Bike & E-bike tour in Tuscany

Tuscany offers ideal conditions for cyclist enthusiasts of all levels.

Pedal calmly enjoying the views and historical places of the Val d’Orcia. Many places have remained identical to how the Romans built them. Great filmmakers, including Americans, have found inspiration here.

The beautiful Crete Senese provide a unique and unforgettable experience, full of places to photography. Riding on a bike for the bravest, an E-bike for other nature lovers, the Tuscan hills and winding roads surrounded by cypresses are effortlessly tackled.

But where are the most beautiful places to ride through?

Bike & E-bike tour in Tuscany

Val d’Orcia by bike

One can choose many types of itineraries for their adventures on two wheels.

On the road, for racing bike lovers. On mountain bikes for those who prefer an adventure immersed in the forests.

Today with electric bikes even the longest climb becomes fun, you get to the top of Mount Amiata (Monte Amiata as we locals call it) surprising himself with a smile of satisfaction.

In each location in Tuscany you will find routes full of interesting villages full or art and local shops as well as breathtaking views. The territory of Val d’Orcia is mainly hilly. Those looking for the plains can go to the coast and along the Orcia river.

For passionate cyclist this means pedaling within the tracks of Ialian legends such as Bartali, Cipollini and Bettini. Tuscany is in fact a land of cyclists and wherever you choose to pedal you will meet other enthusiasts. They will greet you with a smile or a nod, especially if you are cycling tourists loaded with bags.

It is impossible not to fall in love with the “Terre di Siena“:

  • the Val di Merse,
  • or the Crete Senesi,
  • but as well the Val di Chiana,
  • an the Chianti region.

Val d’Orcia fascinates with the beauty of its hills, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For an unforgettable sensorial experience you can stop in the restaurants and cellars along your journey. The genuine products are, as in all the other Italian regions, numerous and delicious. These typical dishes will help you regain strength during a stage. To name just a few:

  • Chianina cow, an unforgettable Florentine
  • the Podolica cow lives in the pastures along the sea
  • Cinta Senese pork
  • the pecorino di Pienza
  • Handmade Pici Pasta
  • wines such as Brunello di Montalcino and Nobile di Montepulciano
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • The prized white truffle of San Giovanni d’Asso
Restaurant La Vecchia Posta

In full-swing, setting our own tempo.
Breakfast, lunch, cocktail at the pool, aperitif, dinner and nightcaps inside our esclusive Relais.
Since 1520 we host pilgrims and travellers. Today Chef Eliana perpetuate the  Tuscan tradition in our restaurant. As true craftman, she sublime fresh raw ingredients without altering them.

In Tuscany there are many farmers passionated and true lovers of their land and territory. They work every day to bring to your plate genuine foods praised for their taste all over the world.

Although it is pleasant to cycle in any season, the best months in Tuscany are from March to June and from September to November.

When biking in tuscany?

In July and August there can be very hot days and therefore sports activities are limited to early morning or late afternoon. One more occasion to enjoy spectacular sunsets, romance guaranteed! During the rest of the day, numerous thermal baths and wellness facilities await you as well as the tasting of the famous Tuscan wines.

Where to find bike & e-bikes in tuscany?

As true lovers of “nostra terra” we organize unique tour and activities custom-designed to provide to our guests with a true Italian holiday experience in the beautiful Val d’Orcia. Discover them on our blog and Contact us to get assitance.

Good rides in Tuscany!