9 days/8 nights, with 7 days of cycling


Can start any date between March to November



Moderate/Challenging 20-40+ miles daily
4 days gently rolling
3 days are moderately rolling with some hills

You spend two nights in two locations, so you can take time off from cycling on some days


Classic Accommodation:   US$2060                        
Luxe Accommodation:   US$3200
                                 Single suppl. classic: US$595
Single suppl. Luxe: US$805


  • 8 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 2 dinners
  • Use of a top quality 21-speed hybrid bike complete with handlebar bag, pump, and all the necessary accessories for changing flats. We recommend that you bring your own helmet for safety and hygiene reasons
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • Luggage transfers
  • Area Manager available throughout the tour

Arrive via Rome or Florence (2 hours away from either by train). Torgiano is 15 km south of Perugia and can be reached easily by taxi on arrival at the train station.

Please visit www.trenitalia.com for updated schedules and fares.

Your information package will provide information about getting to the tour start.

The trip finishes in Bolsena, (22 km from Orvieto) which is on the
Rome-Florence train line (1 hr. 45 to Florence & 1 hr. 20 to Rome). There are some 14 trains per day and we give you the flexibility to take whichever one suits your schedule.You hotel can arrange a transfer for you back to Orvieto for 15 euros per person.Or they could arrange a transfer back to Rome Airport or downtown for 50 euros per person.

Randonnée Tours

Italy

Umbria Cycling 9 Days
If Tuscany is the heart of Italy, Umbria is its soul. Being rural, it allows for an authentic experience when visiting with plenty to see and do including a wonderful combination of monuments in historic villages and dream-like vistas of bucolic countryside.




Umbria Cycling 7 Days Day 1
Arrival in Torgiano. You'll stay at Hotel Al Grappolo D'Oro, ideally located in the historical center of this wine village. If you arrive early enough, you can visit the wine and olive oil museums, a short stroll from the hotel before an included dinner at the restaurant here.

Day 2
Bevagna: Riding east of Torgiano, you'll make your way to Assisi, the hometown of St. Francis, Italy's patron saint and founder of one of the world's largest monastic orders. The town itself is tiered with pink stone set in a verdant valley with sacred Mt.Subasio as a backdrop. You'll have the chance to visit the important monuments here with lots of excellent restaurants to choose from. Afterwards, continue along a cycling path to the quaint village of Spello, filled with interesting shops and galleries. In Bevagna, stay at Palazzo Brunamonti, a former palace recently converted into a distinctive hotel in the historical center. (45 km)

Day 3
Bevagna: Begin with a walking tour where a local guide will reveal secret treasures of Bevagna. This afternoon, cycle to Trevi, which enjoys a spectacular view of the surrounding Umbrian countryside.(42 km)

Day 4

Bevagna :Today, your cycling route will take you to Spoleto, a beautiful medieval town.The ride is flat on quiet lanes that follow canals across the valley.(72 km)

Umbria Cycling 7 Days Day 5
Todi: Your ride today takes you through un-spoilt countryside with vistas that look out over much of southern Umbria. Arriving to Todi, you’ll reach the Piazza del Popolo, described as the most perfect medieval piazza in Italy. The Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo houses the pinacoteca and archaelogical musueum. After dinner, you may want to seek out the Bar Pianegiani which is reputed to have the best gelato in Umbria. (41km)

Day 6
Orvieto: You’ll start the day with a glorious descent and then make your way west. Guide-books describe this road as follows: “With its hill-top hamlets, olive groves, vines, herds of white oxen and miles of deserted roads and tracks, this is the archetype of pastoral lowland Umbria…” Arriving to Orvieto, there is much to see: it is home to one of Italy’s greatest and richest Gothic buildings and also has lots of galleries, (and a chocolate maker we recommend you visit). (45km)

Day 7
Orvieto: You’ll loop to Civita de Bagnoreggio, described as “the most perfect hill-town in Italy”. On your way back to Orvieto, do not miss the fascinating underground labyrinth of passages with caves and archaeological finds. (48km)

Day 8

Lake Bolsena: This ride will include lots of descending and you'll arrive to Lake Bolsena in time to relax and enjoy the vista. The hotel offers optional cooking courses and boat excursions to Isola Bisentina, a secret and formerly inaccessible island previously owned by two popes. (25Km)

Day 9
Departure day. Your hotel will arrange a transfer to Orvieto at your convenience.


"We have just returned from our tour of Umbria and cannot begin to tell you how wonderful it was! We were very satisfied and pleased with the routes chosen, the accommodations, all aspects of the tour… We would not hesitate to make another trip if able. This trip exceeded our expectations in all ways. Thank you so much."


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