Bolgheri: from the countryside to the sea
Mountain Bike and electric mountain bike tours starting from Fattoria La Prugnola
A day on the bike between country roads and the paths of the Macchia della Magona up to Bolgheri, then the pine forest by the sea and the long river, then a slow climb to Montescudaio.
With about 55 kilometers in length and 600mt. of height difference this route is not suitable for everyone, but taken with the right pace and due breaks to enjoy the different landscapes, is definitely one of the most spectacular tours.
The places we meet are very different: from the wild and uncontaminated to the more anthropized ones of the seaside resorts.
The route quickly crosses the territory of Montescudaio, Guardistallo and Casale Marittimo; an ancient Roman road takes us to the borders of the Macchia della Magona, a protected natural area of over 1600 hectares. Chianina" pastures observe our passage; we enter the wood towards Bolgheri, where a stop is a must.
At this point we can not be wrong: The Avenue of Cypresses shows us the way, we walk through the pine forest that runs along the Tyrrhenian Sea, then it will be the river Cecina to guide us along the return.
The final climb to Montescudaio is about 4 km, we will decide together whether to do it on asphalt road or along the forest.