Italy - Via Francigena (Tuscany to Rome) - Guided Mountain Biking Holiday
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18 Apr to 25 Apr - Join us on this thrilling mountain biking holiday through the trails of central Italy, perfect for those looking for an exciting journey!
- Superb Tuscan accommodation and classic landscapes
- Sampling the best wines of Chianti and Montepulciano
- Riding the ridge of Creti Senesi
- Roman roads, superb singletrack and forest fun
- Riding all the way to Rome and arriving in St Peter’s Square
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|1||Arrival Pisa - Transfer to Siena||Non cycling day|
|2||Siena to San Quirico||34 Miles / 55 Kms Approx.||760m||B L|
|3||Quirico to Radicofani||25 Miles / 40 Kms Approx.||990m||B L|
|4||Radicofani to Bolsena||34 Miles / 55 Kms Approx.||560m||B L|
|5||Bolsena to Vetralla||34 Miles / 55 Kms Approx.||960m||B L|
|6||Vetralla to Campagnano||31 Miles / 50 Kms Approx.||560m||B L|
|7||Campagnano to Roma||28 Miles / 45 Kms Approx.||640m||B L|
|8||Departure from Rome||Non cycling day||B|
Meals: B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner | Please keep in mind the distances and ascent information provided are intended to be indicative and may vary from the actuals due to accommodation changes or when compared on different GPS devices and software
For more information download our trip notes
For more information download our trip notes
Another magnificent trip!
Another magnificent trip with a big number of participants to deal with. Naomi is superb with her prep. Great food again. Riding into the Vatican is hard to beat. I’ve been on many Skedaddle trips and this is right up there with the best, and the road to Rome is a great one to do with not being the hardest, but still a good test. Looking forward to next year.
Never anything less than great service. The guides always try to meet everybody’s expectations and in particular, in this case, to amend the last day under pressure. I thought they did a great job.
Great group dynamic!
Something fun cycling wise every day. Group worked well.
Excellent Holiday – I don’t bother looking at other tour companies! And now trying to find one that I haven’t done yet!
We had a fabulous fun group of riders and guides on this trip. It was so nice to meet up with Jean Franco who (I don’t think) was our main guide last year. His girlfriend Judita was great company. I was sad that I hadn’t gone on to do the Scotland Highlands Coast to Coast trip immediately afterwards as had such FOMO (fear of missing out) when I got home!
Nicky, South Africa
As seen in the press...
Follow the last 184 miles (300km) of the old pilgrimage route to Rome through the hills of Tuscany and Lazio, starting at San Gimignano and finishing at St Peter’s, with Siena, Lake Bolsena and many ups, downs, dirt tracks and gelati along the way.
'30 of the best cycling holidays', Sunday Telegraph (2017)
A Special Trip
Very good route with varied terrain – good group, very well planned and organised. Lovely variety of small hotels and agritourismos, full of character and well chosen. Day 6 was my favourite – we cycled through vineyards, hazel groves, long single track by river, by the Roman Amphitheatre -very special!
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7 nights hotels/agriturismo
Breakfast and lunch provided
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6 days biking
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