Nestled in the Friulian Alps, territory of the greatest stages of the Giro d’Italia, Carnia, the world heritage of road cycling, will be the stage of this week "only for six cyclists". Set between Carinthia and Cadore, this marvelous mountain community is well known for its 49 majestic climbs among the hardest of the UCI circuit: Zoncolan and Crostis! We will also discover its’ food and wine through the wonderful 7 valleys, immersed in a green emerald scenery, which we will admire by staying in 6 beautiful "apartments suites" reserved only for BIKE DIVISION’s cyclists.
- Full board with breakfast at the hotel and lunch during the rides in the most typical places of the territory, with van and trailer waiting on the spot with personal items of each riders. Dinners in the best Friuli’s cuisen restaurants.
- For just one week the year, for 6 people only: Superior apartments (90-120 sqm) fully equipped with every comfort, reserved for one person cyclist
- Cycling Kit (jersey and bib shorts)
- 2 guides reserved for the 6 lucky ones for daily tours
- 9-seater van with bike trailer available for the whole stay, for both guided tours and private needs
- Daily massage session
- Refreshments during rides
- Alarmed bike deposit
- Equipment for bike cleaning
- Mechanical assistance
- Daily laundry service
- All the services of the Hotel (400m far) available for the guest: Swimming pool with whirlpools, Turkish Bath, Sauna.
6 of the most beautiful itineraries in Carnia! Real "experiences" that will make you ride through wonderful views and taste the best food and wine of the territory, in a world heritage location for cycling. Last itinerary of the week: the climb to the Zoncolan. All six itineraries will be studied with attention to detail, providing the highest level of service for cyclists, Lunch break in unique environments. Cyclists will eat in farms and factories at 1600m altitude and will have the possibility to drink freshly brewed craft beer. Itinerary can be customized based on the cycling experience (MEDIUM and HARD).
Check in at The Residence
Wonderful accomodation facing Monte Zoncolan and Monte Crostis, just 18 km from the Austrian border
Monte Croce Pass Carnico & Passo Pramollo
Distance: 110 km - Climbing: 2100 mt
- 110.819 km,
- 2315 mt positive height
- 2330 mt negative height
- 367 mt elevation min
- 1534 mt elevation max
Over 100 km crossing the Italy/Austria border twice, climbing two wonderful climbs like Passo Monte Croce Carnico that will make us live the memories of the great war in its 16 km, and Passo Pramollo with its 11km with slopes often above 10%.
Passo Pura (Giro 2014) / Casera Razzo (Giro 2014)/ Ravascletto (Giro 2018)
Distance: 108 km / 2600 mt
- 108.741 km,
- 2594 mt positive height
- 2539 mt negative height
- 325 mt elevation min
- 1810 mt elevation max
Passing through the stage of the Giro 2014, we will cross the most beautiful villages of Carnia through wonderful lakes and enchanted villages. The first climb will be the Passo del Purte with its 9 km, to reach the 1500mt at 8.7% average, then we’llkeep going passing by the wonderful Lake Sauris up to Casera Razzo 1900mt, then finally go down to Val Pesarina ready to attack the last fatigue of the day: Ravascletto
Venzone Lago di Cavazzo / Venzone Gemona
Distance: 60 km - Climbing: 600 mt
- 59.983 km
- 633 mt positive height
- 670 mt negative height
- 197 mt elevation min
- 434 mt elevation max
Rest day – we’ll be visiting the wisely restructured towns after the earthquake of 1976, that in 2017 have been awarded as the most beautiful villages in Italy: Venzone and Gemona, passing through the wonderful Cavazzo.
Sella Chianzutan (Giro 2017) / Crostis (Giro 2011)
Distance: 93 km - 2600 mt
- 92.952 km,
- 2798 mt positive height
- 2697 mt negative height
- 298 mt elevation min
- 19784 mt elevation max
After a long climb we’ll be up to Sella Chianzutan. Then the Monte Crostis, one of the most spectacular and fearsome climbs of Friuli with its 14.5 km
Salino Passo Duron (Giro 2018) / Ravascletto (tour 2018) Zoncolan 80km 2400 mt
Distance: 75km 2400 mt
- 74.082 km,
- 2476 mt positive height
- 2457 mt negative height
- 422 mt elevation min
- 1727 mt elevation max
Today’s Judgment Day! We will ride to Monte Zoncolan! The most challenging climb in the world. 10km long with 6 to 15% average.
Sella Nevea Mangart Tarvisio Chiusaforte
Distance: 120km 2500 mt
- 118.253 km,
- 2536 mt positive height
- 2534 mt negative height
- 317 mt elevation min
- 1981 mt elevation max
We will go to face one of the most beautiful climbs in Europe, the Mangart, crossing the Slovenian borders. With its 11.5 km,reaching at an altitude of 2100 meters, the Mangart can be called the queen of the week for its beauty! An authentic monolith stone...enjoy climbing it meter by meter!
Wonderful accomodation overlooking the But river valley, facing Monte Zoncolan and Monte Crostis, just 18 km from the Austrian border. Enough to describe these beautiful superior apartments that host cyclists and their families from all over the world! With a splendid decor, a mix between mountain and modern forniture, all the accommodations are about 80 to 100 square meters big, and have comfortable fully equipped kitchen with thermal induction hobs, and large bedrooms with 32 "LCD TVs.