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CYCLINGCLASSICTUSCANY—Tour ItineraryDay 1: Our Cycling Tour begins in Greve in ChiantiHIGHLIGHTS: BIKEFITTINGSANDINTRODUCTORYDINNERINGREVEINCHIANTIWe meet in Greve in Chianti today. Greve is the heart of the Chianti region, surrounded by rolling hills covered with beautiful vineyards and olive groves. We'll fit bicycles this afternoon and you can go out for a quick ride if you'd like. We have introductions and will enjoy an inaugural dinner together this evening in a local trattoria.Day 2: Bicycle the Chianti HillsHIGHLIGHTS: GREVEINCHIANTITOBADIAACOLTIBUONO, WINETASTINGWe leave after a brief safety meeting this morning to bicycle through the vineyards of Chianti. We'll cycle along the valley of the Greve River and to the Badia a Coltibuono, famous for its monastery and vineyards, built and planted by monks in 1051 (the name in fact means "abbey of the good harvest!"). Our ride back to Greve takes us through Radda in Chianti, one of the typical towns in the region famous for its wineries and vineyards. Dinner is on your own tonight after a wine tasting of the local Chianti wines.Distance: 83 km
Day 3:Bicycle Greve in Chianti to San GimignanoHIGHLIGHTS: CASTELLINAINCHIANTIANDSANGIMIGNANOOur first stop today is Castellina in Chianti, perhaps the most famous town in the region. Stroll around town and/or visit the fortress before beginning a long downhill bike ride out of the Chianti Hills into the valley of the Elsa River ("Val d'Elsa" in Italian). A loop along the river valley
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