Bike Gran Tour Unesco in Siena

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Gran Tour Unesco in San Gimignano

The path, suitable for cyclists particularly trained on the distance seen the development of 240 miles, cross the territory of the 4 sites included in the UNESCO world heritage, included into the category of “ultra Gran Fondo” that corresponds to the extraordinary “Randonnées” , growing phenomenon which became established in Italy in the wake of some European events like the mythical leader Brest-Paris-Brest.

A few months after the “Gran Fondo Vernaccia”, still a great cycling event in San Gimignano. The popular medieval town will in fact be the seat of departure and arrival of the 1st Grand Tour UNESCO in Terre di Siena on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 August 2013.

The path, suitable for cyclists particularly trained on the distance seen the development of 240 miles, cross the territory of the 4 sites included in the UNESCO world heritage, included into the category of “ultra Gran Fondo” that corresponds to the extraordinary “Randonnées” , growing phenomenon which became established in Italy in the wake of some European events like the mythical “Brest-Paris-Brest”.

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Unmissable opportunity for cycling in San Gimignano surroundings, the Grand Tour of UNESCO develops in two days of intense sport but also food and wine, an expression of great excellence of this area, which is the best tonic in support of athletes engaged in this challenging race: 240 km from Piazza di San Gimignano to Siena, Pienza, Val d’Orcia and back, with 3,100 meters of elevation gain and a long ride of several hours.

The delights of Tuscan cuisine will accompany the participants and their supporters along the route of “Randonnée” and in the hotel and restaurant in San Gimignano, a great choice for a comfortable and relaxing stay.

The event also includes a 70-kilometer bicycle touring meeting and side events available to all, such as  an guided urban trekking, special discounts for entrance fees to museums, walking along the Via Francigena, visits to farms with drink and free admission to “Goblets of Stars.”

The town of San Gimignano offers among other things the possibility of interesting excursions by bike in the province of Siena, special courses dedicated to mountain bikers and bike road racing. Excellent opportunity to spend a short active holiday in San Gimignano, the cycling tours can be conveniently booked directly in 3-star hotel in San Gimignano, from which starting to discover the UNESCO sites in Tuscany

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