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- Countryside; Holiday for young people; Bicycle Touring; Family Holiday; Mugello and Val di Sieve; Appennino Tosco-Romagnolo
Roberto, Jacopo and Riccardo are graduated masters of the National MTB School .
You can enjoy learning to ride a tecnical skill (climbing for instance), or a single freeride trick as bunny hop or manual. You will be amazed on how you can improve your skills with simplicity, step by step during your holiday.
Also they can offer you a deep variety of tour. You can opt for a sightseeing tour around the Bilancino Lake, admiring the different species of birds that nest around the lake, or ride up the 1657 meters of Monte Falco, or even follow the paths and trails of historical significance, such as the famous Gothic Line and the trails followed by the partisan resistance during WWII; you can see castles and farms, or enjoy gourmet tours and discover the local cuisine.
The Gothic Line – Half Day Trip.
50 Euros with insurance
Cross Country easy course. Low physical effort and easy ride. The routes are well maintained and present no technical difficulties. You can come with us with cross country bike full or front.
The Gothic Line was the defensive line established by German Field Marshal Albert Kesselring in 1944 in an attempt to slow the advance to northern Italy of the allied army commanded by General Harold Alexander.
On this tour we revisit the streets of the Partisans.
The course does not presents technical difficulties, the climbs and the descents are gentle to deal with all-level cross country bikes. Woods and trees accompany us in the journey and with a little luck, we can see deer, foxes, and hawks.
Based on the level of our guests, we can also do a variant to the path to discover a very nice single track and to climb a bit to have one of the most spectacular view on the valley.
Magic Calvana – One Day Trip
85 Euros with insurance and lunch
Cross Country hard course. Participant must have the training sufficient to ride for some hours with a good pace (remember this is not a race!) on single-track, trails and irregular roadbed. There is the possibility to travel on foot on short distance to overcome some little obstacles. The difference in level can be 800-1200 meters. These tracks are viable by cross-country full or obviously all mountain bikes.
The Calvana is a è park near Florence, Prato and the Mugello valley. It is characterized by a series of crest between the 700 and the 800 meters above the sea level. In the middle of the course we can reach higher altitudes (Monte Maggiore, 916 meters).
At the source of the River Arno – One Day Trip.
85 Euros with insurance and lunch
Easy-level. Participants must have the training sufficient to ride for some hours with a good pace (remember this is not a race!) on single-tracks, trails and rocks. We might need to travel on foot for short distance to overcome some obstacles. The difference in level can be 800-1200 meters. These tracks are viable by cross-country full or all mountain bikes.
Climb to Monte Falco and Monte Falterona (1.657 mt) from Fonte del Borbotto (1.250 mt) on easy trail and technical single track. Descent on single tracks in the beautiful forest of the Foreste Casentinesi national park. We will reach Capo d'Arno, the source of the Arno river, made famous by Dante's words in the Divina Commedia. The descent is funny and panoramic at the same time.
For further information ask the consultant!
Tuscany is too beautiful to describe: It must be experienced !
-Ancient palaces, museums, ancient workshops;
- chance to drive a Ferrari at the Mugello Circuit;
- tastings of wine and olive oil;
- golf course to 18 holes;
- beach activities at nearby Bilancino Lake;
- Barberino Designer Outlet with their fashion collections at prices constantly reduced from 30% to 70%. And more…