Breathe the scent of the earth, the woods, flowers and listen to the sounds of nature while you cycle along quiet dirt roads and country roads immersed in the unspoiled and lush nature of Umbria. Passing through known and less known places of this amazing land…this is the spirit of our cycle tours with our professional and expert tour guides, Paolo and Cristiano. The tours can be combined with a wine-tasting or lunch in a winery. The tours have different levels: suitable for families to expert road bike and MTB cyclist. Here below you find some examples to have an enjoyable day in Umbria!
On request, other rides in other areas can be organized.
Short half-day guided tours:
A. The countryside of Assisi and Spello
Easy mostly flat cycling route passing S.Maria degli Angeli with its Franciscan Basilica and medieval Spello. You cycle with our guide along quiet country roads and make now and then a stop to relax. This cycling day tour departs from an organic winery close to Assisi or from our bike deposit in case you do not want to book the wine-tasting. The first stop is in Santa Maria degli Angeli with its impressive dome of the Franciscan Basilica, visible from afar. Along quiet country roads, you reach the medieval town of spello. Then you cycle back along a panoramic route to the winery. You visit the winery, talk with the winemakers’ and will taste their excellent products. It is also possible to book Bike & Lunch. You can use your own bikes or rent one from us. We have also trailers, follow-me tandem, children’s bike for rent.
Level: easy suitable for anyone. For small children we advise a trailer or child seat. Children from 8 yrs. and older a children’s bike, though for children cycling alone, cycling experience is needed. You cycle mostly through the valley and only back to the winery there is a short climb to conquer.
Duration: about 3-4 hours (incl. stops) / Distance: 28km-17,4 mi or 33 km -20,5 mi / Differences in level: + 150m / Roads: 90% tarmac and 10% dirt roads / Age: cycling on own bike from 8 years and on, but children must have cycle experience!
B. Surroundings of Montefalco
A nice cycle experience in the valley between Montefalco and Trevi for MTB’s or Trekking bikes. Almost all flat and with no technical difficulties. This tour can be done also with normal trekking bikes (hybrids). Start of tour in San Luca, at the foot of Montefalco. You can use your own bike or can rent a bike with us.
Level easy, though for children cycling experience needed. / Duration: about 4 hours (incl. stops) / Distance: 26 km – 16,1 miles / Differences in level: + 150m / Roads: 60% tarmac and 40% dirt roads
C. MTB Loop from Montefalco
MTB (half day): A route for real MTB’ers, which starts and ends in Montefalco. It is a scenic route with views on the Valle Umbra You can use your own bike or can rent a bike with us.
Medium difficulty: real MTB route with technical difficulties. Only suitable for people who are trained cyclists and ho know how to ride along trails / Duration: about 4 hours (incl. stops) / Distance: 26 km -16,1 miles / Differences in level: + 650m / Roads: 30% tarmac and 70% dirt roads / Age: from 16 years and on
D. Road bikers loop from Montefalco
Road Bike (half day): This nice route starts and ends in Montefalco and passes nice towns like Bevagna, Torre del Colle and Bastardo. On request the distances of the routes can extended and it would become a full day. You can use your own bike or can rent a carbon road bike with us.
Medium difficulty: Only suitable for trained road bike cyclist, who are regularly cycling / Duration: about 4 hours (incl. stops) / Distance: 38 km – 24 miles (on request can be extended) / Differences in level: + 650m / Roads: 100% tarmac / Age: from 16 years and on