Do you love Italian language and bicycle?
Combine the two passions!
Live a wonderful experience that will allow you to learn or perfect the Italian
language and to perform unforgettable tours by racing bike or
mountain bike in the unique landscapes of Urbino (The Marche Region)
very close to Tuscany and Umbria!
Urbino and its surroundings are the ideal place for charming bike tours in the hills, mountains and planes, all at the discovery of medieval
castles and villages and breathtaking
- 3 weekly morning tours
- from 2 to 5 hours
Our itineraries are all designed and subdivided by athletic preparation levels of the participants.
For mountain bike enthusiasts, the unpaved roads in Urbino and surrounding areas are many and varied: country roads, farm roads or paths that follow the cattle. Easy bike rides at the bottom of the valley or more demanding and challenging ones on the hills; protected natural areas or natural parks, dirt roads that connected the magnificent villages and well kept historical centers.
- 3 weekly morning tours
subdivided in 2 types of field trips (easy and medium-challenging) and 1 mountain bike school day (basic and advanced).
GUIDED TOUR & LECTURE
A guided tour in English is planned to two main sightseeing locations:
- The Ducal Palace, which houses the National Gallery of the Marche region, where it is possible to admire the wonderful court of Federico da Montefeltro and his famous "Studiolo" in inled wood;
- The extraordinary Oratory of St John, with his precious cycle of frescoes by the Salimbeni brothers, dating back to the fifteenth century.
Each participant will be hosted at the 3 star hotels in Urbino, carefully selected and located downtown or among the green hills just past the city walls. Overnight stay and breakfast for 6-night stay (arrival on Sunday and departure on Saturday morning).
Racing bike program:
With own racing bike along - 980€
Without own racing bike along - 1.080€
Mountain bike program:
With own racing mountain along - 980€
Without own mountain bike along - 1.080€
*Inlcuded: bike tours / Italian language course / guided tour / lecture / accommodation in half board
ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSE
Join us to learn Italian at Lingua Ideale, University Centre of Italian Language and Culture for Foreigners, part of the University of Urbino Carlo Bo. You will learn Italian, according the modern communicative approach, in Urbino, the cradle of Italian Renaissance and the city of Raffaello.
- 15 hours of lessons,
from Monday to Friday
from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1.
Minimum number of partecipants for level: 4*
* We will send you a customise price in case we do not have 4 students per group.
ON DEMAND: If you are not interested in the bike, contact us for your best sport and we will send you a customise price!
Urbino is a welcoming city for its tranquilly, culture, good food and fabulous landscapes everywhere. It is the ideal expression of Italian civilization for its art, history and landscape. Next to the Adriatic Sea and the Central Apennines mountains, Urbino enjoys an enviable location.
Participants will take part to a lecture over
"Food&Sport" held by a professor of the University of Urbino.