Cycling holidays in Italy

Cycling in Italy

Cycling in one of the most gorgeous countries on earth! Carefully chosen bikeways and quiet minor roads dish up some of the most famous Italian regions. Cycletours holidays offer tours from the Dolomites all the way down to the Deep South.

You can start in de mountains of South Tyrol and cycle via Lake Garda and Verons to Venice at the Adriatc Sea. Between Venice and Manua you can choose for a wonderful bike and barge tour. Or do you prefer to experience the Renaissance on your bike in Tuscany between Pisa and Florence. 
It’s a difficult decision to make! But all of these areas have one thing in common: perfectly organised cycle tours!   

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Veneto is famous for historial cities such as the city of Romeo and Julliet Verona, Venice, Padua, Treviso and Vicenza. The favourite drink of millions worldwide comes from this region – Prosecco. Where this wine is grown, there are also picturesque vineyards and dreamy hills. The landscape in the Po-delta in the south is flat and ideal for cycling, but if you cycle form the north you can also avoid most climbs by following the Adige cycle route to Venice. 

Bike and barge tours in Italy

Imagine a floating hotel sailing to the next stage, while you are calmly pedaling along. No lugging of luggage: that is exactly what Bike & Barge holidays are all about!

In the pleasant atmosphere on board you can have a chat, go through the day with your fellow passengers and enjoy the meals prepared specially for cyclists. In the evenings you can enjoy a drink in the salon or admire the setting sun on deck. Embarking your hotel of that week in Venice or Mantua. Your local guide will cycle with you to highlights of your chosen destination. These cycling holidays gives you the oppurtunity to enjoy la Doce Vita from your bike.


The landscape of Tuscany is one of the most beautiful and evocative in Europe, with rolling hills laced with verdant vineyards and cypress trees lining the roads. You’ll pedal from one incredible view to the next, admiring Renaissance art and architecture and getting to know the lands of many great artists of the past, such as Leonardo da Vinci and the composer Giacomo Puccini. The towns of Pisa and Florence do not need any further presentation, but in this tour you’ll discover also picturesque villages where you’ll be tempted by the excellent Tuscan cuisine.

Bike and hotel tours in Italy

Our self-guided bike and hotels tours make it possible to explore Italy in your own pace. You can start every day, choose your own level of hotels and resaurants.

Cycletours holidays selected two bike and hotel tours in the land of Fausto Coppi, Gino Bartali, Francesco Moser and Marco Pantani, Cycling from Pisa to Florence in the cradle of the Renaissance with Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo on your carrier. The second option is cycling the Adige cycle route from Bolzano in the mountains to Venice by the sea. On your way you will pass Lake Garda, Verona and eat ice-cream in the best ice cream parlour in Vicenza. 
The following services are included in these trip packages: overnight stays, bicycle or e-bike rental, route descriptions or GPS-tracks, luggage transport, transfers to and from the airport and service supportline.