Umbria self guided biking vacation, Italy

Tailor made week of easy going cycling, cultural sightseeing and wine tasting in Umbria. Average daily distances between guesthouses around 32kms.
Perugia Poggio delle Corti Assisi Bevagna via Spello Montefalco
Price
790To2300 excluding flights
Duration
7 Days
Type
Tailor made
Reviews
More info
Prices are intended per person in double room.
You can rent electric bikes or hybrid bikes. You can upgrade the accommodation. We will be happy to personalize your tour, making it longer or shorter or adding services.
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Description of Umbria self guided biking vacation, Italy

Price information

790To2300 excluding flights
Prices are intended per person in double room.
You can rent electric bikes or hybrid bikes. You can upgrade the accommodation. We will be happy to personalize your tour, making it longer or shorter or adding services.
Make enquiry

Departure information

This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements

Travel guides

Italy cycling
Cycling and Italy are intrinsically linked, with a flash of green, white and red adorning apparel the world over to signify the eternal bond between c...
Umbria
Atmosphere is everything in Umbria, and although Tuscany may have better marketing and more visitors, Umbria certainly matches it for untouched Etrusc...

Reviews

3 Reviews of Umbria self guided biking vacation, Italy

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Reviewed on 07 Sep 2020 by

Excellent, thoroughly recommend the personal service provided by the operator. Nothing was too much trouble. Read full review

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2019 by

We enjoyed the time at the farmhouse and visiting with the host family Read full review

Reviewed on 20 May 2016 by

Superb, we would not hesitate to take this vacation again. Read full review

Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

1) We choose our suppliers among the ones that sustain the environment. For example, Monte Vibiano farm has been awarded with the prestigious "Premio Impresa Ambiente" award, "the highest recognition for Italian private and public companies that have distinguished themselves in the interests of Sustainable Development, Environmental Issues and Social Responsibility". It has been the first farm in Italy to receive the prestigious reward and certification of DNV ISO 14064, to have reached the zero emission of CO2, using solar and wind power. We sustain them also by buying their precious wine for our guests.
2) We support a local NGO, TAMAT, that is working on a project to develop sustainable mobility (H2power project) and we buy their gadgets to fund their activities. They are working, with other partners, on developing a demonstrator vehicle that is using as fuel a variable mixture of methane and hydrogen, that can be produced from renewable energy sources. They also organize awareness raising events for citizens and students about sustainable development and mobility and about the solution to preserve our environment.

People

1) We give information to our guests to visit some local art and crafts workshops that maintains alive old techniques. In 2010 an association of craftsmen “Associazione botteghe artigiane del centro storico” was set up in Perugia to promote the historic, artistic and cultural heritage of the city and make people aware about Umbria cultural heritage. The association promotes the project “ArtiCity” to support the local handicraft, among them : the Studio Moretti Caselli that still uses a characteristic ancient technique to produce stained glasses, the Giuditta Brozzetti Atelier, that produces woven fabrics with ancient techniques, and Anna Barola’s workshop “Art and craftsmanship” that produces handmade traditional embroidery
2) We give information to our guests to visit and buy souvenirs and presents from a social cooperative, RELEGART, that employ people with physical and psychological disabilities to support their social inclusion and to give them the chance of a real job. They work leather and paper to bind books, and to produce home accessories and notebooks. Most of the products are handmade. The cooperative is not only a place where people with disabilities can work but it’s also a place where they can use their competences and skills in producing artistic objects in a friendly environment.

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