TUSCANY - BASED IN ONE HOTEL

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TUSCANY - BASED IN ONE HOTEL cycling holiday

General information:

Classification of the tour: Self-guided tour
Difficulty: medium
Distance: approx. 240 km
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Price: from 635,- €

Tuscany bike path map

Highlights and places of interest along the route:

Description:

Simply thinking of this popular region puts a smile on a lot of people’s faces! The many lovely landscapes in mild sunlight and numerous art cities in Tuscany make up the special charm of this region. The famous spa town Montecatini Terme is the ideal starting point for your tours exploring the area. You will experience worldfamous
attractions riding your bike. Every day you will get from one highlight to another and at the same time you will always be looking forward to getting back into your comfortable wellness hotel. 

  
Characteristics of the route:

Tuscany – that is marvellous and hilly countryside. On quiet minor roads and country lanes we cycle from one well known city to the next. When you enter or exit cities sometimes heavy traffic may occur.

A day by day account of the route:

Montecatini Terme

Day 1: Arrival at Montecatini Terme

Tip: Taking the historical rack railway train to Montecatini Alto;

Tuscany cycling holiday

Day 2: Excursion to the valley of Val di Nievole (approx. 40km)

Enjoy the beautiful view after some short climbs;

Leaning Tower of Pisa

Day 3: Excursion: Monte Pisano, to the Sea (approx. 50 km)

The impressive Leaning Tower of Pisa;

Florence, Ponte Vecchio

Day 4: Excursion to Florence (by train)

Famous for palaces, churches, museums and art treasures;

San Gimignano cycling path

Day 5: Excursion to San Gimignano (approx. 55 km)

Through wine yards and on beautiful paths to San Gimignano;

Cycling to Leonardo

Day 6: Excursion to Vinci (approx. 55 km)

Birth place of Leonardo da Vinci;

Cycling path to Lucca Tuscany

Day 7: Excursion to Lucca (approx. 40 km)

You pass the medieval wine-grower town Montecarlo;

Tuscany cycling holiday

Day 8: Departure

Individual departure or extension of your stay;

Prices 2018

 
Self-guided tour
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast - season 1 635.00 €
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast - season 2 715.00 €
Package price per person in a double room with breakfast - season 3 759.00 €
Single room surcharge per person 125.00 €
Surcharge double room single use 205.00 €
Half board surcharge for 3 days per person 79.00 €
Half board surcharge for 7 days per person 180.00 €
Additional services
Rental bike 80.00 €
E-Bike 180.00 €
Additional nights in Montecatini
Per person and night, double room with breakfast on request
Single room surcharge on request

Season 1: 24.03-27.04 | 29.09-13.10.18
Season 2: 28.04-25.05 | 08.09-28.09.18
Season 3: 26.05-07.09.18

 

Starting dates 2018, self-guided tour:

  • Arrival every Saturday from 24th March 2018 (first available date) to 13th October 2018 (last available date).

General information:

  • Arrival information:
    Arrival at the starting point of the tour is not included in the price and has to be organised by you.
    By train | Montecatini Terme central train station
    By plain | Airports Florence and Pisa
     
  • Starting point:
    Montecatini Terme
  • Car parking:
    Car park garage ca. € 45.00 per week. Public car park along the street about € 4.00 per day. Car parking or garages can‘t be booked by us in advance. Has to be organized and paid on the spot.

  • Accommodation:
    The Grand Hotel Croce di Malta**** is located in a quiet area only a few steps from the spa park and the town centre. The stylish hotel offers all the amenities you may expect after a nice day of cycling. The wellness area with sauna, steam bath and indoor pool are usable for a fee (you receive a reduction of 20% of the official price list)-www.crocedimalta.com.
    Attention: Tourist tax – if requested – has to be paid on the spot.

  • Rental Bikes:
    21-gear bicycle
    7-gear Unisex with back pedal (on request, limited availability)
    E-Bike (Unisex Modell, on request, limited availability)
    All bikes are unisex bikes

  • Tour information available in:
    English, German
 

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