Cycling the magnificent natural scenery of the Val d'Orcia in Tuscany region of Italy.


Val d'Orcia landscape

The magnificent natural scenery of the Val d'Orcia in Tuscany was listed on the UNESCO World Heritage sites in 2004 and is one of 10 best places for a cycling experience in the world suggested by Lonely Planet.

Our bike rental company was rated by 2009's Lonely Planet's website customers in the "Top 5 of all things to do in Europe" and today is included in the activities suggested by Lonely Planet Italy guidebooks.

In Val d'Orcia can enjoy art, landscape and Italian food, living in harmony with nature. This valley is an icon of a relaxing travel to Europe.

In this area can enjoy daily cycling excursions on local hilly roads full of vineyards, olive groves, cypresses, beech and chestnut trees alternate with rural habitations, villas, castles and pristine terrains.

The Val d'Orcia is crossed by the ancient Roman road that links Rome to Northern Italy, the "Via Cassia" and by the "Via Francigena" everyday a passage of pilgrims from Canterbury, on the road to Vatican City.

Our company provide good quality bike rentals to enjoy by bicycle last part of the via Francigena, from Great St Bernard Pass (at the border with Switzerland) to Rome.

Our customers crossing the Val d'Orcia riding the via Francigena. 

Montalcino, Pienza, Castiglione d'Orcia, Radicofani, Bagno Vignoni, Bagni San Filippo, San Quirico d'Orcia, Contignano, Monticchiello, Rocca d'Orcia, Campiglia d'Orcia  and Vivo d'Orcia are some stunning villages of the Val d'Orcia where our company provide high quality carbon road bike, touring and ebike rentals delivered at accommodations. 

The beautiful landscapes of Val d'Orcia was set of some important movies like 8½ by Federico Fellini, Brother Sun, Sister Moon by Franco Zeffirelli, Nostalghia by Andrei Tarkovsky, The English Patient by Anthony Minghella, Stealing Beauty by Bernardo Bertolucci, A Midsummer Night's Dream by Michael Hoffman and Gladiator by Ridley Scott.

If you like the good food in Val d'Orcia can eat the pecorino cheese of Pienza, taste the extra-virgin olive oil from Castiglione d'Orcia, the salames of Cinta Senese or the honey, mushrooms, truffles and drink one of most exclusive wine in the world, the Brunello di Montalcino.

Brunello di Montalcino wineyards in Tuscany

Are you looking to enjoy your cycling excursion in Val d'Orcia?

Feel free to ask us more information about routes and bike rental services delivered at your accommodation sending an email to booking@velocerental.com


Pristine terrains of Val d'Orcia landscape

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