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Cycling around Trasimeno Lake and ancient roads

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Price 6 days / 5 nights
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Cycling around Trasimeno Lake and ancient roads

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6 days/ 5 nights

Explore the beautiful views of the Trasimeno lake and the surrounding hills covered with woods and olive groves by bike; Cycling through Acquasparta and the Roman ruins of Carsulae. An easy itinerary that winds its way through a gentle and quite landscape, for a relaxing day by bike. Six days to spend in Umbria to relax, eat delicious local food and discover new paths.

 

INFO BIKE TOURS

The first cycle-itinerary included in the package is located along the lake, in the area between Passignano and Tuoro, partly exploiting the dirt cycle path of the Trasimeno lake and for the rest secondary roads with little traffic. It is almost completely flat and offers continuous glimpses of the lake. The only slightly uphill stretch is to reach Punta Bella, from where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the lake. Cycling around Lake Trasimeno requires no special training, but only a good physical condition. For those who do not consider themselves able to feel able, it is possible to rent the e-bikes.

The second itinerary is an easy itinerary winding its way through a gentle and quite landscape and reaches one of the most important paleontological sites in the world (Dunarobba Fossil Forest)

THE TOUR INCLUDES:
• Transfers by private bus for 7 days
• 5 nights in a countryhouse, half board included (drinks excluded)
• 1 cooking lesson with 1 lunch included
• 1 day cycle tour of Trasimeno Lake: rental bike, English guide, 1 lunch in a local restaurant ,return ferry to /from Isola Maggiore
• 1 day cycle itinerary through Acquasparta and Dunarobba: rental Hybrid bike (pick up and drop off in Todi) , map with roadbook, altimeric data and coordinates for the GPS, lunch box.
• Medical insurance

 

THE TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDES:
• Anything not specified in the section “The price includes”

 

Same tour can be booked without transfers. Please contact us for quotations

1
day 1
Arrival in the hotel. Check –in. The farmhouse is an oasis of peace and tranquility, where you will enjoy excellent moments of relaxation. It is immersed in the green hills of the Umbrian countryside, 35 km from Perugia. Surrounded by greenery ... a terrace on the enchanting Umbria countryside from which you can admire an unforgettable landscape! It offers its guests an intimate and refined atmosphere. It is located in a strategic position between the provinces of Terni and Perugia. It is an excellent starting point to reach and visit the historical centers of Umbria such as Todi, Orvieto, Perugia, Assisi and the naturalistic beauty of the Marmore Waterfalls. Dinner, in the restaurant you will taste the typical umbrian dishes: local salami, delicious meats, cheeses... Overnight.
2
day 2
Breakfast Departure by your own car to Trasimeno Lake , arrival in Passignano where you will have a rented bike at your disposal. Guided tour by bike. Length:25 km You will leave from Passignano and cycle along the lake following the cycle path along its shores, away from the traffic to reach Punta Bella, where after a few hundred meters up through the olive trees you can admire one of the most beautiful views of the Trasimeno lake. Return to Passignano along secondary roads, discovering the village of Tuoro. End of the tour before lunch. Lunch in a local restaurant included. Take a ferry to Isola Maggiore, famous for its lacemakers and nice views. Return to Passignano by ferry. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
3
day 3
Breakfast . Free lunch and free day in order to relax or visit the surroundings. Dinner and overnight.
4
day 4
Breakfast. Departure by own car to Todi where you will pick up your bike,(alternatively it is possible to book a delivery with supplement) Proceed by car to Acquasparta ( located 35 min by car) where you will start an interesting self guided tour by hibrid bike : Acquasparta- Foresta Dunarobba-Acquasparta. (29,5 km) it’s an easy itinerary winding its way through a gentle and quite landscape, characterised by gentle undulations but without steep slopes and that suits perfectly also the beginner who wants to spend a relaxing day by bike. The itinerary starts at the centre of Acquasparta, an ancient city built on the ruins of the Roman settlement of Carsulae, and from here it crosses the undulating and well-cultivated hills extending towards other villages. It reaches The Fossil Forest of Dunarobba , one of the most important paleontological sites in the world.Lunch box included. Return to Todi for drop off of the rented bike. Dinner and overnight in the countryhouse
5
day 5
Breakfast . Ready for a funny Cooking lesson? Today you will experience a special italian cooking lesson with lunch included . The chef teaches each participant about regional cuisine and how it’s is representative of its culture, a way of being sociable and expressing creativity. But it is also a way of getting to know the traditions of the region you are visiting, to discover the flavors and traditions of Umbrian cuisine. You will learn about the local wines of the region and pairings with regional seasonal cuisine. During the cooking class you will prepare a full two-course menu, which you will then enjoy for lunch, accompanied by local wine. Free time to relax. Dinner and overnight.
6
day 6
Breakfast and check- out

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