Jun 25, 2019 — Jun 30, 2019

Tuscany Biking

With Jim Falk

About this Trip

Led by avid cyclist and Dallas/Fort Worth President and CEO Jim Falk, bike from the verdant hills of the Tuscan countryside to the crystalline waters of the Silver Coast.  Savor views of the ancient perched town of Montalcino.  Ride through enchanting wine country and discover vineyards that produce exceptional Brunello grapes.  Sheep-dotted fields and rustic villas make up the picturesque inland landscape of Tuscany.  A bike route lined with olive, cypress and pine trees leads to your country retreat.  A private cellar tour and dinner with wine pairing awaits at Le Mortelle, a renowned Antinori estate.  Breathe in the sea air on an exhilarating spin through foothills and valleys to the bustling fishing port of Castiglione della Pescaia.  Kick back on the beach or indulge in gelato as you stroll the historic town center.  Explore Orbetello Lagoon and trace the quiet shore of Lake Burano.  End your tour with idyllic vistas of the blue lagoon.  All biking levels welcome including eBikes!

$5,999 per person plus airfare.

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About the Leader

Jim Falk has been President and CEO of World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth since August 2001. He began his international career as director of education at the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C. and in April 2013, he was appointed Honorary Consul for the Kingdom of Morocco for the state of Texas. Jim and his parents lived in Tunis, Tunisia throughout Jim’s high school years where he attended a French lycée. He earned his French baccalauréate in philosophy and modern languages. He is a Washington and Lee University graduate, and received his master’s degree in international law and organization and Middle Eastern studies from the University of Virginia.

  • "Jim Falk’s tour leadership was outstanding. It was clear that he wanted everyone to have a good time and to get the most out of the trip."

    Raymond Termini, TX

  • "Jim Falk’s enthusiasm and knowledge enhanced our experience."

    Lana Ursprung, CT