1 Independent arrival Pisa
Individual arrival. The city is famous all over the world for its magic Piazza dei Miracoli with thcharacteristic leaning tower, the bell tower of the city cathedral. Part of the UNESCO World Heritage since 1987, besides a large number of monuments it also offers the friendly and lively atmosphere of a university city.
2 Pisa 30 or 45 km Lucca
Today you are pedalling northwards along the river Serchio for an easy stage. For those who wish a slightly longer itinerary, there is the option of going towards Massaciuccoli Lake before reaching Lucca.
3 Lucca 45 km Montecatini
Through a panoramic road you reach the little village of Collodi and the town of Pescia. In Collodi, where the author of Pinocchio spent his childhood, you can visit the famous Pinocchio's Park (created in 1962) and the aristocratic Villa Garzoni. In Pescia you can enjoy a quiet stroll among churches, palaces, Renaissance mansions and the local flower street market.
4 Montecatini 60 km Montecatini
Today's route offers you again two possibilities. You can relax in one of the most famous thermal cities in Europe and stroll down the narrow lanes of the old city, which is situated on a hill and can be reached by a characteristic cable-railway. Otherwise a picturesque itinerary will lead you among villas of the Medici family, olive groves, vineyards and beautiful historical farms, going past Vinci, Leonardo da Vinci's birthplace (visit to the museum possible).
5 Montecatini 50 or 65 km Florence
Today you have to choose either to start pedalling directly from Montecatini or to shorten the trip through a short train transfer to Pistoia, rich in Romanesque and Renaissance monuments (in particular churches) and having one of the most evocative squares in Italy: Piazza del Duomo (Cathedral Square). From here back onto the saddle, immersed in the Tuscan flatland, to reach Florence.
6 Florence Free day in Florence Florence
Free day. It will be up to you to decide how to spend your time in one of the worlds most beautiful cities!
7 Florence 40 or 65 km Pisa
Today you can choose if either starting pedalling directly from Florence and reaching Pisa through a train transfer from Empoli or taking a train to Empoli and riding to Pisa along the river Arno.
8 Pisa Departure
Departure after breakfast.
Price per person
638 € in double room, 2/3/4* hotels
7-nights hotel accommodation
Welcome briefing in English
7-days Hotline service
Local taxes (approx 10-15 €)
Train transfers: Montecatini–Pistoia (approx. 20 min., 6 € per person), Florence–Empoli (approx. 30 min., 8 € per person), Empoli–Pisa (approx.30 min., 9 € per person)
Everything not mentioned in the section “included"
195 € single room
60 € season 2
70 € Girolibero bike
15 € helmet
Extra nights in double/single room with breakfast:
60/90 € in Pisa
100 € 3rd person in room
SA from 9.04 to 8.10.2016 and additionally MO from 27.06 to 25.07.2016
Special departure dates for at least 5 people
Season 1: 9.04 - 6.05 and 25.09 - 8.10.2016?
Season 2: 7.05 - 24.09.2016
Personalised tours are available for groups of 4 or more riders. You may like to add extra days, choose a different arrival day, modify the itinerary.
Please contact us if you would like to personalise this tour.