Southern Tuscany, between Valdichiana, Val d’Orcia, Amiata and Lake Trasimeno is a paradise for fans of biking, mountain biking, e-bike and not only … Dirt paths, in the woods, on sweets hills or more comfortable routes to freely experience the colors and scents of the countryside. But also winding roads, climbs and descents without ever exaggerating, villages and postcard views, for practical cyclists, families or less bike enthusiasts, who can take advantage of tailor-made bicycle tours or regenerating walks.
At Santa Caterina there are spaces equipped and dedicated for cyclists, balanced and reinforced meals for sportsmen, partnerships with certified local guides to discover authentic experiences.
Protected bicycle storage
Workshop and washing corner
Bike-Guides available in partnership
Bike rental available in hotel and in partnership
Buffet breakfast with homemade products
Energy Pack to take out
Break for a snack after pedaling
Nobile Wine Tour
This tour mainly winds along the sides of the hills that are home to the vineyards that produce the exclusive Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. In addition to the vineyards, along the way, we will cross olive groves, cultivated fields and Tuscan ruins. During the tour it is possible to stop to visit a winery and taste the famous Nobile. The tour includes a visit to the Renaissance village of Montepulciano and the village of Chianciano
It starts from Chianciano Terme in an easterly direction towards the border with Umbria, crosses the Tuscan countryside until reaching Chiusi, a famous Etruscan city. Visit the village and then down towards the lake of Chiusi, from here take the Path of Reclamation which runs along the embankment of the Canale Maestro della Chiana. The trail is dedicated and protected to travel slowly by bike or on foot. Pedaling you arrive at the lake of Montepulciano where it is possible to visit the wildlife reserve, a precious mosaic of humid environments of significant naturalistic interest. Always along scenic dirt roads, you return to Chianciano Terme.
Tour of the Gladiator
It starts from Pienza, crossing the papal promenade, along beautiful panoramic white roads up to the suggestive Vitaleta Chapel; from here you continue, pedaling in the famous Val d’Orcia until you reach Bagno Vignoni. Visit of the village with possible break lunch. Then, along the Orcia river, you cycle along the path made famous by the film The Gladiator. We then arrive at the Pieve di Corsignano and from here go up towards Pienza to then return to the starting point.