Explore the remarkable outdoor museum that is Roma, then pedal through Tuscan hilltop towns that have stood watch here since the Middle Ages. On this exciting family adventure, we’ll keep the kids entertained with gladiator battles, gelato tasting and medieval flag throwing. In the meantime, you’ll spend your days revelling in the local culture, cycling the spectacular landscapes, and savouring traditional cuisine made from the freshest and tastiest native ingredients. From the remarkable Eternal City to lordly Montepulciano, Italy truly is La Dolce Vita.
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Set out with your local guide on a family scavenger hunt, which will introduce you to the Pantheon, the Trevi fountain and many other treasures only the Romans know about!
Spend the day discovering ancient Rome, with stops at the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. Then, visit a real-life gladiator school, where the kids will master their combat techniques. Tonight, you're in for a private lesson in gelato and pizza making!
Set off on a ride through the Val di Chiana toward Tre Rose Estate, producers of vino nobile, Chianti and Brunello (all of which we’ll taste). Tonight, enjoy a feast of delicacies prepared by Amorosa’s chef.
Pedal sunflower-lined country roads to a homemade lunch at the Lungarella family’s country house (save room for Mamma Sara's tiramisú!). Tonight, explore the boutiques, art galleries, and restaurants in the hilltop town of Cortona.
Visit the magnificent 13thC cathedral in Siena, as well as the Piazza del Campo (the location of the famed Palio horse race). This afternoon, either test your skills on the high-ropes course or embark on one of the most scenic bike routes in Tuscany.
Arrive in Montepulciano and sample its fine vino nobile. Your guide will introduce you to the local artisans and point you toward our favourite specialty food shops as you meander through town. Tonight, a troupe of medieval flag-throwers join us to demonstrate their ancient art form (and give the kids a hands-on lesson!).
After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll drive you to Florence train station or airport for your onward travels.Show All Days VIEW MAP CLOSE Want to see a full
In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.