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Panoramic view of olive trees

Florence – Rome

The Scent of the Green Heart

8 Days / 7 Nights
Panoramic view of olive trees

Do you already know the story of Francis of Assisi? Or do you know about the Ponte Vecchio in Florence? No? You will definitely find out on this Eurobike cycle tour from Florence to Rome in beautiful Italy! Ciao e Benvenuto in the heart of the boot! Cycle past historical scenes and through small medieval villages. The cycle route takes you to beautiful Rome, where the Trevi Fountain, the Colosseum and the Roman Forum await you.

Treat yourself to a gelato or a creamy cappuccino in Piazza Navona and watch the hustle and bustle of the big city!

It starts with a train ride from Florence to Arezzo. The Gold City is home to magnificent churches and palaces. Definitely plan a trip. Then, the tour continues on the broad plain of Val di Chiana through the hills and mountain silhouettes of southern Tuscany.

On day three and four you travel about 65 kilometres to Assisi. The birthplace of Saint Francis has many secrets. Visit the churches of the picturesque town and enjoy the view.

In the next few days, you continue pedalling until you finally arrive in Rome. In the capital of Italy you can put down the bike, stroll through the pretty streets and wander past the famous sights.

You couldn’t find a better tour end!

  • The birthplace of the Renaissance – Florence: The city is not only home to important art, but also to delicious wine and romantic streets. Florence and the famous Ponte Vecchio is an absolute MUST on the cycle tour. The cypress-framed city shines in a golden light, making a perfect photo opportunity.
  • The Eternal City of Rome: Plan an evening walk on one of Rome’s famous seven hills, The Palatine is often referred to as the birthplace of ancient Rome and offers a breathtaking view of the city at dusk.

Eight days, eight times the pure Italian feeling! Cycle through the most beautiful spots in Tuscany until you arrive in Rome, the capital of Italy. Strong legs are needed for the hilly landscape. Ambitious pedalling is on the programme.

Itinerary at a glance

Two cities of extraordinary beauty - walk in the footsteps of Michelangelo in Florence and snap a photo at the Spanish Steps in Rome. In between, you'll cycle through idyllic landscapes and charming villages.

Tour briefing and distribution of the rental bikes. We recommend that you visit Florence’s beautiful centre  recommended.

Hotel (example): C-Hotels


In the morning, you will take the train to Arezzo. There, you can visit the beautiful churches and palaces of the city of antiquities and gold. With your bike you will cycle on beautiful trails through the vast plains of the Val di Chiana, constantly accompanied by hill and mountain silhouettes of the southern Tuscany. You will pass Cortona and you will finally get to Lake Trasimeno, the battlefield of Hannibal against the Romans. Moreover, you will have a gorgeous view of Lake Trasimeno. Tonight, you will spend the night in Passignano.

Hotel (example): La Vela



You will cycle along the lake to Torricella. From there you will continue through open fields, rolling hills and idyllic places to Perugia. Stroll through one of the nicest shopping streets of Italy to the Cathedral of San Lorenzo, the Palazzo dei Priori, or the Arco Etrusco... the Umbrian capital will fascinate you!

Hotel (example): La Rosetta


After having crossed the river Tiber, it is only a few kilometres by bike to the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi. However, before you cycle up to the mystical city, you will take a trip to one of the most beautiful sanctuaries of Umbria: S. M. degli Angeli! In Assisi, you can immerse yourself in the colourful world of medieval frescoes by Giotto.

Hotel (example): Dei Priori


Your way leads you along the foot of the mighty Mount Subasio to the still entirely preserved medieval town Spello. Afterwards, you will continue through the Valle Umbra to Spoleto. Cities, such as Montefalco, Trevi, and Campello can be seen on the surrounding hills. From the more than 80 m high aqueduct you can enjoy a vertiginous view of the Tessino Canyon, Mount Luco, and the Rocca Albornoz (papal fortress).

Hotel (example): Charleston


Between mountains, accompanied by the beautiful countryside, you will cycle to Terni and further to Narni.  Do you want to treat yourself? Terni is known for its excellent pastries and for having the most creative cuisine of the region! Narni and its medieval streets will take you back to ancient times.

Hotel (example): Dei Priori



In the middle of the green heart of Umbria, you will pass huge mountains until you reach Calvi, the last major town in this region. You can still enjoy the quiet and solitude of the Sabine mountains before you take the train to immerse yourself in the vibrant city of Rome.

Hotel (example): Hotel President


Departure or extension

Route information


You will cycle on a slightly hilly route during the whole tour; in between there are longer flat sections. You will find yourself almost exclusively on asphalt tracks and quiet side streets, partly also bad road conditions. Only very short sections are on busier roads, especially when entering or leaving cities.

Prices & Dates

Category: 3***-hotels, in Narni simple but central hotel at 3***-level

Prices per person in EUR

Our rental bikes

Men's bike 21-speed
Dereilleur gears with freewheel

High-quality men's touring bike with classic diamond frame

Body size approx. 165 cm - 205 cm

56-51 "sloping" cm |
60 cm |
64 cm
Unisex bike 21/24-speed
Dereilleur gears with freewheel

High-quality unisex touring bike with comfortable low entry

Body size approx. 148 cm - 190 cm

43 cm |
46 cm |
51 cm |
56 cm
Unisex bike 7-speed
Hub gears with coaster brake

High-quality unisex touring bike with coaster brake on the rear wheel

Body size approx. 155 cm - 190 cm

46 cm |
51 cm |
56 cm
Unisex Electro bike 8-speed
Hub gears with freewheel

High-quality unisex electric bike with comfortable low entry

Body size approx. 148 cm - 195 cm

46 cm "xs" |
46 cm |
51 cm |
56 cm
Rental Bike PLUS 20/27-speed
Dereilleur gears with freewheel

Sportier, lighter and more precise premium rental bike with diamond frame

Body size approx. 155 cm - 205 cm

46 cm |
50 cm |
51 cm |
55 cm |
60 cm |
63 cm

Services & Information

Further details about this tour


  • Accommodation as already mentioned
  • Breakfast
  • Welcome briefing (German, English)
  • Luggage transfer
  • EUROBIKE developed route
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room ( German, English, French)
  • 1 train journey from Florence to Arezzo incl. your bike
  • 1 train journey from Poggio Mirteto to Rome excl. your bike – bike drop off in Poggio Mirteto
  • App for Navigation and GPS-data
  • Service hotline

Optional extras

  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Florence train station
  • Florence, Pisa and Rome airport
  • Garage costs approx. EUR 20-36/day, public parking costs approx. EUR 80/week, car park at the periphery costs approx. EUR 25/week
  • Good train connections from Rome to Florence

Things to note

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!

Join us in achieving greater sustainability by choosing our digital route book, rather than the printed version. As a small thank you we will give you a discount of €20 per room.

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