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This is a small group guided holiday. The group is usually between 4 and 16 in size, with an average of 12 like-minded clients booking individually, in a couple or as friends together.
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Always wanted to visit Tuscany. This is the best way to do it and having knowledgable guides makes it so much easier. Amazing countryside.
Reaching top of highest climb and looking out over covered shepherd huts to the mountains.
Ready was great at leading the group even though they were of vastly different abilities.
Check the mileage and elevation you have to ride. Train to do it or pick an easier trip.
A well thought out and organised trip through the Beautiful Tuscany hills.
Managing some tough hill climbs without getting off !
Both Leaders, Liz and Radu were excellent. I cannot praise them enough.
If you're not a regular cyclist make sure you do some training before the trip. The hill climbs are quite challenging but achievable with reasonable fitness.
Take a camera to record the magnificent countryside and Renaissance architecture in places such as Florence, Barga, Lucca, Pisa.
From arriving to departing the whole trip was well organised. The leaders, Radu and Liz were inspirational, entertaining and very knowledgeable. The cycling was well paced to suit all abilities, coffee and ice-cream breaks well placed along the route, and arriving in good time at our destinations each day to allow some group or individual exploring, even street maps of the towns were provided. The accommodations were very comfortable and a variety of evening meals available to suit individual tastes.
My most inspirational moments were the opportunities to test my abilities to climb the hills/mountains. Where I live there are some short, steep hills, but no long climbs. It was a great feeling to reach the 1000m height after a few kilometres of effort and to look back down to where we had started.
Radu was a great leader, equally supported by Liz, and the two of them made the trip thoroughly enjoyable. Never a dull moment. Very knowledgeable of the area and history, entertaining and inspirational, and always aware of the well-being of our group.
Always take a good variety of suitable clothing. The weather can change day by day, can be very hot in the valleys and cold on the hill tops (especially descending at high speed down the hills!). See how many flavours of the gorgeous ice-cream you can taste.
Highly recommend staying on in Lucca for another day or two if possible. Lots to see, and soak up the atmosphere.
No, a quality local hire bike is included in the overall price of this cycling holiday.
If you prefer the familiarity of your own bike, you may of course bring it along. A discount of GBP90 will apply if you do so.
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With so much to see and do in the world we know how hard it is to settle just on one destination. That's why we have put together a handy guide of trips you are able to do back-to-back (see page 9 of our new Cycling brochure 2016/17).
MET (Tuscany: Florence to Lucca Ride) can be combined with MWI (Tuscany: Cycle Siena & Chianti) but the latter must be done first for this to work. After the Cycle Siena & Chianti trip (MWI) you will be able to join your next trip (MET) directly at the hotel, as the end hotel used in Florence on MWI will be the same as the one used as start point for MET. This means that you can easily combine the two trips back to back without having to book any transport or extra accommodation.
The following departure dates can be combined:
MWI 14th May with MET 21st May
MWI 18th June with MET 25th June
MWI 20th August with MET 27th August
MWI 17th September with MET 24th September
If you are interested in combining this trip, please call us, email us or start a Live chat for further details.