Road Cycling Highlight
Intriguing combination of an incredibly straight asphalt strip and the double row of tall cypresses that accompany it up to the castle of Bolgheri. The avenue starts from the former state road 1 "Aurelia", near the small church of San Guido, and ends in the village of Bolgheri after 5 km slightly uphill. On both sides you can see the vineyards that produce some of the most valuable Italian wines: Sassicaia, Ornellaia, Guado al Tasso ...
Even if only for these reasons, it is worth going there.
For the Italians, in addition, there are the reminiscences of the poet Giosuè Carducci (Nobel Prize 1906) who dedicated his famous poem "Davanti a San Guido" to this avenue: “I cipressi che a Bólgheri alti e schietti van da San Guido in duplice filar…”
August 16, 2020
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