This tour for foodies offers the possibility to get to know the beautiful green and hilly Umbria in a different way, thanks to this perfect combination of cycling in a natural environment, exploring around culturally interesting towns and discovering the excellent wines and gastronomic traditions of this lovely area.
The tour starts in Spello, a lovely medieval town, built on the slopes of Mount Subasio. In the evening a tasting dinner in an enoteca to start to taste Umbria’s delicacies. The next day you cycle to the culturally interesting town of Spoleto, where you will have a cooking class during which you will discover some secrets of the Umbrian & Italian cookery. There is a lot to see and taste. Your cycle to San Luca is short. In the village of San Luca, you will stay in a villa, the Zuccari residence since the 16th century, at the foot Montefalco. An extra loop ride will bring you to this captivating wine town, famous for its delicious Sagrantino wines. Again in the saddle, you pedal to the medieval town of Bevagna and after it, a short ride will bring you to Torgiano, also famous for its excellent wines. These wines you will taste in the Lungarotti winery.
During the second day of your stay in Torgiano, you can choose to make a nature ride in the surroundings, visiting the town of Deruta, famous for its ceramics or to visit the county town of Perugia. In the evening, there is a very special dinner in a nearby restaurant. You will taste delicious Umbrian truffle dishes. Your last short ride will bring you to the graceful Assisi, the town of Saint Francis and Clare.
Medium. You cycle through a landscape of gentle, rolling hills. Throughout these tours the steeper slopes are short and the longer ones are not too steep. Some cycle experience is needed.
The daily distances are restricted to between 15 km / 9,3 mi and 47 km / 29 mi. Total km minimum 169 km / 105 mi – maximum 190km / 118 mi
Self-Guided: Every day of the week from April until the end of October (exclusive Easter 07-10/04 and 07/08-20/08 ). During Spoleto Festival (23/06-09/07/2023) on request.
Guided: On request
2 or more people. This tour is unsuitable for children under 12 years old because the terrain is too hilly and the cycle tour is too strenuous.
START/ FINISH: Spello / Assisi
CODE: CG 002 UMB
From € 880