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 monuments in historic villages and vistas of bucolic countryside.
On Day 4, your ride takes you through un-spoilt countryside with vistas that look out over much of southern Umbria. You’ll reach the Piazza del Popolo, described as the most perfect medieval piazza in Italy.
Slovenia and Italy are the perfect pairing of countries to combine into one exhilarating bike tour. What’s to like? The countries are small with dramatic scenery, quiet roads to bike and some wonderful hotels.
In Friuli, Italy, you will ride through vineyards and orchards, and in Unesco World Heritage town of Cividale, you will, as we did, find heaven on earth. Did we mention the food is some of the best in Europe?
We’ve got a treasure trove of ‘off-the-beaten path’ restaurants, wine tasting opportunities and other discoveries to share. This will surely become one of our most popular trips – go soon, before the secret is out.
Described as the Mediterranean’s most alluring island with sweeping olive-strewn landscapes, starkly beautiful Greek temples and Byzantine mosaics, this island in the sun offers outstanding food and culture.
Puglia is a land of dazzling light, historic villages, a vast blue sea. Orchards, olive groves and vines cover the landscape and quaint villages of whitewashed homes and fairytale-like trulli invite discovery.