Federazione Italiana Amici della Bicicletta
FIAB (Italian Federation of Friends of the Bicycle) is an environmental organization which promotes the use of the bicycle as an environmentally friendly means of transport within a urban context and the tourism by bicycle. With the overall aim of improving the quality of life in urban areas and preserve the nature, the Federation encourages the development of bicycle routes, limitation of automobil traffic, combined bike+mass transit solutions and more.
Activities include: bicycle rallies in both urban and suburban contexts, along with day-trips, weekend excursions, and longer bicycle tours. FIAB publishes route maps and proposals for new bicycle itineraries (see www.bicitalia.org). FIAB promote accomodation for tourng bicyclists (see www.albergabici.it). FIAB is an affiliate of the European Cyclists’ Federation.