7 days/6 nights, with 5 days of cycling


Can start any date between March to November

We recommend to start this tour on a Saturday to see the market in Orvieto held every thursday morning


Moderate/Challenging 20-40+ miles daily
2 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$1680                       
Luxe Accommodation:   US$2710
                                 Single suppl. classic: US$445
Single suppl. Luxe: US$650


  • 6 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • 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 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.

Randonnée Tours

Italy

Umbria Cycling 7 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. Your bikes will be at the hotel waiting for you.

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.

Day 3
Bevagna: Next day, begin with a walking tour where a local guide will reveal secret treasures of Bevagna. Your cycling route on this day will include options to Trevi and Spoleto. Each are hill-towns seductively medieval in appearance with great restaurants and cafes. (72 km)

Umbria Cycling 7 Days Day 4
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 5
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 6
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 passageswith caves and archaeological finds. (48km)

Day 7
Departure day. Be sure to spend a final few moments enjoying the delights of Orvieto before you catch your train to your next destination.


"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."

George & Angela, Massachusetts


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