One-Day Cycling & Walking Tours in Tuscany, with guide Marco Simon

 

The Wonders of Pisa bike tour, San Rossore Nature Reserve The Wonders of Pisa bike tour, San Rossore Nature Reserve Personalised guided Walking & Cycling Tours in Tuscany from Livorno
All tours can be tailor-built to suit your needs and abilities! Tell us how much walking or cycling you would like to do and we will do the rest!
See the stunning Tuscan countryside from a different perspective! Avoid the crowds and discover the unique landscapes, food and wine of Tuscany with passionate local guides.

In collaboration with NaturaViaggi

If you are looking for something different to do during your cruise or your holiday in Italy, a walking or cycling tour in Tuscany could be the solution for you! Qualified environmental guide Marco Simon, owner of NaturaViaggi, has many years of experience. He is passionate about sharing his local knowledge with visitors to the area, his tours are all about enjoying the scenery of Tuscany from a privileged outdoor perspective, with plenty of time to relax and sample local products too.
For 2016 Marco is offering a variety of different tours in Tuscany, on foot and by bike, available to small groups of up to 7 people.

Although these tours are based around walking or cycling, they are geared towards participants' abilities and wishes. So if you prefer to spend less time cycling or walking and more time enjoying the natural surroundings, food and wine, the tour will be adapted accordingly. Likewise, if the amount of walking or cycling stated is not challenging enough for you, all you have to do is ask for a more active tour. Please note that transfers from and to Livorno are made by minivan.

DAY TOURS FROM LIVORNO

CYCLING TOURS - Tuscany by bike!

Bike Tour, The Wonders of Pisa, San Rossore park Bike Tour, The Wonders of Pisa, San Rossore park THE WONDERS OF PISA
Transfer from Livorno to Pisa by minivan, see Pisa’s Piazza dei Miracoli, site of the Leaning Tower, before hiring bikes to ride to the sand dunes of the San Rossore Nature Reserve, with possible sightings of wild boar, deer and foxes on the way.

Programme: Meet in Piazza del Municipio (near Piazza Grande), Livorno, and drive to Pisa to pick up bikes. Cycle to Piazza dei Miracoli, along the River Arno, through the old city centre of Pisa, and then on to San Rossore Park. Light lunch at the park's Visitor Centre based on local products. Cycle back to starting point in Pisa.
Technical details: Duration: 8-9 hours, 30km of cycling on asphalt and white roads. Route on the flat.
Cost: from €95 per person (depending on number of participants), including minivan transfer from Livorno and back, English-speaking environmental guide, cycle hire, light lunch of local products and wine, entrance to the San Rossore park, technical assistance throughout.
For further information, availability and booking details about this tour please contact me.
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Photostop near Bolgheri, on the Etruscan Coast guided cycling tour Photostop near Bolgheri, on the Etruscan Coast guided cycling tour

THE FASCINATING ETRUSCAN COAST
Explore this beautiful part of the Tuscan coast, with its vineyards, gentle hills, cypresses, pinewoods, history and art.

Programme: Meet in Piazza del Municipio (near Piazza Grande), Livorno, and drive south from Livorno along the panoramic coastal road to Donoratico to pick up bikes. Cycle along one of Italy's most stunning wine roads, and along the cypress-lined avenue that leads to the famous medieval village of Bolgheri in the heart of the area renowned for producing some of the best wines in Italy. Short stop in the village. Continue cycling to a local agriturismo and vineyard for a well-earned lunch! Products made by the farm, including tasting of their excellent wines. Tour of the wine cellar. Cycle back to starting point and return transfer to Livorno.
Technical details: Duration: 8.5-9.5 hours, 30km (or according to personal wishes and abilities) of cycling on asphalt and white roads. 170m change in altitude.
Cost:  from €95 per person (depending on number of participants), including minivan transfer from Livorno and return, English-speaking guide, cycle hire, light lunch of local products and wine, technical assistance throughout.
For further information, availability and booking details about this tour please contact me.
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WALKING TOURS
Tuscany on foot! 

Walking Tour 1, The Livornese Hills Walking Tour 1, The Livornese Hills

LIVORNESE HILLS AND NATURAL PARK
Discover the hills around Livorno, an area of natural park containing lush woodland and historic sites such as the 18th-century Leopoldian aqueduct.

Programme: meet in Piazza del Municipio (near Piazza Grande), Livorno, and drive to Valle Benedetta via the rocky coast of Calafuria. Admire the spectacular panorama of the Tuscan archipelago, the Apuane alps and the Apennines. Lunch at a typical trattoria. Walk along a ridge through fields and woodland, then along the Aqueduct and back to our starting point. Transfer back to Livorno.
Technical details: circular walk in Valle Benedetta, approximately 7km; uphill rise of 340m; duration 3.5-4.5 hours
Cost: from €95 per person, including minivan transfer from Livorno and return, English-speaking environmental guide, lunch at a local trattoria, technical assistance throughout.
For further information, availability and booking details about this tour please contact me.
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Walking Tour 2, The Apuane Alps Walking Tour 2, The Apuane Alps THE APUANE ALPS AND THE MARBLE QUARRIES
The Apuane Alps in the north of Tuscany offer breathtaking views and incredible scenery. Our destination is the paths around the famous Carrara marble quarries in the heart of the Apuane mountains. 
Programme: Meet in Piazza del Municipio (near Piazza Grande), Livorno, and drive to the quarry area via the art town of Pietrasanta. The quarry we visit will depend on the number and experience of participants. Visit to the quarrymen's museum, and a light lunch during which you'll be able to taste the local delicacy, "lardo di colonnata". Return to starting point and transfer back to Livorno.
Technical details: total tour duration, 8-9 hours; 2 hours of walking at a height of 1000-1500m above sea level, with a 200m rise.
Cost: from €95 euros per person, including minivan transfer from Livorno and return, English-speaking environmental guide, light lunch of typical products from the Apuane area, technical assistance throughout.
For further information, availability and booking details about this tour please contact me.
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For full details and to book any of our tours, please write to me

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In collaboration with NATURAVIAGGI, authorised tour operator in Tuscany.