Tuscany Cycling from Pisa to Florence (5-day)

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Tuscany Cycling from Pisa to Florence (5-day)

Prices

From $495USD

Difficulty

Self-guided

Hotels

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Highlights

Spend 5 unforgettable days on a self-guided adventure from Pisa to Florence on bike

Cycle through towns and cities rich with history, including Florence, Pisa, and Lucca.

Spot wildlife cycling through the Fucecchio Padule, Europe’s biggest inland wetland.

Sample plenty of local wines and Tuscan cuisine at every stop along the way.

Visit Vinci, the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci, and learn about his genius.

The Tuscany Cycling Tour from Pisa to Florence is a 5-day tour, and the perfect way to pack the best sights, tastes, and sounds of Tuscany into an efficient cycling tour. You can taste the best Tuscan cuisine, sample regionally-produced wine, and learn about the vibrant history of Tuscany at every stop.

This Tuscan Cycling Tour starts in Pisa, a charming city with plenty of great churches, squares, and towers to explore. Grab a delicious dinner and glass of wine, then snap a photo at the leaning tower before riding to Lucca. Here, the lush gardens are the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the sight of the bell tower and the ancient Roman amphitheater.

Then, the Tuscan Cycling Tour takes you to the largest inland wetland in all of Europe, the Padule of Fucecchio nature reserve. Keep an eye out for migratory birds while you ride through to Vinci, the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci. Here, a stop in at the historical museums to learn more about his life. Then, the last leg of your Tuscan cycling tour takes you to the buzzing city of Florence, where you’ll dine on fine Florentine food and wine late into the night.

This cycling tour from Pisa to Florence is a perfect trip, so book soon!

Tuscany Cycling from Pisa to Florence Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Pisa

Welcome to Pisa! Drop your bags and then take an evening stroll through the city. Pastel houses and beautiful churches line the streets, and many great restaurants beckon you in for a Tuscan dinner and a glass of Chianti wine. Take a final walk down the banks of the Arno River before resting up for tomorrow’s ride.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Pisa
Distance
None
Meals
None

Day 2 Bike to Lucca

The first adventure on your Tuscan cycling tour is a relaxed, mostly flat ride along the Serchio River. You’ll arrive in Lucca, where splendid gardens and a 2nd century Roman amphitheater, Piazza Anfiteatro, await you.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Lucca
Distance
2.5 hours, 29 km, 300m elevation gain
Meals
Breakfast

Day 3 Cycle the Fucecchio Wetlands

Start the day by riding deep into the Padule of Fucecchio nature reserve, the largest inland wetland in Europe. Keep your eyes peeled for migratory birds and other wildlife as you whiz through. Then, emerging from the green means you’re about to arrive in Vinci, the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Vinci
Distance
3.5 hours, 35 km, 250m elevation gain
Meals
Breakfast

Day 4 Vinci loop and transfer to Florence

Before you leave Vinci, make sure to stop into the museums in town that teach you all about Leonardo da Vinci’s life and achievements. You’ll be right next to his real designs and inventions, which is a rare opportunity! Then, a transfer will take you off to Florence, where you can spend the night dining on Florentine steak, drinking Chianti, and enjoying the jewel of Tuscany.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Florence
Distance
2 hours, 11 km, 175m elevation gain
Meals
Breakfast

Day 5 Farewell, Florence!

Enjoy a final breakfast is beautiful Florence before starting your travels home. Arrivederci!

Overnight Location
None
Distance
None
Meals
Breakfast

Tuscany Cycling from Pisa to Florence (5-day) Tour Price and Dates

This self-guided cycling tour of Pisa and Florence is always run as a custom tour for your group only ant the price depends on whether you choose to stay in single, double or triple room, as well as the time of the year.

The departure is available at any day of the week. Prices below are per person:

Departure on March 1st – 28th:

  • Price per solo traveller: €925EUR
  • Price per person staying in single room (min 2 travelers): €725EUR
  • Price per person sharing a double/twin room: €550EUR
  • Price per person sharing a triple room: €475EUR

Departure on March 29th – April 27th:

  • Price per solo traveller: €975EUR
  • Price per person staying in single room (min 2 travelers): €775EUR
  • Price per person sharing a double/twin room: €595EUR
  • Price per person sharing a triple room: €495EUR

Departure on April 28th – June 27th:

  • Price per solo traveller: €995EUR
  • Price per person staying in single room (min 2 travelers): €795EUR
  • Price per person sharing a double/twin room: €595EUR
  • Price per person sharing a triple room: €525EUR

Departure on June 28th – August 31st:

  • Price per solo traveller: €995EUR
  • Price per person staying in single room (min 2 travelers): €795EUR
  • Price per person sharing a double/twin room: €595EUR
  • Price per person sharing a triple room: €525EUR

Departure on September 1st – 30th:

  • Price per solo traveller: €995EUR
  • Price per person staying in single room (min 2 travelers): €795EUR
  • Price per person sharing a double/twin room: €625EUR
  • Price per person sharing a triple room: €525EUR

Departure on October 1st – November 2nd:

  • Price per solo traveller: €950EUR
  • Price per person staying in single room (min 2 travelers): €725EUR
  • Price per person sharing a double/twin room: €575EUR
  • Price per person sharing a triple room: €495EUR

Departure on November 3rd – 30th:

  • Price per solo traveller: €925EUR
  • Price per person staying in single room (min 2 travelers): €725EUR
  • Price per person sharing a double/twin room: €550EUR
  • Price per person sharing a triple room: €475EUR
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Accommodation on the Tuscany Cycling from Pisa to Florence (5-day) Tour

This tour is based in 3 -star hotels and B&Bs. The hotels offer pleasant rooms with ensuite bathrooms and excellent locations.

In some cases, accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other, comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
Solo travellers must pay a supplement that varies based on the season and the size of the group (please check Dates and Prices for more info). However, it’s sometimes possible to match single travellers up.

Podere San Paolo in Pisa

This family-run hotel is located in a countryside, surrounded by beautiful views and with great amenities.

Hotel Carignano in Lucca

This countryside hotel has a great outdoor pool. The rooms offer TVs, free WiFi, and rustic furnishings.

Agriturismo Il Piastrino in Vinci

This agriturismo is a completely renovated ancient farmhouse with a great outdoor pool. The rooms feature TVs, air conditioning, free WiFi, balconies, and private bathrooms.

Hotel Park Palace in Florence

This hotel offers rooms with TVs, minibars, air conditioning, and free WiFi. The atmosphere is romantic, and the views are pleasant.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s included in the Tuscany Cycling from Pisa to Florence (5-day) Tour?

Meals

4 breakfasts are included.

Accommodations

Accommodation for 4 nights is included.

Transportation during the Tour

This tour includes bike delivery to Pisa and collection from Vinci, luggage transfers on day 2 and day 3 and one personal and luggage transfer from Vinci to Empoli railway station on day 4.

Also Included

  • Route guides and notes
  • Maps and detailed information packs
  • 24/7 telephone guidance and support
  • Bike theft insurance

Not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Travel to Pisa and from Florence
  • Trains, boats, and busses wherever required
  • Lunches and dinners or drinks and snacks not previously mentioned
  • Tourist taxes
  • Personal equipment

Optional Extras

  • Any additional nights before or after tour
  • Airport transfers
  • Bike and bike equipment rental (3 days):
    • Hybrid bike: €95EUR (incl. front bag, map holder and odometer)
    • E-bike: €150EUR (incl. front bag, map holder and odometer)
    • Bike fitting: €25EUR
    • Rear bags: €25EUR
    • Helmet rental: €25EUR

Frequenty Asked Questions about Tuscany Cycling from Pisa to Florence (5-day)

How hard is the Tuscany Cycling from Pisa to Florence (5-day) Tour?

We rate this tour as a 2 / 5. You will cycle fair distances, but the incline is generally minimal and the trails are in good condition.

Do I need a Visa to travel to Italy?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Tuscany Cycling from Pisa to Florence (5-day) Tour?

4 breakfasts are included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes. You will need to acquire travel insurance that covers hiking/walking. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Pisa to start this tour?

You can fly directly to Pisa (PSA). Take the train directly to San Guiliano Terme (Pisa). You can also fly into Florence (FLR), and from the Florence Santa Maria Novella railway station, take the direct train to San Guiliano Terme. You’ll need to change trains in Pisa Centrale. Check train schedules at this website.

Is the Tuscany Cycling from Pisa to Florence (5-day) Tour guided?

No, you will be provided with maps, route guides, notes, and 24/7 telephone support to complete your self-guided tour.

I’ve never been on a self-guided trip! How does it work?

Self-guided travelling is not difficult! For many, it is a preferred type of travel as you are in charge of your own time and pace. You are provided all the information on which direction you need to go daily. In most cases, you don’t need to carry lots of things with you and can only carry your daypack, as your luggage will be picked up from your hotel daily in the morning and delivered to your destination hotel.

Where does the Tuscany Cycling from Pisa to Florence (5-day) Tour end?

The tour ends in Florence, where you can take the train directly to the airport.

Are bike rentals included?

Bike rentals are included. You can rent electric, road, or mountain bikes.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Italy?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for Italy?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

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Prices

From $495USD

Difficulty

Self-guided

Hotels

Active Travel is what we do

10Adventures knows Active and Adventure Travel because everything we do is focused on Active and Adventure Travel. We understand the needs of travellers and partner with excellent local guides who specialize in active, experiential and adventure travel.

Real humans are always a click or call away

Your time is important, and you shouldn't have to deal with automated bots or a confusing phone system. At 10Adventures you are assigned an Adventure Concierge, who is a real person who has one job: to support you during the planning & booking of your trip.

Customize or go private and get the perfect trip for you

Taking a holiday can be the most fun you have all year. At 10Adventures we believe that you should have the ability to personalize the trip, to get it just the way you want. Sometimes that's joining a group, but more often it's going private with your loved ones, and getting the dates and itinerary that's just right for you.

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Tour Difficulty

We rate this tour as a 2 / 5. You will cycle fair distances, but the incline is generally minimal and the trails are in good condition.


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