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Discover the Crete Senesi area by bike

Valid from 01/04/2023 to 31/10/2023

Borgo Hotel Pieve a Salti Montalcino
Discover the Crete Senesi area by bike

Discover the Crete Senesi area by bike

from € 390 / per person, for the whole package

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A two-day itinerary, with local guide and support van in tow, that will allow you to discover some of the most popular areas for cyclists. All accompanied by hearty full breakfasts and typical dinners at Fattoria Pieve a Salti, so that you can start and end the day with just the right energy!



DAY 1: Welcome to Tuscany

Individual arrival, welcome drink and briefing with Anima Toscana staff. (Guaranteed for a minimum of 4 people; alternatively, the briefing will be held the following morning, before the tour departs).

Dinner and overnight stay at the farm.



59 km – 1,090 metre difference in altitude

Breakfast and departure for the first guided tour along the vineyards of the famous Brunello di Montalcino, crossing the route of the Pilgrims’ Way.

The second part of the route is through the panoramic Orcia Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We continue towards Pienza, on a beautiful scenic road. Visit to Pienza, an “ideal” Renaissance town, also famous for its Pecorino cheese.

Lunch at a typical inn before returning to the agritourism farm.

The last part of the route is on one of the unpaved sections of L’Eroica, a famous vintage cycling event that attracts over 8,000 participants from all over the world.

6.30 pm tasting of TGI wine, Red and Brunello di Montalcino.

Dinner and overnight stay at the farm.



56 km – 860 metre difference in altitude

The second guided tour takes us to the Crete Senesi, a picturesque area where gullies and reliefs known as “biancane” alternate. A short stretch leads to Buonconvento, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. A panoramic road takes us to Asciano, the heart of the Crete Senesi, rich in churches and museums.

Lunch in a typical inn in Chiusure and visit to the Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, with its wonderful cycle of Renaissance frescoes.

Return to the farm and departures.

Possibility to extend your stay or late check-out subject to a supplement.



Tour level: suitable for active cyclists, used to cycling whenever possible during the week and taking longer rides at the weekend. There are some challenging sections along the route and the gravel roads will make it even more difficult to complete the tour.

Recommended bikes: Gravel, trekking or MTB bicycles. E-bikes for beginners.

This offer include

  • 2 Overnight stays with full breakfast
  • 2 Dinners at the farm, with drinks included
  • 2 Lunches along the route
  • Briefing with Anima Toscana staff
  • Travel itinerary, maps with altimetry of each stage, GPX tracks for navigator or Smartphone App
  • Experienced and qualified cycle-tour guide
  • Support van along the journey (guaranteed for tours with a min. of 4 people)
  • Safe room fitted out for bicycle storage and small repairs
  • Special agreement with workshops and shops for repairs and purchases
  • Daily laundry service for technical clothing


Optional services on request:

  • Medical/baggage/cancellation insurance
  • Supplement for single occupancy of double room
  • Late check-out
  • Extra activities: cookery courses, horse riding, trekking, wine, truffle, or Pecorino cheese tasting tours
  • Bike rental: TREKKING, GRAVEL, E-BIKES
  • GPS navigator rental with pre-set routes

The package price is per person in a double room.

The package is available for a minimum of 4 people.

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