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Tuscany between Florence and Siena

Delightful countryside, excellent cuisine and masterpieces of art history make this trip an unforgettable experience. Enjoy the gentle magic of this region and its scenic beauty.

No other Italian region attracts more travellers from all over the world than the Tuscany. Delightful countryside, excellent cuisine and masterpieces of art history make this trip an unforgettable experience. Enjoy the gentle magic of this region and its scenic beauty. The mild Tuscany climate in spring and autumn is ideal for a cycling vacation.

Travel details

Tour profile:

Level 3, hilly region, some uphill and downhill stretches, side roads. Entering and exiting the cities may be with some traffic. For bikers with condition and experienced bikers.

Day 1: Siena

Individual arrival.

Day 2: Siena - Radda in Chianti, approx. 45 km/28 miles

From Siena you start to head north towards the beautiful village of Radda in Chianti. This town is situated on a hill covered with woods and extensive vineyards. In Radda the best olive oil of the region is being produced.

Day 3: Radda in Chianti - Greve, approx. 40 km/25 miles

Today on your bike leg leads you through the gentle hills of the Tuscany. A breathtaking view and landscape will accompany you through the famous wineyards of the Chianti region.

Day 4: Greve - Florence, approx. 40 km/25 miles

Florence - the capital of Tuscany - is located on the banks of the river Arno, in the very heart of Italy. Enjoy this very unique city when drinking your café latte on the Piazza della Signoria with the sculpture of David by Michelangelo in your sight. Don't miss a visit of the world famous "Uffizi Gallery".

Day 5: Florence – Tavarnelle, approx. 40 km/25 miles

The village of Tavernelle Val di Pesa has Roman origin; it is named after the ancient taverns offering accomodation and refreshments - located along the road which connected Florence to Siena and then onto Rome. The territory of Tavernelle, like the entire Chianti region, has a particularly rich heritage of rural buildings: churches, oratories, chapels, villas and farms.

Day 6: Tavarnelle - Colle Val d'Elsa, approx. 45 km/28 miles

San Gimignano, which is located on a hill will enchant you today - its towers (built in the 11th and 13th centuries) are dominating the entire Elsa Valley. You continue on to Certalod, where you can visit the "Palazzo Pretorio". Your aim today - Val d'Elsa, is situated on the Via Francigena - a is a historical itinerary leading to Rome from Canterbury, a major route which in the past was used by thousands of pilgrims on their way to Rome.

Day 7: Colle Val d'Elsa - Siena, approx. 40 km/25 miles

From the Val d'Elsa valley you cycle back to the beautiful town of Siena. Siena preserves its medieval character to a remarkable degree, and has been largely unspoilt by new buildings. Its beautiful Gothic buildings include the Cathedral and Palazzo Pubblico on the cahracteristic Piazza del Campo with its tower (La Mangia), as well as numerous churches.

Day 8: Siena

Individual departure or extension.

Tour details/Prices

Arrival days: every saturday

Dates: Apr 19 - September 27, 2014
extra dates from 6 persons possible on request.

Arrival | Parking
| Departure

Pisa, Florence  
Train station:
Parking: free parking place about 1 km far away from hotel, reservation necessary
Transfer: bus + train, Florence airport - Siena, about 2 hours, € 15
bus Pisa airport - Siena, about 2 hours, € 15

Accomodation: 2-3* hotels, inns

Included services:
+ 7 nights in room with private facilities, bed & breakfast
+ luggage transport
+ handle bar bags with maps and information material per room

Bicycles incl. panniers:
27 speed Unisex and gents bikes, with lock, cyclometer and repair kit.

Extra bed in double room with 2 full paying adults: EUR - 100

minimum number of participants: 2

dinner option: dinner is mostly served in restaurants.
3-course meal, drinks are not included, payable on site.
6x dinner included (no dinner in Florence!)
visitor´s tax not included in price: payable on site! (€ 10-15), no e-bike possible.
If you book an extra night in Florence: ON REQUEST, because extra luggage transfer!



double room


single room


dinner option.*






cycle helmets rental (reservation necessary)


children bikes, trailer, tagalong, children seats 

on request


Siena 3/4*


double room



single room



*6x dinner, in Florence breakfast only

Miklos Krisch
Tel.: 0043 1 405 38 73 33
E-mail: mkrisch    radreisen.at