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Maremmana classic bike race 2017

The weekend of the 13th-14th of May was the latest instalment of the Maremana classic bike race. Based around bicycles pre 1980’s, in classic dress (and some non classic outfits), the riders took part in a procession along the sea front of Castiglione della Pescaia, to the start point at Riva del Sole, from there they took part in a timed section as fast as they could along the sea front for all to see.

The riders were serious but a friendly spirit is the main focus of the event with all riders competing for fun. As well as this in the main square of Castiglione della Pescaia is the annual bike parts market, where classic bike parts can be bought for...

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Biking in the hills around Castiglione della Pescaia

Biking in the hills around Castiglione della Pescaia

A beautiful experience that is possible for many levels of rider.

Following our latest off-road route we rode some gravel roads and single trails up the hills and back down to the coast. Castiglione della Pescaia (italy - Tuscany) has been increasingly the focus of biking for the last few years, including the Giro...

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Natural Park Of The Maremma by bicycle

Natural Park Of The Maremma by bicycle

The Natural Park Of The Maremma is accessible by bicycle along a purpose built cycle way that separates cyclists from other wheels users taking you on a path that is closer to nature and at the same time respects the natural environment.

With parking available at the Park Visitors centre, which is worth a visit to for maps and other information, a 30 minute ride later following the path through the fields and you will happen upon a beautiful beach at Marina Di Alberese. The cycle path...

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Toscano Enduro Series 2016 - final stage in Castiglione della Pescaia, Tuscany

Toscano Enduro Series 2016 - final stage in Castiglione della Pescaia, Tuscany

Castiglione della Pescaia is the location of the final stage of the Circuit Toscano Enduro. There are four stages: three are the paths of the most fun and fluids of Punta Ala Trail Center, in the area of Castiglionesi biking trails, while the final test has been chosen the spectacular "downtown" path of the world stage in the Enduro World Series 2013 where the trail is surrounded by the charming streets of the medieval village to the central square in the valley.The race will take place Sunday, October 16. Who will win this prestigious title?

Final leg of Toscano Enduro Series in Castiglione della Pescaia. The secretariat, the race paddock, the area dedicated to the sponsors of the circuit and teams are in the central Piazza del Orto Lilli, during the days of Saturday 15 and Sunday, October...

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Hidden path to Monastic ruins of San Guglielmo.

Behind the hills easily just behind Castiglione della Pescaia which is worth a walk to especially if you feel a change from the beach are the Monastic ruins of San Guglielmo.

These ruins are an important sign of growth of an order of the Catholic church and are named after William of Maleval who lived there around 1155.

“William of Maleval (or William the Great) (died 10 February 1157) was the founder of the Catholic congregation of Williamites, a branch of theHermits of St. Augustine. He was beatified in 1202.” (WIKI 2016)    Maleval, is...

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Riding along Castiglione's beach

..a camera... tracked the whole beach... what you might find when you visit Castiglione della Pescaia

It’s difficult to explain how beautiful a whole beach is, but being able to see 4km of perfect sand in just about a minute is one way to understand what you might find when you get there. We strapped a camera to ourselves and tracked the whole beach...

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Bicycle riding in Maremma

Enjoying the fresh air on your bike in Maremma.

Bicycle riding is great for all people and the area of the Maremma is really well provisioned for enjoying the fresh air on your bike. So much so that the area has become recognised over the years by professional riders and race organisers that have decided...

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