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The Italian Job
Tour Location
Country:
Germany, Italy (Tuscany)
From:
Munich
To:
Abano Terme
Tour Information
Guiding:
Guided
Support:
Vehicle Support, Luggage Transfer, Maps or GPS
Duration:
14 days
Bike Options:
Bike hire available
Tour Language:
English
Cost From:
£1895
Tour Distance & Dates
Distance:
720 Miles
Riding Days:
6
Daily Average:
120 Miles
Month(s):
May, Jun, Sep, Oct
Tour Operator:
Peak Tours

The Italian Job

14 Days 720 MLSAVG 120 MLS

"Cycling in Italy conjures up a myriad of thoughts and ideas. The lush valleys, lakes and mountains of the Tyrolean north; the romance and old world charm of regions like Tuscany and Chianti; the sheer cultural heritage of the beautiful medieval walled towns; lazy lunches, great food, wine and company, oh and a spot of cycling too. Perfect!

Italy is a hilly country and there are a number of climbs throughout this tour as we traverse the Appennini mountains. The tour is comparable to our Lands End to John o Groat’s tour in terms of difficulty although we do have a rest day in Siena which is a great place to explore and rest your legs.

The “Italian Job” will be undertaken over twelve days cycling with an arrival and departure day either side. We aim to keep away from busy roads wherever possible. The tour encompasses some of Italy’s most spectacular countryside and exhilarating cycling. It should be noted that the road surfaces in Italy aren’t as good as in France so a minimum of 25mm tyres is recommended with hard wearing tread. Italy can also get very hot during the summer which is why we choose slightly cooler months when the temperatures should be in the 20’s (as opposed to the 30’s – 40’s in the height of the summer."
Accommodation
Double Occupancy / Twin Share
Single Supplement: Available
Inclusions
13 nights accommodation, 13 breakfasts, 11 lunches, snacks, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, etc, full trip support including a tour leader that cycles with the group, back up van with spare parts and a few spare bikes, detailed route notes and GPS files so that you can cycle at your own pace, certificate, luggage transfer each day, transfer from Munich to the Austrian/Italian border and transfer from
Exclusions
Evening meals, lunch on the rest day, cycle hire (available for a fee), Garmin hire (available for a fee), transport to Munich, transport from Venice.
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