Discover Moncalvo, a small village boasting fabulous sites and breathtaking views, and be prepared to gape, because this town is the smallest town in Italy! Just fancy, a tiny town where small winding streets lead to large arcades, and the open-air stadium where the ancient “Tamburello a muro” is played.
It’s the postcard-perfect stop for ice cream, drinks, and a genuine taste of old-time Monferrato, and bikers will never forget their stop here.
This said, the whole tour – 35 km in total, and perfect both for beginners and experienced bikers – is a great option for those looking for a history lesson and workout rolled into one trip.
The itinerary comprises the two ridges of the Val Cerrina, and the circular route that leads to the Sacro Monte di Crea sanctuary, immersed in nature and boasting 23 chapels built over various periods of time.
Originally founded as a Christian place of worship dating back to Roman times, the sanctuary embodies culture, history, and spirituality, and visitors are transported back in time when surrounded by these ancient buildings and all their glory.
Participants will no doubts enjoy a break, and mouthwatering lunch before biking back.
A biking tour to a UNESCO world heritage site! On this tour, bikers enjoy the fabulous opportunity to explore the homeland of Italian poet and novelist Cesare Pavese biking through delightful towns and areas such as Canelli, Calosso, Cassinasco, and Santo Stefano Belbo.
The tour begins in Canelli, home to the Torre dei Contini, a scenic tower, and then leads to Santo Stefano Belbo, Cesare Pavese’s hometown and birthplace, rich in heritage and a picturesque atmosphere.
The tour then carries on to Loazzolo, continues on the ridge with miraculous views of the wine country and sprawling landscapes, and takes bikers straight to a somewhat miraculous sight, the captivating Santuario dei Caffi.
Next, the tour winds into Cassinasco, where a large blue bench framed by the surrounding mountain peaks sets the scene for a splendid break, and marvelous photo.
Rolling vineyards and dramatic mountains, and then again history, architecture, lifestyle, and UNESCO world heritage sites make this bike tour an enriching cultural experience.
The beauty, elegance, and cultural splendor of Italy live in its rolling hills, winding roads, and spectacular mountains.
By taking an e-bike tour, visitors see all the magic of Italy from a new perspective. All in all, e-bike tours are a magnificent way to explore Italy’s countryside.