Sun, sea and cycling - if your hands start sweating and your feet itching once you hear those words, a short cycling trip to Sarzana might be exactly what you need. The region bordering Tuscany and Liguria offers a lot to friends of two wheels and pedals. Here, you will find the right mixture of beach life, culture and sports on every corner. Plus it’s Italy, so foodies won’t come up short here.
The type of routes available to cyclists around Sarzana is also very diverse. Relaxed strolls along the sea make for the perfect introduction, though the true fun begins once you leave the pristine coastline and head for the Apennine Mountains—just be prepared for some serious altitude. Your reward is quaint, amazingly paved roads that afford almost unreal views of the sea on one side and unspoiled views of the mountains on the other: Pure bike happiness.
The opening tour of the extended Tuscany weekend in the province of Massa-Carrara around Sarzana offers you some typical highlights. Great views, small roads, picturesque villages, mountains and valleys are just as much a part of the local road bike tours as a good portion of "La dolce vita".
On today's round, you'll experience everything that defines the flair of this region. At the beginning of the tour, you'll be pedaling along the coastal road past beaches and promenades. Here you will probably meet many locals on the road bike who are trying to attract the attention of the beach beauties…
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Today is the queen stage of your short break in Sarzana on the program. The tour promises many highlights and varied landscapes.
However, they want to be fought hard. There are more than 100 kilometers and over 2,000 meters of altitude waiting for you. Would you have thought that you could find so many…
The last tour of your long weekend does not start in Sarzana but at La Spezia and takes you across the beautiful coastal road of the Cinque Terre.
The coast consists of several hundred meters high, sometimes steeply sloping into the sea, mountain range. Five small valleys open here to the sea. In each…
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