Tuscany Self Guided Motorcycle Tour

Where you choose the date and set the pace
Start / Finish in UK

Tour Information

The Tuscany Self Guided Motorcycle has real sense of holiday. It includes great biking roads, panoramic views, genuine Tuscan hospitality, regional gastronomy and opportunity to taste some of the finest wines. There is also time to visit some of the most famous historic cities such as Pisa, Siena, Florence, Lucca and of course Ducati factory.

You shall depart from Folkestone to your first overnight stop in a good quality three star hotel with a swimming pool located in the picturesque Champagne region of France.

The following morning you’ll continue your journey towards the Black Forest in Germany for well deserved traditional evening meal served by your hosts.

The following day you ride on through Black Forest and into Switzerland where you stay in a comfortable three star biker friendly hotel.

The next morning you’ll continue your journey towards Tuscany and arrive to the delightful thermal spa town where you stay for the next four nights.

Located in tranquil parkland a short walk from the town centre, your elegant four star Villa style hotel will set the tone for the holiday. The hotel has a swimming pool and leisure facilities, private car park and it’s own restaurant.

Whilst here you’ll have a perfect opportunity to explore the area and visit some of Tuscany’s most famous tourist sites such as the city of culture – Lucca, the birth place of Leonardo da Vinci, Florence – the city of art, Pisa and it’s famous leaning tower, the romantic city of Siena, the medieval hilltop town of San Gimignano and of course the famous Ducati factory.

Also, not to be forgotten while you are in the Chianti region, to pay a visit to one or two traditional wine houses for a spot of wine tasting.

In this land of great food tradition you’ll have an opportunity to taste the dishes made of real Tuscan mountain ingredients such as wild boar, home made pasta, salami, wild mushrooms, chestnuts, truffles, and of course the local olive oil.

Finally, with further three overnight stops in Switzerland, Germany and France you’ll ride back to the UK.

This is a memorable motorcycle tour that will take you to one of Italy’s most fascinating regions of tradition, history, food, culture and of course rewarding biking roads.

Tour Itinerary

Day Event Approx Daily Mileage
Day 1

Combination of motorway and non-motorway roads towards the Champagne region of France

Day 2

09.00am start towards Black Forest – Germany.
Combination of motorway and non motorway roads.

Day 3

09.00am start towards Switzerland.
Combination of motorway and non motorway roads.

Day 4

09.00am start towards Tuscany – Italy
Combination of motorway and non motorway roads.

Day 5-7

Day off
Optional – visit to local tourist attractions

Day 8

09.00am start towards Switzerland.
Combination of motorway and non motorway roads

Day 9

09.00am start towards Germany.
Combination of motorway and non motorway roads

Day 10

09.00am start towards France
Combination of motorway and non motorway roads

Day 11

09.00am start towards Calais.
17.20 crossing to Folkestone



  • Depart and return when it suits you

Tour Hightlights

  • 3*** and 4**** hotels with leisure facilities
  • Lake Lugano
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Romantic city of Siena
  • Historic city of Florence
  • Vinci birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci
  • Lucca – Pinocchio’s birth place
  • Visit to Ducati or Ferrari factory
  • San Gimignano
  • Gourmet evening meals
  • Chianti wine

Tour Pricing

  • Rider and pillion £1145 pp
  • Solo rider sharing twin room £1245 pp
  • Solo rider single room £1445

Price Includes

  • Return Eurotunnel crossing

  • 10 nights b&b accommodation

  • 10 evening meals

  • Route pack for each day

Price Excludes

  • Hotel parking

  • Petrol

  • Toll charges (vignette)

  • Admission charges

  • Meals other than those specified

Pre-Trip Checklist

  • Make sure the tyres on your bike are going to last the duration of a trip.
  • Make sure that the bike is serviced for the duration of a trip.
  • Puncture repair kit recommended.
  • A good bike chain is also highly recommended.
  • Chain lubricant.
  • Spare bike keys.
  • Spare battery for the alarm fob (if you have an alarm).
  • Spare bulbs (in some countries required by law).
  • Spare fuses (in some countries required by law).
  • Spare spark plugs (in some countries required by law).
  • Some tools.
  • Some extra bike security device (padlock and chain, disc lock).
  • Torch.
  • Valid passport.
  • Valid riding licence.
  • European breakdown cover recommended.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Green card for European travel.
  • Check if your bike insurance covers (Green Card) all the countries will be passing through (e.g. Eastern Europe).
  • Copy of bike insurance policy.
  • Registration document.
  • E111 obtained from the Post Office (this guarantees you equivalent NHS treatment in EC countries only).
  • High viz vest/jacket.
  • Breathalizer.
  • Waterproofs.
  • Spare set of gloves.
  • Enough clothes to last you for a trip.
  • Some swimming gear.
  • Some casual clothes.
  • Some local currency.
  • A major credit card recommended.
  • Mini first aid kit (in some countries required by law).
  • Some basic pain killers and prescription drugs.
  • Note with your driving licence of any allergies in Latin.
  • Pack everything into plastic bags before putting it into the panniers.

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