Cycling holidays in Italy
Italy epitomises holiday, joie de vivre and the lightness of being. A cycling holiday in Italy lets you discover everything that has been attracting people here for centuries: generations of artists have been inspired by the light, generations of teachers have been inspired by the art and history. People from all over the world have come to Italy. They have left behind them a wealth of cultural assets; archaeologists have almost despaired.
They have admired the diverse countryside, while numerous wines have vied for attention. On your first or next cycling holiday in Italy, enjoy the charm of this country.
The South begins just behind the Brenner Pass. The scent, even the taste, of the south is there. You're in Italy – and yet not quite. The signs are in two languages, the food is influenced by two cultures. Tyrolean cuisine fuses with Italian sophistication. The Alpine peaks surround the warm valleys. Ideal for a cycling holiday in South Tyrol: the cycle paths are well developed and excellently signposted, the hospitality is professional, food & beverages are very good. The scenery is stunning. It's no surprise that South Tyrol is so popular – among bike tourists too!
The classic cycling holiday in Italy is definitely the Etsch cycle path. From Innsbruck to Bolzano in a week; the cycling holiday along the Etsch from Bolzano to Venice is even more popular.
And the Dolomites are wonderful. On a bike they can be explored without too much effort. A glorious Dolomite circular tour is great for the more athletic tourists but also for e-cyclists.
The Toscana is often considered to be the real Italy. You think immediately of Chianti, cypress trees and in terms of cycling – of the hilly landscape. But wait a moment! On our cycling holiday through the Toscana, there aren't too many hills! This cycling tour takes you through a wonderful part of Italy.
Right in the south at the heel of the boot you will find weird and wonderful white houses – the Trulli in Apulia. Our cycling holiday in Apulia takes you over the idyllic Salento peninsula. Olive groves, fields of wheat and wine shape the landscape – and sea too! More for the more experienced bike tourist, the cycling holiday in Sicily gives you Norman buildings, Greek temples, beautiful beaches, sumptuous food and wonderful people. The route follows quiet roads along Sicily's coastline. It's worth it!