Pisa and Lucca, two outdoor museums, Viareggio “the pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea”, Pietrasanta the “small Athens”.
The Leaning Tower is the most well-known Italian monument in the world, the walls of Lucca, thanks to their grandeur, majesty and state of preservation are visited by millions of tourists, the beaches of Viareggio are popular for seaside tourism and night life.
These are the renowned jewels, but our tour will lead you at the discovery of other suggestive places that, even if less imposing and famous, are often more picturesque and romantic.
Not only cities, but also sea, rivers, lakes, the countryside with small medieval villages, the Romanesque churches and the spectacular views on the gentle hills covered by vineyards and olive trees and the snowy Apuan Alps. And also, the food, wine and oil from the hills of Lucca, renowned and appreciated worldwide.
With our tips, you will be able to taste authentic cuisines: from Pisa, Lucca and Versilia and if you love pizza, you can try a quick Neapolitan meal.
Highlights: Art cities and medieval villages of Pisa and Lucca areas - The elegance of Versilia coast - Wine roads through the famous “SuperTuscan” vineyards - Seaside villages, parks, pinewoods flowing into wild endless beaches.
Towns along the itinerary: Lucca - Viareggio - Torre del Lago Puccini- Camaiore- Pietrasanta - Pisa
“Trammino” cycling path starts near the railway station and will lead you directly along the seafront of Marina di Pisa, the tourist port and the beach.
During the summer, take a break at the beach, enjoy a swim or a delicious ice-cream or cycle along the seafront towards Tirrenia and immerse yourself in the thick woods of Tenuta del Tombolo. Don’t miss the sunset before resuming pedaling on the track immersed among corn and sunflower fields.
Distance km. 30
Altitude difference m. 80
Tour of the historic walls, a circular park of 4 km around the city, a sort of terrace over Lucca. After crossing the historic centre, among medieval buildings, churches and monuments, pedalling through the residential area, you will see the Serchio river and its park characterised by two white roads along the shores, reserved to bicycles and pedestrians, where you can comfortably cycle at open air away from city noises. From here, you can admire the typical Tuscan countryside with its hills, narrow roads and buildings with grating ('mandolate'), surrounded by flower fields, olive groves and vineyards.
Along the path, you can visit an organic farm and taste the products.
|LUCCA, VIAREGGIO, PISA 8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS|
|Overnight in a double room with breakfast||€850,00|
|June and September||€810,00|
|Single room surcharge||€300,00|
|Third person in a triple room||-30%|
|Up to 5 years||gratis|
|from 5 to 12 years||50%|
|12 to 16||25%|
|Trekking bike rental||€130,00|
|Electric bicycle rental||€250,00|
|Pair of rear bags||€42,00|
|Transfer airport or station Pisa / Lucca||€100,00|
|ADDITIONAL NIGHT P.P.|