1° leg: La Verna – Citerna (North itinerary) – bike
Departure: Eremo de La Verna
Distance: 49.5 km
Altitude change: 474 m
Terrain: asphalt road
Recommended bike: road or all-terrain
Km 0 Depart from the entry gate of the Eremo de La Verna. Descend towards Pieve Santo Stefano.
Km 3.4 At the crossroads, turn left towards Pieve Santo Stefano, beginning to climb.
Km 6.3 Valico dello Spino. End of climb.
Km 16 Continue downhill to the left towards Pieve Santo Stefano.
Km 19.2 Pieve Santo Stefano. Turn right at the crossroads.
Km 19.7 At the traffic circle, turn right towards Arezzo.
Km 20.5 To the left there is the turn for the Eremo di Cerbaiolo, which can be reached taking the long unpaved road uphill.
Km 22.2 Leave the main road, turning right for Anghiari.
Km 24.7 Sigliano. Beginning of climb.
Km 28 End of climb; on the left a pretty view of Lake Montedoglio.
Km 30 Bridge spanning lake, beginning of climb.
Km 32.3 End of climb; on the left a view over the Montedoglio dam.
Km 33 At the crossroads, turn left towards Anghiari.
Km 34.5 Motina. End of descent. Continue straight. Those with an all-terrain or mountain bike can turn left to take the unpaved bike path along the Tiber to Anghiari.
Km 38.6 At the end of a progressive climb, turn left at the crossroads towards Sansepolcro. Continue straight uphill to visit the center of Anghiari.
Km 39.2 At the end of a short descent, pass the traffic light and turn right.
Km 42.9 At the crossroads with the traffic light, cross the street and continue straight towards Citerna.
Km 43.5 Fighille. Continue straight.
Km 45.5 Turn right towards Citerna, which you can see in the distance on the right.
Km 46.5 Beginning of climb.
Km 49 At the crossroads, turn right towards Citerna. The final 500 meters of steep climb begins.
Km 49.5 Citerna. End of leg.