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Last post of 2019, I was off line while transferring all my photos to a new computer and should be doing posts on a far regular basis in 2020, Buon anno a tutti
To really see this ups and downs of Tuscany, do it on a bicycle. Above View from Piazelle de Michelangelo view of Florence
Always stunning views.
There were a lot of hills on this ride, but everyone finished.
Easy riding through towns.
Terre del Mangia, Siena
October brought fall colors to the region
Land of Chianti
A nice days ride, GPS track from San Gimignano to Siena
Brunello one fantastic Italian red wine
I was riding by a grove of olive trees when a gentleman offered to take my photo.
Beautiful Cypress trees line the roads into this BnB in Tuscany.
The freshest tomatoes are from Italy.
Last day it rained in Pienza, but the ride was over.
Iin six days we biked about 240 miles from Bolzano to just outside of Venice (Mestre). Almost perfect weather and the most beautiful paths for viewing and cycling. This tour was with Exodus, a UK based company. I highly recommend this tour.
The Dolomites along side the Adige river make this such a wonderful location. On this day we were riding from Bolzano back to Trento. The scenery was breathtaking.
This bridge is in Nomi , Trentino-Alto Adige/Sudtirol , Italy. What is difficult to see is the spokes that come down from the arc. This is meant to resemble a bicycle tire, and is adjacent to the bike path.
The Arena in Verona, Operas and Concerts take place here.
Giulietta making an appearance on the balcony.
We arrived in the Soave region of Italy. Famous for its grapes.
Here is the link to a aerial video of our 6 days of riding. It was an amazing trip. The video was recorded from Relive The RIde, a great website for cycling.
In October of 2015 I did a bike tour of the Tuscan hills. Besides being a physical challenge, it was one of my best trips to Italy. Watch the video, words can not do the trip justice. Vermont Bike Tours provided great guides and wonderful accomodations. Some of the many photos I took are
If you like Italy and Toscana, plus some great food, this makes for a wonderful trip.
Here is the link to the video