Cycling Venice to Florence

Price:From *$5089

8 Days/7 Night

Tour Description

Along the way visit a family farm for a picnic lunch and walk through the vineyards, discover colourful ceramics in Faenza and enjoy gourmet meals in Emilia-Romagna - Italy's foremost pasta region.

DEPARTURE 2018: 6 , 20 May | 3 , 17, 24 Jun 19 Aug | 9, 23 Sep
INCLUSIONS
7 nights 3-4-star accommodation
Meals as indicated
Guided walk of Florence
High quality 27-30 speed bike
Full van support to carry luggage – and tired cyclists, too!
English speaking bilingual tour leaders
Daily mileage options
Detailed route map

HIGHLIGHTS
The Lidos of Venice & Pellestrina
Bicycle capital of Italy, Ferrara
Picnic lunch at a family farm
Riding through the Apennine Mountains
Fiesole and its Etruscan ruins

1

Day 1:

Venice Bicycle fitting, test ride and welcome dinner. (D)

2

Day 2:

Po River Delta Pedal south via flat roads, ferries and quaint fishing villages to Chioggia and then southwest towards San Martino di Venezze (74 km). (B,D)

3

Day 3:

San Martino di Venezze - Ferrara Enjoy a day of leisurely riding all the way to the Renaissance city of Ferrara (76 km). (B)

4

Day 4:

Ravenna Shuttle to the nearby lagoon town of Comacchio for a boat ride around the canals. Stop at an agriturismo for a lunch of local specialties. Ride a short distance to Ravenna (52 km). (B,L)

5

Day 5:

Faenza Cycle west to Faenza and visit a local ceramist (54 km). (B,L)

6

Day 6:

Apennines Head into the Apennines today (15 - 64 km). (B,D)

7

Day 7:

Florence A small climb to Vetta le Croci, then downhill to the old Etruscan city of Fiesole. Enjoy a great view of Florence rising from the valley floor. Farewell dinner (42 km). (B,D)

8

Day 8:

Florence Morning guided walk of Florence. (B)

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