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Two Wheels & Transylvanian Truffles
Tour Location
Country:
Romania
Tour Information
Guiding:
Guided
Support:
Vehicle Support
Duration:
6 days
Level:
Easy-Moderate
Terrain:
On Road only, Off Road (trails)
Bike Options:
Bike included
Tour Language:
English
Cost From:
On Request
Tour Distance & Dates
Distance:
83 Miles
Riding Days:
4
Daily Average:
21 Miles
Month(s):
Sep, Oct
Tour Operator:
The Slow Cyclist
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Two Wheels & Transylvanian Truffles

In a Word Foodie

6 Days Easy-Moderate 83 MLSAVG 20 MLS

This is one for foodies. The Saxon Villages of Transylvania are always extraordinary but come September, something special lurks in the ancient oak forests: black truffles. As Autumn’s rich colours emerge, join us on a fully-supported bicycle journey through this idyllic corner of Europe and, on two days, accompany Transylvania’s foremost truffle hunter and his trained dogs in search of one of nature’s most valuable edible commodities. Over four days in the saddle you will cover approximately 80 miles on forest trails, horse and cart tracks and quiet backroads through a land of staggering natural and cultural beauty; indulge in simple, fresh and delicious Transylvanian food at the most abundant time of year, eating traditional meals prepared for you in local homes; visit UNESCO-protected villages and fortified churches; sleep in wonderful traditional cottages and guest houses; witness a rural way of life that has changed little for centuries; But above all relax, take the opportunity to slow down and pedal at your own pace through a land of staggering natural and cultural beauty.
Accommodation
Villa / Chateau / Farmhouse
Single Supplement:
Inclusions
Airport transfers, support vehicle, all accommodation, all meals including snacks, soft drinks and alcoholic drinks, Slow Cyclist host, English-speaking expert local guides, 2 x half-days truffle-hunting with dogs and guide, all other activities and entrance fees, bicycle & helmet hire.
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