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53 x 12
Training camp
During your cycling holiday with us you will discover that we love to share our rich local knowledge with you. Together we will cycle through Lucca's picturesque rolling hills, encounter villages and towns filled with history and charm, meet friendly locals and enjoy authentic italian food and warm hospitality. DURATION: 6 nights. All our packages begin on a Friday, however it is possible we can change this to suit your schedule, please contact us to discuss this should you need to.
Location: 
Lucca and neighbouring provinces
Length: 
approximately 700 km total
Difficulty: 
Hard
Prices: 
1490 euro - price per cyclist for 6 nights
690 euro - price per non cyclist guest for 6 nights
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OPTIONAL CHARGES
for accomodation in hotel 4 stars double room
for accomodation in single room hotel 3 stars
for accomodation in single room hotel 4 stars
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TOUR DATES
03/04/2020 to 07/04/2020
10/04/2020 to 14/04/2020
17/04/2020 to 21/04/2020
24/04/2020 to 28/04/2020
01/05/2020 to 05/05/2020
08/05/2020 to 12/05/2020
15/05/2020 to 19/05/2020
22/05/2020 to 26/05/2020
29/05/2020 to 02/06/2020
04/09/2020 to 08/09/2020
11/09/2020 to 15/09/2020
18/09/2020 to 22/09/2020
25/09/2020 to 29/09/2020

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

HARD

Hard difficulty tours are suitable for cyclists who ride approximately 15.000 km per year.
For this hard rider level tour, we will ride at least 130 km a day with a daily elevation of approximately 2.000 metres.

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LIMIT 14

To ensure greater safety and enjoyment the maximum number of riders in the group is 14.

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MINIMUM BOOKING

Minimum of 6 cyclists required for this tour.

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WHAT IT INCLUDES

-Transfers to  Pisa/Firenze airport upon arrival and departure.
-6 nights Bed and Breakfast in 3 stars hotel or b&b.
-Insurance cover.
-Carbon road bikes 11 speed.
-Bike fit.
-Expert cycling guide.
-Professional sports massage.
-Support vehicle.
-Mechanical assistance.
-Ruota a Ruota team jersey.
-Courtesy city bike to move freely around the city during your stay.
-We are contactable 24hours a day should you need any assistance or information during your stay.
 

WHAT IT DOESN'T INCLUDE

-Air travel.
-Cafe stop refreshments.
-Lunch and evening dinner.
-Afternoon leisure activities.

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DAY 1

Upon arrival at the airport you will be greeted by a Routa a Ruota representative. We will then transport you to your hotel in Lucca that will host you for the duration of your stay. After you check in and later that same day we will all meet at our nearby headquarters where a warm welcome awaits you, we will allocate you your bike and make any necessary adjustments to ensure a correct bike fit. In the evening we will all meet together at a local restaurant and sample the local Tuscan cuisine, enjoy getting to know each other, and chat about the exciting days ahead.

 

DAY 2 - DAY 3 - DAY 4 - DAY 5 - DAY 6 

Morning:
The daily destinations are listed below. We have chosen some of our most rewarding and popular cycling destinations together with some lesser known gems that us locals love to visit.Our local guides love to share their local knowledge with you pointing out local places of interest along the way and of course they know the best places to stop and admire the many stunning views and to take a souvenir photo.
At approximately half way we will reward ourselves with a café stop where we can sample the best local cappuccinos and cake. The scenic second leg of the journey will take us back in to Lucca where again we will all stop for a post ride coffee and chat, and you will be given a briefing of the following days itinerary.

Afternoon:
This is your free time to do as you wish. You will always have a Routa a Routa courtesy city bike available to move around and explore our wonderful city.

LEISURE ACTIVITIES.
Routa a Routa have compiled an extensive list of some of the best and most authentic local places of interest and local activities that we recommend visiting during your stay with us. From wine tasting to authentic Italian cooking classes, to exploring the breath taking marble caves of Carrara, there is an activity to suit all tastes. Click on he link below to our ‘feel good’ page and simply choose which activities you’d like to participate in and when, let us know, and we will book it for you. (not included in package price)

Evening:
We will organize group dinners where we can all dine together and enjoy and evening of good food and build friendships.
For those who prefer to dine alone or with their family, we will be on hand to advise and recommend the best restaurants where you can taste the authentic Tuscan and Lucca cuisine.

 

DAY 7

Unfortunately, the time of your departure has arrived. If there is time before you need to leave for the airport, then in the morning we will do a final ride of about 50-60 km, again if there is time we will take a cappuccino and celebrate the wonderful days we have rode together and the fantastic sights we have seen.
Afterwards, our transport will take you to the airport where your return flight awaits.

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SCHEDULE ROUTES

DAY 1
Lucca - Monte Pitoro - Lucca 
distance: 47 km    elevation: 518 mt         

DAY 2
 Lucca - 9 colli - Lucca 
distance: 108 km     elevation: 2177 mt 

DAY 3
 Lucca - S. Anna di Stazzema - Lucca 
distance: 118 km     elevation: 2268 mt 

DAY 4
 Lucca - Valico del Cipollaio - Lucca 
distance: 137 km     elevation: 2459 mt 

Day 5 
 Lucca - Pescaglia - Lucca 
distance: 101 km     elevation: 2000 mt 

Day 6 
Lucca - Monte Serra - Lucca 
distance: 114 km     elevation: 2048 mt 

Day 7
Lucca - Pieve S. Stefano - la Cappella - Lucca 
distance: 40 km    elevation: 700 mt 

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CHANGES TO THE PROGRAM

The management reserves the right to implement changes to the basic program at any time. Any change will have the purpose of always guaranteeing the safety of guests during the holiday.

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FOR INFO AND BOOKING

Ruota a Ruota italian booking office
mail: info@ruotaaruota.it
tel:    +39 0583 584807 
cell:  +39 342 1746978

Ruota a Ruota european booking office
mail: david@ruotaaruota.it
cell:  +44 7407 394423

Media
Monte Pitoro
Gombitelli
Sant'Anna di Stazzema
Cipollaio
Pescaglia
Monte Serra
Pieve Santo Stefano

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