Map of your Motorcycle road trip :
We will meet as a group in the afternoon at our hotel in Rome, and then go together to pick up the rental bikes. After this, we will all meet up before dinner for a short but important briefing. The briefing will explain a few simple rules for organizing and synchronizing things. We do this to ensure that everyone has a safe holiday, and one that is unforgettable for all good reasons! After our meeting, we’ll break the ice and start forging some group spirit over a classic Italian pre-dinner aperitivo. Dinner is provided tonight, and your lodgings will be a 4-star hotel in Rome.
Rome to Montepulciano
220 Km - 5h of riding
Following breakfast (included at the hotel), our Tuscany motorcycle tour begins with a beautiful ride beside Lake Bracciano and a look around the ancient town of Civita di Bagnoregio, before venturing into the classic Tuscan landscapes of the Val d’Orcia (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). Lunch at a traditional trattoria is included. We’ll spend the night deep in wine country, in the gorgeous mediaeval town of Montepulciano. Once there, you’ll have the chance to explore and to choose your own eatery for dinner.
Montepulciano - Florence
160 Km - 3h30 of riding
Today’s motorcycling in Italy promises to be a real classic, with a ride among the famous vineyards and mediaeval hill towns that define Tuscany’s character. We’ll roam through the beautiful Val d’Orcia and the Chianti hills, stopping to explore two unforgettable sights in this breathtaking area, both of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. First is the magnificent Siena, and the other is the pocket-sized masterpiece of Pienza. The day concludes in the most sumptuous and romantic of all Italian cities: Florence. Time is a relative concept here, and every nook and alley takes you back to the court of the Medici with the Italian Renaissance in its glorious pomp. We spend two nights here in a 4-star hotel; breakfast and dinner are both included.
240 Km - 5h of riding
A great ride awaits through the Apennine mountains of Tuscany and Emilia Romagna. The already thrilling motorcycling is topped off by especially evocative visits to two spiritual havens nestling in the ancient forest: a monastery where St. Francis spent much of his life, and Camaldoli Hermitage, where the tranquil atmosphere soothes the soul. Then, to restore your equilibrium with some bodily sustenance, we tuck into a hearty mountaineers’ lunch of game and mushrooms. Back at our home base of Florence, you’re free to explore some more and find your own place for dinner. Breakfast and lunch are both included today.
Florence - Volterra
200 Km - 4h of riding
There are two more UNESCO World Heritage Sites on the menu for today’ motorcycle tours Italy. First is the beautiful mediaeval town of Lucca with its magnificent Renaissance heritage, most notably the fully intact city walls. Next, we head for Pisa to visit Piazza dei Miracoli and the famous Leaning Tower. That won’t be all though, we’ll also see the cathedral, the Baptistery of St. John, and the Camposanto (monumental cemetery). To conclude the day, we motor into the timeless mediaeval gem that is Volterra, our billet for the night. We’ll spend the night in 4-star hotel with dinner included. Today’s breakfast is also included.
Volterra - Porto Ercole
240 Km - 4h of riding
Tuscany’s coast is as lovely as its mountains, so it would be a shame to exclude it from our Tuscany motorcycle tour and not have a day by the sea! Today we’ll be exploring the south-west of the region, starting with the impressive abbey ruins of San Galgano, as well as a selection of the pretty villages that dot the landscape. A traditional Tuscan lunch is included, and you’re free to choose your own seaside restaurant in Porto Ercole for dinner. After dinner, we’ll overnight in a 4-star hotel in Porto Ercole. In addition to lunch, breakfast is also included today.
Porto Ercole - Rome
230 Km - 3h30 of riding
This is the last day of our Tuscany motorcycle tour and – like all the others – it’s packed with great riding country and fascinating sights. We will see yet another important UNESCO-listed Etruscan necropolis, and the fairytale cliff-top village of Pitigliano, which sits amid an endless supply of hills, bends, and stunning scenery. Our route is a delight for the eyes and a thrill for the spirit. The longest ride of the trip, at approximately 270 kilometers, it will lead us back where we began – directly to our 4-star hotel in Rome. After returning the rental bikes, we round off our adventure together with a wonderful farewell evening meal. Breakfast and dinner are both included today.
We say our goodbyes after breakfast (included at the hotel), leaving you free to go home, or explore more of the magic that Italy offers on your own. There are plenty of opportunities to continue your trip, and we would be happy to help you with planning, including more motorcycle rental Italy !