Tuscany marvellous tour

TUSCANY MARVELLOUS TOUR


Departure from Nice

April 18>25th 2017
July 16>23th 2017


Guided motorcycle tour

Length: 8 days


Day 1: NICE / ALBA (190 km)

After rental formalities, you will meet your tour guide and load your luggage in the minibus

Border crossing by Tenda to reach Italy

Stop in Cuneo

Due to its strategic position, on rivers Gesso and Stura, this little town was a question of fight between France and Italy. Short walking tour in order to purchase Italian typical food.

In the afternoon, road to reach Alba.

This little town is worldwide known for its white truffle shops, the surrounding region is a great producer of this delicate mushroom.

You must have a walk in the historic center.



Day 2: ALBA / PARMA
(233 km)

Departure for a transit day to reach Parma, passing by Asti, Alessandria, Piacenza where we suggest a stop for visit.

You can discover Plaza Cavalliet and Plaza Del Duomo as same as shopping streets where it’s pleasant to stroll.

Proceed to Parma passing by small villages where they produce different gastronomic specialties: Parma ham, Parmigianino cheese, Culatello, Balsamic vinegar….

Arrival in Parma in the afternoon.

Walking distance of historic pedestrian center you must discover.


Day 3: PARMA / SIENNA
(300 km)

Departure for Apennines Mountains crossing toward Castelnovo Ne’monti then Castelnuovo Di Garfagnana.

Proceed to Lucca where we make a stop and then personal walking city tour.

Lucca or Lucques is a little jewel you don’t have to miss with its big ramparts protecting a little medieval town with and old superb architecture.

Continuation in direction of Siena passing by San Gimignano.

San Gimignano is a charming hill town, which has preserved its medieval appearance more completely than any other town in Tuscany stands 334 meters above the sea level on the site of a small Etruscan settlement dating from the Hellenistic period (third to second BC).

Short trip to reach Siena and leisurely walk in the city on arrival.

Tuscany is the heart of Italy and Siena is the heart of Tuscany. Few areas in the world can boast the variety of landscape and economy distinguishing the territory of Siena, where every town, village or hamlet contains art treasures and historical evidence of priceless value. It begins in the north with the incomparable scenic beauty of the Chianti lands, with their patchwork of wines and olive trees standing out in orderly rows against the hills tamed by the farmers' skill. The city is very famous for its horse race name “Palio”.


Day 4: SIENNA / FIRENZE (70 km)

Short trip to reach amazing town of Firenze, a city of art and culture.

The territory of Florence is the guardian of an exceptional art heritage, a splendid testimony to its history and secular civilization from Fiesole with its Roman Theater to the hills of Chianti with its parish churches, endless itineraries may in fact be followed through the country side, offering a variety of different themes and high-quality content, both of cultural value and of environmental naturalistic interest.

In the afternoon, guided city tour to discover this town with a local guide.


Day 5: FIRENZE / PISE / LA SPEZIA (160 km)

Departure for Pisa and guided city tour.

Pisa plays a main role from an artistic point of view: here the renewal in architecture, in sculpture and painting anticipate the Florentine movement of the renaissance. The famous Leaning tower of Pisa, castles, churches, monasteries, all scattered on the top of hills along the rivers and in the ancient streets. In its streets, squares, churches and palaces, Volterra maintains elements characteristic of different historical periods: from the Etruscans to the Romans from the Middle Age to the 18th century.

Arrival in midafternoon to discover this charming little town, gate of the incredible Cinque Terre area.


Day 6: LA SPEZIA / CINQUE TERRE / CAMOGLI (90 km)

Departure for one impressive driving day toward Cinque Terre region (beware of the narrows and twisting roads).

The Cinque Terre is a rugged portion of coast on the Italian Riviera. It is in the Liguria region of Italy, to the west of the city of La Spezia. "The Five Lands" comprises five villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore.
The coastline, the five villages, and the surrounding hillsides are all part of the Cinque Terre National Park and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Road in direction of the little fishing village of Camogli


Day 7: CAMOGLI / NICE (220km)

Then return to France and Nice by the coastal road and ending by highways, passing by Genoa.

Arrival in Nice and motorcycle drop off.


Day 8: NICE

It’s time to say goodbye – Transfer to Nice airport


Starting from: 2.300 € p/p (2 persons, 1 motorbike & 1 double room)

For detailed itinerary, contact us.

Bikes available for this tour:
HARLEY-DAVIDSON: Ultra Limited, Road Glide, Street Glide, Road King, Softail.

BMW: K1600 GTL, R1200 RT, Nine-T, 800 GS, 700 GS, 1200 GS or GSA.
DUCATI: Multistrada S, Scrambler.
HONDA
: GoldWing 1800

 

 

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