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BIKE AND WINE. BIKE TOURS ON LUCCA’S SURROUNDING HILLS

Enjoying the charming countryside, the tour starts from the city of Lucca, taking us to the lush neighbouring hills, from where we will admire the local villages with their typical farmhouses. We will stop in the delightful wine hamlet of Montecarlo and then proceed to the impressive Oak which inspired the story of Pinocchio! The […]


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CINQUE TERRE NATIONAL PARK – VIA DELL’AMORE (Romantic Route)

Departure from the hotel at 7 a.m. with 2 minibuses carrying people and bikes to MONTEROSSO (CINQUE TERRE). The bike tour will start on the coast road along the Cinque Terre National Park with stops in many fascinating spots overlooking the magnificent environment where you can take a photo or enjoy an excellent expresso. Stopovers: […]


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ELBA ISLAND TOUR

A tour or the biggest and most picturesque island of the Tuscan Archipelago, impressive landscapes and beautiful beaches appearing unexpectedly among the lush vegetation. During this time of the year when the island is mainly inhabited only by the local population the roads are quiet. Elba island has its unique beauty given by the environmental […]


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Abetone: round trip our Apennine mountains

Departure from Lucca, Piazza della Stazione (Piazza Ricasoli) to the town of Abetone – on the Tuscan Apennines, 1400 m above sea level. Abetone, originally a custom post on the main road from the Grand Duchy of Tuscany and the Duchy of Modena, is situated in the heart of the Pistoia hillside from where you […]


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PADULE DI FUCECCHIO, VINCI AND LEONARDO

The Fucecchio Marshes (Padule di Fucecchio) is the largest Italian inland marsh which lies between the provinces of Firenze and Pisa and is a natural reserve under the management of the Centre of Research, Promotion and Documentation. Departing from Montecatini Terme, the tour proceeds to the Padule di Fucecchio and up to the hamlet of […]


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THE PIZZORNE PLATEAU – FROM BRANCOLI

Departure from Lucca, Piazza della Stazione (Piazza Ricasoli) The Pizzorne Plateau is a mountain area located in the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines north of Lucca where the average height is about 850-900 m above sea level with some peaks reaching over 1000 m. Many well signaled tracks cross the Plateau connecting the typical villages in the area […]


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VIA FRANCIGENA EXCURSION FOR TRAINED CYCLISTS

Itinerary: Altopascio the town of the typical saltless bread, the routes of wine and olive oil, San Baronto (the climb for cyclists) This part of the Via Francigena includes Altopascio, with the headquarters of the National “Città del Pane” Association – a total of 50 Italian Municipalities which enhance their typical bread protecting and promoting […]


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Versilia: sun, sea and beautiful women

Sport excursion The route on the Tuscan coast in the Versilia area is equipped with a cycleway which honours the memory of Fausto Coppi, the Italian speed, climb and fatigue champion! The Versilia cycleway is almost totally flat and can be crossed in total relaxation, alongside the seafront and admiring the famous seaside resorts from […]


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Monte Serra in the Apennines

Monte Serra is the highest peak amongst the Monti Pisani, 917 m a.s.l., from its height among the luxurious vegetation you can admire the scenery of the entire central-northern Tuscan coast, right out to some of the islands off the coast on clear days! Being between the Plain of Pisa and that of Lucca, Monte […]


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WWF OASI

Departure from Lucca, Piazza della Stazione (Piazza Ricasoli)? The nature trail winding through the WWF Oasis of the Bientina marshes offers unforgettable moments of amazement and wonder that calm the mind and make one reflect on the millenary history of mankind’s integration with the enclosing nature in this wilderness. You will see the typical habitat […]


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LUCCA – PISA BY BICYCLE

Bike excursion from Lucca to Pisa: We leave the city of Lucca by bike and riding alongside the Serchio river we reach the center of Pisa. It is an easy route, mainly on the plain, crossing the countryside. The course of the river winds through the enchanting valleys where nature manifests its richness. Cycling up […]


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Vineyards and Olive Orchards Special

Departure from Lucca, in Piazza della Stazione (Piazza Ricasoli). We will start by enjoying the wonderful sight of the city of Lucca from the ancient walls enclosing it, just halfway around and then onto the cycleway reaching the Serchio River Park. On to the San Pietro Bridge in the town of Nave, through the Sant’Alessio […]


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Villas of Lucca, Pinocchio’s Great Oak tree, Montecarlo

We leave Lucca by bicycle following dirt roads alongside the Serchio river through the land filled with vineyards and olive groves, through to Ponte a Moriano, the Ville Lucchesi (namely: Oliva Grabau, Reale and Torrigiani) and Camigliano (Le 4 Mura) reaching San Martino in Colle. This is where “Il Quercione” is located: said to have […]