If Mini-Chianti only gives you a glimpse of L’Eroica, the Short Route will expose just a little bit more of L’Eroica, and you'll have an introduction as to why L’Eroica is one of the best rides in the world.
The Short Route is 81km in length, covering around 4 hours of riding. The route offers fantastic views of the region as well as some cuisine highlights to keep you fuelled up all day.
Like many routes of L’Eroica, the Short Route also features hilly terrain. The biggest climb begins at mile 30. This is the sharpest climb of the Short Route, followed by a steep descent.
The ride starts and ends in Gaiole in Chianti
Food and drink
Radda in Chianti and Lamole are L’Eroica’s official food stops where offers a true feast for riders.
74.526 km / 46.308 mi
1,516 m / 4,973 ft
1,520 m / 4,986 ft
769 m / 2,524 ft