There is absolutely no better way to explore the rich culture and hidden spots of Italy’s most popular region than walking or cycling on one of our Tuscany Tours. With such depth in this stunning region of Italy, it can be tough to choose the perfect place to explore, one that combines the highlights with the locals-only spots, but our range of walking and cycling trips in Tuscany tick all the boxes.
You can visit a host of incredible cities in Tuscany, with Florence often taking the honours as the most beautiful city in the world. Pisa has the glorious tower and delightful buildings that surround it, Siena is like an open-air gothic museum and Lucca is a resplendent maze winding through Renaissance walls. The countryside that surrounds these incredible cities is stunning and very typically Tuscan and we have an amazing range of walking tours of Tuscany that will link up some of the greatest hilltop towns, or if you want to cover a little more ground and pack in those big hitter cities, then cycling in Tuscany might be the way to go.
Both Venus, Roman Goddess of Beauty and Napoleon, all-powerful French emperor chose Elba Island as a great place to take a walking tour. You are in for exhilarating visits through picturesque fishing villages, along rugged coastlines and mountain ridges and on the dreamy, sandy island beaches. Find idyllic peace of mind as these invigorating walks warm your soul and inspire your body.
Take off for Tuscany and feed your soul on an art-filled odyssey, from imperfect Pisa to flouncy Florence. Dive into the Renaissance, savour the wine, take in the beauty and fill all five senses. Inspect the lively walled city of Lucca, trek to Leonardo’s place of birth: Vinci. In between, you’ll cycle through peaceful scenes, olive orchards and seas of grapevines, breathing the aroma of the magical 'Toscana'.
The Tuscan landscape of the Val d'Orcia will warm your heart like a classic photograph as you cycle the waves of undulating green hills, captured in time as if the Etruscans just rode through. Glance at the picturesque farmhouses nestled amidst the olive groves and vineyards. Pass walnut and fig trees on your way to the hot spring town of Bagno Vignoni, and then explore the phenomenal labyrinth streets and artisan workshops of Montepulciano.
San Gimignano is a treasure on the hill and a jewel of Tuscany, wonderful for cycling and exploring. With its thirteen outstanding medieval towers, it's clear why the town is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. You'll ride among fields of sunflowers under the Tuscan sun and along cypress-lined country roads, through olive groves and vineyards which produce some of the world's finest olive oil and wine. You shall savor the flavor of these ingredients in the outstanding local cuisine.
San Gimignano is a treasure on the hill and jewel of Tuscany, wonderful for cycling and exploring. With its thirteen outstanding medieval towers, it is clear why the town is on the UNESCO world heritage list. Riding under the Tuscan sun you will cycle to the former Etruscan centre of Volterra, a unique hilltop town with its own history and charisma. Get pinched, this is the real thing.