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Acquasparta and the Roman Ruins of Carsulae

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Acquasparta and the Roman Ruins of Carsulae

This relaxing tour, which is suitable even for the less experienced due to the easy route, starts just outside the historic centre of Acquasparta, a charming town built on the ruins of the ancient Roman settlement of Carsulae, and stretching over the rolling hills in the direction of Avigliano Umbro and Montecastrilli. Along the way we’ll enjoy breath-taking landscapes whilst cycling on the ridges of beautifully-cultivated hills, but we’ll also discover one of the most important paleontological sites in the world, the fossil forest of Dunarobba. At this site of great naturalistic and scientific interest we’ll be able to see the fossilized remains of about 50 three-million-year-old coniferous trees dating back to the Pliocene geological era. After visiting the fossil forest and the village of Dunarobba, we’ll go on to Avigliano Umbro, another pretty village where we can make a short stop before returning to Acquasparta, but not without making the last stop on our tour in Montecastrilli, a splendid medieval town perched on the inside of an imposing boundary wall. Our courteous and professional guides will accompany you throughout the day among these soft and peaceful landscapes, perfect for a relaxing experience steeped in nature. Book now! What you are waiting for?

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Plan

  1. 1
    briefing
  2. 2
    first part of the trail
  3. 3
    break
  4. 4
    second part of the trail

Recommended clothing

  • For this activity we recommend comfortable clothing that does not restrict your freedom of movement.
  • Bring a windcheater/anorak with you, even if the activity takes place in the summer months.
  • We recommend wearing the right footwear for the type of bike you are going to use.
  • We strongly recommend the use of a crash helmet suitable for biking.

We also recommend you bring:
– A comfortable backpack suitable for cycling/walking
– A warm sweater, such as a technical sports shir, for sudden drops in temperature
– A change of clothes (especially socks) in case of sudden rain
– Hat with a sun visor
– Warm hat
– Gloves
– Sunscreen.

Included

  • Expert guide
  • Mechanical assistance for repairs in case of punctures, problems with brakes or other malfunctions that can be dealt with on the spot.
  • In most cases a car will be on hand to provide any complex assistance or to keep drinks and food chilled.

Not included

Bicycles and related accessories are not included in this itinerary.

If you wish, you can choose bike hire from amongst our additional options. We will provide you with the bike that’s best suited to the type of route, taking your preferences into consideration, including helmets, pedaling accessories and spare parts for ordinary repairs. We have various types of bikes available, including e-bikes.

Time

The activity will last about 3,5 hours, including small stops. However, the duration may vary depending on the pace of the group and the need to take fewer or more breaks.

Languages

  • Italian
  • English

When

You can enjoy this experience throughout the year.

Children

This activity is also open to children provided they are accompanied by their parents.

Pet policy

We are sorry but no pets will be allowed to accompany you in this activity.

Requirements

To do this activity it is essential to have a good level of physical fitness and to be in good health.

Additional information

This activity lasts half a day, so lunch is not provided. In your itinerary you can still select the lunch option, above your timeline. We will be able to recommend one of the best places to eat when you return.

Important

  • This activity can only be undertaken in favourable weather conditions, which will be evaluated by our partner and confirmed 48 hours in advance. In case of poor weather conditions we will immediately contact you and propose an alternative activity or a refund of the price paid.
  • This activity is subject to our operators’ availability. We have a large selection of collaborators capable of leading this activity, but if on the day you selected we do not have operators availabile, we will immediately, or in any case within 48 hours of booking, suggest an alternative activity you might wish to do or the choice of receiving a full refund of the price paid.
  • The times indicated in the program are indicative and may vary according to your requests or those of the other participants in the group. These are always and in any case previously agreed with our staff or with the guide.

 

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Cancellation policy

If you cancel the reservation for this activity up to 24 hours before the event we will refund you 100% of the price.

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