Biking in the beautiful Val D’Orcia valley in Tuscany!
The beautiful area of Val D’Orcia is situated in the south of Tuscany and is formed by soft rolling hills with a wonderful diversity of torrents, ravines and charming small medieval villages. The ancient Roman Francigena road crossed the valley and during the 14th and 15th centuries Val d’Orcia was included in the territory of the city-state of Siena. The many abbeys, inns, churches and bridges created a landscape which was particularly celebrated by the great Renaissance Siennese’s painters, as well as by the romantic writers from England, France and Germany. Today Val d’Orcia keeps on fascinating artists and tourists remaining a magnificent and unspoilt area.
What can be better then discovering this beautiful area on a bike! But not only. There will be plenty of occasions to explore not only the unique landscape with its rolling hills but also the local food, the famous wines at typical Tuscan vineyards and of course the picturesque medieval villages. For art lovers art cities like Florence and Siena are not very far away and nice relaxing hotels also offer the possibility to use meeting facilities.