On Bike" based in Castelnuovo dell'Abate, a small medieval
hamlet in the municipality of Montalcino, organizes fun bicycle
holidays offering guided itineraries on mountain bikes and cycling tourism.
The tours take place in the magnificent countryside around Siena and,
more precisely, in the Val
spanning the unlimited splendid scenery around Montalcino,
Castiglione d'Orcia, Radicofani, San Quirico and Pienza.
It is also possible to organize excursions in other areas such as the
Chianti Classico, Nobile di Montepulciano, Monte Amiata, Val di Merse
around Siena, and all the way out to the Maremma at the seaside
and the distant "castentinesi" woods. The areas around Siena,
Grosseto and Arezzo prove to be the best for cycling holidays in Tuscany.
In the center of the Tuscany hills, near Siena, you'll
discover the Natural
and Cultural Artistic Park of the Val d'Orcia where life
proceeds in a natural balance between nature, art ad culture. Its five
Communes: Castiglione d'Orcia, Montalcino, Pienza, Radicofani and
San Quirico d'Orcia are a real paradise for bike tourists who are
geeted by hill criss-crossed with an endless variety of itineraries
and possiblities for enkoying a cycling holiday
to underlien the enchantment of a very special holiday we are able to
propose you a very exclusive structure where you'll find a equipped specialized
workshop where you can clean, check and verify you Mountain Bike
We have selected 6 routes, for a
total length of about 200 km, to let you discover such a charming land,
cherishing you with tasty, amusing stops in the local wineries' cellars
and in the dairy farms.
Our professional expertise, a team of guides graduated at the National
School for Mountain Bike Trainers, will accompany you in this exciting
this year: a series of excursions made up of relaxing paved
roads together with dirt offroads which allow you to pedal along the
ridges of hills in the Val d'Orcia and the "Crete Senesi".
The hills are never too steep, and the distances vary from 40 km to
80 or 90 km for the more advanced cyclists.
great mountain bikes SCAPIN
and cross bike KTM:
outings there will even be food and wine stops to sample the best of
Brunello di Montalcino or Nobile di Montepulciano wine and various types
of pecorino cheese.
climate is truly ideal for a bicycle holiday. The best periods of the
year for such holidays are from March to June and from September to
November, although it is certainly possible to hope on your bike and
tour through Tuscany any time of the year. There are actually excursions
scheduled during the winter as the area around Pienza benefits from
a mild climate.