Fine wine, finer food and a country that has cycling in its blood. Italy is one of nature’s masterpieces, with extraordinary natural diversity allowing you to enjoy a variety of cycling. From the notorious passes of the craggy Dolomites to the glacial lakes of Como, Maggiore and Garda, you can ride through magnificent landscapes. Take a trip south into Tuscany and enjoy the rolling Chianti hills or head into Italy’s boot and explore traditional trulli and whitewashed medieval towns in Puglia. This country stirs the soul and is one of the best cycling destinations in the world.
The Best Cycling Holidays in Italy For Families
Italy is a great place to spend a family cycling holiday. The variation in landscape means riders, experienced or not, can choose how far and how high they want to climb, there’s really something for everyone. Our Luxury Tuscany by Bike Holiday is perfect for families who want to combine relaxing accommodation with stunning scenery and flexible cycling routes. Each night you’ll be placed in a beautiful hotel amongst the rolling countryside of Chianti, in the busier by equally charming city of Florence or somewhere else in the Tuscany region. We recommend spending 8 nights exploring the area. With an average of 60km per day, a distance that is fully adjustable, you will become immersed in the area, discovering new, delightful places to eat with your family. Riding roughly the same distance, you can Explore Puglia, the Heel of Italy. This trip takes you through traditional medieval towns and along the vibrant Adriatic coast, guiding you to the best restaurants for you and your family to enjoy in the evenings.
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The Best Places to Cycle in Italy with Friends
All of our routes in Italy are perfect for groups of friends and this country is certainly one of our most popular for large bookings. With multiple destinations to choose from, you can be sure that you’ll find something for each group member on your holiday to Italy and, as we can tailor make each trip, we will be more than happy to accommodate each individual member to ensure they are getting the experience they want, whether that involves more climbing, luxury pools or great places to eat and drink. Our Venice to Croatia Holiday is undeniably an outstanding trip. As is commonly known, Venice is a magnificent place to explore, as is the south coast of Italy and the west coast of Croatia. This trip takes you through the beautiful countryside, towards famous cities and towns and along the rolling coast. With different cycling distances each day, your group can choose how much riding they want to do and relax if they’d prefer a day off. We also recommend looking at Cycling the Prosecco Route, especially if you’re travelling with an older group of friends. This trip is perfect for wine lovers and those who love the rural countryside. You’ll visit picturesque country villages and ride alongside the towering Alps before staying in accommodation that is perfectly tailored to your requirements.
Love Velo's Favourite Italian Destination
Our favourite base for an Italian cycling holiday has to be Tuscany. The blend of luxurious countryside and famous, captivating towns, makes for a perfect holiday experience. We have great links with the area so we are able to tailor your holiday to the finest detail depending on your expectations. You could choose to spend short days on the bike in luxury accommodation at the Paradu Eco Resort, exploring the region and enjoying the relaxing beach which is just a stones throw away, or you could ride around Tuscany, staying in different accommodation each night. On the Florence and Tuscany by Bike Holiday, you will be introduced to the highlights of the area over your the 7 nights. San Gimignano, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a particular popular spot whilst Florence's beauty is unrivalled. You'll find something for everyone in this region, making it the perfect hub for an Italian cycling holiday.
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Why Travel to Italy with Love Velo?
Italy hosts an incredible selection of different rides, places to stay, landscapes and coastal areas. We've made it a priority of ours to make sure you can enjoy the highlights of the country without the hassle of spending hours searching for accommodation, transfers, routes etc. When you book an all inclusive cycling holiday with Love Velo, you can be confident that you will enjoy your stay, however long you decide to spend in Italy. From the iconic mountains on the Maratona to the vibrant, peaceful countryside in Chianti, there's really something for everyone. Don't hesitate to give us a call on 0207 157 1519 or email [email protected] if you're interested in a trip to this incredible country. If you're still not sure what it is you want then our cycling experience team will be more than happy to talk through your options and find the best holiday for you.
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