Lakes - Greats - The Sky

Lakes - Greats - The Sky

From €5,000 per person

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1-13th july 2020

A group is forming for this tour: Discover three of the most beautiful areas of Italy: THE LAKES - Lake Como and Lake Lugano; THE GREATS - Stelvio, Gavia and Mortirolo Passes ; THE CATHEDRALS IN THE SKY - the Dolomites more beautiful passes all within hands reach

Welcome to what we consider as the most beautifully cultured country in the world: Good Food, Good Wine, Great Scenery and Fantastic Bikes!! What better way to discover Italy than this wonderful tour covering Lake Como and Lake Garda and before you decide to stay, we shall hurry you off into the Valtellina region of Italy, close to the Swiss border where you tackle the three great passes of Stelvio (Italy's highest), Gavia and Mortirolo. Now that your legs are lean and firing, we sweeten you with the beauty of the Dolomites with poetic hairpin bends, postcard valleys, overhanging glaciers.

Brief Summary

  • Day 1 | Pick-Up Milan Malpensa Airport (Hotel Bellagio)
    • Transfer to to Bellagio on Lake Como
    • Bike Fit and short Ride to Lecco and back
    • Ride to the cyclists shrine Madonna di Ghisallo 
  • Day 2 | Ride to Lake Lugano (Switzerland) (Hotel Bellagio)
  • Day 3 | Ride the magical Esino Loop (Hotel Bellagio)
  • Day 4 | Morning transfer to the sleepy alps town of Edolo and ride the easier side of Mortirolo (Hotel Bormio)
  • Day 5 | Morning ride up Passo Gavia, afternoon relaxing in Ancient Roman Baths (Hotel Bormio)
  • Day 6 | Ride to the difficult side of Mortirolo or Cancano Lakes (Hotel Bormio)
  • Day 7 | Ride Passo Stelvio, descend Passo Umbrail into Switzerland, to Prato allo Stelvio (Hotel Prato allo Stelvio)
  • Day 8 | Ride Passo Stelvio, descend back to Prato and transfer to the Dolomites (Hotel Predazzo)
  • Day 9 | Ride the Fiemme & Cemba Valleys and Passo Manghen (Hotel Predazzo)
  • Day 10 | Ride Passo Pampeago and Passo Lavaze' (Hotel Predazzo)
  • Day 11 | Ride Passo Rolle, Passo Valles , Passo San Pellegrino to Canazei (Hotel Canazei)
  • Day 12 | Ride the Queen of the Dolomites -  Sellaronda ( Passo Pordoi, Campolongo, Gardena and Sella Passes)
  • Day 13 | Transfer to Treviso, visit Pinarello Store > Transfer to Venice Airport

* Please note that the Granfondo Pinarello is being held in Treviso on Sunday 19th July 2020 - if you wish to participate after the tour ends, please advise.

ESSENTIAL TOUR INFORMATION

  • Pick-up: Milan Malpensa Airport
  • Drop-off: Venice Marco Polo Airport
  • Accommodation: Twin Room Accommodation in 3/4/5 Star Hotels
  • Total Nights in Hotel: 12
  • Meals: all meals included
  • Dinner: all meals are a-la-carte in fine restaurants
  • Drinks at Dinner: water, soft drinks and 1/2 bottle of wine per person
  • Tour Guide/s: for every  6-7  riding guests
  • Support Van/s & Driver/s: for every 6-7 riding guests, carrying sprare tubes, tools, pump etc.
  • Snacks & Drinks: the van will be equipped with water, soft drinks, electrolytes, fruit, muesli bars, fresh bread, cold meats, vegetables etc.
BIKES

You can choose to bring your own, or make the most of one of our beautiful fleet of Pinarello's

Extra Activities

The following activities will be included in the Tour Price:

  • Visit to Madonna di Ghisallo Museum
  • Grappa Tasting in the Fiemme Valley
  • Cheese Tasting in the Fassa Valley
  • Romantic Dinner in a Michelin Star Restaurant in the Dolomites
  • Funicular Tickets to the 'Terrace of the Dolomites' (3000m)
Optional Activities
  • White Water Rafting
  • Tarzaning in Forest
exclusions

Our standard Exclusions apply, these can be found on our Booking Terms & Conditions page

Cancellation

Our standard Cancellation rules apply, these can be found on our Booking Terms & Conditions page


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Contact

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    Freshwater NSW 2096
    Australia
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