2° leg: Rieti – Piediluco – (South itinerary) – bike
Departure: Rieti, Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta
Arrival: Piediluco, Chiesa di San Francesco
Distance: 44.6 km
Altitude change: 900 m
Terrain: asphalt road
Recommended bike: road or all-terrain
Km 0 Depart from Piazza Cesare Battisti, in front of the Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta. At the end of the parking lot, turn left and then immediately right, passing the Palazzo del Municipio. Immediately after the Palazzo, turn left onto Via Pescheria. At the end of the road, continue to the right and follow the signage toward the bottom of the city.
Km 0.5 At the intersection with the main road, turn left towards Terni, keeping watch for traffic.
Km 1 At the traffic circle, turn right and continue along Viale Marani, being careful of passing vehicles.
Km 2 Turn right towards the Santuario de La Foresta.
Km 3 Turn left and then continue straight towards the Santuario de La Foresta. Beginning of climb.
Km 5.9 Santuario de La Foresta on the left. After stopping, continue to the right
Km 8.6 End of climb.
Km 11 End of descent. At the intersection with the main road, turn left.
Km 11.4 At the traffic circle, turn left towards Cantalice. Beginning of climb.
Km 16 At the intersection, turn left towards Poggio Bustone. End of climb. Beautiful view of Cantalice on the right.
Km 17.9 Cantalice.
Km 19.7 Follow the signage for “Poggio Bustone” and turn right, beginning to climb again.
Km 21.6 At the intersection, turn right again towards Poggio Bustone.
Km 22.8 At the intersection, continue climbing towards Poggio Bustone.
Km 24.5 At the intersection, turn left towards Rivodutri. End of climb. Continue climbing towards the right for about 1 kilometer to arrive in the center of Poggio Bustone. Some may want to rest for the night here, leaving the next day for Piediluco.
Km 27 A short descent to Rivodutri. Continue towards Morro Reatino. At the lot, turn right towards the Faggio di San Francesco, taking the narrow uphill road. Immediately afterwards, turn left towards Leonessa and, at the following intersection, continue right.
Km 29 Continue right uphill towards Leonessa.
Km 31 At the intersection, continue left towards Morro Reatino. End of climb.
Km 32 Morro Reatino.
Km 33 At the intersection, turn right and continue downhill towards Terni.
Km 36 At the intersection, turn left towards Terni or right to visit Labro, which is less than 1 kilometer away.
Km 40 End of descent. At the crossroads, continue right towards Piediluco.
Km 42 Continue straight towards Piediluco and, at the following intersection, left towards Piediluco Centro.
Km 44.5 Piazza Bonanni. End of leg.