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GIRO D'ITALIA
FINAL WEEK ACROSS THE ALPS 
 

WATCH THE BEST RIDERS FIGHT FOR THE PINK JERSEY DURING THE LAST 10 DAYS OF THE GIRO 

START/FINISH

LAKE GARDA - BASSANO

DURATION

10 DAYS - 9 NIGHTS

AVG.DISTANCE

100 KM

AVG.ELEVATION

1'500 MT

DIFFICULTY

HIGHLIGHTS

The hardest pro tour stage race in the world, in the most beautiful country in the world. Who will wear the final Pink Jersey in Roma, after so many mountains? Come and watch this incredible race and go “inside the Giro” with our founders Andrea Nicosia and Simon Clarke, who has worn the Maglia Rosa and will show you the race like no one else can.

Our Giro Experience starts in Lake Garda with the fast Individual Time Trial! 

After this nice warm up ride, we will the follow the race on the Central Alps, Passing by Livigno and climbing the legendary Passo Stelvio! Then move on the DOLOMITES  and finally in Bassano for the last decisive stage with its double ascent up to Montegrappa! A great trip across the Northern Italian regions of Lombardia, Trentino and Veneto featuring many  legendary climbs!

 

7 Giro Stages including the ITT and the Queen stage!

DETAILS

  • START-FINISH: 

  • DIFFICULTY: 4 - Intermediate-Advanced

  • AVG DISTANCE: 100km

  • AVG ASCENT: 1500mt

  • MAIN ROUTE: 850km

  • GIRO STAGES: 8 including the Final in Verona

  • Recommended Arrival Airport: MILANO MXP

  • Recommened Departure Airport: VENICE

DATES & COST

​DEPARTURES

  • 17 to 26 May 2024

  • 19 to 26 May 2024

COST PER PERSON

  • 10 days in Twin-Double room: € 4,350

  • Single Room + € 650

  • 8 days in Twin-Double room: € 3,550

  • Single Room + € 550

YOUR RIDE

WHO WOULD ENJOY THIS EXPERIENCE?

The experience is built for all riders able to ride for 4-5 hours. This is not a race or high intensity riding, but rather a true epic cycling Experience into the exciting atmosphere of the Giro D’Italia and its legendary cols. 

We will ride as a group on the rolling terrain and as individuals or small groups on the climbs, so that everyone will enjoy the ride. On top of each major climb we will regroup to watch the pro peloton suffering, 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 cycling races, legendary climbs, and magnificent scenery will enjoy this incredible experience!

THE TOUR INCLUDES

  • A fantastic tour itinerary designed by Andrea 

  • All hotel accommodations in strategic hotels, generally 4 stars, in twin-double room

  • All breakfasts, 1 lunch and all dinners

  • 2 professional guides on tour (one fully qualified mechanic)

  • Regular meetings with Pro Riders during the race, when possible 

  • Van support throughout the tour

  • All in-tour transfers

  • Snacks and food supplements including electrolytes, gels, and energy bars during rides 

  • 1 top quality cycling kit made by  OMR  (jersey, knicks, socks) 

  • Detailed printed tour information booklet

MORE ABOUT THE TERRAIN

We have selected some of the best stages offering a mix of all terrains, but there will be a lot of climbing!

The start from the Torino is definitely not to hard, but after those sweet hills everything else is more demanding!

Some of the climbs can be challenging as well with some steep sections, but generally for short distances. 

The descents are generally technical but well-paved and safe. There will be some rolling terrain as well, but honestly not much! 

ON REQUEST, NOT INCLUDED

  • Single room

  • High-end rental bike

  • Massage at hotel 

  • Personal airport transfer 

  • Alcohol in General

  • Flights

  • Travel Insurance

  • Guides Tips

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1 - Lake Garda Warm up ride

Welcome & warm up ride

This is a warm-up ride to ease the legs and bod, but It will take us into the Giro D'Italia Atmosphere!  We will ride along Lake Garda and meet Proriders warming up for the first stage!

Day 2 - Lake Garda, Giro Stage 14 ITT

Main Route: 60km, 40mi 

Total Ascent: 500m, 1500ft

It's time to watch the Giro D'Italia on the road!

We will ride to the start of the Individual Time Trial and then to the finish along the race course! The start ramp and finish line are the best spot to enjoy this super fast race, but we will also stop along the course to see the riders flying at 60km/h!

Day 3 - Lake Garda to Livigno, Giro Stage 15 Transfer & Ride

Main Route: 90km, 69mi

Total Ascent: 2500m, 8500ft

We continue our adventure moving into the Central Alps....the mountains from now will look extremely big! After 2 hours in the car, we will ride the famous-infamous Passo del Bernina into Switzerland, which will be in the Giro the following Stage.

Day 4 - Livigno Loop to Saint Moritz, Giro Rest day

Main Route: 60km, 40mi Total Ascent: 1500m, 4500ft

Livigno is a great location for a rest day! We will have the opportunity to meet riders during their recovery ride and maybe squeeze in a quick visit to Saint Moritz, which is just "around the corner"!

Day 5 - Livigno to Bolzano, Giro Stage 16

Main Route: 115km, 70mi

Total Ascent: 2500m, 8500ft

We keep following the Carovana Rosa (the Pink convoy!) through the alps heading east towards the Dolomites. Today we will climb the King of the mountains, Passo Stelvio,  stop at the top watching the race and ride on the same course chasing the peloton...who will be faster??

Day 6 - Bolzano to Feltre, Giro Stage 17 

Main Route: 115km, 70mi

Total Ascent: 1500m, 4500ft

Another great day as we cross the Dolomites, the most famous mountains in the cycling world! We will end up on top of Passo Bracon, a short but challenging climb at the end of a big stage. The Peloton will climb it twice, so it will be a great show!

Day 7 - Feltre Loop Fiera, Giro Stage 18

Main Route: 50km, 38mi

Total Ascent: 500m, 1500ft

After two big mountain stages, it's time to take it easy. We will ride to the start of the stage, enjoy the atmosphere, have a nice lunch and ride back to watch on TV  the second last sprint finish of the Giro 2024!

Day 8 - Feltre to Bassano del Grappa

Main Route: 80km, 50mi

Total Ascent: 1500m, 4500ft

Another fantastic day on the bike ahead of the Giro Queen Stage!We leave the Mountains for one day as we ride to Bassano del Grappa, near Pinarello and many other famous cycling brands like Wilier and Gaerne! But not only cycling as the area is also in the heart of Prosecco wine, perfect to celebrate today stage winner!

Day 9 - Bassano loop to Montegrappa, Giro Stage 20

Main Route: 100km, 60mi

Total Ascent: 3500m, 11000ft

Today we’ll follow one of the most spectacular stage of the Giro, with the double ascent up to Monte Grappa. This is the final battle for the Maglia Rosa before the parade in Roma. We’ll ride the same route of the race and watch the show live on the side of the road ...and the Winner is???

Day 10 - Goodbye

Check out and transfer to airport

See you soon!

TOUR MAP

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