Rating in Italy
$ 1417

Tuscany: Florence to Lucca Ride

Cycling
Cycling
min $ 1417
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Pisa, Lucca, Florence
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 1417
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  • At a glance
  • Itinerary
  • What's included
  • Dates & prices

At a glance

Your chance to
Ride through picturesque mediaeval towns
At a glance
7 nights in 2 and 3 star hotels; all are high quality and rooms have en suite facilities
Doiscover some of northern Tuscany's finest road riding
Some of the best road cycling in Tuscany can be found in the north of the region. Starting our tour in the Renaissance city of Florence, during the week we get off the beaten track and head towards the mountainous terrain of the Garfagnana region before returning to the rolling hills around Lucca. On this trip we discover the iconic city of Pisa, ride through quiet mediaeval villages and the glorious landscape that connects them and savour a huge range of delicious food and wine. What better way to explore the ‘Bel Paese’ (Beautiful Country)?
Cycling profile
Daily distance in km/miles:

Day 2 60.0km/37.3miles
Day 3 55.0km/34.2miles
Day 4 70.0km/43.5miles
Day 5 52.0km/32.3miles
Day 6 57.0km/35.4miles
Day 7 64.0km/39.8miles


Number of days cycling:
6
Pace:
Moderate: 13-16km/8-10miles an hour
Terrain:
Low altitude; 100% tarmac

Itinerary

Itinerary
1
Day 1
Start Florence.

2
Day 2
Ride up to take in the views over Florence before heading out to mediaeval Vinci.

3
Day 3
Cycle through classic Tuscan villages en route to the thermal spa town of Montecatini Terme.

4
Day 4
Challenging climbs take us into the mountains en route to the amazing hilltop city of Barga; continue riding to the pretty market town of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana.

5
Day 5
Circular ride in the glorious Alpi Apuane mountains or optional walks on the Ligurian Cinque Terre coastline.

6
Day 6
Ride south through the mountains to pretty Lucca, via the iconic Devil’s Bridge.

7
Day 7
Enjoy one last circular ride on the banks of the Serchio river, taking in Pisa.

8
Day 8
End Lucca.

Guided Group
This is a small group guided holiday. The group is usually between 4 and 16 in size, with an average of 12 like-minded clients booking individually, in a couple or as friends together.
Activity level
You are moderately fit and have an interest in remote or challenging environments. Some previous experience is required 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 27 Aug 16 - Sat 03 Sep 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,235
Sat 24 Sep 16 - Sat 01 Oct 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,235
Sat 20 May 17 - Sat 27 May 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,215
Sat 24 Jun 17 - Sat 01 Jul 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,215
Sat 26 Aug 17 - Sat 02 Sep 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,215
Sat 23 Sep 17 - Sat 30 Sep 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,215
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Exodus
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