Gaiole in Chianti, Tuscany bicycle
150 per person
Chianti wine region of Tuscany
E Bike (please note: other bike types available. Email us for details)
2 - 10
14 years old
Yes, for rides with 4+ participants (*)
mixed surfaces, paved and unpaved roads, about 50% each type
(* please note, for mechanical issues or riders unable to finish the ride for groups of less than 4 riders, there is the possibility for a ride back to Gaiole, included in the tour price)
Looking for a biking adventure in the heart of Chianti Classico without worrying about the hills? The answer is an incredibly fun itinerary featuring beautiful, latest technology E bikes boasting Bosch Performance Motors. They make the Tuscany hills and pedaling a breeze! And the technology is amazing, you can work out as little or as much as you like – there are four levels of motor assistance, as well as a fifth setting which allows you to pedal the bike with the motor off, just like a regular bike. These amazing new technology E bikes are quiet whilst pedaling with the motor engaged and cool to look at, not the awkward models of the past. And did we mention E bikes are an absolute blast to ride? Ride like a Tuscan!
This E bike itinerary is an amazing bike ride in the area of Chianti Classico just south of Siena. This is an unforgettable journey on two wheels on very quiet backroads, past gorgeous vineyards and olive groves in the heart of Chianti Classico wine country.
There are a few gradual climbs along the way – greatly rewarded with amazing panorama – some of the best in Chianti.
The ride starts in Gaiole in Chianti, a quiet and very beautiful wine village, as well as home to the world famous vintage bike race called L’ Eroica.
We bike south towards Siena on the Chiantigiana road, then continue to a gorgeous 11th century castle, one of the largest and best maintained fortified castles in the Chianti area. This castle was the birthplace for Chianti Classico wines in the late 1800’s.
We ride on a mix of gravel and paved roads on this ride, also stopping to admire quint villages and castles along the way such as Lucignano, Monti and Castello di Cacchiano.
Afterwards, we will taste the best wines and vintages from a prestigious estate, which is has been in the same noble family for over 35 generations.
There is time for an optional stop for lunch (not included in the tour price) at the flagship winery restaurant or other nearby bars and trattoria.
There will be lots of time for photo taking and enjoying the moment. The route features a couple challenging climbs, but the E bike makes climbing a breeze, as if someone is there giving you that gentle push up the hill. Ride like a Tuscan!
Summary Price: 150 Euros for person
Enjoy cruising on an E bike in Chianti Classico’s most beautiful and low traffic area. Savour wine tasting at one of Italy’s top wine estates. Pedal on beautiful, state of the art E bikes featuring Bosch technology. Soak in the history and magic of lovely castles and centuries old villages. Relish the company of your local, expert bike guide. Experience the beauty of the Chianti countryside, with lots of time to take photos.
(please note, other bike types are available at a nominal extra charge)