A truly unique active holiday for bike lovers: nature, art and old times atmosphere! Our cycling journey will take us across three different territories, Emilia Romagna, Toscana and Umbria where we will enjoy beautiful views and we will breath the unique history of this legendary river; along its shores are born the Etruscan and the Roman cultures and it has always been a vital way of communication and transport for Italy. Now you will discover its beauty! This 200 km route is a slow journey by bicycle into italian cultural roots !
Along the Tiber
Arrival in Verghereto, in the heart of the Apennines, between Umbria, Tuscany and Emilia Romagna. Hotel accommodation. Dinner with menu dedicated to sporting people.
Breakfast and beginning of the first stage from MONTE FUMAIOLO to PIEVE SANTO STEFANO. You cycling itinerary today will take you to Valsavignone and Pieve Santo Stefano. It starts from an altitude of 1400 meters with a winding road that runs along the river giving wonderful views. The easy path ends in the city of Pieve Santo Stefano. Do not miss the scenic beauty of Fumaiolo Mountain where the river comes to life, in a dense beech forest. Here you can read on the marble column, "Here comes the sacred river to the destiny of Rome." Arrival in hotel, accommodation, Dinner and overnight.
DETAILS: 28 KM Difference In Level 50 mt - easy
Second cycling stage: PIEVE SANTO STEFANO - SAN GIUSTINO. From Tuscany to Umbria; you can enjoy a beautiful view of the artificial lake Montedoglio. This itinerary is also an opportunity to discover beautiful towns, such as Anghiari or St. Sepolcro jand Caprese Michelangelo, birthplace of Michelangelo Buonarroti. The arrival is in San Giustino. Accommodation in hotel, dinner and overnight
DETAILS: KM 35 DIL 200 MT - Average
Departure for the third stage from SAN GIUSTINO to UMBERTIDE. This third cycling stage passes through the villages of Piosina, Città di Castello, Trestina, Niccone using cycle paths away from traffic. The route is almost entirely along the banks of the river and has no difficulty in altitude.
DETAILS: 40 KM DIN 100 mt - average
Fourth stage: UMBERTIDE—PERUGIA (PONTE SAN GIOVANNI). The route takes us to the heart of our journey. The river is increasingly important and takes you across dirt roads, pedestrian paths and areas with little traffic. No significant asperities. Arrival in hotel in Perugia (in the outskirt or even in the center by metro train), dinner with sporting menù, overnight.
KM 36 DIL 200 mt - average
Fifth stage: PERUGIA (PONTE SAN GIOVANNI) - MARSCIANO. After having paid a visit to the capital city of Umbria we take our bicycle and ride through ancient villages rich in history as Deruta and Torgiano that well worth a short detour from the main road. The stage does not present difficulties of any kind, also the second half is on asphalt. Arrival is in Marsciano
DETAILS: 32 KM - DIL 100 MT - easy
Sixth stage. MARSCIANO - TODI. The trail is short but mild depressions and uneven sections in the Montemolino area require preparation. On the other hand, however, it is a very interesting leg because of the beauty of nature and art. It is through the ancient village of Fratta Todina and then along the railway suddenly you will discover the city of Todi. A delicious farewell dinner with Umbria special menu is waiting for you in Hotel
DETAILS: 28 KM - DIL 150 mt - average
IT IS POSSIBLE TO EXTEND THIS CICLYING ITINERARY AS FAR AS ALVIANO (WWF OASIS) THROUGH ORVIETO
Breakfast and departure.
Accomodations: 7 different hotels especially selected for their warm welcome to sporting people offering also a mechanical workshop and bike storage
Food: 7 breakfast, 7 dinners in Hotel with sporting menu especially dedicated to active people! Vehicle support: luggage is transfered between hotels for you! Local assistance is at phone call!
7 overnights in double room as mentioned in the program in 3 * hotels or agriturismo,
7 breakfasts and 7 dinners,
maps and road books,
tracks to be downloaded,
PRICE DO NOT INCLUDE
meals when not mentioned,
what is not mentioned in the " Price Includes"
IT IS POSSIBLE TO EXTEND THE STAY IN ANY PLACE. EXTENSION HAS TO BE REQUESTED AT RESERVATION.
VISIT TO WINE ESTATES is possible on request
PRIVATE TRANSFER ON ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE IS ON REQUEST
BIKE RENTAL ON REQUEST
SUPPLEMENT FOR SINGLE ROOM ON REQUEST
DISCOUNT FOR NOT TRANSPORTING LUGGAGE IS POSSIBLE AND IS ON REQUEST
MEALS: BOX LUNCH ARE ON REQUEST