Mountain in complete relaxation with countless mountain biking along the trails and dirt roads of the valley.
All trains of the Lucca-Aulla line provide bicycles transport service and this allows you to program large tours, using the train to go back to the starting point.
In the section routes of the site www.turismo.garfagnana.eu you can discover some of the most popular and exciting trails, which are also recommended by the magazine "Airone".
For everyone who loves cycling and mountain biking the challenge of the climb from Castelnuovo Garfagnana to San Pellegrino in Alpe, with its 1,255 meters in height difference is a classical stage of the Giro d'Italia (Bike Tour of ItalyI). At the end of the climb the certificate issued by the shop of local produce La Sorgente (former Taverna del Pellegrino) will attest your great enterprise.
For those looking for more "comfortable" bike-rides the Unione dei Comuni della Garfagnana, in collaboration with the Consorzio Garfagnana Produce, has activated at the information point Garfagnana in Piazza delle Erbe, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Garfagnana Bike Sharing, a rental service of "pedal assisted" bikes that is, of bicycles equipped with a small electric motor that helps in the delivery of the effort and makes the circuit accessible virtually to everyone. These bicycles are highly performative and suitable for off-road cycling routes.
* Please note that the paths lack of specific signals. We suggest you to equip yourself with a good map or a detailed guide, available at the Tourist Information Office of the Regional Park of the Apuan Alps and of the Apennines National Park situated in Castelnuovo Garfagnana, Piazza delle Erbe.