It doesn't take a genius to know that Tuscany scores top marks for family fun. Enjoy miles of smiles on kid-approved routes. Discover ancient hill towns and climb a medieval tower (fueled by gelato, of course!). Chianti tasting for the adults. Hands-on pizza making for the younger set. Your perfect family adventure... in Tuscany!
1 Bike family-friendly routes past cypress trees, vineyards, grazing sheep and stone farmhouses | Savor the taste of Tuscany at an agriturismo (country retreat and working farm) | Spin through the picturesque countryside of the Val di Chiana.
2 Visit the hilltop town of Montepulciano and wander the medieval streets | After lunch at a local café, kids take to a high ropes course, while adults spin their way through the picturesque Montepulciano countryside | In the evening, savor truffles, pasta and gelato
3 Pedal your way through the Umbrian valleys to the crested town of Castiglione del Lago, with views of the countryside and Lake Trasimeno | Kids enjoy some time lakeside while the grown-ups spin along the rolling terrain to Cortona's Etruscan ruins.
4 Spin along the Strada dei Castelli (Road of the Castles) to Radda in Chianti, known today as a major center for Chianti Classico wine production | Adults taste regional wines and dine at a trattoria, while the budding chefs put together a well-rounded meal—pizza and biscotti!
5-6 Visit Badia a Coltibuono (Abbey of the Good Harvest), a private estate producing its own olive oil and honey | Wonderful vistas abound during a ride through the heart of Chianti | Explore ridgetop Castellina, an ancient village with a unique arcaded passageway and hit the shops and gelaterie in town.