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Arrive in Rome, pick up your Ducati, BMW, or Moto Guzzi motorcycle, and then spend six fantastic days riding the twisty roads in the heart of Italy, and two days at the Autodromo del Mugello circuit to watch Vale and his MotoGP competitors put on a stunning show of speed, talent, and craziness to make this tour the ultimate Italian experience for the serious motorcycle enthusiast!
The following stays are included in the package: 2 nights including breakfast in a 4-star hotel in Rome, and 7 nights including breakfast in 3 or 4-star hotels in the towns where you will stop during the tour.
Yes, this is Italy, a motorcycle riders paradise! The endless curves, the historic small towns, the high mountain passes, the quaint little hotels, the food & wine, and watching MotoGP action at Mugello. Top it off with a visit to the Ducati Museum and Factory makes this the ultimate trip for motorcycle touring for MotoGP fans.
The passion of Italy is what makes this tour sexy. The food, the cars, the motorcycles, the people are all made with a passion for life. Enrico Grassi, founder of Hear the Road Tours, and Cat MacLeod, owner of Leod Escapes in the USA work together to make this tour unforgettable. Like, so many great Italian things, the tour is authentic, curvy, exciting, and delicious.
The tour starts and ends in Rome, which allows easy planning to extend your visit to this fabulous city should you want to.
A private car will take you from the airport to your hotel where Enrico, host of Hear The Road, will be waiting for a friendly Italian welcome. Arrival in the late morning / early afternoon is recommended.
Freshen up and settle into your room before gathering in the bar of the hotel for a “meet and greet” to get to know your tour colleagues. You are now ready to pick up the bikes and return them to the hotel garage. Back in the hotel, Enrico will brief you on the tour and answer all your questions.
It’s finally time to go out and enjoy your welcome dinner, where you’ll have the chance to learn more about the stimulating next 10 days. Overnight is in Rome.
Highlights: Meet your motorcycle, meet your guides, meet your fellow riders and enjoy a welcome dinner.
You start by heading north towards Tuscia, the land of the ancient Etruscans. Here you have one of Italy’s biggest hazelnut-growing areas, the tasty nut that Ferrero transforms into the world-famous Nutella spread.
On the road, you will stop shortly in Civita Castellana for a cup of good Italian coffee, and then, back on the bikes, you’ll ride the lovely lakeshore roads around Lake Vico and Lake Bolsena, and continue through the scenic backroads of Val D’Orcia – one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Arriving in Radicofani, you will stop for lunch. Radicofani is a small, stunning town that has been awarded an Orange Flag (the Orange Flag is the Italian Touring Club award for less-known, well-kept tourist sites, promoted since 1998). The town perches on top of a small hill, just below a majestic fortress dated 973 AD.
On the way to Siena, you stop to visit Pienza, considered to be the incarnation of a Renaissance utopia and an ideal city. Today it continues to show off to the world its refined and sophisticated Renaissance urban plan: its spaces and perspective onto its 15th-Century “piazza and palazzo” are organized according to the era’s ideals of rationality and humanism.
Back on the bikes, you ride the sweeping roads that cross the Crete Senesi, famous for its stunning moonscape.
The delicious arrival dinner in Siena is home-cooked by Mrs. Letizia, proprietor of a lovely 16th century Inn. You will be truly spoilt in celebration of your first ride in the heart of Italy.
Overnight is in Siena. The hotel has a swimming pool.
Highlights: Tuscia Viterbese, Civita Castellana, Val D’Orcia, Radicofani, Pienza, Crete Senesi, homemade dinner.
Are you ready to be amazed by the stunning Tuscan roads? Marvelous landscapes, historic art, delicious food, and great wine! The first part of the morning will be spent riding south on roads that are a real ecstasy for motorcyclists: sweeping bends, scenic stretches of tar, beautiful landscapes, miles and miles of vineyards, and lots of historic stately villas.
The first stop is going to be in San Galgano where you will be seeing the stunning, roof-less Abbey, and the tiny church of Montesiepi, birthplace of your own “sword in the rock”.
Once back on the bikes, you will head towards the lovely hill-town of San Gimignano, also known as “la Città delle Torri” (City of Towers), surrounded by its 13th-Century walls, where you will immerse yourself in Medieval atmospheres.
San Gimignano is a masterpiece of creative human genius, it is a unique testimony to a past civilization, and as an exceptional exemplar of both architectonic complex and landscape, demonstrates significant passages in human history. These are just some of the reasons that made San Gimignano earn its place in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1990.
From here, you will cruise the less-known roads of the Chianti Region, going north to Greve in Chianti, where Giovanni da Verrazzano was born: the famed Italian explorer who first arrived into what today is New York Bay.
Back on the saddles, you will head South to Siena, riding more fantastic miles along the sweeping Chianti roads.
You’ll spend the night strolling around the narrow streets of the beautiful town of Siena. With the perfect restaurant, you’ll celebrate another day that you will remember fondly when you are back home!
Overnight is in Siena.
Highlights: San Galgano, San Gimignano, Chianti, Greve in Chianti.
You start the day riding the Strada Statale Chiantigiana and then you ride the winding roads that will take you through the mountains between Tuscany and Emilia Romagna.
You stop to visit Vinci, the birthplace of Leonardo the Italian polymath of the Renaissance. As you pass Pistoia, you’ll give your right hands a workout to tackle the twisty road of the Tosco-Emiliano Pennine. As the sun begins to set, you will reach Borgo Panigale: the city of the speed…the city of Ducati! Overnight is in Borgo Panigale.
Highlights: San Casciano Val di Pesa, Vinci, Porretta Terme.
In the morning, you will visit the Ducati Factory and Museum, to see where passion on two wheels is built. Ducati has always represented the unique motorcycle philosophy that fuses Italian genius to contemporary and avant-garde technology. They make a damn sexy bike!
With your eyes and heart full of beauty, you twist the throttle to challenge the endless curves of the Tosco-Emiliano Pennine. With adrenaline pumping, you take on the Raticosa Pass and Futa Pass, two of Italy’s most famous motorcycling venues! When a new Ducati is being tested, this is where it goes.
In the afternoon, you fall in love with Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance. Yes, today is a really amazing day when you witness the future of passion and speed in the morning and the modern birthplace of art and science in the afternoon! Overnight is in Florence.
Highlights: Ducati Factory and Museum, The Raticosa Pass, The Futa Pass, Florence.
It’s time to unleash your passion for motorcycle sport! Before you arrive at Mugello, you tackle the Gioco Pass and Sambuca Pass, two famous Italian motorcycling venues! A short break in Palazzolo Sul Sieno, then finally you get to Mugello World MotoGP Circuit to attend the MotoGP qualifying. Overnight is in Florence.
Highlights: The Giogo Pass, The Sambuca Pass, qualifying at the Mugello.
Today you learn why a hundred thousand fans are here at Mugello. Nothing compares to watching the drama live, especially in Italy!
Set in the rolling farmland hills outside Florence, this is THE race that defines Italy. This battleground track with elevation changes and sweeping turns makes it a favorite with riders and spectators. These are the ultimate bikes, the ultimate circuit, and the ultimate crowd.
There’s no language barrier today. The cheers and jeers of your fellow fans are clearly understood and you will find yourself screaming along with them. The environment is infectiously passionate.
With your adrenaline surging, join the wild party as the track officials open the circuit at the end of the racing. Walk, run and take your photos on the way to watch the podium award ceremony. Maybe you’ll get close enough to get sprayed with champagne.
This is why MotoGP fans from all over travel here to watch and be a part of the spectacle. This is a day you will never forget!
Overnight is in Florence.
Highlights: Moto 3, Moto 2, and Moto GP races at Mugello.
You leave Florence heading towards Parco Nazionale delle Foreste Casentinesi which, with its sweeping and twisty roads, will be another proof of how Italy is sexy for riders!
A short break in Stia and then you get back on the bikes and you reach Anghiari where you will have lunch. Anghiari is a small medieval jewel enclosed in massive 13th-century walls that preserve the ancient and original atmosphere of small medieval towns.
And the day is not over yet! On the way to Orvieto, you stop at a bar faced on the beautiful Lake Trasimeno. Dad and son, owners of the bar, are two enthusiast riders, so they will be happy to make the best coffee of Umbria for you! Then, you join the scenic SS71, plunging towards Orvieto. Overnight is in Orvieto.
HIghlights: Consuma Pass, Parco Nazionale delle Foreste Casentinesi, Anghiari, Lake Trasimeno, SS71.
Today you’re going to finish in style. You’ll be leaving Orvieto going east on the fantastic “Strada Provinciale 79”, named by the locals ‘La Strada delle Mille Curve’ (the Road of 1000 Curves). Although it is true that the world is too large to ride the same roads twice, you will be making an exception for ‘La Strada delle Mille Curve’: you’ll be riding uphill from Orvieto to Colonetta di Prodo, and then coming down again from Colonetta to Orvieto, back and forth over 20 kilometers of pure adrenaline!
On the way back to Rome, you will stop to take a photo of Civita di Bagnoregio, a spell-binding town, suspended as if by magic on a tuff rock.
Your last lunch on the road together will be a picnic on the shores of Lake Vico, nestled under the Cimini Mountains, where you will feast on panini stuffed with cheese and local prosciutto!
It will then be time to mount up once again and head for the motorway that will take you to Rome, where you’ll return the bikes. A refreshing shower, and then off to dinner to celebrate your wonderful Italian experience.
Overnight is in Rome.
Highlights: ‘La Strada delle Mille Curve’ (the road of 1000 curves), Civita di Bagnoregio, picnic at Lake Vico, farewell dinner, Rome.
And now it’s time to say “Arrivederci” to your tour friends, pack souvenirs and cameras into your bags. After breakfast, all guests will be taken to the airport.
Highlights: Transfer to the airport.
For rented bikes, a deposit for damage theft and fire, between 1,250 and 3,000 EUR is required (depending on the chosen model).
What is the damage security deposit? Each motorcycle has a damage deposit. This amount will be frozen on your credit card, but not cashed. The deposit is your maximum liability for theft or damage to the vehicle. Please ensure that you have enough funds to cover the damage deposit on your cards.
There will be a support van following the group on this tour. The van will be carrying a toolkit for small repairs. You’ll be able to leave your cases (one suitcase + one handbag per person) in the van, as well as any souvenirs you pick up along the way. The van also has a couple of seats that passengers might like to use if they feel they need a little rest from the bikes!
Enrico Grassi, the founder of Hear The Road Motorcycle Tours Italy, is a native of Rome. Spending years traveling every corner of the country, he is so proud to claim to be his home. Enrico has spent many hours developing the routes to ride, the cities to visit, the sites to see, as well as the hotels and food options as keys to make this kind of adventure something to remember and cherish.
Daily breakfasts, welcome and farewell dinners are provided to you.
Florence Airport, Peretola (Amerigo Vespucci Airport)
Book your flight to arrive in Rome, at Florence Airport, Peretola (Amerigo Vespucci) (FLR). Transfer from and to the airport is included. The organizer will pick you up from the airport.
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