Travel northern Italy exploring the Italian Alps, the Swiss Alps and the Dolomites. Experience the epic climbs of the Giro d’Italia and world championships while enjoying the quaint, picturesque mountaintop villages and spectacular views. In addition to cycling, this tour provides an afternoon of wine tasting, and sensational local Italian cuisine. Climbing highlights include the challenging passes of the Stelvio, Sella, Pordoi and many others.
The tour begins in the beautiful Lake Garda area of Italy which is between Milan and Venice. This region is located at the base of the Alps mountain range and offers a wealth of spectacular climbs, incredible scenery, fantastic wine, and also is home to many of the world’s best professionals. On this tour cyclists will have the unique opportunity to participate in the famous GranFondo Pinarello cycling event. An experience your will never forget! This tour offers a healthy mix of both challenging climbs and some easier rides for rest and recovery. We spend multiple days in various locations which makes it a great tour for non-riders as well. If you would like to learn more about GranFondo events go to our Cycling Events page.
Duration: 9 days / 8 nights
Experience Level: Intermediate / Advanced
Mileage: 40 to 60 mi / day
July 3 – 11, 2017