When people think about vacationing in Italy, they often bring the image of Tuscany to mind. A place that focuses its lifestyle on world-renown wine, culture, and romantic getaways, it’s a perfect vacation spot for anyone, especially for those looking for a moderate intensity cycling vacation. Pure Adventures Tours takes ... Read More
When people think about vacationing in Italy, they often bring the image of Tuscany to mind. A place that focuses its lifestyle on world-renown wine, culture, and romantic getaways, it’s a perfect vacation spot for anyone, especially for those looking for a moderate intensity cycling vacation. Pure Adventures Tours takes you through the best parts of Italy, over the hilly regions of vineyard-laden Tuscany. The cycling tour starts in Pienza, with its gorgeous 15th-century architecture, and takes you to Volterra -- the part of Tuscany famous for its quaint villages. Indulge yourself in rich views, wines, and the best in Mediterranean cuisine on this eight-day cycling hybrid tour through Tuscany, Italy.
The Piccolo Hotel “La Valle” is situated a few steps away from the historical center of Pienza, one of the city which in 1996 became a member of the UNESCO’s global heritage..
The new building, made of bricks and stones, opens into the marvelous countryside of Pienza and the Orcia Valley.
Tuscany cycling tour from Pienza to Siena biking
The hotel is situated in part of the 18th C. "Catasto Leopoldino" in the historic center of Montalcino. The building may have been used since the Middle Ages (because of its location close to Porta Burelli) as a shelter for the Sienese people fleeing from the Florentine army. The rooms at the back offer a splendid view of the Val d'Orcia and the Val d'Arbia. Enjoy the large, panoramic garden, and the swimming pool (created to look like a medieval fountain).
Hotel Chiusarelli is a 3* hotel located in the center of Siena, one of the most beautiful art cities in Italy. The building is a Neoclassical villa which was built around the 1860s and became one of the first hotels in Siena. In 2010, it was completely renovated, keeping its original style.
Hotel Chiusarelli adds a gastronomic note to your stay in Siena with its Restaurant "Gli Orti di San Domenico", where you can dine in a charming atmosphere, tasting typical recipes and dishes from traditional Tuscan cuisine. The rooms are all equipped with comforts such as bathroom with shower or bathtub, hairdryer, telephone, TV with SKY-Satellite, safe, air conditioning/heating and Wi-Fi Internet upon request.
Some rooms also have a small balcony which overlooks a green area on the back side of the building.
San Gimignano Tuscany
Hotel L'Antico Pozzo, the style hotel in San Gimignano, is not only a fine period residence but also a place where the stories, legends and magic of San Gimignano come alive.
This medieval town is unanimously acknowledged among Italy's most fascinating, and you can discover the secrets held within the walls of this ancient palace and experience the beauty of our land here in the heart of Tuscany.
Hotel San Lino is a renovated 15th century convent rich in charm and fascinating history situated in the city of Volterra. The hotel offers two different standards of accommodation: standard rooms and superior rooms.
The standard rooms are located on the first floor of the hotel and are furnished in Tuscan "arte povera" style. This linear and unfussy style of furniture, typical to the area, corresponds with the wish to retain the simplicity of the original monastic atmosphere. All rooms however, are equipped with free Wi-Fi access, mini-bar, direct dial telephone line, colour television with satellite channels, air conditioning, en-suite bathroom with shower and hairdryer.
The superior rooms are situated on the 2nd and 3rd floor of the hotel and are in a classic-continental style. Refined and elegant, the rooms have been furnished with care and attention being paid to the smallest detail: cherry wood furniture, wall to wall carpet, curtain drapes. The high standard of these rooms is complimented by the numerous comforts which can be found within: free Wi-Fi access, mini-bar, direct dial telephone line, colour television with satellite channels, air conditioning, en-suite bathroom with shower and hairdryer.
- Deluxe lodging 3 and 4 stars - double room with private bath; all excellent locations
- Buffet breakfast daily
- GPS with pre-programmed routes (1 per 2 participants)
- All luggage transfers from hotel to hotel
- Local emergency support throughout your tour during daylight riding hours
- Arrival orientation and bike set up in Pienza
- Route maps, route cue sheets with GPS notes for navigation
- Suggestions for visitations, sites, restaurants, monuments
- All pre and post travel planning services
- A package of pre-travel documents sent electronically to help you prepare for your trip.
- Pre-travel GPX files for personal device if requested
- Customer incentives & post trip offers
OPTIONS TO ADD:
- Private transfer from rail station at start
- Bagno Vignoni Spa package
- Siena Guided Walking Tour 195 euros
- Bike rentals - see tab
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