Tuscany and the Region of the Chianti Classico
The Ride & Wine destination is located in the heart of Tuscany. Tuscany is located in central Italy and is known for its hilly landscape, recognized especially for its many pines, Mediterranean cypresses, olive trees, and grapevines. The highest mountain is the Monte Prado (2054m). Florence, being the capital of Tuscany, is also the cultural capital of Italy. Cities like Florence, Siena, Pisa, and San Gimignano are world-famous and popular holiday destinations in Tuscany. Among the best known and most popular landscapes of Tuscany is the Chianti region.
The Region of the Chianti Classico
The world-famous wine from the Chianti originates from the heart of the Chianti Classico region that covers several kilometers between Florence and Siena.
Vineyards and olive trees shape the picturesque landscape. Here the most famous wineries of Tuscany are located. From the Chianti Classico to the Chianti Riserva up to the Super Tuscans (premium wines that do not have DOC or DOCG status).
The hilly landscape leaves nothing to be desired for bicyclists. Be it for ambitious cyclists, gruppetto appreciators, or wallowers.
You will ride along the tracks of Chianti wines and the unmistakable Tuscan cuisine. On the courses of world-famous cycling races such as Strade Bianche or Eroica you are free to feel like a cycling professional.