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Alvento – Italian Cycling Magazine

Day #2: Cycle the Salento Trail – olive groves, farms and haystacks

Day #2: Cycle the Salento Trail – olive groves, farms and haystacks

116 mi
9.0 mph
5,150 ft
5,175 ft
Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.

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Includes a segment that may be dangerous

A part of this route comprises technical, difficult, or hazardous terrain. Specialist equipment and prior experience may be required.

0.44 mi in total

Includes a segment in which cycling is not permitted

You'll need to dismount and push your bike.

269 yd in total

Tour Overview

Starting Point
10.4 mi

Sentiero della Torre del Sasso

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31.1 mi

Faro di Capo Santa Maria di Leuca

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85.3 mi

Antico borgo di Specchia

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99.0 mi

Masseria Le Stanzie

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116 mi



Tour Profile


Singletrack: 5.61 mi
Path: 20.7 mi
Street: 7.23 mi
Road: 74.0 mi
State Road: 8.50 mi


Alpine: < 109 yd
Unpaved: 24.9 mi
Compacted Gravel: 0.60 mi
Cobblestones: 1.28 mi
Paved: 36.6 mi
Asphalt: 52.6 mi
Unknown: 186 yd

Weather Forecast


Alvento – Italian Cycling Magazine planned a bike ride.

October 28, 2022


  • Alvento – Italian Cycling Magazine

    The landscape is the real star of this second Salento day. Don't forget copious amounts of sunscreen: the sun beats down here until late autumn.


    Take your time to enjoy one of the most beautiful single tracks you’ll ever do, cresting the Serra del Mito. The panorama is mind-boggling all the way to the

    October 31, 2022

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