Tour Città del Tufo

Città del Tufo

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Starting in Saturnia, we travel the first kms uphill along the provincial road that leads us in the direction of Poggio Murella (Marco Pantani’s home). We continue towards Catabbio and San Martino sul Fiora, which dominate the whole valley crossed by the Fiora River, until we reach the town of Sovana – a medieval Etruscan village. Later we cross the villages of Sorano and Pitigliano, villages that will leave you speechless even before you arrive. We ride towards Manciano and Montemerano along the main road, admiring the hills that form the backdrop in this wonderful Tuscan territory – the last uphill stretch to complete the 79km tour towards Saturnia.

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Meeting point

Saturnia Bike Center - Via delle Terme 5 - 58014 Saturnia GR

departure time

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Included in the price

compulsory

Recommended equipment

NOT INCLUDED

* Water bottle, repair kit and helmet are included only with bicycle rental

Part of the municipality of Manciano, it stands on a travertine plateau at 294 masl in the hinterland of the Maremma Grossetana. The main resource is thermal tourism. It’s home to the famous Terme di Saturnia with sulphurous waters that flow at a temperature of 37.5°C and have renowned therapeutic properties.

Known as Little Jerusalem, it is today one of the most fascinating historic villages in Italy. Perched on a tufa cliff, it offers a wonderful view of the wild and unspoiled nature of this part of ​​the Tuscan Maremma. Pitigliano enchants even before you arrive. The tufaceous rock supports the entire village, the houses merge with the surrounding rocks, at night the view is even more spectacular.

It is a town in the municipality of Manciano, in the province of Grosseto. The village is located in the hilly hinterland of the Grosseto Maremma, in a geographical area known as the Colline dell’Albegna and Fiora. The village stands on a hill overlooking the valley of the Fiora River, hence the toponym.

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