Day 1: Arrival in Cortona
Arrival at Terontola railway station and transfer to Cortona. Our representative will meet you at your hotel and bring you the bikes and the informative kit. He will be ready to answer your questions about the tour.
Distance 50 km
Day 2: Cortona - Borgo Mandoleto Solomeo
Trasimeno lake is known for its olive covered surrounding hills, the lovely villages and the bamboo ridden shores, a resting place for migrating birds. Take a boat to Isola Maggiore where old ladies weave their age-old laces. Discover Montecolognola view point over the lake, Monte del Lago and San Feliciano fisherman village; Spend the night in a lovely country Inn. Cooking class possible.
Distance 32 km
Day 3: Borgo Mandoleto Solomeo - Perugia
Your day destination is Perugia, the main town in Umbria, with its fine square and communal palace, its renaissance painting collection, and the Rocca Paolina, the subterranean town. Perugia is also a lively town with shops and fashionable boutiques. Spend the night in town.
Distance 42 km
Day 4: Perugia - Assisi
We are now in the heart of Umbria; visit Deruta a famous ceramic makers’ place and Torgiano, Lungarotti wineries home town; if a wine tasting might be dangerous for your safety (!) a visit to the wine museum is advised. Spend the night in Assisi in a lovely Country Inn just outside town within walking distance from the Basilica.
Distance 50 km
Day 5: Assisi - Spello - Bevagna - Assisi
Today visit this beautiful town with its superb basilica and the Giotto’s frescoes, then ride to Spello a very nice and less touristy small town on the Subasio slopes. You can make a stop in Bevagna on your way back to Assisi. Do not forget to taste the famous Sagrantino wine. Night at the same hotel.
Distance 40 km
Day 6: Assisi - Bevagna - Todi
Down the central valley along the wine road, visit Montefalco, with nice building and beautiful frescoes from Benozzo Gozzoli. Then cut across the Monte Martani mountains before descending towards Todi a lovely little town perched on the top of a hill. A lovely square and two beautiful churches make it a very interesting stop. Night in an historical palace.
Distance 44 km
Day 7: Todi - Orvieto
Now that you have grown familiar with Umbrian hills you will get a bit more of them; the last day riding along the twisting road above the Corbara lake to Orvieto, the Etruscan town dominating the valleys from this brown-red cliffs of soft Tufo stone which since Etruscan times has been carved to make tombs and cellars. Supper and night.
Day 8: End of our service
See you next trip!!