From Milan to Rome

A long distance and unforgettable VeloTour across Italy

From Milan to Rome

Bike tours of Italy: The roads to Rome / We leave central Milan heading south, and enter central Rome from the north. In between, the typical Italian landscape with all its myriad changes. From the rural architecture of Lombardy to the cupolas of Florence, from the gentle hills of Chianti to the tuff cliffs of Orvieto and on to the hilly countryside of Tuscia and Lazio.

Steps&stops: Milan, Lodi, Cremona, Busseto, Parma, Bologna, Florence, Siena, Pienza, San Casciano de Bagni, Orvieto, Civita di Bagnoregio, lago di Vico, Rome

Travel Highlights / The Italian landscape offers endless emotion and infinite poetry. On the bike it takes effort as well. But it's effort that's repaid by a thousand surprising horizons, by the color of the sky and the fields, by the shapes of the clouds and the sky. Pedaling along these slow bike tours of Italy from Milan to Rome, you'll be enchanted by the gentle winding of a silent road that rises to settle itself on the ridge. You'll move from the flat, regular ride that only the plains can offer, to the savage rifts of the Apennines. Behind a hairpin bend on the descent your gaze fills with wonder at the sight of Florence from above. Chianti, Siena and the Crete Senesi, Pienza and the Val d'Orcia, and such endless, widespread beauty that we'll never want to leave. Then there's the climb to Orvieto, the city on the cliff, and a thousand other enchanting moments, until the grand finale when you enter Rome by bike. All the way to the Trevi fountain in our Bike tours of Italy!

The price is for 7 nights and 7 days, for a group of 7 partecipants at least. 
The price for this tour includes:
- 7 full days cycling and 7 nights;
- presence of a minivan with a bike rack and driver for the round trip transfer and to follow the riders for the entire trip;
- a cycling guide;
- accommodation in double rooms (4 stars hotel, B&B or farm stay),
- all dinners and breakfast (breakfast in the morning will be gauged to meet the needs of a recreational cyclo-tourist);
- energy snack while cycling;
- road-book and GPS tour tracking.  The following are not included: meals while cycling, extras at dinner, any additional options requested from the organization, insurance and anything else not explicitly included above.

This tour will run from Wednesday to Tuesday.
The path is indicative and may undergo small variations for safety reasons and / or viability.
More details about travel rules

We also provide the BIKE RENTAL service with CINELLI road racing bikes and BIANCHI trekking/hybrid bikes

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This tour will run from Wednesday to Tuesday. You can choose to add 1 or 2 days, to have shorter stage, or to ask for a bespoke tour for a group of 6 partecipants. For details and costs contact us.

 

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Tour - Day by day

Milano

Welcome and vening technical brief.
Milano is not only famous for its fashion and Cathedral, enjoy a scroll along the navigli and get one ride where the city ends and countryside begins.

Cremona

day 1/ Milano-Cremona, 90k flatland
We cycle along the Po valley, through little villages and beautiful farming land, we stop in Cremona, the birtplace of Stradivari, visiting the laboratories of violin making.

Parma

day 2/ Cremona-Parma 75k flatland
Parma in Italy is sinonimous with great food. Riding into Emiglia Romagna region is a feast both for the eyes and your stomach. Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma, tortelli and lambrusco....we'll stop in a finest restaurant close to the birthhouse of Giuseppe Verdi in Busseto.

Firenze

day 3/ Parma-Firenze, 95km - 1200mt of climbing
Something to say about Florene that you don't know yet? Come and see what's the city of Lorenzo il Magnifico nowadays. Expect for mayor World Heritage sites! A short van-transfer between Parma and Bologna, until Pianoro Where we start the long and easy climb to the Futa pass.

Siena

day 4/ Firenze-Siena, 70km - 1200mt of climbing
Before becoming a magnificient Renaissance city Siena, like other Tuscan hill towns, was first settled in the time of the Etruscans This is real Tuscany

Pienza

day 5/ Siena-Pienza - 60km - 1200mt of climbing
In 1996, UNESCO declared the town a World Heritage Site, and in 2004 the entire valley, the Val d'Orcia, was included on the list of UNESCO's World Cultural Landscapes. We pedal through it!

Orvieto

day 6/ Pienza-Orvieto, 85km - 1.500mt of climbing

We change region and arrive in Umbria, enjoy Orvieto, the defensive city built entirely on tuff cliffs.

 

Roma

day7/ Orvieto-Rome, 135k - 1.500mt of climbing
Roma! What else?

This tour will run from Wednesday to Tuesday. The path is indicative and may undergo small variations for safety reasons and / or viability.
 

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