Sorroundings of Lake Trasimeno by bike

Weekend by bike on the shores of the lake

Sorroundings of Lake Trasimeno by bike

€269 per person

Umbria is not bathed by the sea but is still a region rich in water, including springs, streams and lakes. The lake area of ​​Lake Trasimeno, the fourth largest lake in Italy by extension, is one of the most characteristic and well-known in Umbria, as well as one of the most popular with cyclists, who can decide to cycle on the plains along its banks or climb the hills. that surround it, admiring its three islands from above and, if the time is right, unforgettable sunsets.

Ancient fishing villages alternate with small beaches and tourist spots, highly suggestive panoramic points are added to the beauties of the most important villages, such as Castiglione del Lago, Passignano, Tuoro and Magione.

A soft, romantic landscape, ideal for cycling to discover its many facets. You can pedal along its banks, without effort, closely observing the fishermen and then stop for lunch in a small restaurant, overlooking the lake, to enjoy a plate of fresh fish or the typical torta al testo. Or go up the hills, reaching the medieval villages of Panicale, Paciano and Città della Pieve, to visit these enchanting towns and discover some of the most beautiful viewpoints in Umbria.

  • Route
    Passignano - Tuoro - Castiglione del Lago
  • Total kilometers
    20 km + 15 km
  • Elevation gain
    200 mt
  • Road surface
    50% asphalt – 50% dirt
  • Included
    Sorroundings of Lake Trasimeno by bike
Arrival in Trasimeno Area Your welcome will be in a vinery to taste the wine of the area Dinner and overnight in Passignano sul Trasimeno
The day will be spent entirely by bicycle. Departure in the morning from Passignano sul Trasimeno in the direction of Castiglione del Lago. The route runs along the lakeside on an unpaved dirt road, transforming into a pleasant cycle-pedestrian itinerary on gravel and compacted earth, with numerous pedestrian bridges and picnic areas. The scenery of the reeds and the ease with which you will be able to see the wild birds in this stretch of the protected area of Lake Trasimeno deserves numerous stops that allow you to gaze out over the lake.
Free lunch
We will make a brief stop at Campo del Sole and on the shores of Tuoro sul Trasimeno, theatre of the "battle of Trasimeno", which took place on 24 June 217 BC, in which Hannibal's Carthaginian army defeated the Roman army. Return by bike. Dinner and overnight in Passignano sul Trasimeno
In the morning, before returning to your destination, departure for a mini-cruise to Isola Maggiore, one of the three islands of the lake, the only one inhabited. It hosted St. Francis during an entire Lent. The small village consists of a single entirely paved road along which the houses of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries overlook, among which the pretty house of the Capitano del Popolo stands out.

Experiences to enrich the program

  • Trasimeno Lake: in every location we can organize sports activities (trekking, canoeing, windsurfing, sup, etc.)
  • Visit to the Oasis La Valle di San Feliciano
  • Boat trip to Polvese Island
  • Castiglione del Lago: entrance to the Palazzo del Duca della Corgna and the Rocca del Leone
  • Wine and Extra virgin olive oil tasting

Further information

  • Once your booking is complete, you will receive vouchers for hotels and other booked services via email.
  • If you buy, always via email, you will be provided with the gps tracks of the tour, the road books and the list of hotels.
  • Upon your arrival at the hotel you will find the Umbria & Bike welcome kit consisting of an Umbria & Bike bottle and tourist material about Umbria.
  • In case you have also booked the bike rental, you will find them ready at the hotel upon your arrival.

The best proposal is starting from € 269.00 per person in a double room

The rate is per person in a double room and includes:
  • 2 nights in a double room with half board (drinks not included)
  • boat trip to Isola Maggiore with a visit to the museum circuit
  • wine tasting in cellar in the area
  • Umbria & Bike Kit
  • Registration fee and insurance coverage
The fee does not include
  • Extras and tips
  • Gpx tracks or detailed road map
  • Bicycle rental
  • luggage transport along the route
  • City tax where applicable
  • Means of transport
  • Anything not expressly indicated under "the fee includes"