Tuscany, in Italy's beautiful central region, is just stunning. Your ride does not have to be huge gradients, gentle hills are there too. Enjoy timeless villages, spectacular roads and tracks winding through stunning countryside, superb food and of course our delicious wines. We will plan your holiday according to your wishes whether you are by yourself or in a group. We will make your holiday so very special as we know the area well - we should do as we all come from Tuscany and of course speak the language. We work only with local families who run your accommodation and catering, people who have put their hearts and souls into providing cyclists with wonderful food and accommodation for generations. Our cycling support – guides, cycle transport and mechanical support – consist of locals who have built their livelihoods and reputations over many years and know and love the area passionately.
Don’t miss this opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Michaelangelo on a day tour to the marble quarries of Carrara. Learn about the history of marble extraction, enjoy views of the Apuan Alps and stop in the charming Tuscan town of Pietrasanta.
Lunch can be in Pisa or Lucca or we can suggest a beautiful wine farm if you are wine lovers.
Discover the history of marble extraction in Carrara.
Enjoy amazing views of the Apuan Alps
The tour begins in the stunning Apuan Alps, home to one of the most precious building materials in the world - the Marble of Carrara. Since the time of the ancient Romans, this beautiful white marble has been extracted and utilized for artworks all over the world, including Michaelangelo’s masterpiece David (which can be seen in the Accademia Gallery in Florence).
With a friendly, local driver/guide you will have the opportunity to visit one of the many quarries of the Tuscan region and witness how marble extraction was accomplished in the past.
Thanks to the collaboration born from the passion for good wine and the Tuscan tradition for food, the 15-generation winemaker, Pierluigi Torciano Giachi and Michelin-Starred Executive Chef Roberto Rossi, have decided to realize a dream they had shared for years. A tailor-made lunch with tasting of wines and local products paired with the delights of Tuscan cuisine, all framed by the beauty and the relaxing presence of the sea that will fascinate you on board the Yacht San Lorenzo. On our San Lorenzo Yacht, you can live and unique experience: have a lunch on a luxury boat. In this magic atmosphere you can enjoy the sunset that would color the sea and drink the Tuscany best wines, produced by Tenuta Torciano, and live a fantastic wine school experience learning from Winemaker Pierluigi Giachi.