From the canals of Little Venice, the bridges of Comacchio and the early Christian mosaics of Ravenna to the Renaissance architecture of Florence, this tour cycles through the heart of Italian culture and cuisine.
|DEPARTURE||Saturdays (other departure days may be possible with a supplement)|
Entrance and tasting fees are not included
Chioggia Arrive and explore at leisure. Bicycle fitting.
Po River Delta Leave the Venetian lagoon and cycle towards the Po River Delta. Optional afternoon ride into the delta (58-101 km). (B)
Comacchio A leisurely ride to the lagoon town of Comacchio (74 km). (B)
Ravenna Pedal along the Valley of Comacchio wetlands towards Ravenna (45 km). (B)
Faenza Cross the plains through fruit plantations to Faenza, renowned for its hand decorated ceramics (51 km). (B)
Apennines Head into the Apennines today (15 - 64km). (B,D)
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. (41 km). (B)
Florence Tour ends. (B)