After a cold and grey winter, the colours and scents of spring have finally returned. What could be more liberating than hopping on a motorcycle to cruise through the enchanting Tuscan landscape? For those who love winding roads, Tuscany is perfect for a holiday on a motorcycle. From the sea to the mountains, bucolic country roads and an array of itineraries are sure to please and surprise.
FORTE DEI MARMI
The Tuscan coast, from Forte dei Marmi to Porto Santo Stefano. If you want to experience the seaside and its many facets, we suggest a panoramic route along one of the region's most beautiful stretches of coastline. Drive along a road scattered with the most well-known beach resorts and nightclubs in the Versilia.
Start in Forte dei Marmi and go south towards the wild nature of the Maremma, driving though beautiful towns and cities, like Viareggio, Pisa, Livorno, Montenero, Cecina, Bibbona, Follonica, Grosseto, until reaching Porto Ercole. By taking dirt roads and rural paths, you'll find hidden inlets and isolated beaches for some rest and relaxation, even in busier tourist periods.
Time: 41 mins
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The Apuan Alps
, from the centre of Lucca
to the Regional Park of the Apuan Alps
. Here is the perfect itinerary for those who want to explore Italy's most fascinating medieval hamlet! Discover Lucca, famous for its medieval walls and its most acclaimed native,Giacomo Puccini
; then move to the countryside to explore other medieval hills and towns, like Castelnuovo Garfagnana
and Piazza al Serchio
, located in the heart of the Garfagnanana
. Upon arriving to the Apuan Alps Natural Park
, visitors can also go trekking, cycling and horseback riding in the wild mountainside.
Time: 2 hours 10 mins
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: from Rio Marina
to Marina di Campo
– A brief itinerary that reveals the spirit of this stunning Tuscan island. Nicknamed the 'queen'
of the Tuscan Archipelago
, Elba island has the perfect mix of high ridges and paths that overlook the coastline and its stunning inlets.
Once you get off the ferry boat in Rio Marina
go and discover the Medicean fortresses
. Continue to the enchanting Marciana Marina
and travel to the golden beaches of Campo nell'Elba
. Between a stop and the next, take the time to dive into the crystal clear sea of the Archipelago or go trekking in this island's unspoilt natural landscapes.
Time: 1 hour 4 mins
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Terre di Siena: from Montalcino to San Gimignano - The Terre di Siena is one of Tuscany's most authentic territories. The best way to discover the people and cuisine of the soft rolling hills of the province of Siena is by motorcycle. Visit the medieval convents, castles and ancient hamlets where time seems to have stopped. This itinerary reveals the jewels of this enchanted area: Montalcino, famous for its award-winning Brunello wine; the medieval centre of Montepulciano; Siena, city of the Palio; until reaching the towers of San Gimignano.
Time: 5 hours 26 mins