Tuscan Coast and Islands - bike & hotel

A journey on bicycle through unspoilt nature with sights of superb beauty, in an unexpected rendez-vous between archaeology and nature.

An unforgettable tour among ancient pine tree forests, herons and cormorants, archaeological sites and sculptural art, this bike trip leads us to discover the Tuscan coast, from the World Wide Fund oasis of Orbetello, the remains of the Roman city of Cosa to the island of Giglio. Cliffs overlooking the sea, colorfull coves, isolated trails and balsamic scents, the silence of nature, the sea all around us for this adventure to discover one of the pearls of the Mediterranean.

Itinerary

Day 1 Argentario 
Arrival at the hotel by 18:00. Welcome aperitif and presentation of the tour. Dinner and overnight.

Day 2 Argentario-Feniglia-Ansedonia-Argentario 26 km | 16 ml

9AM By bike to the Feniglia, Ansedonia and the archaeological site of the city of Cosa, visit to the archaeological excavations of the citadel and the National Archaeological Museum. Visit Orbetello. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 3 Loop ride Argentario 38 km | 23 ml

9AM bike ride to the Convent of the Passionist Fathers and Porto Santo Stefano. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4 Porto Santo Stefano – Isola del Giglio 16 km | 10 ml

9AM by bike to Porto Santo Stefano. 10.30 we embark for the island of Giglio. Arrival at 11:30 Visit to the Roman port and excursion to the beaches and coves of the east side of the island. Dinner and overnight.

Day 5 Isola del Giglio – Giglio Castello – Punta Capel Rosso 30 km | 19 ml

9AM we depart to Giglio Castello. Visit the citadel. We continue with a bike ride to explore the southern tip of the island from the lighthouse to the coves at Punta Capel Rosso. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 6 Isola del Giglio – Giannutri – Isola del Giglio (free day or excursion by boat)

10:30AM Departure by boat to the Isle of Giannutri. Walking tour with a visit to the ruins of the Port and the Villa Domitia of the Roman era. Return to the hotel at 6PM. Dinner (not included) and overnight.

Day 7 Isola del Giglio – Campese 25 km | 16 ml

9AM we depart for the exploration of the west side of the island. The beaches of Cala Campese and the Allume. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 8 Isola del Giglio – Porto Santo Stefano 

13:30PM Ferry to Porto Santo Stefano. Back at the port we greet each other.
Ride type:
Mountain biking
Road riding
Sightseeing
Commuter
Rail Trail
Gravel
Various
EPIC Ride
Difficulty: Intermediate (Red)
Ride Duration: 1/2 day
Tour duration: 8 days/7 nights
Fitness Level: Medium
Language(s): English, Italian
Terrain:
Shared Bike Path - Paved
Shared Bike Path - Dirt
On-Road Bike Lane
On-Road
Off-Road - Fire Trail
Off-Road - Rail Trail
Off-Road - Single Track
Off-Road - Downhill
Gravel Road
Mobile Coverage: Limited
Services:
Water
Food
First Aid
Toilets
Bike hire
Carparking
Bike servicing
Accessible by bike
Accessible by car
Accessible by public transport
Accessible by shuttle
Phone Number: +31 643854526
Website: https://yubiketours.com/bike-tours/tuscan-coast-and-islands-bikehotel
Email: info@yubiketours.com
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