Bikers traveling past vineyards
Aerial view of Isla Negra
Woman relaxing on a boat
Woman drinking wine with her bike
Tuscan Coast Bike Tour
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Backroads Tuscan Coast Bike Tours
Backroads Tuscan Coast Bike Tour
Backroads Tuscan Coast Bike Tour, Tuscany Italy
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Tuscany by the Sea Bike Tour

Italian Vineyards & Romantic Coast

Couples, Friends & Solos

6 days 5 nights

Activity Levels 1-4

Premiere Hotels

From: $5,999 - $6,499 pp dbl occ

($1,550 for sgl occ)

La natura può più dell'arte: Nature is beyond all teaching—or so the Italian proverb goes. Here, in Tuscany's Maremma, nature abounds. Countryside, vineyards and farms. The clear waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea. The untouched Orbetello Lagoon. Like fine wine, Tuscany can be described in great detail. But to be learned, it must be experienced.

Tuscany Coast Biking
Tuscany Coast Biking

Italy

Start Orvieto / End Rome

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

Highlights

  • Journey on this bike tour from the verdant hills of the storied Tuscan countryside to the crystalline waters of the Silver Coast
  • Bask under il sole at two unique and beautiful hotels, including a Medici Villa and an elegant coastal retreat 
  • Admire stunning views of the sea and a blue-green lagoon from the spectacular promontory of Monte Argentario
  • Celebrate with Super Tuscan wines and a private cellar tour at a state-of-the-art winery in Castiglione della Pescaia
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Itinerary

Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Premiere Hotels
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Days 1-3
Description

Bike through the rolling coastal hills of Southern Tuscany | Our first taste of the region's extraordinary cuisine awaits at a family-style lunch | Follow cycling routes past rustic farms, verdant forest and tidy vineyards | Discover the breathtaking Ombrone Valley | Tuscan hills give way to Maremma's high grass and maritime plains as you near the Tyrrhenian coast | A bike route lined with olive, cypress and pine trees leads to our beautiful resort | Ride through the Bruna river valley, pausing in a hilltop village for a farm-to-table lunch | Tackle the climb to fairytale Montemassi or spend the afternoon at the spa | Breathe in the sea air on an exhilarating ride through foothills and valleys to the bustling fishing port of Castiglione della Pescaia | Kick back on the beach or indulge in gelato as you stroll the old town center | Sip Super Tuscans before a private cellar tour and gourmet dinner at a renowned local wine estate.

Accommodations
L'Andana, Italy
L'Andana
Castiglione della Pescaia
| Premiere Hotel

This picturesque inn—once a Medici villa—in the heart of Maremma is surrounded by acres of beautifully cultivated private land and offers a luxury country experience just a few miles from the sea. (pool, spa)

Days 4-6
Description

Enjoy a scenic ride and take in vistas of the bay during lunch at a beachfront trattoria | Explore Orbetello Lagoon, a World Wildlife Fund oasis, and watch the migrating birds on the quiet shores of Lake Burano | Climb to the hilltop town of Capalbio as the blue ocean shimmers in the distance | Sail across the sea on a historic luxury boat | Relax in Porto Ercole or in the comfort of our sumptuous hotel | Pedal to the summit of Monte Argentario, offering panoramic views of the wooded hills and blue-green lagoon below.

Accommodations
Argentario Golf Resort & Spa
Argentario Golf Resort & Spa
Porto Ercole
| Premiere Hotel

Located between Orbetello Lagoon and the rolling hills of Monte Argentario, this modern hotel is a Mediterranean oasis with easily accessible jogging trails and a world-class golf course. (pool, spa)

Dates & Prices

The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.

Click on dates for pricing, itinerary variations and to book your trip. Price is per person, double occupancy.

Activity Level: 1-4

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. Several routes and a range of levels are offered each day so you can choose how much or how little activity you want to do. Learn more about how we determine activity levels.

Daily Route Options

* Includes shuttle.
Day 1
Biking
Level 1 | 10 miles* | 500 ft. gain
Level 2 | 17 miles | 1200 ft. gain
Level 3 | 25 miles | 1900 ft. gain
Day 2
Biking
Level 1 | 12 miles* | 1000 ft. gain
Level 2 | 26 miles* | 1600 ft. gain
Level 3 | 28 miles* | 1900 ft. gain
Level 4 | 40 miles | 1700 ft. gain
Day 3
Biking
Level 2 | 24 miles* | 800 ft. gain
Level 3 | 34 miles | 1000 ft. gain
Level 4 | 42 miles* | 1800 ft. gain
Level 5 | 52 miles | 2100 ft. gain
Day 4
Biking
Level 2 | 20 miles* | 500 ft. gain
Level 2 | 30 miles* | 1200 ft. gain
Level 3 | 40 miles | 2100 ft. gain
Day 5
Biking
Level 1 | 18 miles* | 700 ft. gain
Level 2 | 28 miles* | 1400 ft. gain
Level 3 | 37 miles* | 1800 ft. gain
Level 4 | 40 miles | 2200 ft. gain
Other
Isla Negra Boat Excursion (2.5 hours)
Day 6
Biking
Level 2 | 11 miles | 900 ft. gain

What's Included

Available Bike Options

The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Read on for bike options specific to this trip (click the arrow to see more). Please note that bike requests, including e-bikes and Carbon bikes, are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

Backroads Performance Road Bike
Backroads Performance Road Bike
Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

This custom-designed titanium bike is lightweight and responsive, featuring Shimano Ultegra Di2 electronic shifting, 11-speed compact gearing, a premium Mavic Ksyrium Pro wheelset and a full carbon fork. 

Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike
Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

A proven classic, our most popular custom-designed titanium bike is suited for a wide range of cyclists. It features a comfortable ergonomic seat and a long wheel base that add to the bike’s control and stability.

Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

Keep pace or zip ahead, pedaling with an electric boost. This bike provides plenty of power to flatten the hills and more than enough battery range to cover the distance.
Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Cannondale Synapse Pro Carbon Bike
Cannondale Synapse Pro Carbon Bike
Carbon Bike

Ride like a pro with the top-of-the-line carbon Cannondale Synapse Hi-Mod Red ETAP AXS. Delivering phenomenal acceleration and handling in a light and powerful package.
$400 rental fee; subject to availability

Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Co-Motion Torpedo Tandem Bike
Tandem Bike

This hand-built frame features Co-Motion's custom-designed cro-moly steel tubeset, powerful Avid disc brakes, Shimano Ultegra drive train, and a custom, upgraded wheelset. For experienced tandem riders.
$400 rental fee

Also Included

  • All breakfasts, 4 dinners, 4 lunches
  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

Straight talk

We want to make sure you're on the right trip and that you have the best experience possible. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

Roads & Traffic

From the picturesque Tuscan hills to the region's stunning coast, accessing Maremma's contemporary seaside towns and authentic fishing villages requires some riding along busy coastal roads. You should be comfortable riding with traffic or opting to hop in the van. To make the most of the region, we'll start and end our bike rides with strategic shuttles to avoid as much traffic as possible.

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