The Brunello di Montalcino tour
The Brunello di Montalcino tour
Without wine tasting
|from 4 and more participants||€ 49|
* Rates are per participants
Do you need a bike?
|Mtb||€ 11/per bike|
|E-Mtb||€ 20/per bike|
|Helmet (optional)||Free/per helmet|
|Damage insurance (Mtb)||€ 3/per bike|
|Damage insurance (e-Mtb)||€ 5/per bike|
Up to 4 mtb delivery at the starting of the tour and pick up at the end of the tour for free. For more than 4 mtb please request a quote.
The tour difficulty is primarily a subjective factor, determined by different elements and from never equal situations.
The most important of them is the effort: the more the climbs are high, the more effort is made.
But climbs are not all the same: they can be more or less steep and of variable length.
To get an idea of how many climbs are waiting for you on a tour, you should check the "elevation gain uphill". The higher the "elevation gain uphill" is the higher the number of climbs you have to face.
Another element that can make a tour more or less difficult is the climate and in particular - in summer time - the exposure to the sun.
Doing the same path in autumn or spring with 20/25 degrees is completely different if done in summer with 35 degrees.
In addition to the temperature, even the humidity, the presence of shade and the road surface can increase (even in the worst cases) the difficulty of 20%.
For this reason, there is no a unique answer to the question 'how difficult is a course' is; everybody has its own parameters and sensations that also depend on your training level, so the difficulty index is considered an indicative value.
To help you choosing a guided tour, in addition to the degree of difficulty, we ranked the tours according to the following parameters: Landscape, Nature, Art and History.
The trail winds through panoramic paths from which you can admire some of the most beautiful landscapes of the Tuscan countryside.
The tour takes place predominantly in wooded areas or crosses areas of important naturalistic interest such as parks or nature reserves.
Art and history
During the tour you will find places of great historical and artistic interest such as medieval villages, abbeys, churches and castles.
If there is a Tuscan wine among the most famous and appreciated in the world, it is without doubt the Brunello di Montalcino and with this tour we will get to know closely not only the lands where this wine is produced but also the history of this territory.
We starts from Castelnuovo dell'Abate, near the beautiful Sant'Antimo abbey, whose structure dating to the 12th century is considered one of the finest examples of Romanesque-French architecture in Italy.
Always riding our bicycles we will continue to climb until we reach Montalcino: a small medieval village on a high hill overlooking the enchanting landscape of the Val d'Orcia.
Not only famous for its wines, Montalcino also has a fascinating history that has its roots in the medieval period and today it is possible to admire numerous testimonies such as its mighty "Rocca", the Palace of Priors and the numerous churches.
We will not miss the opportunity to visit this beautiful hamlet by taking a stroll in the old town between the narrow streets, craft shops and numerous wine shops, maybe staying for a short break (not included in the tour price) and relaxing while sipping a good glass of wine or a glass of Brunello.
After catching the breath we will take the way back to the starting point by pedaling along the vineyards from which the great Montalcino wines are produced.How to to take part on the guided tours
Important things to know before you book a tour
Our guided mountain bike tours take place mainly on beautiful off-road routes, allowing us to reach places unreachable by any other means and to enjoy unique landscapes in contact with nature.
However, although they are relatively easy, they may have some more technical features that require a bit of technique when riding a mountain bike.
For these reasons, to participate in a guided tour, whether you choose to do it with a traditional or an electric mountain bike, it is necessary - in addition to being in good physical condition - to be able to ride a bicycle on dirt roads and to know the use of the gear and brakes.
- Always choose clothing suitable for the type of route and weather conditions. The use of slippers or sandals is not allowed.
- The water bottle is not supplied. It is therefore important to have a backpack to carry 1 or more bottles of water.
- During the tours, the guide must not be exceeded.
- Given the length of the tour, to participate, we recommend a good level of training, spirit of sacrifice and ability to pedal for long distances uphill.
- Read also our tips to ride safely.
For this reason, a liability assumption will be required during the booking process of a guided tour.