Chianti Experience

The soul of Tuscany bike tour

Chianti Experience

Experience is not a traveling tour. With our Chianti Experience, guests will enjoy the same accomodation for they whole stay, but will cycle on different roads each day. This offer cyclists the perfect blend of sporting challenge with relaxation.

Castello di Fonterutoli has been the heart and soul of the Marchesi Mazzei story and wine-production for nearly 600 years. Owned by the family since 1435 the estate still retains its original form, that of a tranquil country village, surrounded by 650 hectares of wood, vineyards and olive groves. A cluster of houses, the church of San Miniato and the villa, built at the end of the 1500s, tell the story of a family deeply rooted in the Tuscan tradition.

Castello di Fonterutoli is a unique place where past and present unite and where guests rediscover themselves and the real Tuscany amidst an untouched and breathtaking landscape. The century-old hamlet and wine estate of Castello di Fonterutoli provides the ideal setting for visitors to enjoy Tuscany the way it was meant to be experienced – surrounded by soft, green rolling hills and lush vineyards, sipping elegant wines and indulging in fresh regional cuisine.

From Fonterutoli you'll ride immersed in the heart of Tuscany and you can understand what the Italian wine: the alchemy between art , science and knowledge.

You come out of Fonterutoli Chianti Experience "drunk" of the Tuscany landscape and with a new awareness of what is a winery level, discovering and enjoying the secrets of a production that has been handed down for over six centuries.

Price is for 8 partecipants - 4 notti and 5 days (including transfer).
The price for this tour includes
- 5 full days cycling, 4 nights + transfer;
- 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 runs from Wednesday to Sunday. 
The path is indicative and may undergo small variations for safety reasons and / or viability and road works.
More details on 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 runs from Wednesday to Sunday. Different staying can be asked for group of 6 at least, contact us

NEXT DEPARTURES

Tour - Day by day

Fonterutoli

day 1/ arrival transfer and cycling prologo, about 50km
The meeting is at 2pm in Fonterutoli. Settle up the bikes and ready way, a short prologue to sample the first climbs of the Chianti region. Back in 3 hours to meet with the guests arriving in the evening.

Poggibonsi-Siena

day 2 / 90km and 1000m drop
Short climb to Castellina, down in Poggibonsi, then Siena and return up to Fonterutoli

Asciano-San Galgano

day 3 / 126km and 1300m drop
In the south-east of Fonterutoli, to Asciano, then to west until the ancient Abbey of San Galgano and the italian "sword in the rock"

Gaiole in Chianti

Day 4 / 76km and 1000m drop
The tour of Gaiole, on the Eroica roads to live the "strade bianche" gravel experience (optional). Back on time to visit the Fonterutoli cantina.

Sinalunga

Day 5 / 95km and 1700m drop
South-east direction, then east to join one of the most beautiful roads of Tuscany. Sinalunga , Abbey of Monte Oliveto , tearing uphill of Castelfabbro ....

This tour runs from Wednesday to Sunday. The path is indicative and may undergo small variations for safety reasons and / or viability and road works.

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