Choose between 4 different tour options, decide if see the famous Cinque Terre or discover less well known parts of this beautiful territory: Portovenereor Lerici & Tellaro (Gulf of Poets tours) or deepen the medieval history of this area, chosen by the Romans for the foundation of the colony of Luni.Each tour lasts 4 hours and depart from La spezia.
Details about this tour
The ebike guide will welcome you near La Spezia train station at 8,45 am. You will be given the e-mountain bikes and a short briefing with some instructions about the tour you have chosen.
There are 4 tours options:
--Classic tour: La Spezia- Cinque terre: After about 30 minutes cycling on the road leading to Portovenere which offers you great views of the gulf, you will start a climb on an abandoned military road that takes you up to the little village of Campiglia which will take approximately 2 hours biking up the hill to 1,312 feet (400 meters) above sea level. From there, you can enjoy breathtaking views over the Gulf of Poets on one side and the sea of the Cinque Terre on the other side. You will reach Riomaggiore, Manarola, Volastra cyclying on paved roads and off road trails. If the tour timing and conditions will be respected, it will be possible to reach Vernazza.
Thetwo tours of the Gulf of Poets:
A coast of many colors, beautiful and uniquevillages overlooking the sea, green hills and clear water. The Gulf of La Spezia was greatly beloved by poets and writers such as Shelley, Byron, Petrarca and Montale. From them it took its name, the Gulf of Poets, which goes from Lerici to Portovenere embracing between two headlands beaches, rugged coastline, blue sea, ancient villages and wild nature. Tellaro, San Terenzo, Fezzano, Le Grazie, the island Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto.
--La Spezia- Portovenere: You'll take the road to Portovenere with your guide and cycle passing through the villages of the western side of the Gulf of Poets: Acquasanta - Marola- Cadimare - Fezzano - Le Grazie - Portovenere. This tour mainly take place on paved roads.
--La Spezia- Montemarcello: this is the second part of Gulf of poets tour, the eastern part. You'll cycle on paved roads and off road trails and pass through Fossamastra, Muggiano, San Terenzo, Lerici with its big castle, the small and so beautiful Tellaro, very similar to a Cinque Terre village but less well-known, up to Montemarcello.
--Tour of Val di Magra:from La Spezia you'll ride on the road leading to Lerici, then you'll start your route in the inland of the Gulf. You'll visit
Sarzana (the boundary betweenEtruriaand Liguria inRomantimes)- Fosdinovo - Castelnuovo - Ameglia Fiumaretta - amphitheaterand ruins of Luni, ancient Roman colony.
The valley of a hundred castles, villages perched on the hills of ancient churches and unwinds according to a single thread that brings it up to Ameglia from Pontremoli, following the route of the Via Francigena and its variants, despite the irruption of different gentlemen by the Malaspina, Fieschi, the Republic of Genoa, the Medici.
Each Tour offers breathtaking views and unforgettable sceneries
Each tour lasts 4 hours and ends at the departure point.
- Bottled water
- Local guide
- Use of bicycle
- Use of helmet
- Food and drinks, unless specified
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
Not wheelchair accessible
Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to strong rain, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
Minimum age is 13 years
May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
Near public transportation
Most travelers can participate
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers