This tour is a great journey into the heart of Italy, designed for women or anyone who wants to ride in two!
Six days experiencing the picturesque winding back roads of Tuscany and Umbria, plus a rest day to explore the beautiful city of Siena. But also time to relax in the warm waters of the Saturnia Springs and discover beautiful cities full of art, such as Orvieto, Pienza and Civita di Bagnoregio.
The tour includes 2 nights in the Eternal City of Rome, 3 nights in the “World Heritage” city of Siena and 3 nights in the Majestic City of Orvieto.
The scenic roads and rolling hills of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio are what connect these wonderful cities for 9 days of a magnificent experience.
Enjoying lunch or coffee in the small villages along the way will make you love the rural life and culture that Italy is so famous for.
The delightful 16th-century inn in Siena has spectacular views over the city; Immersed in the center of a wonderful winery with 4-star cuisine, the Wine Resort hotel in Orvieto has a spa with hydromassage, Turkish bath and sauna.
Enrico Grassi, Tour Leader and Founder of Hear the Road has spent many hours discovering the horse trails and the extraordinary hospitality to leave you with an adventure holiday that you will always remember with a smile.
The tour starts and ends in Rome, which allows for easy planning to extend your visit to this fabulous city if you wish.
We leave and we arrive
Day 1: Welcome to Rome
Day 2: from Rome to Siena − 267 Km /166 miles
Day 3: from Siena to Siena (Chianti Ring) − 247 Km /154 miles
Day 4: free day in Siena
Day 5: from Siena to Orvieto − 217 Km /135 miles
Day 6: from Orvieto to Orvieto (Lake Corbara) – 106 Km / 66 miles
Day 7: from Orvieto to Orvieto (Terme) − 183 Km /114 miles
Day 8: Orvieto to Rome − 167 Km /104 miles
Day 9: departure day
Only for those who have decided to rent their motorbike through us: motorbike rental with side cases, top case, padlock and anti-theft device. (For rental bikes, a security deposit is required for theft and fire damage, between 1,500 and 3,000 euros depending on the model chosen).
WHAT IS THE DAMAGE SECURITY DEPOSIT? Each motorcycle has a security deposit. This amount will be blocked on your credit card, but not cashed. The deposit is your maximum liability for theft or damage to the vehicle. Make sure you have sufficient funds to cover the security deposit on your cards.
The bike rental prices include the costs for civil liability insurance and insurance for any roadside assistance in the event of a breakdown.
Welcome and farewell dinners in Rome, 2 dinners in Siena, 1 dinner in Orvieto. and 1 wine tasting in Siena.
Accommodation: 2 nights with breakfast in a 4-star hotel in Rome, 3 nights with breakfast in a 4-star hotel in Siena and 3 nights with breakfast in a 4-star hotel in Orvieto.
Italian tour leader.
Transfers to and from the airport.
Courtesy van for picking up and leaving bikes.
Support van where we transport your suitcases (1 suitcase + 1 bag per person) from Rome to Siena, from Siena to Orvieto and from Orvieto to Rome. The support van will not be with the group on days 3, 4, 6 and 7
A detailed Road-book with all the information you will need; a map with a well marked itinerary; the “Wordless Travel Book” and a Hear the Road T-Shirt.
Insurance that covers almost all medical problems during the trip, including doctors, ambulance, hospital and any appropriate family trips.
What is not included
fuel for your bike.
tolls on highways.
entrance tickets to museums or other sites.
all meals and drinks, with the exception of welcome and farewell dinners in Rome, 2 dinners in Siena, 1 dinner in Orvieto and 1 wine tasting in Siena.
flights to and from Rome.
We also suggest that anyone traveling abroad on one of our Tours consider purchasing ‘Travel Insurance’. It can take the worry out of unforeseen situations that may arise in any travel plan.
The tour without any payment and we will immediately check availability of seats and motorbike!
TERMS OF PAYMENT
Only after receiving confirmation emails of tour places and availability of the chosen vehicle will the following be requested: € 800 deposit to be paid. (The deposit is fully refundable if the minimum number of participants is not reached). Balance payable, 60 days before start date when you receive confirmation from us.
IN THE EVENT OF CANCELLATION
If you decide to cancel the tour for any reason beyond La Duchessa’s control, these are the penalties you will incur:
Up to 60 days before the start date, we keep the deposit, which you can use for another tour in the same year or in the following year.
Between 59 and 10 days before the start date the deposit is lost. We keep the balance that you can use for another tour in the same year or in the following year.
From 9 days before the start date you lose 50% of the total amount. We keep the remaining 50% which you can use for another tour in the same year or the following year.