Join Italiaoutdoors Food and Wine on our distinctive bike and wine tour of the Tuscan countryside. Spend your day cycling through picturesque vineyards and serene olive orchards, stopping to explore ancient hilltop villages. Take a moment to immerse yourself in medieval and Renaissance history before enjoying a snack of bruschetta and a taste of Brunello with the locals. Each evening, our private wine tastings will introduce you to the amazing regional nature of Italian wines, as we explore the famous wines of Chianti, as well as lesser known regions such as Brunello di Montalcino, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, and Vernaccia di San Gimignano, along with world-renowned Super Tuscans and Vin Santo.
Every Italiaoutdoors Food and Wine tour is designed and led by owners and expert guides Vernon McClure and Kathy Bechtel. Our small group size (4-8) allows us unparalleled access to small family producers, the opportunity to join the locals at their favorite neighborhood trattoria, or dine at that exclusive ten table ristorante. Together with the personalized attention of our owner/guides Kathy and Vernon, our tours deliver the ideal combination of guided activities with the freedom to relax, enjoy, and experience the spontaneous. We hope you can join us on this unique and intimate Tuscan journey as we explore one of the most beautiful regions in Italy ‘as a local’.
To begin your adventure,
Our Bike the Wine Roads of Tuscany tour:
2014 Dates: October 12 - 18, 20147 days/6 nights, Tour Cost: $3895 ppdo*
Includes: 6 nights accommodations in 3 star or better hotels, all ground transportation, 5 full days of cycling, guide services, all breakfasts, 3 dinners with wine, daily wine tastings.
We're welcoming single travelers on our tours with one of the lowest single supplements in the industry - only $300!
Limited to 8 participants, for a highly personalized experience and the best access to small local producers.
Click here to learn more about how we design our tours for all levels of cyclists.
Have a small group of 4 or more? This trip can be run as a private trip for your group, for the same price. We can customize the rides for the skill and fitness level of your group, from expert climbers to casual tourist riders.
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Our owner, expert recreational programmer Vernon McClure was recently named one of "Italy's Best Local Tour Guides" by Dream of Italy. Click here to plan your trip of a lifetime, exploring the best of Italy - outdoors, food and wine - with Vernon and Kathy.
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