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Classic Chianti Cycling

Classic Chianti Cycling

Classic Chianti Cycling

  • Quintessential, Italian landscapes: rolling hills, endless vines, beautifully preserved honey-hued hamlets
  • Mostly 4-star hotels; gorgeous swimming pools; superb local cuisine
  • Scenic cycling through olive groves, fruit orchards and sunflowers
  • Spend 4 nights in Colle di Val d'Elsa: charming piazze, Sienese frescoes, easy access to Florence and Siena
  • Etruscan, Roman, Renaissance and Mediaeval art and architecture
  • Holiday typeSelf-guided cycling
  • Duration10 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From $2415
  • Holiday details
  • Departs Every two days from 11 May '17 to 14 Oct '17
  • All buffet breakfasts and 6 evening meals included
  • Managed locally by Headwater employed representative
  • Sustainability rating: 79%
  • Headwater wine service
  • Route notes and maps provided
  • High quality bikes provided
  • Luggage transfers between hotels


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This ten night holiday has been carefully crafted to cleverly balance cultural highlights and historic treasures with natural beauty and stunningly scenic cycling. It's a perfect choice too if you like the idea of combining timeless countryside cycling with the use of local transport to explore the eternal cities of Siena and Florence on foot.

Your holiday starts in Volterra, a real Etruscan gem with its tangle of alleys home to alabaster workshops and secret chapels, in the heart of the Era Valley. You'll pedal through the archetypal Tuscan countryside, cypress dotted rolling hills, olives, vines, sunflowers, and on, via postcard-pretty Certaldo, to Colle di Val d'Elsa where you'll spend four nights. From here, you can enjoy day trips to the great art cities of Florence and Siena before pedaling on through panoramic wine country to the tiny hamlet of Pescille, a short cycle from mediaeval San Gimignano. Your route then takes you through the Castelvecchio Nature Reserve (great for bird spotting) giving you a real sense of achievement as you loop back to Volterra for your final night.

The hotels we've selected for this holiday are among our best, and include a magnificently restored C12 abbey, a wonderfully renovated, stylish watermill which dates back to the C16 and belonged to the famous Medici family, and a family-run, traditional hotel overlooking the soaring towers of San Gimignano. As Chianti is synonymous with great food and wine, we've made sure evening meals are a celebration of local flavours throughout.

Day-by-day itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive at Volterra

Arrive in Volterra where you've time for a dip in the hotel pool and a wander round the town's tangle of cobbled alleys and hidden squares before dinner.

Day 2 - Volterra to Certaldo 36km/22.5mi

Enjoy an introductory downhill whizz out of hilltop Volterra and down into the pretty Era Valley where spectacular views of the surrounding timeless Tuscan countryside open up as you pedal! After climbing out of the valley, you'll soon pass through the pretty hamlet of Castagno where we suggest a well-earned coffee stop in the local bar. Your route continues on to Gambassi Terme, a well-preserved spa town with cobbled streets, C12 church and lovely shaded gardens. It's a gentle downhill cycle to your luxury 4-star hotel in postcard-pretty Certaldo where secluded gardens and a welcoming swimming pool await!

Day 3 - At Certaldo

Beautifully preserved, yet largely undiscovered, Certaldo is arguably the jewel in the Middle Aged crown of Tuscany. Split into two distinct halves, the ancient vermilion-hued buildings of Certaldo Alto (also known as Castello) create a spectacle more dramatic than any film set and offer spectacular views across the surrounding countryside. The lower half of the town, Certaldo Basso, is more modern with a plethora of shops, bars and restaurants, and the two are linked by a popular funicular.

Day 4 - Certaldo to Colle di Val d'Elsa 28km/17.5mi

Wine lovers are in for a real treat today as you'll mainly be following the official, mostly off-road, Chianti Wine Route. There are lots of tasting opportunities here and, don't forget, we can collect any purchases for you. It's then downhill into Poggibonsi where the old town makes for the perfect lunch stop. As you leave the town, admire the fabulous views before your final poppy-lined stretch past sunflower fields brings you to the hilltop town of Colle di Val d'Elsa. Here, the fabulous 4-star Relais della Rovere hotel, a beautifully converted C12 Benedictine abbey with lovely pool and gardens, is home for the next four nights.

Day 5 - At Colle di Val d'Elsa: suggested day in Siena

There is so much to see and do in and around Colle di Val d'Elsa that you really will be spoiled for choice. However, today we recommend hopping on the local bus (from just outside the hotel) for the 30min ride to the great mediaeval city of Siena. Visit the Palazzo Pubblico with its impressive pre-Renaissance frescoes and climb the Torre del Mangia for the best views of the town and surrounding Sienese countryside. For lunch, or simply a drink, there is no better place than Siena's beautiful shell-shaped Piazza del Campo.

Day 6 - At Colle di Val d'Elsa: suggested day exploring locally

After a fairly long day yesterday, we propose that you spend a relaxed morning in Colle di Val d'Elsa. The historic town dates back to Etruscan times with a cathedral, museums and fine Renaissance buildings. After lunch in the old square, maybe spend some time by the pool before a pre-dinner stroll along the lovely River Elsa where limestone-rich rapids come crashing dramatically downstream.

Day 7 - At Colle di Val d'Elsa: suggested day in Florence

No trip to Tuscany would be complete without a visit to the charming city of Florence, arguably the most beautiful city in the world! It's just an hour on the local bus (which leaves from just outside the hotel) giving you plenty of time to explore the Uffizi (closed Mon), Duomo and Baptistery. If you want to escape the crowds, we suggest you cross the Ponte Vecchio to the quieter side of the Arno to visit the Boboli Gardens.

Day 8 - Colle di Val d'Elsa to Pescille 38km/24mi

Get back on your bike this morning and enjoy superb rolling views before the ride up to Casole d'Elsa, a beautiful village characterised by ancient vermilion-hued buildings and blessed with stunning views from its hilltop position. Take time to explore its C12 church (frescoes by Gano da Siena) and impressive fortress before an early lunch perhaps in the lovely piazza. You then wind north through wonderfully scenic countryside, the fabulous mediaeval towers of San Gimignano providing a formidable backdrop as you pedal on to Pescille.

Day 9 - At Pescille

San Gimignano is just a short cycle away, its towers giving this hilltop town a distinctive Manhattan-style skyline. Explore its myriad of narrow streets and many hidden cobbled squares before popping back to your tranquil hotel for a refreshing dip in the sparkling swimming pool.

Day 10 - Pescille to Volterra 40km/ 25mi

It's a short downhill ride to San Gimignano before a gentle climb up through classic Tuscan landscapes of vines, olive groves and fields ablaze with sunflowers. It's then an almost entirely downhill cycle into the pretty Era Valley. There's a real sense of achievement on your final pedal through open countryside, enjoying spectacular views, before your last climb back to the ancient cobbled streets of Volterra.

Day 11 - Leave Volterra

Where you stay

During your holiday you stay at the following hotels. If you'd like to extend your time at any of these or, if you'd like to enhance your stay with an upgraded room, just let us know at the time of booking. You can call our sales team on 1-800-567-6286 to discuss accommodation options.

If you'd like to keep your bikes with you for any extra nights we can arrange this for you for just £25 per adult per day. Please contact us on 1-800-567-6286 for further details.

Park Hotel Le Fonti, Volterra (4 Star)

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The 4 star Park Hotel Le Fonti is located just below the Porta dell'Arco entrance to Volterra's beautifully preserved mediaeval centre. It's an easy 10 minute stroll into arguably one of Italy's oldest towns.

The hotel has over 50 comfortable rooms, all of which are furnished in a simple style with terracotta floors and elegant fabrics. All rooms have ensuite facilities.

The real highlight of the hotel is the breathtaking view from the terrace and fabulous infinity pool - the sweeping panorama over the rolling Pisan hills is truly outstanding.

Find out more on the hotel website and read customer reviews on Tripadvisor.

Dates Deluxe Room with Terrace Junior Suite Suite
11/05/2017 - 31/10/2017 £12 £22 £36

All prices shown above are valid from 21/04/2017. Supplements are per person per night based on 2 sharing. Deluxe rooms with terrace have their own terrace overlooking the pool. Junior suites are much larger than a standard room, with a sitting area. The suite is situated in the tower, and is larger than a junior suite. It has a balcony and a jacuzzi.

Dates Double Room Single Room
11/05/2017 - 31/10/2017 £86 £116

All prices shown above are valid from 21/04/2017. Prices are per person per night including evening meal. Bike hire is not included in the above tariffs. If only B&B is required you can reduce the price by £22 per person per night. Bike hire is not included in the above prices.

Hotel Certaldo, Certaldo (4 star)

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Located on the fringe of Certaldo Basso, on the River Elsa, the stunning 4* Hotel Certaldo dates back to the 1500s when it belonged to the infamous and all powerful Medici family. It started life as a water mill and signs of its original use are still in evidence, including its mighty water wheel. Over the 20C, the mill was used as a power turbine and produced enough electricity to service the entire town of Certaldo up to the 1950s!

The mill was lovingly restored and converted into a hotel in 2007 and now boasts 30 modern and stylish rooms with all the amenities you would expect of a comfortable 4* hotel. There is also a pleasant garden (with pool) and terrace area overlooking the river, and a lounge area with tv and books where you can relax after a day's exploring.

Find out more on the hotel website and read customer reviews on Tripadvisor.

Dates Superior Room Deluxe Room Junior Suite
11/05/2017 - 14/10/2017 £10 £20 £32

All prices shown above are valid from 03/04/2017. Superior rooms are larger than standard rooms and have a minibar and free wifi. Deluxe rooms are larger than the superior rooms, they also have a minibar and free wifi. The Junior Suites are larger than all the other room types, they have a minibar and free wifi.

Please contact us for extra night prices.

Relais della Rovere, Colle di Val d’Elsa (4 Star)

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The Relais della Rovere is a stunning 4-star hotel located at the edge of Colle di Val d'Elsa. The Cellerai family have sympathetically converted this C12 Benedictine Abbey into a 31 room luxurious hotel, retaining many of the abbey's original features.

The bedrooms are split between two buildings and decorated in a contemporary style with wooden floors and beech furniture. The rooms are quite large with ensuite facilities.

The hotel has a lovely outdoor pool which is surrounded by pleasant gardens.

Find out more on the hotel website and read customer reviews on Tripadvisor.

Dates Luxury Double Junior Suite Suite
11/05/2017 - 31/10/2017 £24 £34 £50

All prices shown above are valid from 01/12/2016. Supplements are per person per night based on 2 sharing. Luxury rooms are located in the Renaissance Villa and feature antique furniture and prints, and precious tapestries and ceilings with encased beams and parquet flooring. Large windows with a view over the historical centre of Colle Val D'Elsa. Bathroom with whirlpool bath, courtesy kit, bathrobe and slippers. Junior Suites are located in the Benedictine Convent and in the farmhouse. They comprise an entrance hall with living room and one double bedroom, and feature modern, solid oak furniture. They have beamed ceilings and parquet flooring. One/two bathrooms, one with shower, the other with whirlpool bath, courtesy kit, bathrobe and slippers. Suites are in the Benedictine Convent and in the Villa. They are larger with an entrance hall, living room and sofa bed and a double bedroom, with two bathrooms. Some have modern decor with solid oak furniture, beamed ceilings and parquet flooring. Others feature antique furniture and prints, and precious tapestries, ceilings with encased beams and parquet flooring.

Dates Double Single
11/05/2017 - 31/10/2017 £114 £164

All prices shown above are valid from 01/12/2016. Prices are per person per night including evening meal. Bike hire is not included in the above tariffs. Please note that extra nights at the Relais della Rovere are also possible on a bed and breakfast basis. Please call for prices.
Bike hire is not included in the above prices.

Hotel Pescille, Pescille (3 star)

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The Hotel Pescille is located just 4km outside San Gimignano, in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, surrounded by olive groves and vineyards. It started life as an old farmhouse before being converted into the 3* hotel it is today. Evidence of its origins still remains however, with its ancient tower housing the hotel’s small agricultural museum. There are pleasant gardens surrounding the hotel – with lovely views of the surrounding landscape - and it also benefits from an outdoor swimming pool.

All rooms at the Hotel Pescille are ensuite and are simple yet spacious with tiled floors, whitewashed walls and pristine white linen; air conditioning. satellite TV, minibar and hair dryer also all come as standard. Rooms have views onto either the timeless Tuscan countryside, or the roofs and mediaeval towers of San Gimignano itself.

The hotel does not have a restaurant open for dinner, we have therefore arranged for you to have return taxi transfers to the centre of San Gimignano, where there is a wealth of restaurants to suit all budgets and tastes.

Find out more on the hotel website and read customer reviews on Tripadvisor.

Dates Room with Balcony
11/05/2017 - 14/10/2017 £16

All prices shown above are valid from 01/12/2016. Prices are per person, per night. Rooms with balcony offer wonderful views of San Gimignano.

Please contact us for extra night prices.

Extending your stay

If you'd like to extend your trip with extra nights at the start or end, or if you'd like to arrange a stop off point en-route, then we recommend the following hotels.

Relais Santa Chiara, San Gimignano (4 Star)

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Situatued just 400m from the mediaeval walls of UNESCO listed San Gimignano lies the charming, four star Relais Santa Chiara Hotel. This elegant property is surrounded by some of Tuscany’s most beautiful scenery and enjoys countryside views over hills covered with vineyards and olive groves, not to mention its own private garden featuring a swimming pool and hydro massage pool. There is also a terrace on which you can enjoy breakfast in the morning and a selection of drinks from the hotel’s cocktail bar in the evening.

All the ensuite rooms come with air-confitioning, satellite TV, minibar and hairdryer. You can also upgrade to a room with balcony and views of the surrounding vineyards and stunning countryside.

Find out more on the hotel website and read customer reviews on Tripadvisor.

Dates Superior room Classic room with countryside view and balcony Superior room with balcony and view
11/05/2017 - 31/10/2017 £12 £16 £28

All prices shown above are valid from 24/04/2017. Prices are per person, per night. Classic rooms with balcony and view offer stunning views of the Tuscan countryside. Superior rooms are more spacious with a lounge area and a sofa bed (120cm) and a jacuzzi bath. Superior rooms with balcony and views come with all the amenities of the Superior room with the addition of a balcony offering stunning views of the Tuscan countryside.

Please contact us for extra night prices.

Hotel La Luna, Lucca (3 Star)

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The Hotel La Luna is a friendly hotel, tucked away in a quiet side street, just off the atmospheric Via Fillungo, the most sophisticated and exclusive street in Lucca's historic centre.

The original part of the hotel dates back to the 1200s when it was built elsewhere and then 'moved' about a century later to its present location. It now comprises of 2 buildings, with the 29 en suite rooms divided between the two. Breakfast is taken in the buffet breakfast room in the reception building, where there is also a small bar.

Find out more on the hotel website and read customer reviews on Tripadvisor.

Room upgrades are not available at this hotel.

Dates Single Double Double for single use
01/05/2017 - 31/10/2017 £96 £72 £106

All prices shown above are valid from 01/12/2016. Prices are per person per night including breakfast. Bike hire is not included in the above prices.

Hotel Chiusarelli, Siena (3 Star)

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Hotel Chiusarelli is located just beyond Siena's mediaeval walls and a ten-minute walk away from town's main square, Il Campo. Its position on the edge of the historical centre is perfect as the hotel is spacious and quiet but still within walking distance of all the sights and restaurants. There is even a small garden to the front with palm trees and a quiet (except on Sunday afternoons when you will have a grandstand view of AC Siena's matches!) veranda to the rear of the hotel.

The en-suite rooms have recently been renovated and are quite simple but comfortable.

In order to give the best available rate, prices are on request. Please contact us for a quote.

Find out more on the hotel website and read customer reviews on Tripadvisor.

Room upgrades are not available at this hotel.

Please contact us for extra night prices.

Hotel Alessandro della Spina, Pisa (3 Star)

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The Hotel Alessandro della Spina is located just 500m from Pisa central train station and just a 10 minute walk from most of the city's main monuments. This modern and cosy property welcomes its guests with an elegant, warm atmosphere, enhanced by its charming garden, and friendly staff that are always on hand to ensure you a relaxed stay.

Hotel facilities include internet and wi-fi access in the lobby and a bar and comfortable seating area. Guest rooms are spacious, furnished with wood and marble and have air conditioning, a safe and satellite TV. Buffet breakfast includes homemade bread and croissants.

Find out more on the hotel website and read customer reviews on Tripadvisor.

Room upgrades are not available at this hotel.

Dates Double Room Single Room
11/05/2017 - 14/10/2017 £60 £106

All prices shown above are valid from 03/04/2017. Prices are per person per night including breakfast. Bike hire is not included in the above prices.

Travel

Transfers included from Pisa airport at 12:00, and back to Pisa airport at 09:45.

Please call our sales team on 1-800-567-6286 or email info@breakaway-adventures.com to arrange connecting flights.

Reviews

Everyone who goes on a Headwater holiday will be emailed a link to our post-holiday questionnaire where they can give us an honest assessment of all aspects of their holiday - everything from how quickly we answer the phone to how clean the hotels were - plus, of course, an overall rating and comments about their holiday.

Any feedback collected is posted straight to our website - totally unedited. So, for the real tales, twists and turns of our holidays, look no further than the reviews from our previous travellers.


Mrs Sparshott
03/06/2016

don't under-estimate how hilly/undulating Tuscany is.


Dr Winter
20/09/2015

Well organised and professional service - headwater deliver what they promise and the holidays are excellent. A reasonable degree of fitness is required for the cycling holidays - not suitable for beginners or irregular cyclists.


Mr Pridmore
26/08/2015

A challenging holiday but thoroughly enjoyable. The views were amazing and the rides took you through beautiful places. The use of the word undulating in the notes was over used, hill was closer! Had such a sense of achievement at the end of the holiday! Would love to do this again.


Mr Gilbert
24/08/2015

We were initially slightly worried by the directions and unknown roads etc, however the notes proved to be excellent and only got momentarily lost once during the whole holiday. Take plenty of food, water and sun cream on the rides as shops and shelter can be few and far between.


Mrs Brown
17/08/2015

I have found Headwater holidays to be consistently excellent over the three occasions that I've used them. You find some amazing places for us to stay in and provide really useful information on local places to visit. It's lovely to get off the usual tourist tracks and really get to see the countries in more detail, experiencing far more of the areas we visit. The views were spectacular which made up for the challenging sections of the rides, and we were entertained by a golden eagle only metres away from us on the first and last cycle days.


Mrs Downes
21/07/2015

This is a great way to explore Tuscany with a good physical challenge and lots of wonderful gastronomic experiences thrown in.


Ms Smart
23/06/2015

A challenging (take note) cycling tour taking you to some beautiful places in Tuscany. The bike was great and despite having to get off a few times in a few places I was mostly very happy with the km and the routes. If I could change any part of the route it would be the strada biancha on day 1 as that really is a bit tough with no views for most of it. The rest of the routes were fine and took you to beautiful scenery.



I was sorely disappointed with the hotel in Siena and would s... read moretrongly recommend that Headwater change this option as it spoilt my trip a bit. The other hotels were great - my favourite was Pescile. Hotel Revere was good if the weather was ok but I can imagine this is a bit gloomy if its raining as there are limited places to sit inside.



The food was mostly good - breakfasts can be a bit 'Italian' but on the whole not too bad. The biggest let down for food was being sent to two Pizzerias two nights in a row in Certaldo. There is a huge choice of restaurants in Certaldo Alto and I would have preferred paying for my own meal and being given options.



A highlight was a tour of Montalcino (can be done from hotel Revere) and finding some amazing restaurants in San Gim (better at night to avoid the day trippers) and Siena.



For anyone wanting to know here are my restaurant highlights:



Siena - La taverna de San Giuseppe

San Gim - Cum Quibus

Certaldo Alto - Fonte Antica



Overall very happy and am missing the cycling now I am back in the UK


Mr McDowell
02/11/2014

We had a wonderful holiday and will have plenty of fond memories and photo's. It was a nice mix of exercise,visiting some lovely cities and villages and relaxation.The beauty about cycling is that you get time to appreciate the views, the Tuscan countryside is absolutely amazing. Our reps were extremely pleasant and helpful which went a long way towards our holiday enjoyment. We would definitely do another cycling holiday or even a walking one, but would not want to cycle on another Strada Bianca! It was a very well organised holiday from start to finish. Thank-you Headwater


Mr Millican
21/10/2014

The cycling was challenging, much more difficult than we expected from the rating. We would not have made it without the help and assistance from the reps Katy and Jim. They were excellent. There were downhill parts of the route that were dangerous for moderate cyclists. I know the area is hilly, however some of the climbing was more akin to a cycling race than a holiday.


Mrs Spriggs
30/09/2014

Beautiful countryside, tough cycling you would need to do some cycling at home prior to a 2 bike plus. We feel the hotels are much more cosmopolitan than in the past. Whilst they are of a very good standard we miss the more authentic accommodation with more local traditionally prepared food and eating together as a group.



My husband found the food at Relais della Rovere disappointing.


Mrs Capper
13/09/2014

Excellent holiday, very well organised. Will definitely take another holiday with headwater

A special thank you to the reps Kate and Jim Illingworth who went far over and above there duty to make our holiday outstanding

A special thank you to headwater for the 2 bottles of wine we received for our 30th wedding anniversary



Thank you all


Mrs Wall
11/09/2014

Excellent! Not a cheap holiday, but worth every penny. Good hotels, excellent food. Bikes were good. Friendly helpful service from the reps who went out of their way to meet the needs of individual guests.


Mr Stead
10/07/2014

This was our first holiday with Headwater and we thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. The cycling was challenging and we would advised others choosing this holiday to be prepared for the 'undulations' also known as long, steep hills! However, saying that if you are of a competitive nature they only added to the enjoyment when you reach the top. On the whole the accommodation was fantastic especially the Relais della Rovere where nothing was too much trouble and Le Renaie whose family atmo... read moresphere was lovely. We're now looking forward to choosing from next year's brochure - roll on next summer!


Mrs Pickles
25/06/2014

Tuscany is wonderful. Beautiful countryside and enchanting hilltop towns. However the cycling routes are long and steep, and hard work in the very high temperatures we experienced. It's a glorious holiday if you're fit!


Mrs Bird
01/06/2014

Katie and Jim looked after all our needs and we are grateful to them for making our holiday work. We found the cycling very tough, but were able to switch to the walking holiday with their help. We probably over estimated our ability but the grading of the holiday was a little misleading to us. Some of the other guests agreed that they had found it tougher than they had expected. Overall, the holiday was enjoyable and we would use Headwater Holidays again.


Mrs Duncan
09/10/2013

good mix of cycling and rest days. Profile maps giving an indication of the heights gained and lost would be of interest. We cycled an extra day whilst at H della Rovere, and some information about possible routes might have been useful. In fairness, we hadn't told the reps we intended to do this as it was a last moment decision. Hotel Rovere room 404 was noisy as it was opposite reception and trundling suitcases early and late were noisily intrusive. Don't book this room or ask the hotel t... read moreo lay down a rubberised pathway... The room was also quite dark.

Reps were excellent and helpful setting up and checking the bikes.. Rattly rear mudguards over the via bianchi and uneven road surfaces needed a bit of first aid. A bike bottle holder on the bike frame would have been nice


Mr Whitton
16/09/2013

Very well organised. Excellent reps on site. Excellent choice of hotels


Mr Groom
09/09/2013

Very well organised allowing us the opportunity to have many splendid days to enjoy both countryside and town alike. Accommodation, with one notable exception, excellent. Scenery, sights and sounds will all remain locked in the memory for a long time to come - would happily recommend the holiday


Mrs Kimber
25/07/2013

Fabulous way to see Tuscany. Excellent service from the reps and they were reliable with delivrng luggage and had super local knowledge. All the hotels were friendly and had lovely pools which we needed when we arrived. A great holiday that I would thoroughly recommend.


Mr Hart
20/06/2013

generally excellent holiday. I think however, we over estimated our capabilities on the bike ride in tuscany. But enjoyed it nevertheless, esp. the scenery. We would certainly book with headwater again but be more careful on the bike ride we choose in future


Mrs Stonehouse
18/06/2013

we loved cycling in Chianti country - the climbs up to the hilltop towns were always rewarded with fantastic pistacchio gelati!

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The prices quoted below for each individual departure supercede those published in our current brochures. Air prices are subject to change and are shown for guide purposes only. Please see our Planning your holiday and What's included in the price? pages for additional information.

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You can be confident that our pricing includes all the standard requirements of your holiday and many additional extras. Always ensure that you are comparing like for like when booking your holiday. Find out about The Headwater Price Promise to ensure you're getting the very best value for money.

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Holiday details

Children
Over 2 and under 12 sharing with 2 adults.

Holiday type
Self-guided cycling Managed locally by Headwater appointed rep.

Departures
Every two days from 11th May 2017 to 14th Oct 2017, for 10 nights.

Meals
All buffet breakfasts and 6 evening meals included

Tailor-made travel

Tour only
Transfers included from Pisa airport at 12:00, and back to Pisa airport at 09:45.

Enquiries

Due to the tailor-made nature of our holidays, we need a little more information in order for us to check availability for Classic Chianti Cycling. Simply complete the form below and a member of our sales team will contact you (when it's most convenient for you) to provide availability information, travel options and an accurate price. Of course there's no obligation, but if you do wish to proceed with a booking they will be on-hand to assist you throughout the process.

Alternatively, you can call our sales team on 1-800-567-6286 to discuss your requirements in more detail.



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We can call you when it's most convenient for you, or contact you by email if you'd prefer. During busy periods we cannot always guarantee a specific call time but we promise to try our very best.

Let us know any queries you might have about departure dates, similar holidays or other questions. If you’d like to travel by an alternative method, i.e. Ferry / Eurotunnel etc. please give details here so we can advise you on appropriate options.

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