Lovers of bicycles and Tuscany, Val d’Orcia is the destination for you!
These lands are synonymous with beauty, slow itineraries, immersed in nature to be enjoyed by pedaling at a slow pace. Discover the Val d’Orcia in a gentle and slow way and you will appreciate every corner, every hill, every village you will see … and every now and then take the opportunity to make some nice stops with a tasting or aperitif! For cyclists and amateurs, this land contains itineraries for all levels! discover our bike rentals, where you can rent a mountain bike or e-bike with pedal assistance, and go on an adventure!
Route length 30 km
Difference in height 500m
Among the most beautiful roads in the Val d’Orcia
Surely if you are looking for short and low difficulty itineraries we suggest itineraries such as Pienza – Montepulciano. An easy route for everyone and one of the most iconic and evocative roads of the Val d’Orcia, between wonderful farmhouses and the most photographed hills in the world. On your return you can reward yourself with a nice platter of pecorino di Pienza by visiting this beautiful Renaissance village!
This bike route is easy and really suitable for all those who want to enjoy the Tuscan landscape and enjoy a few stops in the villages.
It starts from Pienza, and along the SP 146 you reach Montepulciano after about 13 km. Here you can take a break, visit a city rich in gastronomic culture and stupendous monuments. Admire the Piazza Grande with the Town Hall and the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, walk through the streets full of bars and restaurants and enjoy a nice plate of pici with a nice glass of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, the excellent wine produced here. You can also visit Montepulciano with its splendid underground cellars. On the way back, depart from Montepulciano continuing towards Chianciano, and after about 2 km turn right in Villa Bianca towards Monticchiello. Continuing towards Monticchiello, keeping to the right also at the next turn, you will descend through the famous curves with cypresses to Monticchiello.
At the intersection, take the dirt road going straight, cross the stream then keep left along the road that reaches Pienza again.