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Where To Bike Tour in Italy

As we enter 2021 the way of travel is changing for many, but for those that enjoy riding bicycles there is a renaissance occurring.  COVID has stopped travel to in 2020 and prior to that Italy had already started evolving into more green friendly travel options.  The bicycle has always been a passion in Italy and now the country is making an effort to expand bike paths and routes throughout the peninsula. These routes combined with the Classic Climbs of the Alps and Dolomites make a perfect destination to enjoy great rides, history, food and wine, and local culture. With so many great options for a Custom Vacation that includes a Bike Tour, throughout Italy there are great rides for every level.  This makes Italy a perfect after COVID destination with each of Italy's 20 regions having it's own unique history and culture that is best explored by foot or bike and away from the tourist trek.  This Custom Bike Touring Italy Guide will give you some good planning information that will help you to get started  organize your next Italy Bike Tour.

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Some of the Ways to Explore Italy By Bicycle: Multiday Road Bike Touring - Riding to one destination from another these are classic guided and self guided tours. Using the bike to explore the Tourist Attractions - Many cities are now getting more bicycle friendly and there are bike sharing programs or daily rentals.  Instead of using the city bus or a way to extend your touring footprint Classic Bike Climbs to Challenge your fitness - Some of the best climbs are in the Dolomites and Alps.  And throughout Italy there are bike climbs that have been part Bike Racing History.   Exploring by E-bike - Electric bikes are getting more popular and due to Italy's hilly nature this a great option to explore some areas you might not otherwise ride.  Mountain Biking - Not just road biking but there are lots of great Mountain Bike destinations.  Also all the ski resorts have the lifts working in summer to carry hikers and bikers up to explore the trails.  

Bike Touring In Italy Planning Guide

Top Regions to Ride in Italy

Bike Touring and cycling tourism is getting better developed throughout Italy.  But not all regions are equal in quality of rides and friendliness to cyclist.  There are several regions that have been historically popular for cyclist.

Bike Touring Veneto Region

Bike Touring Trentino Alto Adige Region

Bike Touring Tuscany Region

Bike Touring Friuli Venezia Region

Bike Touring Lombardy Region

Bike Touring Emilia Romagna Region

Need Help Planning Your Italy Vacation

Italy is one of the most diverse places in the world to visit but there is more to the country then Venice, Florence, Roma, Cinque Terre and a couple of other top attractions.  If you plan you days well and understand how to move around within the country you can a great cost effective vacation full of activity, history, culture, and great food and wine.  Contact us to get the insights to travel in Italy.  We offer: Travel Consultant- book time online for a web chat to answer your questions about traveling in Italy. Travel Planning - need help outlining and planning your adventure in Italy. Scheduled Tours - each month we lead a scheduled tour for those looking to join a small group to explore. Travel support:  Bike Touring - routes, bike rental, bag transfers.  Walking/Hiking Tours - routes, bag transfers. Booking assistance and suggested contacts.

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