Monte Amiata – San Gimignano Motorcycle Tour
Total kilometers 317
We will touch: San Galgano, Colle Val D’Elsa, San Gimignano, Volterra, Massa Marittima.
A Tuscany tour has to include a visit of some of the most famous tuscan medieval towns.
We have decided to visit San Gimignano and leave Siena as an option for guests on the road to Amiata, or for the way back.
Today tour provides for a first top to Castel del Piano, from which we reach Paganico, the Amiata’s door.
From here we reach, along the wonderful streets of the high Maremma, Roccastrada and then Monticiano, after which, it’s absolutely recommended the visit to San Galgano Abey, with the famous sword in the stone.
Next stop, Colle Val d’Elsa, the city of Arnolfo di Cambio, the great medieval architect.
After lunch, a few kilometers and we reach San Gimignano: the tower city.
Next stop, Volterra. You can have a coffee in the main square.
We are at the half-way point, and now we come back passing through the geothermal energy production zone of Larderello and Pomarance. The big smoking chimneys, known all over the world, create a surrealistic scenery. Beautiful roads for motorbikers.
Now towards Massa Marittima, an amazing medieval town. Another stop in the main fascinating square.
The last leap leads us back to Paganico and then Le Macinaie, with the last 10 km through a street full of hairpin bends with view on the Val d’Orcia.