Italy·October 6 - 8 2023
From Solomeo to Tyrrhenian sea, riding 210 km in 3 days and climbing 3000 meters in total.SOLD OUT
A 210 km gravel bikepacking adventure from the Umbrian hills to the Tyrrhenian Sea. We will leave Solomeo on October 6th to arrive to the seaside after three stages, on Sunday the 8th, sleeping in some little hotels, enjoying local food and wines. The route will cross hills, woods and fields, taking us from Umbria to the Val d'Orcia and then to the northern slope of Monte Amiata, to then descend into Maremma and from there arrive in the seaside village of Talamone. We will ride on white and dirt roads, trying to avoid asphalt and traffic. The route could change even at the very last minute. It’s an adventure designed for gravel bikes.
L’Impresa Etrusca is an adventure to live with friends, crossing hills, woods and nature reserves. It is not a competition and there will be no rankings. We will ride together, waiting, supporting and encouraging those who go slower. There is no external technical assistance service. We will have to help each other. We will take essential luggage with us, either in bikepacking or on panniers.
We will ride 210 km in 3 stages, climbing 3000 meters in total. An adequate training is required. Presenting yourself at the start in optimal fit is an essential and necessary condition to participate. We must provide a valid competitive cycling medical certificate and we must be healthy. ASD L’Impresa takes all the measures recommended by the local health authorities to fight against the spread of COVID-19. All participants must undertake to do the same and, if requested, to undergo an anti-COVID test.
L'Impresa Etrusca will start on October 6th early morning from Solomeo. The rendez-vous will be at dinner on October 5th. For all those that will arrive by plane, the closest airports are in Perugia, Florence and Rome. For those that will drive to Solomeo, there will be the possibility to leave the cars at the hotel. Riders and bikes will be picked up at the end of third stage and transferred back to Solomeo by bus on Sunday the 8th.
Our goal is to share the journey with friends, enjoying nature, hospitality and food. The registration fee will include accomodation and food for the three stages. We will have light lunches along the way and we will end the day with good dinners. Overnight stays normally are in double rooms. Single rooms could be provided as an option, based on the availability of local structures.
All participants will have to use cycling equipment in excellent condition. Bicycles, groupset, drivetrain, chain, brakes, frame, saddle, seat post, handle bar, fork, wheels, tires and cycling bags must be checked with accuracy before arriving in Solomeo. Helmet and at two water bidons are mandatory. Each participants will be given with the official jersey.
overnight stays on October 6-7 (stays will be in double rooms; single rooms could be provided as an option, based on the availability of local structures)
lunches on October 6-7-8
dinners on October 6-7
breakfasts on October 7-8
basic medical and civil liability insurance
transfer of riders and bikes back to Solomeo a the end of the third stage
repair or spare parts
food supplements and medicines
dinner and overnight stay on October 5
breakfast on October 6
Double occupancy is the standard. Single rooms could be provided as on option, based on the availability of local structures.
If you need to rent a bicycle please send an email to email@example.com
All necessary (technical and not) equipment will be detailed and shared in the coming weeks. It will be very important to minimize the weight we will bring with us.
You can get to Solomeo by flying to Perugia, Florence or Rome. Other ways to get there are by train to Perugia or by car. Eventually, on request, we can book a taxi from Perugia airport or station.
Please contact us and we will provide you with the dedicated voucher and information.
Stages will be presented in details to all the participants starting from mid September.
Please contact us and we will look for the most suitable solution. Of course we would give priority to participants that will join us for the entire adventure.