Orvieto to Argentario

From €1250

Italian Bike Tour: Cycle from Orvieto to Argentario

Discover the Italian bike tour of your dreams. Cycle through the land of the Etruscans, between towns rich in history and ancient ruins, beautiful landscapes, majestic lakes, and the rugged Tuscan coast.

Orvieto to Argentario – bike & hotel

Orvieto

Take a bike trip in Umbria and Tuscany, between towns rich in history and ancient ruins, beautiful landscapes, stunning seaside routes, and beautiful lakes.

Orvieto to Argentario Bike Tour Description

Take a bike trip in Umbria and Tuscany, between towns rich in history and ancient ruins, beautiful landscapes, stunning seaside routes, and beautiful lakes.

Availability

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

Price per person

In double room € 1250
Single supplement € 420
Bike rental € 175

On this Italian bike tour from Orvieto to Argentario, local cuisine, nature, archeology and art are combined to create the cycling trip of a lifetime. Relax on the lake and by the sea, visiting culturally important sites along the way, from Orvieto to Capalbio. This cycling tour of Italy will take you on an ever-changing route through the stunning Umbria and Tuscany regions. If this cycling tour interests you, our Tuscan Coast and Islands bike tour may also pique your interest.

From the Calanchi Valley, the ‘dying city’ carries the signs and stories from long ago. Cycle along beaches and fishing towns, eventually leading towards the incredible Bolsena and its beautiful lake. In the Marta River countryside, we will find Tuscania, guardian of two of the first examples of the Early Christian Basilica. Old roads immersed in nature will lead us to the coast. Every step of this Italian cycling tour from Orvieto to Argentario is packed with natural beauty unique to Italy. If you're looking for a very different kind of beauty, you may like to consider YuBike Tours' cycling trips in the Netherlands.

You will discover the excavations of the town of Vulci, a complete Etruscan city discovered by chance at the banks of the River Fiora. The Tuscan Maremma will frame and contextualise the magical world of the French sculptor Niki de Saint Phalle with its colossal works dressed in brilliant colors that blend with the surrounding nature. The sea breeze on the Tuscan coast offers different aromas to in-land areas, mixing up the scents and sounds we experience along the way on this cycling trip. There's something incredibly special about cycling along Italy's coast. Towards the end of this Italian cycling tour, we will climb and explore the excavations of the city of Cosa and visit Feniglia and the Lagoon of Orbetello. Check out our entire range of Italian cycling tours and please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions.

Highlights of this Orvieto to Argentario Cycling Tour
  • Civita di Bagnoregio: Old town and church of S. Donato (XV century).
  • Bolsena: Caves of St. Cristina and Catacombs (IV-V century), Church of St. Francesco (XIII century), Orsini Castle (XIII century), Archaeological Area Vulsinii (III century BC).
  • Capodimonte: Old town and Islands Martana and Bisentina.
  • Tuscania: Basilica of St. Peter (VIII-XIII century) cosmaten floors mosaics and crypt, the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore (V-XII century) with frescoes by Giotto school and Carolingian pulpit, remains of the ancient Roman-Etruscan city.
  • Vulci: Naturalistic-Archaeological Park with remains of an Etruscan-Roman city, Tomb François, Pellicone Lake, medieval Castle and museum with objects from the Villanovian, Etruscan and Roman period unearthed in the site.
  • Tarquinia (optional): Etruscan necropolis, Archeological Museum and historical center.
  • Ansedonia: Archaeological site of the city of Cosa and Museum. Etruscan gorge and Spacco della Regina.
  • Porto Ercole: The old city center, La Rocca, Forte Filippo and Star-shaped Fortification (XV century).
  • Feniglia: Archaeological site “Il tombolo di Feniglia”. Iron Age IX-VII B.C.
  • Gravicchio: The Tarot Garden by Niki De Saint Phalle (XX century).
Included
  • Accomodotion in three star hotel or agriturismo for 7 nights
  • 7 x breakfasts,
  • 6 x dinners,
  • two multilingual tour leaders on bike,
  • luggage transport,
  • technical assistance,
  • informative material,
  • guided tours to: Orvieto, Civita di Bagnoregio, Bolsena, Basilica of St. Peter, Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, archaelogical site of Cosa, Tombolo della Feniglia, Vulci Naturalistic-Archaeological Park, medieval Castle, sculpture Park Niki de Saint Phalle, Porto Ercole, Fort Filippo.
Excluded
  • travel to/from the point of departure/end of the tour
  • bike rental
  • drinks 
  • lunches 
  • dinner day 6
  • entrance fees to museums and parks 
  • boat trips
  • excursions not in program 
  • taxes and fees
  • anything not specified in ‘The price per person includes’
Warnings

Intermediate, 175 km (108ml)

Itinerary

Day 1: Orvieto
Individual arrival at the hotel in Orvieto by 6pm. Aperitif and presentation of the tour and the group. Dinner and nocturnal tour of the city. Overnight stay in Orvieto.

Day 2: Orvieto-Bagnoregio-Bolsena 35 km | 21.7 ml
At 9am, we cycle to Civita di Bagnoregio. We have lunch in a restaurant offering local cuisine, then take a guided tour of the town. We then depart by bike, heading to Bolsena in the early afternoon. Here you will enjoy sightseeing and a leisurely bike ride along the lake. In the evening, we will enjoy dinner and a night tour of the medieval quarter. Overnight stay in Bolsena.

Day 3: Bolsena-Capodimonte-Tuscania 45 km | 27.9 ml
We set off at 9am, coasting along the Lake of Bolsena following the Sentiero dei Briganti to the beach of Capodimonte. Picnic lunch. Visit to Capodimonte and possible boat trip to the islands. We then travel by bike to Tuscania in the early afternoon. Dinner and night tour of the citadel. Overnight stay in Tuscania.

Day 4: Tuscania-Vulci 35 km | 21.7 ml
9am guided visit of Tuscania. 11.00 AM departure for Vulci. Lunch in the park and visit of the Archaeological Naturalistic Park of Vulci, on foot. Arrival at the farmhouse. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5: Vulci-Capalbio Scalo 30 km | 18.6 ml
9am bike ride to the ‘Tarot Garden’ by Niki De Saint Phalle. Visit to the park and lunch. Cycling to the coast. Afternoon at the beach. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 6: Capalbio M – day off – optional Oasis WWF 
Enjoy a well-deserved day relaxing on the beach or cycling in the surrounding area. We also offer an optional excursion to the WWF Oasis. There is also the possibility of free excursions by bike and train to the following areas: Tarquinia, the Etruscan necropolis, and the medieval quarter; the Argentario, with its beautiful beaches and harbors; Rome, by train in an hour and a half. Dinner (not included). Overnight.

Day 7: Capalbio Scalo-Ansedonia-Feniglia-Porto Santo Stefano 30 km | 18.6 ml
At 9am, we set off, cycling to Ansedonia. We visit the Archaeological site of Cosa and Feniglia. Lunch on the beach. La Rocca di Porto Ercole. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 8: Porto Santo Stefano
After breakfast, the tour is officially over.

Map

From €1250

Duration: 8 Days

Start Point: Orvieto

End Point: Porto Santo Stefano

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