Routes



LEISURE ROUTE 46 km

Taste the L’Eroica atmosphere on this simple route that takes about 3 hours and has a 700m altitude difference:

  • Views of the striking landscape from Brolio Castle
  • The Chianti Classico vineyards embedded in typical Tuscan vegetation
  • The descent towards Pianella with views of Siena in the background
  • The characteristic "leccione": two oaks that seem to be one, overlooking a unique panorama


Altitude min 220 | Altitude max 518 | Difference 691m

SHORT ROUTE 75 km

This route is the "gateway" to the myth of L'Eroica. Covering about 4 hours, in addition to the highlights of the leisure route, this route offers:

  • Radda in Chianti and its all-encompassing hospitality: our official food stop and the shops in the old town; a true feast for riders
  • The Lamole food stop where traditionally dressed Tuscan ladies offer homemade ribollita, local cold cuts and rivers of wine



Altitude min 220m | Altitude max 762m | Difference 1,522m


Chianti Classico Route 115 Km

Taking over 6 hours and with an altitude difference of 2,400m, this route is suitable for well-trained cyclists:

  • The entire route is in the Chianti area 
  • There are over 40km of gravel roads
  • Climbs of up to 18%
  • 28 or 32 cogs advised


Altitude min 280m | Altitude max 690m | Difference 2,400m 

MEDIUM ROUTE 135 km

We are touching on the "legend", while still within reach of amateur cyclists, with route times that can stretch beyond 10-12 hours or more. Highlights:

  • The medieval village of Buonconvento, certified as one of "the most beautiful villages in italy"
  • Our food stops at Radi and Castelnuovo Berardenga
  • The famous Monte Sante Marie climb, where the challenge is to get out of the saddle and do it on the pedals!

Altitude min 138m | Altitude max 527m | Difference 2,300m


LONG ROUTE 209 km

This is "L’Eroica" at its most authentic. With over 3,700m altitude difference and an average 15-hour ride, many finish after 10pm! This is an extreme ride but it includes all of the beauty of this area:
  • The torch-lit ride to Brolio Castle
  • Siena
  • Medieval villages such as Buonconvento
  • Food stops such as the one at Pieve a Salti with its organic food… Do not miss the wholemeal organic spelt tart!

Altitude min 131m | Altitude max 622m | Difference 3,251m
 

Permanent Route of L'Eroica

The great L’Eroica adventure is no longer restricted to the first Sunday in October. In fact, the best vintage leisure ride can be enjoyed all year long...

     
     
   

     
         

     





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