LONG WEEK END MOUNTAIN BIKE TOUR
Release your body and mind by joining a cycling weekend tour in the picturesque Italian countryside. Unforgettable rides through the woods and along the lakes, chasing mountains and rolling hills, towards medieval historical centers and archeological sites.
Starting in the Medieval Castle of Santa Cristina, surrounded by the oak and chestnut forests we will cycle to the Lake Mezzano - a little gem in the enchanting Lamone Natural Reserve after we ride to then famous Lake Bolsena along the shore, following the unbeaten path roads, with the olive groves and forests. Cycling around the lake and stop for lunch in a fisherman wrath.
Another day wll ride e a grand Brigade path, hike the rolling hills, and with a stop to enjoy the view of the scenery, the green vegetations of the gorges, once provided a natural defence for the inhabitants and the Mount Amiata.
A 30 min ride through some aged trails and we reach the Sorano thermal baths.The reward is to enter the medieval town of Sorano and cool down in thermal baths.
555,00€ HALF BOARD
Breakfast and Dinner
Duration : 3 nights/4 days
Max km per day:
After meeting you in Fiumicino airport we'll drive 1 hour and 40 min to Castello Santa Cristina. After a check-in and welcome drink, we'll meet our guides and brief about the program. A guided tour of the Castle and the welcome dinner in the tavern will finish the day.
After a tasty breakfast, we’ll prepare our bikes and start our first track to Lake Mezzano. After hours of the ride, we overstep for a delicious lunch in a waterfront tavern and after continuing our rides around Lake Bolsena. Happily tired we return to the Castle, refreshing ourselves or chilling in the outdoor jacuzzi and ready for a delicious Italian dinner in the Taverna of the Castle.
This morning we start our ride to the ancient paths in Tuscany region - Brigands path, chasing thick forests, and dusty roads, rolling hills, with the break for a picnic near the river and after continuing our rides in the true unbeaten paths.
Back to the Castle and you will be rewarded with the cold beer and after rest a tasty Italian dinner.
After hearty breakfast we' ll start our final excursion in the region of Umbria , one of the challenging ones, visiting ancient towns and archeological sites on your bike, chasing the mountain. A tough exciting day with the stop for a quick lunch in a traditional tavern and you return to the Castle for a rest and after the departure time
Lake Mezzano crater and chestnut woods
Selva de Lamone natural reserve
Brigands path famous trail
Lake Bolsena and medieval towns
Vitozza archeological site on the hills
Towns of Sorano and thermal baths
Game reserve Montorio and wild nature trails
Trails through the woods and Torre Alfina Castle
“A fantastic cycling break in Santa Cristina, we did not realize how gorgeous and challenging this countryside can be. A lot of excitement to hike the hills and ride through medieval villages. “
Brian, Edinburgh, Scotland