The many green parks and nature reserves all over Tuscany are perfect for packing a picnic and setting out on your bikes. The Val di Merse near Siena is one such option. The journey takes in some stunning spots like Torri and Stigliano and you’ll even find an Abbey and Ethnographic museum along the way for a quick, educational break. The Natural Park of Maremma is another great option with 9,000 hectares of glorious coastline, pine forests, fields and freedom. You decide how far you want to go, taking breaks to enjoy the watchtowers, Cistercian abbey, and long sandy beaches. A day will be happily spent exploring and you’ll be eager to come back for more.