NEWS 2016: Opening on March 12th
In Tuscany, at just a stone's throw from Florence, the Mugello territory stretches north among rolling hills and tall cypress trees against a backdrop of breathtaking mountain crests and passes. It links two geographical areas: Mugello and Upper Mugello, also known as Tuscan Romagna.
The towns that make up Mugello are Vaglia, San Piero a Sieve, Barberino di Mugello, Scarperia, Borgo San Lorenzo and Vicchio.
Just north of Mugello, among the mountain crests and through the passes that lead down towards Bologna and Romagna we find Upper Mugello and the towns of Firenzuola, Palazzuolo sul Senio and Marradi.
The roads are almost always paved and run the length of the territory along ancient routes that have tethered the area for centuries: only the time at your disposition or your technical skills stand between you and the choice of the perfect route, because anywhere you may choose to go will present you with a landscape that will justify that journey.
Today Mugello, thanks to the presence of digital signage, supplied by the "Distretto Cicloturismo Mugello in Bike" (Cycle tour area), and the use of the Cycle-touring CARD, you will be able to "keep track" of your cycling experience all year long.
You can cycle the vast number of routes, available on your GPS, and register your trips and trial times, and compare them, if you like, to the times of other cyclists as a part of the "My area" community on the web site www.mugelloinbike.it available for PC and smartphone.
However, the real challenge comes when trying to achieve the two "Brevetti del Distretto", licenses:BREVETTO CICLOTURISTICO DEL MUGELLO - Gran Tour License
It can be obtained by completing the Gran Tour route and registering your track miles and trial times on the 13 digital signage along the route using your CARD.
BREVETTO DELLO SCALATORE - Climber License
This can be obtained by completing the 7 climbs marked by the digital signage (in the required direction) which registers the starting and finish times.