Rating in Italy
$ 1218

Self-Guided Cycling in Tuscany: Pisa to Florence

Self-guided cycling
Self-guided cycling
min $ 1218
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Pisa, Florence
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 1218
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  • At a glance
  • Itinerary
  • What's included
  • Dates & prices

At a glance

Your chance to
Enjoy a free day in Florence
At a glance
5 days cycling (including 1 optional ride) with luggage transfers
Explore the city of romantic Florence
Cycle from the iconic leaning tower of Pisa to the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, passing through beautiful Tuscan landscape that inspired artists and composers such as Leonardo da Vinci and Puccini. The gentle cycling is mainly along riverside paths and quiet roads, and there are the opportunities to lengthen the rides, or take the train at some stages to spend extra time at your destinations. Enjoy a free day in the romantic city of Florence and take some time to visit the sights in one of the world's most stunning cities!
Cycling profile
Daily distance in km/miles:

Day 2 30.0km/18.6miles
Day 3 45.0km/28.0miles
Day 5 50.0km/31.1miles
Day 8 65.0km/40.4miles


Number of days cycling:
5 (1 optional day)
Pace:
Average daily ride: 48 km (30 miles).
Terrain:
The suggested cycling is along quiet, tarmac roads (mainly traffic-free). There are some hilly parts but they do not require any athletic skills.

Itinerary

Itinerary
1
Day 1
Start Pisa. Free time to explore this beautiful city and visit the iconic leaning tower.

2
Day 2
Cycling along the River Serchio, pedal towards the well-preserved Renaissance town of Lucca. Optional ride towards Massaciuccoli Lake.

3
Day 3
Panoramic cycling through the small village of Collodi, optional visit to the famous Pinocchio's Park. Spend the night in Montecatini Terme.

4
Day 4
Free day; relax in one of the most famous thermal cities in Europe, or take a circular ride (60km) to Vinci, Leonardo da Vinci's birthplace.

5
Day 5
Take a short train transfer to the pretty town of Pistoia and then head back in the saddle to reach Florence. Alternatively ride all the way from Montecatini.

6
Day 6
Free day in Florence. Meander down enchanting streets, marvel at the cathedral or climb the hill to the church of San Miniato al Monte for a spectacular view.

7
Day 7
Take a short train transfer to Empoli and cycle along the River Arno to return to Pisa.

8
Day 8
End Pisa.

Self-guided
Why not enjoy some independence, with the flexibility of a self-guided holiday? You'll benefit from our quality research and support, but you can pace your holidays as you wish.
Activity level
You are reasonably fit, enjoy the outdoors and are looking for some exercise. Some previous experience is preferable for activity based trips.

What's included

What's included
All breakfasts
What's not included
Travel insurance

Dates & prices

These are ‘land only’ prices which require you to book your own flights and join the rest of the group on Day 1 of the trip. For more information please see Trip Notes

Date Price excl. flights (pp) from
Sat 06 Aug 16 - Sat 13 Aug 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,205
Sat 13 Aug 16 - Sat 20 Aug 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,205
Sat 20 Aug 16 - Sat 27 Aug 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,205
Sat 27 Aug 16 - Sat 03 Sep 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,205
Sat 03 Sep 16 - Sat 10 Sep 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,205
Sat 10 Sep 16 - Sat 17 Sep 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,205
Sat 17 Sep 16 - Sat 24 Sep 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,205
Sat 24 Sep 16 - Sat 01 Oct 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,205
Sat 01 Oct 16 - Sat 08 Oct 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,085
Sat 08 Oct 16 - Sat 15 Oct 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,085
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Exodus
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