ANYONE WITH TWO WHEELS
Hills and lands in Terre di Siena are the paradise for any bicycle rider, from children carried into the child seat, to cyclo-tourists that wish to discover the world, adventurous bikers searching for winding roads, and yet, bicycle riders loving the elegant style of a city bicycle.
You can discover the beauties of this Land guided by Alessandro or by yourself with the help of our detailed route notes and maps.
The prices for Alessandro as guide are the ones of the official sienese guides: Half day (max 4 hours.) € 160.00 (Plus expenses for any lunch)/Full day (max 8 hours) € 260.00 (plus expenses for lunch) for groups of maximum 20 people
OUR BIKE ITINERARIES
Some proposals for our guests. A selection of trails for beginners and experts of the bicycle. You will be led by Alexander or take advantage of our detailed route notes to discover the beautiful landscapes of Tuscany on the saddle of your beloved bike.
SHORT TOUR OF SAN GIMIGNANELLO - MTB A drive through the olive groves Total km: 16.90 Total Ascent mt: 420 Fund: 50% tracks and single track, 38% dirty road, 12% asphalt road Short ring but with a significant difference in level characterized by short and steep climbs that will take you on a ride through the typical landscape of Crete and olive groves around Serre di Rapolano. The itinerary includes a poor traffic along it and there are no points of water supply.
TOUR OF SANTA BARBARA - MTB discovering the land of Travertine Total km: 19.70 Total ascent mt: 300 Fund: 39% dirty road, 61% asphalt road A easy ride, but with a significant difference in level, in the countryside of Rapolano Terme, on the border between the Crete Senesi, the Val di Chiana and the woods of Chianti. The itinerary includes a poor traffic along it and there are no points of water supply.
FLYING OVER THE CRETE - MTB A world apart: the triumph of essentiality and harmony Total km: 19.80 Total Ascent mt: 250 Fund: 31% tracks and single track, 23% dirty road, 46% asphalt road Short ring but very hilly with significant stretches of single track. Along the way, You literally fly over undulations of the famous “Crete”, one of the areas that most exalts the sensuality of the territory around Siena. Sky and land, flocks and farms, country churches and stone villages, emerge as islands in the huge sea of land. The itinerary includes a few traffic; some fountains and bar for the water supply can only be found in the village of Asciano. You will be able to visit the village of Asciano and the Museum Palazzo Corboli.
TOUR OF MURLO - ROAD BIKE To plunge into the land of the Etruscans Total km: 72.10 Total Ascent mt.: 1040 Fund: Asphalt road This route takes you into the heart of the Land of the Etruscans through the Crete Senesi, one of the most photographed landscapes in the world. The route has a low volume of traffic and there are fountains and bars for the supply of water. In addition you will be able to visit the Castle of Murlo with its Etruscan Museum and Buonconvento, you be able also to admire the Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore.
TOUR OF ARBIA - ROAD BIKE In the heart of the Crete Senesi Total km: 55.30 Total Ascent mt.: 752 Fund: Asphalt Round trip along the Crete Senesi, with a short passage in Chianti, in a succession of up and down. The landscape of the Crete Senesi is a triumph of essentialness and harmony, a timeless image, a picture that blends the forms of an Etruscan graffito and a sign of modern art. It is a harmony that gets inside you and has the power to bring your energies back into balance: emotions and sensations transform and dilate in the calm of space. The route has an average traffic and with few points of water supply. Along the route, do not miss the deviation (on dirt road) to visit the Monumental Site transitoire work of the Belgian sculptor Jean Paul Philippe on the hills of Leonina.
TOUR OF CASTELMUZIO - ROAD BIKE Sliding between the Crete Senesi and the Val d'Orcia. Total km: 85 Total Ascent mt.: 843 Fund: Asphalt road Route with short climbs but tough enough and some technical descents. Along the way you will admire some of the most beautiful panoramas of the province of Siena. The route has a low volume of traffic along it and there are fountains and bars for the supply of water. You will be able to visit the Museum of the Terracotta in Petroio, the Truffle Museum in San Giovanni d'Asso, and the Museum Palazzo Corboli in Asciano.
TOUR OF SINALUNGA - ROAD BIKE A short ride on the border between the Crete Senesi and the Val di Chiana Total km: 85 Total Ascent mt: 843 Fund: Asphalt road Extremely short ride that leads into the Val di Chiana, with along the second part some remarkable landscapes with beautiful views of the hills of the Crete Senesi. The route has an average traffic in the first half and poor in the second. There are fountains and bars for the supply of water.
TOUR OF MONTE SAN SAVINO - ROAD BIKE Discovering the Val di Chiana Total km: 47.6 Total Ascent mt: 682 Fund: Asphalt road Route that winds on the border between the Crete Senesi and the Val di Chiana, an area that, as evidenced by the numerous archaeological sites, has been the cradle of many ancient civilizations. The route has a low volume of traffic in the first quarter, intense in the second quarter and poor in the remaining kilometers. Ther are fountains and bars for the supply of water. The itinerary includes a detour (optional) to admire the Gargonza Castle, a fortified village of the XI century. We suggest you to visit the village of Lucignano.
TOUR OF MONTISI - ROAD BIKE from "Grancia" to "Grancia" in the Crete Senesi and the Val d'Orcia Total km: 47.6 Total ascent mt: 682 Fund: Asphalt Road The route takes you from the harshness of the Crete Senesi to the rolling hills of the Val d'Orcia, with the chance to discover the system of "Grance" that characterized the Province of Siena in the Middle Ages. The route has a low volume of traffic along it and there are fountains and bars for water supply. This tour allows you to visit the Grancia of Serre di Rapolano with its Museum, the Museum of the Truffle and the forest of Ragnaia in San Giovanni d'Asso, the Museum palazzo Corboli in Asciano.</br>
TOUR OF CASTGLION D'ORCIA - ROAD BIKE Val d'Orcia for expert riders Total km: 110 Total Ascent mt: 1730 Funf: Asphalt road Route for expert riders (because of the length and the gain) through Val d'Orcia, with its Medieval castles, sunny rolling hills, isolated hilltop towns, avenues of cypresses, olive groves, and golden wheat fields. The route has a low volume of traffic along it and there are fountains and bars for the supply of water