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.

Location

Torgiano

Torgiano, Province of Perugia, Italy

Day 1

Bevagna

Bevagna, Province of Perugia, Italy

Day 2+3+4+5

What’s Included in the Cost of Your Trip?

INCLUDED IN REGULAR TRIP

4 nights hotels
All breakfasts and 1 dinner
Luggage transfers
Local guide in Bevagna for a walking tour
Use of a high quality performance hybrid or road bike and accessories
Comprehensive Tour Details with detailed pre-trip information
Detailed route instructions and maps
Personal meet & greet with our local Area Manager
Area manager available on call throughout the tour
Access to Loyalty Program and other exclusive benefits

Particulars

EVENT DATES

Can start any date between March and November
We recommend to start this tour on a Saturday to see the market in Orvieto held every Thursday morning.
Custom trips also available and can start any date. Call or email for details.

TOTAL DAYS

5 days / 4 nights, with 4 days of cycling

ARRIVE / DEPART

Torgiano / Bevagna

ACTIVITY LEVEL

Moderate/Challenging: 20-40+ miles daily. You spend two nights in two locations, so you can take time off from cycling on some days.

TERRAIN

2 days gently rolling & 2 days are moderately rolling with some hills

COST

Classic Accommodation: US $1,230
Single Supplement: US $300

Luxe Accommodation: US $1,975
Single Supplement: US $500

Please note: Final itinerary is subject to revision; any changes made are done so in an attempt to provide the best possible trip given route conditions and available services. Due to the nature of our business and exchange rates, prices are subject to change. All prices quoted are U.S. dollars but we gladly accept payment in Canadian dollars also. If you have any questions or would like to confirm space on this trip before making your reservation, please contact us at info@randonneetours.com or by telephone at 604.730.1247.
Getting There 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. 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.

1

Day 1

Torgiano

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.
Ride Distance: 15 km, elevation gain 187 m.*

2

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.
Ride Distance: 44 km, elevation gain 436 m.*

3

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.
Ride Distance: 47 km, elevation gain 230 m.*

4

Day 4

Bevagna

If you rode to Trevi yesterday, you could ride to Spoleto today, with a diversion to Montefalco, where superb views, and great wines await. Finish your trip with a restaurant meal in our favourite enoteca in town.
Ride Distance: 47 km, elevation gain 230 m.*

5

Day 5

Departure day. Be sure to spend a final few moments enjoying the delights of Bevagna before you travel to your next destination.

*Distance and elevation gains may vary depending on hotels chosen for specific departure.

Classic

Hotel Al Grappolo D'Oro, Torgiano

A 19th century residence recently converted into a comfortable 3-star hotel with beautiful gardens and swimming pool.


Palazzo Brunamonti, Bevagna

A charming 3-star hotel, once a noble house belonging to the poetess Lady Brunamonti. Restaurants are steps away.


Luxe

La Tre Vaselle, Torgiano

This 5-star hotel is a renovated 17th century manor house with thick stone walls, wooden beams, terracotta floors and a great stone fireplace. There is a fine outdoor swimming pool, and a restaurant Le Melograne.


L'Orto degli Angeli, Bevagna

Located in the historic centre of Bevagna, this intimate inn and restaurant exudes the genuine warmth of a private home, yet offers the comfort and sophistication of a fine hotel. It’s one of our favourites in Italy.


Randonnee Tours offers cycling and hiking tours in Italy, Umbria
Randonnee Tours offers cycling and hiking tours in Italy, Umbria
Trips starting at
US $1,230

Tour Reviews

June 9, 2019

“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.”

June 3, 2016

I would return to Umbria and Puglia in a heart beat!

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