From Colle to San Gimignano

Type of route: asphalt
Type: road, hybrid bike
For whom: cycling tourists
Point of departure and arrival: Colle di Val d’Elsa
Length: 40.65
Difference in altitude: 660 Difficulty: medium

Note: itinerary focused on switching to medieval villages where it is worth stopping for a visit. The mileage is reduced but the altimetry is joyful with continuous ups and downs.
Description: it starts from the Centre of Colle Va d’Elsa in piazza Arnolfo di Cambio towards San Gimignano. In locality Le Grazie turn right signposted for Borgatello and later to San Gimignano from Pietrafitta to avoid the busiest street that goes directly toward the village. Visited the town of the towers with its giro delle mura you exit in direction of Castel San Gimignano-Volterra. You pedal on a hilly roas where we recommend taking the shortcut turning for San Donato, medieval village with a beautiful Romanesque parish church. Reached the village of Castel San Gimignano bend left up to Colle Val d’Elsa (11.2 km) on the s.s. 68 via Campiglia dei Foci.