THE LEGENDARY LAKES, ALPS & DOLOMITES
RIDE ACROSS THE ALPS FROM LAKE COMO, VIA PASSO STELVIO TO THE MAJESTIC DOLOMITES
COMO - CORVARA
10 DAYS/9 NIGHT
This tour has something for all keen Cyclists: good climbing, thrilling descent, legendary cols, fantastic alpine locations and delouse food!
We start in Como and We tackle the famous Colle Del Ghisallo, then the king of the mountains, the legendary Passo dello Stelvio with its 48 swtichbacks, the nasty Mortirolo and the scenic Passo Gavia!
We will then move to the Dolomites taking the challenge of the legendary Passo Pordoi, Giau, Marmolda and many more! Bormio, Merano, Corvara and Bolzano are our host towns, all with different characters but same beauty!
WHO WOULD ENJOY THIS EXPERIENCE?
The experience is built for all riders able to ride for 3-5 hours. This is not a race or high intensity riding, but rather a true cycling adventure across some of the most picturesque region in the world.
We will ride as a group on the rolling terrain and as individuals or small groups on the short climbs, so that everyone will enjoy the ride. On top of each major climb we will regroup to celebrate and refill our bottles, and then enjoy the descent together. As a team, we’ll support each other during the ride and make sure everyone finishes safe and happy!
All cyclists interested in exploring a new region, learning about local culture while admiring magnificent scenery will enjoy this incredible experience!
THE TOUR INCLUDES
A fantastic tour itinerary designed by Andrea
All hotel accommodations in beautiful hotels, generally 4 stars, in twin-double room
All breakfasts, 1 lunch and all dinners except one
2 professional guides on tour (one fully qualified mechanic)
Van support throughout the tour
All in-tour transfers
Snacks and food supplements including electrolytes, gels, energy bars by OTE Sport
Garmin 810-820 loan unit with maps for duration of tour
1 top quality cycling Team kit (jersey, knicks, socks) by DAMA
Detailed printed tour information booklet
Extra activities besides cycling
MORE ABOUT THE TERRAIN
We have selected some of the best climbs of the Alps so the terrain will be mainly Mountains with some valley roads in-between. The start from Como is perfect as a warm up, but from day three we climb the Gavia and Mortirolo!
The climbs are long and steady and the gradient is always around 7-8% and when steeper, generally for short distances.
There are some exceptions of course, such as the Mortirolo and the Giau, where the gradient reach 15-17%!
ON REQUEST, NOT INCLUDED
High-end rental bike
Massage at hotel
Personal airport transfer