Local Adventures – Immersive Experiences with a Local Feel

Hotels: Mostly 2-3 night stays at excellent hotels or a centre based tour from a single villa or chateau.

Kms per day: Depends on the tour but in general these tours are designed to accommodate a broad spectrum of abilities with a lower ‘regular’ distance complemented by daily extra loops.

Cultural Activities: Guided tours, wine tastings, local food experiences, cooking classes, historical background and discussions with trained guides.

Listed below are all of our local bike tours:


Tuscany – Strade Bianche
Description

The tour starts in the Chianti area and we then travel mostly via unpaved roads (strade bianche)to reach the Val d’Orcia (UNESCO site). From there we head into the Maremma and the Tyrrhenian Sea. This is a tour with a flexible schedule and a good balance of physical activity and relaxation. The culinary aspect will be an integral part of this Tuscan experience as well as thermal spas.

Duration

8 days / 7 nights


Friuli, Italy and Slovenia –  The Road less Travelled
Description

Join us on the road less travelled to the 'undiscovered' northern Italian region of Friuli Venezia Giulia and then on into the beguiling country of Slovenia.

Duration

8 Days / 7 Nights


Puglia – The Best of Southern Italy
Description

The strategic position and fertile soils of Puglia has made it an enticing proposition for colonisation through the ages. This tangled web comprises Greek, Roman, Norman and Turkish occupation that has bequeathed the region with a cultural, gastronomic and architectonic patrimony that makes it such an enchanting region to visit. The gentle topography merely adds to its charm as a destination for a bike tour to suit all abilities.

Duration

8 days / 7 nights


Provence – Les Plus Beaux Villages
Description

With its unique micro climate and picture postcard views Provence embodies the very best that the Mediterranean lifestyle has to offer. Riding on roads that have long been part of cycling folklore we take you a sensory journey that will live long in the memory as we explore the 'most beautiful villages' of this spectacular region.

Duration

8 Days / 7 Nights


L’Eroica & Tuscany
Description

Join us on a ride of historical proportions and take your chance to be part of one of the world’s greatest cycling events - L’Eroica (literally, ‘The Heroic’). Conceptualised in 1997, by the visionary Giancarlo Brocci, as a means of protecting Tuscany’s fabled ‘strade bianche’ (white gravel roads) from being paved, the ride can normally only be entered via a lottery system.

Duration

6 Days / 5 Nights