Ride to Montisi and Pienza, with lunch at olive guru Signor Bindi’s estate. Take in the sunset with a glass of prosecco in a romantic courtyard.
||Locanda dell’Amorosa||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack||
||Locanda dell’Amorosa||Lunch, Dinner, Snack||
Spin across the Val di Chiana countryside to a very special lunch at Casa Lungarella. Tonight, we regroup for an informative tasting of Tuscan reds before head to the neighbouring town of Bettole for dinner at Chef Walter’s villa.
||Grand Hotel Continental Siena||Breakfast, Lunch, Snack||
Ride the quintessential Tuscan road through the crete leading northwest to Siena. Enjoy an evening guided city walk followed by a night on your own to explore the town.
||Le Fontanelle||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack||
Pedal out into the vine-covered hills of Chianti and try its namesake wine in the place it was invented. Enjoy a lazy afternoon relaxing in the hotel’s two swimming pools before dinner.
||Le Fontanelle||Breakfast, Dinner, Snack||
Spend the morning winding through iconic Tuscan villages such as Radda and Gaiole-in-Chianti. Finish off with a visit to a private wine estate for a tasting and dinner prepared by an exclusive chef.
Enjoy a farewell breakfast at the hotel in Chianti, then arrivederci in Florence.
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One of Italy’s most beautiful and beloved regions, Tuscany has earned every accolade and exaltation bestowed upon it. While some come for the sun and to be seen, we’ve got better plans: sumptuous spreads laid out by close friends, behind-the-scenes tours of medieval towns, wine tastings with award-winning oenologists, and spectacular biking through picturesque hills. As much as we appreciate the comfort of its fine hotels, it’s the rustic charms that capture our imagination. Tuscany is magical. Believe the hype.
Butterfield & Robinson pioneered biking and walking trips in 1966. Today, the company offers year-round biking, walking and custom private adventures of the highest quality. Their trips are not strenuous expeditions, but leisurely explorations of regions that include Europe, Latin America, Africa, Canada, the United States, Asia and the Pacific. Accommodations are based at unique, premium hotels with excellent regional dining and cultural events. Most trips have an average of 14 participants, and with a collection of ready-to-book itineraries, private travel is easier than ever.
Insider TipTravelers cover an average daily distance of 8 to 10 miles by foot or 25 to 45 miles by bike. Custom bikes on request.
Terms & Conditions
Prices, Reservations and Payment
*Our prices are in U.S. dollars.
We charge a single supplement to individual travellers who wish to ensure that they have private rooms throughout a trip.
To reserve your trip, we require a deposit of US$1,000 per person.
The balance of your payment is due 95 days prior to departure.
If reserving your trip within 95 days of departure, full payment is required.
To complete your reservation, you must complete, sign and return a Traveller Information Form and an Acknowledgement of Risk, Release and Indemnity within 14 days of the receipt of your confirmation package, which will include these forms. These forms include additional terms and conditions of travel, including limitations of our obligations to you.
Prices for our ‘Bespoke’ trips are quoted as part of the trip design process, and are not final until final payment has been received.
*If you must cancel your reservation, the fees for doing so are as follows:
DAYS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE CANCELLATION FEE
270+ Full refund in cash of US$1,000 deposit
96-269 Refund of US$500, or US$1,000 trip credit
61-95 25% of trip price
31-60 50% of trip price
0-30 100% of trip price
Should you cancel your reservation more than 95 days in advance of the departure date, the entire US$1,000 per person deposit is transferable as a future trip credit to be used by the same traveller towards a B&R trip departing within 24 months of the original trip cancellation date. This credit cannot be extended beyond 24 months but may be transferred to another trip only once.
Between 61-95 days prior to your original departure date, you may transfer to a different trip in the same calendar year upon payment of a fee of US$250 per person (this fee will be waived for Premier Cru & Grand Cru travellers). If you cancel this subsequent reservation, then the cancellation fees applicable shall be the higher of the cancellation fee on your original reservation or the cancellation fee on the trip to which you transferred.
Within 60 days of departure, the regular cancellation fees will apply.
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