Giro d’Italia 2019 – NORTHERN ITALY STAGES - MAY 22 - 29, 2019 (7 nights)
Join us to live one week in pink jersey. Ride on the same roads of the pros just a few hours before the race, breathing the Italian enthusiasm for the Giro. Climb the hardest hills and lose yourself in the most beautiful landscapes of the Alps cheering your favourite athletes. Taste the best food and wines of the region as part of this incredible experience. Andrea Tonti, former grand tour racer and member of the Giro d’Italia Technical Committee will guide you through the courses and introduce you to the incredible world of the Giro d’Italia.
ARE YOU READY TO WEAR THE MAGLIA ROSA?
May 22 - 29, 2019
- 7 nights stay at 3 and 4* Hotels
- Daily breakfast
- Evening meal
- Daily guided rides with Andrea Tonti
- Professional mechanic assistance for the entire trip
- Support van and professional mechanic during the rides
- Airport Transfers (from/to Milan Malpensa airport)
- #1 visit at local distillery with tasting
- Physiotherapist for daily sessions (upon request at discounted price)
- Light snacks, fresh fruits and Hydration during the rides
- Kit Bike Division (cycling jersey, Water Bottle, etc.)
ADDITIONAL OPTIONAL SERVICES:
- Rental Carbon bike € 40,00 per day
- International flights and bike transportation
- Travel insurance
Cost per person in double occupancy: € 2500,00
- May 21 Depart USA
- Day 1 - May 22
Arrival and check-in at Torre Pellice Hotel
- Day 2 - May 23
Giro d'Italia Stage 12: Cuneo – Pinerolo.
Ride: Torre Pellice - Montoso - Pinerolo. loop. 56 km, 1100m+.
The First Summit
We'll ride the final 65 km of the stage. After a little descent we we’ll climb the first categorised summit of the 2019 Giro in Montoso (1st category). Than the course follows the mild undulations of the Prealps around Saluzzo. After reaching Pinerolo, the route takes a pass over the wall steep Via dei Principi di Acaja (with peaks topping out at 20%).
- Day 3 - May 24
Giro d'Italia Stage 13: Pinerolo – Ceresole Reale.
Ride: Cuorgnè – Pian del Lupo - Ceresole Reale. 78 km, 2600m+.
Col del Nivolet
We'll ride the final 78km of the stage, facing the first climb at Pian del Lupo and then the famous Col Del Nivolet, for the very first time in the Giro d’Italia route. The route takes the renewed “old road”, with steep gradients topping out at 14/15%.
- Day 4 - May 25
Giro d'Italia Stage 14: Saint Vincent – Courmayeur.
Ride: Arvier – Colle San Carlo – Courmayeur. 50km, 1500m+.
Skyway Monte Bianco
We'll ride the final 50 km, facing the hard Colle San Carlo (10km at 10%), before the summit finish in Courmayeur . We can also decide to add 16km more and 600m+ climbing the Truc d’Arbe from Villeneuve.
- Day 5 - May 26
Giro d'Italia Stage 15: Ivrea – Como
Ride: Onno – Ghisallo – Sormano – Civiglio – Como. 84km, 2300m+.
Short ride to the start village, then 2h car to Onno, from where we'll ride the final 84 km. The route goes back onto the recent “historical” course of the Giro di Lombardia in Asso where takes in climbs up Ghisallo, Colma di Sormano, Civiglio and San Fermo.
- Day 6 - May 27
Giro d'Italia Stage: rest day for the pros.
Ride: Colico – Ponte di Legno. 100km, 1900m+
Rest day? No thanks
Transfer stage. First part is entirely on cycle path of the Valtellina route. Then we'll climb the famous Aprica pass before the summit finish in Ponte di Legno.
- Day 7 - May 28
Giro d'Italia Stage 16: Lovere – Ponte di Legno
Ride: Ponte di Legno – Gavia – Bormio – Mortirolo – Ponte di Legno. 114 km, 3000m+.
Gavia and Mortirolo: The Queen Stage
We'll ride tha final 114km of Giro stage, with a loop starting and ending in Ponte di Legno. The route takes in climbs up Passo Gavia (Cima Coppi) and Passo del Mortirolo, along the legendary Mazzo di Valtellina side.
- Day 8 - May 29
After a quickly visit to the Giro starting village in Commezzadura, we’ll come back to the airport.
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