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- 6 days/5 nights
- Next Departure: Jun 02, 2019
- From $3,298 / person
- ($680 single supplement)
- Jun 2, 2019 - Jun 7, 2019
- Jun 23, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019
- Sep 1, 2019 - Sep 6, 2019
- Sep 15, 2019 - Sep 20, 2019
Recommended Travel Months
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Additional Trip Information
Prior to the trip, arrive at your own convenience in Florence. On Day 1, we will meet you in the lobby of Grand Hotel Minerva in Florence at 8:30 a.m. After a briefing and a transfer to Castellina in Chianti, the cycling begins. After breakfast on Day 6, we take you to the airport, train station, or the hotel of your choice in Florence (one hour transfer).
Day 1 Hiking mileage options: 4/5
Day 4 Hiking mileage options: 6 Cycling:
Day 2 bicycle mileage options: 17 / 23
Day 3 bicycle mileage options: 17 / 23 / 34 / 40
Day 5 bicycle mileage options: 31 / 36 Walking:
Day 2 walking tour of Siena Discovery:
Ciao Bella! No place brings out the romantic in you like Italy. Learn all about the Palio and the competitive Contrades during our walk in Siena. Find St. Catherine’s dried finger and shrunken head in the church in Siena. And wonder why the inhabitants of San Gimignano built the many towers. Evenings we’ll relax at small luxury hotels, perfectly situated in the region’s favorite towns, enjoying inspirational views, gourmet meals and fine local wines, as we embrace the people and the lust for life that makes Italy so unique. Austin Adventures guides are experienced facilitators and regional experts. They take the time to explain the local history and daily sightseeing and route options. Each route has been carefully planned to include options to please each traveler’s interests. Austin Adventures guides are available to help you select the distance that’s right for you and to offer advice and assistance as you desire.
The hallmark of an Austin Adventures vacation is our exceptional dining. All meals: breakfasts, lunches, snacks, dinners, refreshments and receptions are included as indicated by itinerary. (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner). Alcoholic beverages and related gratuities are not included in the trip price.
Included in Trip Price
- Double occupancy rooms with private baths.
- All breakfasts. Lunches and dinners as listed by day. Snacks along the route.
- Fully trained, first-aid certified professional guides and knowledgeable local partners.
- Bikes, helmets and other necessary equipment - all safe and well maintained.
- Vehicle support and land transportation during the trip.
- Austin Adventures T-shirt, water bottle, luggage tags and luggage service.
- Pre-departure and packing information.
- Incidental expenses such as taxes, dining and housekeeping gratuities, local guide and expert gratuities.
Not Included in Trip Price
- Gratuities to Austin Adventures guides.
- Alcoholic beverages and related gratuities.
- Pre-and post-trip accommodations and associated expenses.
- Air and land transportation to/from host cities.
- All types of personal insurance.
- Personal expenses.
After receiving your reservation and deposit, we’ll send you a pre-trip planner with general information about the area you’ll be visiting, a packing list, exercise guidelines, a guest information questionnaire and a liability release agreement for you to sign and return within 10 days.
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With over 20-years of experience in the adventure travel industry, we've perfected the recipe for crafting award-winning small group trips and custom itineraries on all seven continents. On every departure, we aim to exceed your expectations with best-in-class service, expert guides and the finest in regional cuisine and accommodations. From first-time travelers to seasoned alumni, our guests agree that on each Austin Adventures journey , the hardest part truly is going home. We're happy to share that 99.26% of these travelers say they'd join us again...and again...and again. But don't take our word for it. Our guests say it best:
“The best experience with our large family we could dream for! ” ” Nancy V., , Pebble Beach, CA
“Excellent trip and guides - superb trip. ” Richard P., Westminster, CO
“Your team outdid themselves! I told them all that, through 34 years of my travels as an adult, they were the best guides (and concierge, bellmen, chefs, drivers, etc.) that I had ever experienced. ” John Hutchins,
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