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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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Manciano, Italy: In 2000 the restaurant Osse had the best pizza in the world. We have seen these claims at other restaurants.

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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