This route goes through the heart of the Siena area and passes the Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore as well as the road of Pieve a Salti, one of the most beautiful roads in the area.
Total climb: 600 m
Road surface: mixed
Type of bike: all terrain, road bike
From San Giovanni d'Asso head gradually uphill for 4 km, following signs for Asciano on a ridge road which will take you to the village of Chiusure, and from here the road heads downhill to Asciano (8 km). From here take the road to Buonconvento (18 km) which begins with a steep hill, and continue until the Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, in a beautiful position overlooking the surrounding ridges. After a visit to the abbey, continue steadily downhill on a winding path which will take you back to Buonconvento.
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