Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence
Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence
Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence
Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence
Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence
Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence
Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence
Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence

Italy - Pisa to Florence Bike Tour

from €1,126

Leonardo da Vinci might have said it himself “cycle to my home town and check out all my discoveries”. This flexible tour does just that, as you choose your challenge each day. Pedal through the quintessential Tuscan landscape of vineyards and olive groves to Pisa, with its world renowned Leaning ... Read More

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  • Difficulty
    Fit: 3/5
  • Tour Type
    Self Guided Hybrid or E-bike Cycling
  • Availability
    March 1 - October 31
  • Duration
    6 Nights / 7 Days
  • Distance
    30 km/day

Day 1 | Arrival Day in Pisa

Arrive at your hotel in Pisa and take a peaceful and relaxing stroll through the narrow streets of this charming city. Sit down for a glass of local Chianti wine and savor the amazing olive oil produced in the region’s vineyards. Before calling it a night, promenade past the chapels and pastel houses lining the banks of the Arno River. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in the garden of the hotel in San Giuliano.  

Hotel Bologna


Pisa

Hotel Bologna

Hotel Bologna – surely one of the most prestigious in Pisa – occupies a stylish, typically Tuscan palazzo in the historical centre of the city. The central but sheltered street on which the Hotel is located is just 500 meters from the train station. The Cathedral (Duomo), the main thoroughfare (Corso) and all of the principal tourist sights can be easily reached on foot. Hotel Bologna welcomes its guests with an air of measured elegance. You are sure to come across a whole range of surprises that will leave you feeling deeply satisfied. The soft colours of the decor are made all the more intimate by the carefully designed lighting. The attention-to-detail is unrivalled, both in terms of the interior design of the Hotel and the attitude of the staff.

Air Conditioning '; Closed Parking '; Internet Access '; Cable TV '; Hair Dryer '; Mini-Bar '; Hotel Lounge/Bar '; Safe in Room '; Room Service ';

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Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence

Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence

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Day 2 | Pisa round trip or Pisa to Calci Loop

After breakfast pick from two options of riding. Short route: An easy warm-up ride along the ancient acqueduct and on bike paths leads you right into the heart of Pisa where you can visit the world famous Miracle Square along with its illustrious leaning tower. Admire the many palaces, churches, towers and town squares. Take a break in the Piazza dei Cavalieri as you gaze at the architecturally stunning historic buildings that surround you. Distance: 13 km/ 8 miles; 1 hour. Long route: Begin your day cycling through the inspiring countryside between Pisa and the mountain of Monte Serra, stopping for a visit to the grandiose Certosa of Calci monastery. It was founded in 1366 and houses a magnificent, renowned Natural History Museum. The second part of the day is spent in Pisa, as in the short route, visiting its many outstanding monuments. Distance: 33 km/ 20.5 miles; 2 - 2.5 hours.  

Hotel Bologna


Pisa

Hotel Bologna

Hotel Bologna – surely one of the most prestigious in Pisa – occupies a stylish, typically Tuscan palazzo in the historical centre of the city. The central but sheltered street on which the Hotel is located is just 500 meters from the train station. The Cathedral (Duomo), the main thoroughfare (Corso) and all of the principal tourist sights can be easily reached on foot. Hotel Bologna welcomes its guests with an air of measured elegance. You are sure to come across a whole range of surprises that will leave you feeling deeply satisfied. The soft colours of the decor are made all the more intimate by the carefully designed lighting. The attention-to-detail is unrivalled, both in terms of the interior design of the Hotel and the attitude of the staff.

Air Conditioning '; Closed Parking '; Internet Access '; Cable TV '; Hair Dryer '; Mini-Bar '; Hotel Lounge/Bar '; Safe in Room '; Room Service ';
Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence

Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence

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Day 3 l Ride from Pisa to Luca

Today’s ride is very scenic and nearly all flat. When you are ready to go, follow the route to the Serchio River and after 25 kilometres, you reach the charming town of Lucca. You have ample time to visit the town and explore its splendid gardens, majestic bell tower and impressive Piazza Anfiteatro, a 2nd century Roman amphitheater. Don’t miss a ride along the tree-lined walls of its perimeter. You will have two cycling options to choose from: Option 1: 25 km/ 15.5 miles; 2 hours or Option 2: 32.5 km/ 20 miles; 2.5 – 3 hours.  

Hotel San Marco


Lucca Italy

Hotel San Marco

Hotel San Marco is to be found at Lucca, near to the ancient city walls and the historic town centre. Opened in 1992, it was completely refurbished in 2010 and combines tradition and innovation creating a warm, welcoming atmosphere where guests can feel entirely at home. The rooms of the hotel are comfortable and well-equipped with all modern accessories. Each room is, in its own way, unique, as each is named for a famous Luccan person either from a historical or cultural point of view. Rooms for both smokers and people with ambulatory difficulties are available upon request.

Swimming Pool '; Open Parking '; Internet Access '; Cable TV '; Hotel Lounge/Bar '; Safe in Room '; Room Service ';
Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence

Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence

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Day 4 l Lucca short or long circular ride

Following breakfast you can choose between two trips of varying difficulty on today’s visit of characteristic Renaissance villas in the outskirts of Lucca. Both trips are similar in length, but the easy route is almost entirely flat whereas the hilly route has more height variation and offers enviable aerial views. Experience tours of assorted prestigious villas and stroll their extraordinarily luxurious gardens. (Option 1: 33 km/20.5 miles; 2.5 – 3 hrs or Option 2: 39.5 km/24.5 miles; 3 – 3.5 hours)  

Hotel San Marco


Lucca Italy

Hotel San Marco

Hotel San Marco is to be found at Lucca, near to the ancient city walls and the historic town centre. Opened in 1992, it was completely refurbished in 2010 and combines tradition and innovation creating a warm, welcoming atmosphere where guests can feel entirely at home. The rooms of the hotel are comfortable and well-equipped with all modern accessories. Each room is, in its own way, unique, as each is named for a famous Luccan person either from a historical or cultural point of view. Rooms for both smokers and people with ambulatory difficulties are available upon request.

Swimming Pool '; Open Parking '; Internet Access '; Cable TV '; Hotel Lounge/Bar '; Safe in Room '; Room Service ';
Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence

Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence

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Day 5 l Ride from Lucca to Vinci

Ride past Altopascio and the fascinating Padule of Fucecchio nature reserve, the largest inland wetlands of Europe. Marvel at the delightful all-encompassing greenness and perhaps you will spot some migratory birds enjoying a well-deserved rest on their way south. Feeling rejuvenated, you cycle on to Vinci, where the famous inventor/artists Leonardo da Vinci was born. Again, you have two cycling options. Option 1: 29 km/18 miles; 3 hrs or Option 2: 54 km/33.5 miles; 4 hours.  

Agriturismo Il Piastrino


Vinci Italy

Agriturismo Il Piastrino

Piastrino agriturismo is an old farmhouse which has been transformed into an holiday furnished and confortable accommodation. Piastrino agriturismo offers to its guests the following services: breakfast, mountain bike rental, horse riding, private parking, swimming pool and a garden with deckchair to enjoy the Vinci's skyline. Other services (like gym, tennis, golf, shop, bank) can be easily reached from the farm house.

Swimming Pool '; Open Parking '; Closed Parking '; Internet Access ';
Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence

Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence

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Day 6 | Morning short or long circular ride in Vinci.

Wake up in Leonardo da Vinci's birth town, and gain insight on the genius as you explore his birthplace and two remarkable museums all about him. Admire his original designs and inventions. When you’re ready, leave your bike at the accommodation in Vinci and take a transfer directly to Empoli to board a local train to Florence, for a night in the jewel of the Renaissance. Your cycling options for today are: Option 1: 8 km/ 5 miles; 1hour or Option 2: 15 km/ 9.3 miles; 2 – 2.5 hours.  

Hotel Cellai


Florence Italy

Hotel Cellai

Hotel Cellai is located in the heart of the historic center of Florence, surrounded by monuments, churches and buildings of extraordinary beauty. All the most interesting and evocative city sites are within a short walking distance, passing through little streets full of charm and mystery. The rooms of Hotel Cellai are extremely comfortable, equipped with warm and precious materials and personalized with authentic antiques expertly chosen one by one in the many markets of Tuscany. This passion for detail contributes to the intimate, tranquil atmosphere which transforms each room into a pleasant refuge within the bustling city of Florence, in a place where guests can relax after a day spent touring and admiring the many beautiful artistic and architectural sites in the city which cradled the Renaissance. Rooms are light and comfortable and well appointed with a writing desk, wireless internet access and flat screen TV's. Rooms overlooking the front have double soundproof windows.

Air Conditioning '; Closed Parking '; Non-Smoking Rooms '; Internet Access '; Cable TV '; Hair Dryer '; Mini-Bar '; Hotel Lounge/Bar ';
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Day 7 | Departure from Florence

The trip and our services end after breakfast, unless you have booked a transfer to the airport or other supplementary services.  

Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence

Bike Tour Tuscany from Pisa to Florence

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The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.

- 6 night’s accommodation in comfortable 3 & 4 star inns and hotels or equivalent agriturismo
- Daily breakfast
- Afternoon snack on day 5 in Vinci
- 1 Glass of Prosecco on arrival day
- Bike delivery and collection
- Trip briefing and bike fitting Day 2 at 9am
- Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
- Detailed Road Book, including detailed instruction, maps, touristic information, suggestions for lunch and dinner
- 24/7 Emergency telephone assistance
- Pre travel documentation
- Italy travel planning and services before/after the tour

Lodging

Accommodations: Hotels included:
- Hotel Bologna**** Pisa
- Hotel San Marco*** Lucca
- Agriturismo Il Piastrino*** Vinci
- Hotel Cellai**** Florence


** Please see Itinerary tab for more information **
Prices
Tuscany - Pisa to Florence
Double Occupancy (standard hotels Low Season):
1124 €/person
Double Occupancy (standard hotels High Season):
1179 €/person
Single Supplement:
340 €/person when more than 2 traveling in a departure
Extra Services:
Hybrid Bike Rental:
136 €/bike

E-bike rental:
225 €/bike
Pisa and Florence Airport Transfers:
from 49-184 &euro



Triples available in some locations, please inquire. Solo supplement: 640 euros. NOTE: city taxes are assessed by each hotel at checkout; 1-4 euros/person/day.

Extra nights in Florence and Pisa possible; please inquire in advance. .
High Season: 5/29-9/30.


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Tour Details

Tour Highlights:
- Tour starts in Pisa where you can add extra nights before to explore
- Tour starts any day; High Season from May 29-Sept 30
- Ride through old villages and vineyards

Need to Know:
- You will encounter Tuscan hills while riding
- July and August are not recommended for travel
 
Options:
- Ride options - longer/shorter available each day
- Florence/Rome add-on
 
Duration: 7 days & 6 nights


Dates : March 1-November 1. This is self-guided touring and offers total freedom of dates - you can choose whatever dates you wish. We can accommodate small parties of 2 persons up to large groups. Custom guided groups are possible for groups of 6 or more; please inquire.
 
Level 3+ - Moderately hilly countryside with some hilltop finishes; challenging terrain can be moderated on the shorter ride options.This is a self guided tour - see what all that includes!
 
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    Local Coordinator

    Our local experts are on hand to meet you on the morning of Day 2 for an orientation and bike set up. They will cover the tour ahead and answer your questions. We have local support via telephone available throughout the tour, where the staff speaks good English and is ready to help you if needed.

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    Bikes Available on This Tour:
    HYBRID - Hydroformed aluminum frame; suspension fork with lockout, Avid disk brakes, adjustable stem, 27 speed Alivio gearing. Rear rack, mud guards, 1 bottle cage. Hybrid Spec Sheet details in PDF
    Included are:
  • Helmets, (one size fits all).
  • Map holder
  • Front bag
  • Odometer
  • 1 Padlock
  • 1 Repair kit


  • Pedals: flat or with cages. Travelers may bring their own clipless pedals to have installed. If you bring your own pedals, please bring your tool to remove them from the bikes at the end of the tour.

    E bikes are also available: Aluminum frame bikes equipped with pedal assist motor that is battery powered. E-bike Spec Sheet details in PDF
    Bike rental Rates: Hybrids rent for 136 euros and E-bikes for 225 euros for the duration of the tour. Panniers available for a supplement of 35 euros/pair.
    Limited supply of road bikes also available, please inquire for more information.

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