Marche, Italy (2008)

These pictures were taken during a cycling trip in the Marche province of Italy, August 2008.


Day 1: Arrival Tuoro sul Trasimeno

Augustus 2, 2008 - Arrival at Tuoro sul Trasimeno

The other side of the story

Fruttas e Verduras

Tuoro

Great camping in Tuoro. My bike and tent~


Day 2: Stage 1: Tuoro - Citta di Castello (87km)

Lago Trasimeno

Tobacco

Tobacco

First break of the holiday!

Drying seed

Great views

Pietralunga


Day 3: Stage 2: Citta di Castello - Novafeltria (95km)

We look so tired already! In Viamaggio

Cowy's

Balze downhill

Views near Pereto

Splendid camping-site near Perticara


Day 4: Walk around Perticara

Perticara


Day 5: Stage 3: Novafeltria - Urbino (83km)

Vehicle (Belongs in a museum!)

Our first Passo! Passo Cantoniera

Passo Cantoniera - I admit, I lost the sprint from Johannes...

This might be Carpegna. But we cycled so fast, maybe its somewhere else already ;)

Team mates on the way to Lunano

Johannes - keep your speed!

Urbino - UNESCO world heritage

Urbino

Doing the dishes


Day 6: Visit Urbino

Urbino seen from the camping

Urbino

Urbino

Urbino

Duc's palace, Urbino

Duc's palace, Urbino

Urbino

Urbino

Urbino

Urbino


Day 7: Stage 4: Urbino - Ostra (66km)

Enjoying the view near Fossombrone

View nearby Fossombrone

Nearby Fossombrone

Steeeeeep descent Fossombrone - Please check your brakes and parachute

What is this??

Corinaldo

View from little tower in Corinaldo

Small street in Corinaldo

Gate in Corinaldo

Strange sky in Ostra


Day 8: Stage 5: Ostra - Sarnano (110km)

Just a picture on the road

Lovely road

Monti Sibillini

Nice landscapes!

Bridgy

Tolentino, Ponte di Diavolo in the background

Same gate, other side


Day 9: Rest!

Monti Sibillini, near Sarnano


Day 10: Stage 6: Sarnano - Preci (107km)

None of these places on my map... Am I lost??

Monti Sibillini

Left or right....?

Having a break and some shadow

The Monti's once more

Splendid~

On the way to the Forca di Presta!

Our team leader contacting the headquarters.

Arrival at the top! - Picture proves cycling is faster than a car ;-)

Quattro Meloni

Forca di Presta - 1535m

Magic view from the top

De Piano Grande

Last climb to the camping (Preci in the background)

Preci


Day 11: Rondrit Preci (35km)

Preci

Landscape on the way

Crossing sheep

Nearby Abeto

Nearby Abeto


Day 12: Stage 7: Preci - Gubbio (121km)

Near Fematre

Landscape nearby Collemincio


Day 13: Visit Gubbio

Gubbio

Gubbio

Small street in Gubbio

Play in Gubbio

Stairs of the Palazzo dei Consoli

Gubbio

Around Gubbio

The camping of Gubbio - Completely level!!!


Day 14: Stage 8: Gubbio - Tuoro (75km)

The last climbs of this trip! - Pieter

Umbertide

Small chapel

Help! The barbarians are coming! (And the first raindrops too...)

And then some more raindrops came :-(

Rain accumulates to swimming pool, but tent is dry inside :)