San Gimignano and the Vernaccia


San Gimignano and the Vernaccia


Biking on the traces of the pilgrims of the Via Francigena


You can buy the Weekend Tour San Gimignano and the Vernaccia
€ 290 per person
2 Mountain bike tour + 1 night with breakfast
The offer is directed to a minimum of 4 people
Special rates for groups of 8 people and older


Reserve now your tour! 

 

SAN GIMIGNANO AND THE VERNACCIA 

Biking on the traces of the pilgrims of the Via Francigena

A hike suitable for all wine lovers, nature and cycling. A dive in history to know Tuscany, its natural beauty and landscape, its historic and artistic heritage and its culinary excellence. 

 

WEEKEND TOUR

From San Gimignano to the medieval village of Monteriggioni, we travel along some stretches of the Via Francigena, paths and roads of antique charm and timeless. A path to live immersed in vineyards and olive groves of rare beauty. 

 

ROUTE

We began our tour with a visit to the Medici Fortress of Poggio Imperiale in Poggibonsi, baptized with the laying of the foundation stone by the Emperor Enrico  VII 700 years ago. We will continue towards Monteriggioni and Siena Staggia riding our bike will cross the woods of  Montagnola Senese and the village of Abbadia Isola, stopping to Talciona Parish and the Parish Church of St. Pietro a Cedda of which we will discover the priceless treasures and then we'll dive into the atmosphere of the dream castle Strozzavolpe. A tasty stop at the farm La Croce will make more pleasant the first day of the tour. On the second day we will have a hike in the hills of Vernaccia, we will be heading to Colle di Val d'Elsa where we will visit the old town with its charming Crystal Museum. Then we continue on to San Gimignano to make the view to the charming village of the towers and visit the winery Chapel St. Andrea where we will have a light lunch-tasting organic produce and 0 km.

STAGES

First day
40 km - Estimated time cycling 5 hours - difference in height 600 meters
Poggibonsi Fortezza dei Medici of Poggio Imperiale, Fonte delle Fate, Church of the Mansion, light lunch in Monteriggioni, Farm Cross Wilderness Area of St. Agnes Church of St. Peter in Cedda, Castle Strozzavolpe. 

Second day
45 km - Estimated time cycling 6 hours - difference in height 700 meters
Colle di Val d'Elsa, Crystal Museum, San Gimignano, tasting and light lunch at the winery Chapel St. Andrew.

Tour for amateurs, preparation is necessary for the length of the path.
Paths can be personalized to the level of preparation and specific needs. 

 

Timetables:
◦ informative briefing every day before departure
◦ Saturday departure tours 9.00 16.00 end of tour and return to accommodation
◦ tour starting Sunday 9:00 am tour end at 16.00

The courses are aimed at a minimum of 4 persons.
And 'you need to book your weekend to allow the construction of personalized itineraries. For accommodation participants can also organize themselves, they are paying only the cost of the tour € 250. 

 

Services included:
Winemaker and environmental guide
Mountain bikes and helmets
insurance participants
Informative material
lunch
Van service to assist the group for technical support
Pick up service included the conditions that are here

Visit to a historic or natural site

Visit to the winery and wines tasting

 

 

 

By Dinamo Cms