Montecatini Terme is one of the most important health resorts of Italy. The healing properties of the water were known to antique Romans and persons as Giacomo Puccini and Giuseppe Verdi took their water there.
You start your first tour on beautiful paths who lead you through olive groves into the charming village of Serravalle. Enjoy the beautiful view into the valley after you have managed some short climbs. Afterwards you cycle downhill back to Montecatini Terme where you will pass the historic village of Montecatini Alto on your way.
Our transfer will bring you to the top of mountain Monte Pisano (900 m above sea level). You have will have an impressing panorama to Pisa and the Sea while you are starting your tour with a long descent to the valley. Afterwards you cycle along a Latin viaduct to the Leaning Tower of Pisa and through the nature park “Macchia Lucchese” until you reach Viareggio. By train you go back to Montecatini Terme.
The capital of the Tuscany awaits you with its palaces, churches, museums and art treasures of the Renaissance. Of course you can relax in the hotel spa on this day too…
Our transfer brings you to Casciana Terme. Your tour leads you through wine yards and on beautiful paths to San Gimignano. Enjoy the typical landscape of the Tuscany. Before
you reach your destination you can see the silhouette of the world famous medieval towers. By transfer you go back to your hotel.
Get out from Montecatini Terme and cross natural reserve “Padule di Fucecchio”. You cycle on small roads through olive groves and past vineyards to Vinci, birth place of Leonardo. The little town nestles on the slopes of wine-growing area “Montalbano” in the very heart of Tuscany. Visit “Museo Leopardiano” with the most estensive and original collection of machines and models of the genius.
The first town to pass today is little medieval wine-grower town Montecarlo. A ringing name for connoisseurs deriving from Emperor Carl IV who stayed here sometimes. The excellent wine of Montecarlo was appreciated at royal courts in Europe. Along the wine street “Colline Luccesi e Montecarlo” past Villa Torrigiani to Lucca. By train back to your hotel.
Tuscany – that is marvellous and hilly countryside. On quiet minor roads and country lanes we cycle from one well known city to the next. When you enter or exit cities sometimes heavy traffic may occur.
- Accommodation in the Grand Hotel Croce di Malta 4**** in your selected category
- Breakfast buffet
- Welcome drink
- Welcome briefing (German, English)
- Use of outdoor pool and fitness area
- Half-board evening meal (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher)
- All transfers and train rides, bike included as per program
- Carefully elaborated route
- Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English, French- with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers)
- GPS-Data on request
- Rental bike insurance
- 7-day-service hotline
- Arrival and departure
- costs for parking
- city tax
- optional sightseeing’s
- city maps
- Travel Insurance
- costs of the private requirements
Arrival / Parking / Departure
- Parking spaces available in the hotel garage approx. € 45,- per week, public parking along the street for approx. € 4,- per day.
Any visitor’s taxes are not included in the tour price!
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