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Italy Bicycle Tours


Bicycling Vacations in Italy

With five decades of experience organizing cycling tours in Italy, we've learned that the best way to discover its magic is by bike. Italy's culture and history, food and drink, art cities and rural landscapes and most importantly its people come to life before you when you slow down to experience it all from a bicycle.

On our Italy bike tours you'll discover everything that makes it extraordinary as you travel through marvelous rural landscapes: Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany and Umbria, North Italy and the Dolomites, Puglia, Sicily and more - you'll have the best of Italy at your fingertips. End every day with a delicious meal of local food and you'll understand why Italy is such a popular bicycling destination.

Please browse through our line up tours below: You pick the itinerary, guided or self-guided preference, and the dates - we'll do the rest!



Additional useful information:

• How do our bike tours work? Check out our FAQs page!

• What's the difference between a Guided and Self-Guided Tour?

• What about our Casual vs Classic self-guided tour styles?

• Lastly, we offer various tools for navigation - this page details what it's like to navigate on our self-guided tours.


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Please browse through our tours line up below, and don't forget to check our Discounts and Promotions page.. Get in touch with us when you are ready to get the ball rolling!

Explore Tours in Italy

  • Bicycle Across Italy! Venice to Pisa - Classic Self-Guided

    Length 12
    Level 2
    Price €1795 per person *

    Our "original" and now classic bike trip across Italy, cycling the routes we've been perfecting for five decades, beginning in romantic Venice, stopping in fabulous art cities and riding through lovely countryside in the Veneto, Romagna and Tuscany regions.

  • Bicycle Romagna, Heartland of Italy's Homemade Pasta - Classic Self-Guided

    Length 7
    Level 2
    Price €950 per person *

    The Romagna portion of Emilia-Romagna is the heart of Italy's homemade pasta and one of the most bike-friendly regions in Italy. Start in fabulous Ravenna, cycle through scenic countryside and picturesque towns to the glorious Bologna, Italy's culinary capital!

    Special discounts on this tour (book by March 31, 2023)

  • Bike Across Tuscany - Guided

    Length 8
    Level 2 to 3
    Price €1380 per person

    Traverse Tuscany on this guided bike tour from north to south, hitting UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Renaissance and medieval towns like Lucca, Vinci, San Gimignano and Siena, and a grand ending in majestic Florence. Stay in local three-star hotels in small quiet towns, taste classic delicacies and the famous Chianti wine.

  • Classic Tuscany - Cycling Florence to Pisa - Self Guided

    Length 8
    Level 3
    Price €1380 per person *

    Cycle through Tuscany, enjoying the perfect blend of culture, cuisine, history, and postcard scenery that makes this a one of a kind destination. You will visit the famous art cities - Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Lucca and Pisa - and have a chance to experience the earthy wines, rich art history, stunning architecture, and the welcoming people of this fabled Italian region.

  • Design your own cycling tour

    Create Your Own Self Guided Tour

    Length 28
    Level 1 to 3
    Price €0.00

    Create your own Self Guided Tour! We have tons of rides and destinations to suggest you. We can help you building the tour of your dreams!





  • Group guided bike tours

    Cycling Emilia-Romagna's Culinary Wonders - Guided

    Length 7
    Level 1
    Price €1340 per person

    A guided cycling tour in Italy’s premier pasta region and renowned culinary capital - Emilia-Romagna. On our itinerary from Parma to Bologna, you will taste extraordinary traditional dishes and visit the artisans behind the scenes while learning about the rich history of the local (now world-known) specialties

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    Cycling Italy's Art Cities from Venice to Florence - Classic Self-Guided

    Length 8
    Level 1 to 2
    Price €1280 per person *

    Our most popular bicycle tour in Italy for beginning cyclists is also a great introduction to Italy's spectacular cities. Start in the Veneto region, across Emilia-Romagna and into Tuscany, you'll experience Italian culture and history, food and wine, landscapes and scenery - there's no better way to do it than from a bike saddle!

  • Cycling the Majestic Dolomites! Cortina to Bolzano - Classic Self-Guided

    Length 8
    Level 1 to 2
    Price €1295 per person *

    The postcard valleys of the Dolomites are a paradise for any outdoor activity, and the gentle bike paths that criss-cross the region are perfect for bicycle travel. On this flexible self-guided itinerary, you can choose to cycle on the rolling valley floors, or challenge yourself on epic mountain climbs.

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    Discover Emilia-Romagna Cycling Bologna to Parma - Casual Self-Guided 5day

    Length 5
    Level 1
    Price €665 per person *

    A short version of our recently updated cycling tour through Italy's renowned foodie region! Wonderful riding through scenic countryside and farms, picturesque towns and famous cities, as well as many UNESCO world heritage sites, splendid food and drink, art and history, topping it off with the legendary friendliness of its locals.

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    Discover Emilia-Romagna Cycling Bologna to Parma - Casual Self-Guided 8day

    Length 8
    Level 1 to 2
    Price €895 per person *

    A new spin on our classic cycling and culinary adventure through Italy's renowned foodie region! Wonderful riding through pretty countryside and farms, picturesque towns and great cities.

  • Self-guided bike tours

    Discover Italy's Art Cities Cycling Venice to Florence - Casual Self-Guided

    Length 7
    Level 1 to 2
    Price €795 per person *

    Our most popular bicycle route in Italy for beginning cyclists takes new form! A great introduction to Italy - its history and people, culture and art, food and fantastic cycling routes.

  • Discover Romagna, the land of la dolce vita

    Discover Romagna Cycling Ravenna to Dozza- Casual Self-Guided

    Length 7
    Level 1 to 2
    Price €725 per person *

    A new take on our classic tour of Romagna, the heart of Italy's homemade pasta (and la dolce vita!), as well as one of the most bicycle-friendly regions in Italy. From the marvelous Ravenna to the postcard hilltop village of Dozza.

  • Eastern Sicily: Cycling Baroque Cities and Magna Grecia - Self-Guided

    Length 8
    Level 1 to 2
    Price €1225 per person *

    This self-guided tour explores southeastern Sicily and the famous baroque towns of the Val di Noto taking you along the coast of Sicily, perfect in the Spring and Fall.




  • Italy's Alpine Valleys - Sud Tyrol, Lake Garda and Verona - Classic Self-Guided

    Length 8
    Level 1 to 3
    Price €1295 per person *

    This low-difficulty itinerary also offers challenging rides easily reachable from the main route, to epic mountain climbs and passes. Great tour for couples, friends or families of mixed cycling abilities (and even for kids!) blending the culturally unique Austro-Italian north with everything expected from an Italian bike tour – great food, cycling and scenery!

  • Pedaling Lake Garda and the Veneto - Guided

    Length 8
    Level 2
    Price €1360 per person

    This itinerary has everything you expect from an Italian cycling tour, and more! Start far from the tourist trail in charming Valleggio, riding to impressive Mantua and famous Lake Garda. Cycle through vineyards, scenic countryside, and rolling hills, stopping in Verona, Soave, Vicenza, Padova and majestic Venice - unique cities that blend art, history, and beauty.
    2023 prices coming soon!

  • Postcard Southern Tuscany - Cycling Cortona to Siena - Classic Self-Guided

    Length 8
    Level 3
    Price €1245 per person*

    Discover the beauty of Cortona, Montepulciano, Pienza, the Val d'Orcia, Montalcino and its famous Brunello wine, and Siena.

  • Puglia and Basilicata - Best of Southern Italy - Self-Guided

    Length 8
    Level 2
    Price €1270 per person *

    The regions of Puglia and Basilicata occupy the "heel" of Italy's boot, surrounded by the Adriatic and Ionian seas. Here, ancient Greek and Italian culture mingle in hillside vineyards, olive groves, and whitewashed villages nestled against the blue of the Mediterranean.

  • Taste of Italy, Emilia-Romagna Culinary Cycling - Classic Self-Guided 5day

    Length 5
    Level 1
    Price €975 per person *

    A 5-day version of our cycling and culinary adventure through Italy's renowned foodie destination! Known to Italians as the gastronomic heart of the country, Emilia-Romagna is still being discovered by foreign travelers and has become a traveler favorite!

  • Taste of Italy, Emilia-Romagna Culinary Cycling - Classic Self-Guided 8day

    Length 8
    Level 1
    Price €1195 per person *

    A cycling and culinary adventure through Italy's renowned foodie destination! Known by Italians as the gastronomic heart of the country, Emilia-Romagna is still being discovered by foreign travelers. This 8-day version includes two-night stays in charming Parma and in a wonderful farm estate (with its own parmesan cheese factory!). This tour is among our customer favorites!

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    Umbria, Cycling The Green Heart of Italy - Classic Self-Guided 10day

    Length 10
    Level 2 to 3
    Price €1445 per person *

    Start in Perugia the ancient and modern capital of Umbria, explore Assisi - the home of Saint Francis - and pedal through vineyards and olive groves, past chestnut and oak forests, and over rolling hills to monasteries, castles, and hilltop villages virtually unchanged since the Middle Ages. Top it off with two wonderful two-nights stays for an epic Italian cycling tour!

  • Umbria, Cycling The Green Heart of Italy - Classic Self-Guided 8day

    Length 8
    Level 2 to 3
    Price €1290 per person *

    Start in Perugia the ancient and modern capital of Umbria, then explore Assisi home of Saint Francis, and pedal through vineyards, past chestnut and oak forests, and over rolling hills to monasteries, castles, and hilltop villages virtually unchanged since the Middle Ages.