The Eroica is one of the best known, fascinating and favourite routes of cyclists all over the world.
220 km along the famous Tuscan dirt roads crossing the countryside, the vineyards and the hills of Chianti Classico, Val d’Orcia and Crete Senesi.
An amazing trip into the heart of Tuscany, reliving the heroic cycling of the past.
Wonderful medieval villages (Montalcino, Buonconvento, Radda in Chianti), ancient castles (above all the castle of Brolio, spectacular residence of the Ricasoli) and spectacular steep hills make the “Eroica bike tour” the perfect holiday for all those who want to discover the heart of genuine Tuscany.
• Montalcino, a beautiful example of a hilltop Tuscan town in the heart of Val d’Orcia
• The arid clay hills of Crete Senesi
• You will cycle surrounded by vineyards and olive groves up to Radda in Chianti
• The Castle of Brolio
• 2 nights in a luxury 4-star resort with SPA in Radda
TYPE: self guided tour, codice EN02
DURATION: 6 days / 5 nights
TERRAIN: mainly dirt roads alternating with paved roads
ACCOMODATION: hotel ***/****
The itinerary is hilly and it is quite challenging. It is recommended for anyone with a good practice and training. Most of the route is on gravel white roads so we recommend the use of a mountain bike and a habit to ride off-roads.
Are you concerned the tour may be too demanding?
Would you like to enjoy the landscapes without getting too tired?
RENT AN EBIKE AND ENJOY YOUR HOLIDAY SAFELY!
Siena | arrival.
Possibility to book extra nights.
Siena > Montalcino, 56 km, elevation gain +800 m. | Through the Val d’Arbia you will arrive in Montalcino
Montalcino > Asciano, 63 km, elevation gain +700 m. You will pass from the green of Val d’Orcia to the arid clay hills
Asciano > Radda in Chianti, 53 km, elevation gain +1000 m. You will reach the Chianti Classico
Radda in Chianti > Siena, 43 km, elevation gain +650 m. You will come back to Siena, passing for the Chianti Classico area.
Siena | departure. Possibility to book extra nights and to combine with tour: Val d’Orcia or Chianti Classico.
• Would you like an official guide for your trip?
• Are you not sure you want to do the tour by yourself?
• Are you a large group and do you need a coach with a guide?
Let yourself be amazed by the wonders of Eroica and Chianti
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