Between white roads and cellars

Two days in Val d’Orcia among perched villages, medieval villages, and the vineyards of Montepulciano and Brunello di montalcino

Two days by bike in Val d'Orcia to discover the colors, villages and flavors of Tuscany on the white roads of the Eroica, and the paths of the Via Francigena, we will visit perched villages and medieval villages, and in order not to miss anything, we will cross the vineyards of Montepulciano and Brunello di Montalcino. An extraordinary holiday immersed in greenery and nature, tasting food and wine products and local wines.

ITINERARY IN BRIEF

Meeting with the Guide and technical assistance

for the starting briefing: in the hotel 

at about 10:00 a.m.

Starting tour at about: 10:30 a.m.

Difficulty: medium

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First Day

Arrivo in hotel nella serata di venerdì 16/10/2020, assegnazione delle stanze, incontro con la guida e l’assistenza tecnica, cena

Second Day

Dopo colazione, partenza per la prima tappa. Circa 62 km con circa 800 m di dislivello, pedaleremo lungo le strade bianche dell’Eroica. Da San Quirico d’Orcia visiteremo borghi arroccati e paesi medioevali come la meravigliosa Pienza e Montepulciano, circondata da vigneti, è conosciuta per il suo vino rosso Nobile, degusteremo prodotti tipici e vini prodotti nelle loro terre.

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Third day

Meeting with the Guide and technical assistance

for the starting briefing: in the hotel 

at about 9:30 a.m.

Starting tour at about: 10:00 a.m.

Difficulty: medium

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One of our favorite cycle excursions: about 35 km with about 850m of altitude difference, the tour of the vineyards of Brunello. A path almost entirely on dirt roads, between continuous ups and downs, immersed in nature, we will first reach the spectacular abbey of Sant’Antimo and then go up towards Montalcino crossing the most famous farms that produce Brunello di Montalcino. For the return to San Quirico d’Orcia we will follow the pleasant cycling route of the "Eroica".

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For the partcipants

The slightly demanding tour is aimed at moderately trained cyclists, along the routes there will be a continuous ups and downs along many unpaved roads, but surrounded by vineyards, villages and medieval villages. As in every “I Rent Bike” tour we will be constantly followed by the minibus that will be able to give support, or simply assistance, to anyone who needs it.

Which bike to tackle the route with.

The route develops mostly on dirt roads, not asphalted but beaten. We definitely recommend the use of a front mountain bike, or alternatively a good hybrid or trekking bike, for those who do not feel so trained, the choice to participate with an E-MTB is perfect.

Costs and supplements:

Services included:

2 nights in a *** hotel in a double / triple room € 270.00

2 dinners including drinks

2 buffet breakfasts

• Van following the group

• Guide on the bike

• Affiliation with the "ASD I Love Bike" association for the year 2021 complete with insurance.

Services not included:

Tastings or lunches in the cellars or along the bike routes.

Transfer by bus.

Supplements:

 • 27.5 ° or 29 ° MTB bike rental or trekking, € 40.00 for the duration of the tour.

• E-bike rental € 60.00, for the entire duration of the tour

• Single room (subject to availability) € 70.00

Just out of curiosity: 

Average cost of tasting € 15.00;

Average cost for lunch € 30.00;

Bus cost 20 seats € 1000.00 to be shared with all participants who will use the service;

Bus cost 30 seats € 1200.00 to be shared with all participants who will use the service.

 

Associazione "Solo in bici"

Via E. Scaglione 476, 80145 Napoli

Locations open only for delivery and retreats by reservation

Scafati (Na) - Via Dante Alighieri 15, 84018

Vico Equense (Na) - Corso Filangieri 80069

Piano di Sorrento (Na) - Via delle Rose 35, 80063 

Amalfi (Sa) - Piazzale dei Protontini 6, 84011

Salerno - Lungomare Trieste 6, 84031

Santa Maria di Castellabate - Via Sant'Andrea, 2, 84048

San Giorgio del Sannio (BN) - Via delle Cesine 9, 82018 

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