey through unspoiled nature with sights of superb beauty, in an unexpected marriage between archaeology and nature.

Description of our Tuscan Coast and Islands Cycling Tour

The unimaginable beauty of Tuscany sets this region of Italy a world apart. Containing a treasure trove of secluded coves carved into rocky cliffs, isolated trails with the scent of heavenly wild flowers, and peaceful pockets of pine forests brimming with wildlife. On your extended Italian bike excursion, you'll bear witness to Tuscany in all its glory.

Departure dates 2020 
May 23, 30
June 6, 13, 20
September 5, 12

Price per person
In double room € 1540
Single supplement € 443
Bike rental € 189
E-bike supplement € 154

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 Eenglish-Italian speaking tour leader 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.
Not included
  • 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”

 

Level

Intermediate 135 km, (84 ml)

Day 1: Argentario 
Arrival at the hotel by 6pm. Welcome aperitif and presentation of the tour. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: Argentario-Feniglia-Ansedonia-Argentario 26 km | 16 ml
9am start. Cycle to the Feniglia, Ansedonia and the archaeological site of the city of Cosa. Visit the archaeological excavations of the citadel and the National Archaeological Museum. Visit Orbetello. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Orbetello.

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 stay.

Day 4: Porto Santo Stefano – Isola del Giglio 16 km | 10 ml
9am start, with a journey by bike to Porto Santo Stefano. At 10.30am, we embark for the island of Giglio. We arrive on the island at 11.30am. Visit the Roman port and excursion to the beaches and coves of the east side of the island. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5: Isola del Giglio – Giglio Castello – Punta Capel Rosso 30 km | 19 ml
At 9am, we depart for Giglio Castello, visiting the citadel along the way. 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 stay.

Day 6: Isola del Giglio – Giannutri – Isola del Giglio (free day or excursion by boat)
At 10.30am, we depart by boat to the Isle of Giannutri. Here, we take 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
At 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, the cycling tour is officially over.

Map

From €1540

Duration: 8 Days

Start Point: Orbetello

End Point: Giglio Porto

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