Bicycle Tours in Italy: Cycling Italy's Culinary Delights


Bicycle Tours in Italy: Cycling Italy's Culinary Delights



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8 Days/7 Nights


May, June & September


USD 3,995.00 per person


Dec 31, 2018
Bicycle Tours in Italy: Cycling Italy's Culinary Delights
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Selected as one of the Seven Best Food and Wine Adventure trips by

On this popular tour, you'll bicycle through Italy's premier pasta region. Every meal will include extraordinary local dishes made according to tradition. Every day of pedaling will not only take you behind-the-scenes visits of Parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar, and wine makers, but also to ancient castles and world heritage UNESCO sites. Here, history, art, culture, and tradition conspire to make this tour unforgettable!

Highlights: Cremona - home to torrone or Italian nougat, Towns of Parma, Modena, and Bologna, Parma famous cured ham, Parmesan cheese, Castle of Montechiarugolo and Torrechiara, Gelato University , Bologna

***If this sounds great, but you'd like a longer tour check out our Cycling Italy's Culinary Delights Plus! the Farm tour, which adds 3 days to this itinerary.***


Single Supplement*: $550

*We are happy to match solo travelers who would like to share a room with someone of the same gender. If no match exists, due to hotel pricing, we will charge 50% of the single supplement rate. This fee will be collected at the time of the final payment. If a roommate assignment is available this fee will be refunded at the conclusion of the tour.


Day 1: Welcome To Cremona
Cremona, Lombardy, Italy

Highlights: Cremona, home to creamy Italian nougat, handcrafted Stradivari violins, and an impressive plaza

Day 2: Royal Court Of Sabbioneta
Sabbioneta, Lombardy, Italy

Highlights: Bicycling on bike paths along the Po River, Gonzaga summer residence of Sabbioneta, guided tour of town

Day 3: Bike To Parma
Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Highlights: Regal residence of Colorno, quiet country roads, Parma cured ham and Parmesan cheese, World Heritage Site of Parma

Day 4: Loop Ride Into Hills To The Castle Of Torrechiara
Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Highlights: Rest day in Parma: loop ride into the Parma hills to the castle of Torrechiara and a lunch with a view

Day 5: Ride To Reggio Nell'emilia Countryside
Reggio Emilia, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Highlights: Prosciutto di Parma making, stay in an agriturismo

Day 6: Ride To Modena
Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Highlights: Parmesan cheese making, a balsamic vinegar visit in a historical vinegar cellar, World Heritage Site of historic Modena

Day 7: Ride To Bologna
Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Highlights: Gelato University, Guided visit of Bologna

Day 8: Bologna - Tour End
Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Highlights: Cooking school and lunch


  • Use of a quality 27-30 speed bicycle
  • 8 days, 7 nights' accommodation
  • all breakfasts, 4 dinners, 1 lunch, 1 picnic lunch
  • cooking demonstration in Bologna followed by lunch
  • guided visit of Sabbioneta and Bologna
  • special culinary highlights and tastings listed in itinerary


Total Distance: Approximately 245 km (152 miles)

Daily Distance: 48 km (30 miles)

What to Expect: Fabulous food experiences and culinary experiences and great bicycle rides through the heart of Italy's culinary capital. Perfect for cyclists who prefer shorter distances and non-hilly terrain. Bicycle paths allows us to share the region with other non-car tourists.

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