8 days/7 nights


Start any date from May 15 to November 15


40 to 60 km daily (24 to 36 miles).

This is a hilly region, cut by river valleys and there are several long climbs most days.

You spend two nights in all locations but one, so you can take time off from cycling on some days.


Classic Accommodation:   US$2500                      
Luxe Accommodation:   US$3085
                                 Single suppl. classic: US$520
Single suppl. Luxe: US$645


  • 7 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 2 dinners
  • Spa treatment of a massage
  • Use of a top quality 21-speed hybrid bike complete with handlebar bag, pump, and all the necessary accessories for changing flats. We recommend that you bring your own helmet for safety and hygiene reasons
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • Luggage transfers
  • Area Manager available throughout the tour

You start in Lucca, in northern Tuscany.

The closest airport is in Pisa, which is an international airport with flights from European capitals as well as from Rome and Milan.

Pisa airport is about 30 km away from Lucca, and about a 40 minute taxi ride.

There are good train connections to Lucca from most of Italy, especially from Rome via Florence (between 3 and 4 hours).

From Milan, the train journey is significantly longer with more changes required.

Your information package will provide information about getting to the tour start.

Randonnée Tours

Italy

Northern Tuscany Cycling
8 Days

Benvenuto in Italia! Nothern Tuscany offers great riding and a chance to visit a less-known area of this popular region. You'll sample magnificent medieval towns and Renaissance basilicas, the spa town of Montecatini and Vinci, the birthplace of an inventor by the name of Leonardo.


 
Hotel Alla Corte Hotel Alla Corte,
Lucca

One of our favourite hotels in Italy, in one of our favourite towns! This hotel has been described as a jewel box; located within the historical walls of Lucca, it  is charming and intimate with tasteful décor.

Grand Hotel Croce di Malta Grand Hotel Croce di Malta,
Montecatini

Well situated, this hotel although ‘grand’ is managed like a private residence with attention to the small details. Enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, piano bar and on-site restaurant. Breakfast is served in the pleasant winter garden.

Hotel Alexandra Hotel Alexandra,
Vinci

This 3-star hotel is comfortable with amenities to make your stay enjoyable.

Castel Bigozzi Castel Bigozzi,
Val d'elsa

In the middle ages, this castle was the property of the nobile Montanini family and has been turned into an elegant 4-star hotel, surrounded by olive trees in a large park setting. It’s proximity to Monterrigioni and San Gigminano make it the ideal location to overnight.

 
Hotel Locanda L'elisa Hotel Locanda L'Elisa,
Lucca

A Relais and Chateaux property, with the expected 5-star amenities. The location is outside of Lucca historical centre, but there is a good restaurant if you choose to relax at the hotel.

Grand Hotel & la Place Grand Hotel la Pace,
Montecatini Terme

This property dates from 1870; the 5-star hotel boasts a pool and spa facilities and is surrounded by rolling meadows.

Relais della Rovere Relais della Rovere,
Colle di Val d'Elsa

Once a prosperous Benedictine Abbey and for 5 centuries a Cardinal’s residence, this 4-star hotel is located a few kilometers from town; hardwood floors, fresh flowers and elegant furnishings complement the buildings historical grandeur.


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