Orvieto to Argentario

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Italian Bike Tour: Cycle from Orvieto to Argentario

Discover the Italian bike tour of your dreams. Cycle through jade-tinged Umbria—the land of the Etruscans, stopping along the way in peaceful hill towns and idyllic villages. Combine with gorgeous countryside, majestic lakes and wild stretches of Tuscan coastline and you have the makings of a cycling trip of a lifetime.

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

Perched high upon a tufa rock, the ancient city of Orvieto is our inspirational starting point. Enjoy unbelievable cuisine, world-class wines, archeological marvels and jaw-dropping art. As we head to our final destination of Argentario—a peninsula tethered by three ribbons of land off the pristine coast of Tuscany—relax on the shores of a volcanic lake, explore culturally significant sights and inhale Tyrrhenian Sea breezes. All the while experience the ever-changing landscape of the two loveliest regions of Central Italy.

Departure dates 2020
Orvieto - Argentario: May 23,  June 6, 20,  September 5, 19
Argentario - Orvieto: May 30,  June 13,  September 12

Price per person    
In double room € 1320
Single supplement € 443
Bike rental € 189
E-bike supplement€ 154

Highlights of this Orvieto to Argentario Cycling Tour

Each day of the Orvieto to Argentario tour is packed with heart-stirring places to see and things to do. Here’s a taste of what’s to come:

Cycle the Calanchi Valley to hear the stories it tells of long ago.
Amble charming fishing hamlets rimming volcanic Lake Bolsena.
Ride to Tuscania's Marta valley to see early Christian basilicas.
Immerse in nature on rural roads leading to the magnificent coast.
Witness vestiges of Vulci—once an Etruscan stronghold near river Fiora.
Be amazed by Niki de Saint Phalle’s Tarot sculpture garden in Capalbio. 
Climb to the city of Cosa with its cyclopean walls and timeworn acropolis.
Catch your breath on Spiaggia della Feniglia where Caravaggio died.
Birdwatch on Orbetello's lagoon wetlands.

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.
Not Included
  • 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’
Level

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 – 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 €1320

Duration: 8 Days

Start Point: Orvieto

End Point: Porto Santo Stefano

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