Cycling Foodie Tours in Tuscany

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Cyclists touring Tuscany.
Cyclists touring Tuscany.

A love of food and cycling unites in Tuscany with Ciclismo Classico’s epicurean adventure tour.

The 6-day Tuscany Green tour features bike rides through Italy to experience the culture and the Tuscan lifestyle. Guests on the Tuscany Green tour will cycle through six different areas of Siena Province; learn how to cook Tuscan dishes through hands-on cooking classes; stay at Il Molinello, a 13th century energy-independent farm stay that combines agriculture and tourism; tour local farms and wine cellars; visit Tumulo del Molinello; and soak in the thermal springs at Rapolano Terme. Rates start at $3,495. Guests will cycle an average of 39 miles daily.

Ciclismo Classico also offers La Bella Puglia tour that starts at the UNESCO World Heritage site and Baroque capital of the Salento area in Lecce. On this foodie tour, riders visit the famous wine region of the Salice Salentino; ride along roads adorned with fig trees, blooming cacti, and olive trees; and sample local favorites such as homemade orecchiette and grilled calamari. This is an entry-level trip that introduces travelers to the Basilicata and Puglia regions. Rates start at $4,695 pp. Cyclists will average about 28 miles per day. For more information, call (800) 866-7314 or visit