Lying just to the east of Tuscany, Umbria shares its natural beauty, medieval and Renaissance history and art, and wonderful food and wine. Only one thing is missing - the tourist crowds! Join Italiaoutdoors Food and Wine on our newest bike and wine tour, this one through the lovely untouched Umbrian countryside. And we're welcoming solo travelers with no single supplement!
You will enjoy cycling through lush olive orchards and fertile vineyards that produce world-famous oils and wines. Lovely hilltop towns, rich in history, will give us plenty of opportunities to stop and explore ancient Roman ruins, castles, and cathedrals. We’ll visit Assisi and the grand Basilica di San Francisco, with it’s spectacular frescoes. Each evening, our private wine tastings will introduce you to the amazing regional nature of Italian wines, as we explore the famous wines of Umbria, from crisp white Orvieto to the intense Sagrantino.
Every Italiaoutdoors Food and Wine tour is designed and led by owners and expert guides Vernon McClure ("Italy's Best Local Guides 2013") and Kathy Bechtel. Our small group size (4-8) allow 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 would love the opportunity to explore this hidden treasure of Italy with you! To begin, Our Bike the Wine Roads of Umbria tour:
October 5-11, 20147 days/6 nightsTour Cost: $3895, no single supplement
We're welcoming single travelers on our 2014 tour by eliminating the single supplement!
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.
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.
View our Bike the Wine Roads of Umbria slideshow.
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.
To sign up,
Tell us how your group wants to experience Italy and we'll make it happen!
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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