Between the scents of holiness, juniper and truffle

MONTE OLIVETO – LE CRETE SENESI – SAN GIOVANNI D’ASSO

A unique way to experience nature, pedalling through the Crete Senesi as far as the Abbey of Monte Oliveto which from 1393has been a monastery of the Benedictine congregation of Saint Mary. Situated on high ground covered with cypress trees in the centre of the unique desert landscape of Accona, Monte Oliveto is one of the most important religious monuments in Tuscany, both in terms of it’s history and for the artistic masterpieces that it is custody to. Of note are the incomparabile frescoes in the cloisters by Sodoma and Luca Signorelli which depict the life of Saint Benedict and the splendid inlaid marquetry of the wooden choir stall in the Church.

The day finishes with a stop at San Giovanni d’Asso, renowned habitat of the precious white truffle of the Crete Senesi. After a demonstration of the abilities of the truffle-hounds it will be possible to taste this delicious truffle.

 DURATION

Half Day

 

DIFFICULTY

Easy

 

WHEN

from March to November

 

PRICE LIST

  • 2    people : € 175 each
  • 3/4 people : € 140 each
  • 5    people : € 135 each
  • 6/7 people : € 130 each
THE TOUR INCLUDES

  • E-bike hire
  • Bike guide in English, French or Spanish Language
  • Visit to the truffle hunter and tasting
  • Transport of person and e-bike to and from departure point

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