Eternal Pathways
Siena to Rome Gravel Adventure

Cycling on a Gravel adventure from Tuscany to Rome

“Eternal Pathways” offers a gravel cycling escape along the historic Via Francigena from Siena to Rome, blending adventure with the tranquility of Italy’s timeless landscapes. Ideal for a long weekend, this self-guided tour includes luggage transfer and technical support, inviting you to explore at your own pace.

Embark on a Journey on gravel roads, through the pictoresque heart of Italy, to connect with the region’s rich history and natural beauty. An unforgettable cycling experience.

ESSENTIAL DETAILS

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Easy / Moderate
ROAD SURFACE: Gravel with some sections on Asphalt
SUGGESTED BIKE: Gravel, E bike
SUPPORT: Self Guided and Escorted
DURATION: 5 nights / 6 days
GROUP SIZE: From 4 participants and up to 12
SELF GUIDED: From 1 participant
LOCATION: Italy, Tuscany and Rome region
WHEN: Suggested periods are from April to mid of June and from September to end of October
TEMPERATURES IN THE SUGGESTED PERIOD: 12°C (53.6°) to 24°C (75°F)

What is included in your Gravel adventure from Siena to Rome

GUIDED
  • 5 Nights in a 3-star hotel.
  • 5 Breakfasts.
  • 3 Lunches.
  • 3 Dinners.
  • Luggage transport.
  • Bike fitting.
  • Digital tour agenda.
  • Gps tracks.
SELF GUIDED
  • 5 Nights in a 3-star hotel.
  • 5 Breakfasts.
  • Luggage transport.
  • Bike fitting.
  • Digital tour agenda.
  • Gps tracks.
PRICE and SERVICES

SELF GUIDED: €1690,00 – Price per person, in double/twin room, based on 2 people minimum
GUIDED: €2380 – Price per person, in double/twin room, based on 4 people minimum

EXTRA COST FOR SINGLE ROOM: €265,00
SOLO TRAVELER SUPPLEMENT: €580,00

BIKE RENTAL:
Gravel bike hire: €225,00
Officine Mattio high-end Italian Gravel bike rental: € 275,00
E-Bike hire: €225,00


ON REQUEST ACTIVITES:
Guided walking tour in Siena
Guided walking tour in Rome”
Massage are available

Consider extending your ride to uncover Maremma, Tuscany’s hidden gem, where quiet roads and ancient Etruscan villages await amidst verdant scenery. This extension is an invitation to experience the authentic soul of Italy, far from the usual tourist trails.

Why don’t you add this two-day extension to the trip?

  • 2 nights in a 3-star accommodation.
  • 2 breakfasts.
  • 2 dinners.
  • Luggage transport.

EXTRA PRICE for the Maremma extension: €330,00 Price per person, in double/twin room, based on 2 pax minimum

EXTRA COST FOR SINGLE ROOM: €265,00
SOLO TRAVELER SUPPLEMENT: €210,00

BIKE RENT:
Gravel bike hire: €90,00
E-Bike hire: €225,00

NOT INCLUDED

Tips for guides, travel to/from the start and end points of your trip, meals and activities during your free time. All of the items not included into the services included list above.

Eternal Pathways: Siena to Rome Gravel Adventure

Cultural activities

Embark on the Eternal Pathways gravel bike tour, a mesmerizing journey from Siena to Rome that weaves through a tapestry of natural splendors and tranquil trails, transporting you to a world steeped in timeless allure.

Beginning in the spellbinding medieval city of Siena, your ride unfolds across landscapes of enduring beauty, guiding you through charming villages like Bagno Vignoni and Proceno. With each turn of the wheel, you delve deeper into Italy’s rich heritage and stunning vistas, culminating in Rome, where timeless monuments, statues, and temples stand as silent sentinels of the past.

DAy 1
Welcome to Siena

Our journey begins in Siena, a Tuscan gem famed for its medieval heart. Upon arrival, explore the historic center and Piazza del Campo, the soul of Siena, where the ancient Palio horse race unites the city in a vibrant festival of tradition.

MEALS: dinner included for groups

 

DAy 2
Siena to Bagno Vignoni 

DISTANCE: 37 miles (59km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 2772 ft (845m)

Transitioning from daily life to the rhythm of cycling, we ride through the UNESCO-listed Tuscan hills to Bagno Vignoni. This village, renowned for its therapeutic thermal waters, centers around the historic Piazza delle Sorgenti, a testament to Renaissance elegance.

MEALS: breakfast included / breakfast and light lunch included for groups

DAy 3
Bagno Vignoni to Proceno

DISTANCE: 34 miles (55km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 525 ft (845m) 

As we pedal towards Rome, the breathtaking Tuscan landscape unfolds, dotted with medieval villages. Our day concludes in Proceno, a Tuscan jewel in upper Lazio, offering a glimpse into the region’s Etruscan heritage. 

MEALS: breakfast included / breakfast, light lunch and dinner included for groups

Day 4
Proceno to Lago Di Vico

DISTANCE: 56 miles (91km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 5019 ft (1530m) 

Today’s gravel adventure, the longest, brings us to Lake Vico, cradled in volcanic lands. A testament to nature’s artistry, the lake invites a moment of reflection and relaxation, perhaps celebrated with a cold beer by its tranquil waters.

MEALS: breakfast included / breakfast and light lunch included for groups

Day 5
Lago Di Vico to Città Del Vaticano

DISTANCE: 50 miles (81km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 2503 ft (763m) 

Our final ride is a pilgrimage to Vatican City, tracing routes once traveled by countless pilgrims. The serene bike paths leading to Rome offer a peaceful approach to the Eternal City, culminating in a ride filled with awe and reflection.

MEALS: breakfast included / breakfast, light lunch and dinner included for groups

Day 6
Arrivederci!

We bid farewell over breakfast. As we part ways, the memories of our shared journey from the heart of Tuscany to the spiritual center of Christianity remain indelible.

MEALS: breakfast and farewell dinner included for groups

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