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Seven Days in Southern Tuscany

Another Great Bike Trip in Italy - great food, great weather, good roads

260 km (162 miles) over 9 days from September 14, 2011 to September 22, 2011

Topic: Bicycle Touring  
Categories: Tour diaries, Hybrid bicycles, 1-2 weeks
Locale: Europe, Italy, Tuscany
Year: 2011
Keywords: Arezzo, Cortona, Montepulciano, Montalcino, Albinia, Castel del Piano, Manciano


Copyright © 2011-2014 By nolan danchik - (contact)

Status: Completed Nov 2011
Last update: Sunday November 20, 2011 19:33 (US/Pacific) (edited Mon 21 Nov 2011 04:59 (US/Pacific))
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Rome, Italy: This is the storage room where we leave the bikes. The coats over the handlebars are necessary because inthe summer time it is hot in the room and we have had melted grips in the past.

Table of Contents


Planning: Early and Final Plans


Day 0: Washington, DC to Rome, Italy: It's a small world afterall..

Day 1: Rome to Arezzo: The King locks us out of the apartment

Day 2: Arezzo to Cortona: The bike path is not for skinny tire touring bikes

Day 3: Cortona to Montepulciano: 4 Olive Oils and 6 Wines

Day 4: Montepulciano to Montalcino by way of Pienza: OSHA needs to visit the fortress in Montalcino

Day 5: Montalcino to Castel del Piano: We walk out of a restaurant without paying

Day 6: Castel del Piano to Manciano by way of Saturnia: There is nothing like a hot natural 98.6 degree bath in the middle of a bike ride

Day 7: Manciano to Albinia to Rome: The revenge of 'la spina' (GOATHEADS!!)

Rome: Resting and Recovering

Post Tuscany Biking: Bike Path North and Sperlonga

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