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E-bike rental and guided tours

Let’s discover the beauties of Maremma by e-bike

You can easily enjoy all the beauties of Maremma cycling the e-bike of the fortress.

Fortress e-bikes offers hour bike rental and guided tours with a local expert guide and self-guided maps that you can ride by yourself among the Città del Tufo.

The starting point for rentals and guided tours is in Piazza Cairoli, 5 in Sorano at Hotel della Fortezza.
Before leaving, you can stop by the reception of the hotel to sign a contract for the rental and to pick up your equipment.
Advance booking is required for all rental options and guided tours.

E-bike rental

Ever tried riding an e-bike? Even the toughest climb seems to be the easiest.
Let’s try the e-bike rental of the fortress to fully enjoy Maremma by easily cycling through the Città del Tufo.
Riding an e-bike in the midst of nature among the most beautiful villages of Tuscany is certainly a one-off experience to forget the busy everyday life.

Check out the options below to enjoy the ride!

RENTAL PRICE LIST

  • 2h rental: €29
  • 4h rental – half day: €39
  • 8h rental – full day: €49
  • 1h extra: €9
  • 2h extra: €14

Guided tours

A guided tour is an unforgettable experience. Thanks to our guide, you will learn how to ride an e-bike, use the interactive map from your mobile phone, stretch your muscles and relax to recharge your energy.
It is a chance to discover the place through the eyes of a local, who will tell you every secret and detail of the place.
Booking a guided tour includes the price of the rental per e-bike and the price of the private tour either for a half or full day, for a maximum of 8 persons.

GUIDED TOURS PRICE LIST

  • Half day guided tour: €119
  • Full day guided tour: €199

ITINERARIES

Here are some itineraries that we mapped out for you to ride autonomously on e-bikes to get the most from the Città del Tufo. These are simple and ideal for everyone.

All you need to do is check our Komoot profile to have all the necessary to ride in complete autonomy. Register for free on the app, choose the best route and enjoy the ride.

Discover our guided tours

The best villages of Italy

INTERESTS

History, Nature

LEVEL

Easy, Beginner-level

STARTING POINT

Hotel della Fortezza

TOTAL LENGHT

4 hrs + 2 hrs for visiting the museums

KILOMETERS

27,1 KM

NOT INCLUDED

Accident insurance (available on request)
Pitigliano, Sorano and Sovana are considered some of the most beautiful villages of Italy. Going there by ebike will let you enjoy the green countryside of southern Tuscany. During this tour, you have the chance to taste some culinary delicacies of the place, plan visits to the museums and archaeological sites of the villages.

To Sovana

  • Starting from Hotel della Fortezza;
  • The view of Sorano from San Rocco;
  • Vineyards and olive groves;
  • Archaeological site of Sovana and its Dome.

From Sovana to Pitigliano

  • The countryside of southern Tuscany;
  • The ascent to the village;
  • Pitigliano: a jewel of medieval architecture;
  • ‘Little Jerusalem’

Back to Sorano

  • One of the best sights of Tuscany: the ‘Little Jerusalem’
  • On the highland among fields and farms.
  • Arrival at Hotel della Fortezza.

Vitozza, the Lost City

INTERESTS

Archaeology, Nature, Photography

LEVEL

Easy, Beginner-level

STARTING POINT

Hotel della Fortezza

TOTAL LENGHT

4h

KILOMETERS

25,5 KM

INCLUDED

Backpack, helmet, water bottle, CR insurance

The lost city, the land of Hobbits, the prehistoric skyscraper… the experience is truly exciting! Here you can see cave dwellings and medieval ruins. It feels like cycling into another world.

To San Quirico

  • Starting from Hotel della Fortezza;
  • The village of San Quirico – first stop: the local bakery.

The Lost City

  • Next to the bakery, the path to Vitozza: the Lost City;
  • 200 medieval caves;
  • Remains of the medieval town;
  • The castle and the church.

To Sorano

  • The hamlet of San Valentino;
  • An enchanting route through country roads;
  • The park of San Rocco.

The archaeological tour: the mystery of Etruscan people

INTERESTS

Archaeology, Nature

LEVEL

Easy, Beginner-level

STARTING POINT

Hotel della Fortezza

TOTAL LENGHT

4h

KILOMETERS

35,6 KM

INCLUDED

Backpack, helmet, water bottle, CR insurance, entrance to the Necropolis of Sovana, the San Mamiliano museum and the Etruscan civic museum of Pitigliano.

NOT INCLUDED

Accident insurance (available on request)
The mystery of the Etruscan civilization is part of the history and origins of the Città del Tufo. An itinerary focused on archaeology and nature, ideal for everyone, even for cycling beginners. Thanks to this tour, you can explore and discover the Etruscan culture of the Città del Tufo by ebike.

To Sovana

  • The view of Sorano from San Rocco;
  • Entrance to the archaeological site of Sovana: visit to the necropolis and its monumental tombs;
  • The Via Cava of San Sebastiano before Sovana;
  • Piazza di Sovana and Palazzo del Pretorio;
  • The museum of San Mamiliano, where there is an important collection of gold coins from the 2nd century A.D.

The ancient road to Pitigliano

  • From the village to its right;
  • The countryside of southern Tuscany;
  • The Vie Cave of San Giuseppe and Fratenuti;
  • The ascent to the village;
  • Visit to the historic center;
  • The civic museum;
  • More country roads of southern Tuscany;
  • The ascent to the village;
  • Tour of the village: a jewel of medieval architecture;
  • Piazza della Repubblica and the Orsini fortress: visit to the Etruscan civic museum.

Pitigliano skyline and the way back to Sorano;

  • To Madonna delle Grazie church: one of the more emotional sights of Tuscany;
  • Upon the highlands, through the farms surrounded by fields;
  • The village of San Quirico, on the way back to Sorano.

Vineyards and winery tour

INTERESTS

Wine and food, Nature, Photography

LEVEL

Medium

STARTING POINT

Hotel della Fortezza

TOTAL LENGHT

4h

KILOMETERS

41,8 KM

INCLUDED

Backpack, helmet, water bottle, CR insurance
The mystery of the Etruscan civilization is part of the history and origins of the Città del Tufo. An itinerary focused on archaeology and nature, ideal for everyone, even for cycling beginners. Thanks to this tour, you can explore and discover the Etruscan culture of the Città del Tufo by ebike.

Antinori

  • Farmed fields;
  • The Etruscan Via Cava;
  • The Antinori winery and its beautiful vineyard;

La Biagiola

  • Ready for the climb, enjoy the view!
  • Secular farmed fields;
  • La Biagiola: a small yet visionary reality.

Sassotondo

  • On the way to Sovana;
  • The ancient road to Pitigliano;
  • Sassotondo volcanic wines;
  • The view from the park of San Rocco.

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