Ten awe-inspiring routes for cycling through Italy

May 12, 2017 1371

With the Giro d'Italia well underway, perhaps you've been inspired to explore Italy on two wheels. The country has plenty to offer cyclists, with long stretches of coastline, mountain ranges to explore, and hilly countryside from north to south. And taking to your bicycle is a great way to see parts of Italy you may not otherwise have thought to explore. Here are some of the most picturesque and exciting bike rides to get you started on your very own Tour of Italy.

Appia Antica, Lazio: Known by the Romans as 'the Queen of the Roads', the ancient Appia Antica connects Rome to the harbour of Brindisi. The route passes through the Caffarella park, a vast natural park that in the heart of Rome, and takes you past ancient monuments and fantastic Mediterranean pine trees.

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