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Tuscany Harvest Bike Tour

Starts: Florence, Italy
Finishes: Florence, Italy

Visit: Florence, Montalcino, Buonconvento, Gaiole in Chianti, Florence

Tour Type: Small Group

Accommodation: Comfortable

Overview

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The harvest season in Tuscany is a magical time to visit for gourmands, foodies, or anyone who loves to eat. Come celebrate the harvest with us as we cycle through the late-autumn sun into ancient Etruscan villages. Discover medieval fortresses and Renaissance masterpieces all while experiencing harvest season like a local. Pick olives and take them to the local mill, hunt for truffles, chestnuts, and porcini mushrooms, cook a seasonal dinner with our friend Lina, and share a wild-boar lunch with a bestselling author and boar-hunting expert. Its a perfect combination of great cycling, great food, and great people at a great time to be in Tuscany.

Highlights

    • Experience Tuscany when its culinary treasures are ripe for the picking; take part in a dog-led truffle hunt, cook with our friend Lina in her 15th-century home, and harvest olives to be pressed into oil at a local mill
    • Learn about the regions ubiquitous wild boar from author Dario Castagno, then taste it during a cinghiale-themed lunch
    • Pedal deep into the chestnut forests of Mount Amiata to hunt for porcini mushrooms and chestnuts with local foragers
    • End the tour with a bang; ride across Chianti and finish in Florences stunning Piazzale Michelangelo

Trip Details

The Trip

Product Code: 165868
Tour Type: Small Group
Accommodation: Comfortable
Transport: Private##Private
Guide Language: Engligh
Travel Styles: Luxury

Starts: Florence, Italy
Finishes: Florence, Italy
Duration: 6 days
Physical rating: Basic

Includes

  • Thoughtfully selected accommodations that reveal the true character of the region
  • Luggage transfers
  • Daily breakfasts, all lunches, nutritious snacks, and après velo cocktails
  • 4 gourmet dinners at our favorite local restaurants and renowned culinary establishments
  • Carefully selected local wine, beer, or spirits with every meal
  • Top-of-the-line bicycle selection and bike helmet
  • Complimentary gear, including a custom cycling jersey, T-shirt, water bottle, and drawstring bag
  • GPS in most destinations
  • Expert bilingual guides with extensive local knowledge
  • Support vehicle that follows the day’s route, distributes refreshments, and offers lifts
  • Pick-up and drop-off before and after your tour from predetermined meeting points
  • Daily bike maintenance to ensure optimal performance
  • Wine tastings and activities as outlined in the tour itinerary
  • Entrance fees to historic sites, museums, parks, and all other exclusive events
  • Gratuities for baggage, porters, and hotel service

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Price

Price person (sharing double) $4,895 ($816/day)

Deposit:

$750 per person for bookings made 90 days or more prior to departure

Full Amount for bookings made less than 90 days prior to departure

Cancellation: Super Strict

Trip Notes

Price does not include airfare (to the Trip start & from the end location)

Trip Price generally includes accommodation, transport/transfer, activities, services of a professional guide & more. (Please refer to the include/excludes section for details)

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Itinerary

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Italy La Chiusa, Montefollonico, Petroio, San Giovanni, Torrenieri, Montalcino, Vivo D’Orcia, Pescina, Seggiano, Buonconvento, Monte Oliveto, Asciano, Siena, Castelnuovo, Brolio, San Sano, Panzano, Greve, Florence
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The tour was impeccably organized and I would recommend it to my friends. It was my best vacation ever, and I was sad to be returning home.

Tour Operator

DuVine Adventures

DuVine is committed to seeking out the very best in everything for our guests – from the big picture to the smallest detail. Our ultimate goal is to consistently amaze, surprise, and delight guests with unparalleled experiences, outrageously satisfying food and drink, and a myriad of thoughtful touches. Everything we do is driven by a spirit of fun and adventure that permeates every trip, and we believe strongly in the tenets of DuVine Style: Live each day to its fullest, bike for the best experience, and never forget to stop and smell the flowers – or taste the wine!

We have the best average guide-to-guest ratio in the industry, which means that our guides can pay more attention to your needs every step of the way. From filling your water to fixing a flat tire, we provide you with an unparalleled level of customer service. In addition to being helpful leaders on the road, our award-winning guides all have a little extra something that makes them special. Whether it’s Arien giving you tips from her years of professional cycling or Guido leading a tasting as only a winemaker can, or one of our many other uniquely talented guides, you are guaranteed our best both on and off the road.slope.

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