Bormio is at the heart of the Italian Alps with its iconic mountain passes and stunning scenery. These mountains, often featured in the Giro d’Italia, will test your cycling ability and the breathtaking backdrop will spark your inner desire to challenge yourself and conquer these beautiful summits!
Wilderness and the mountains blend to create vertical walls, sheer cliffs, and narrow long valleys. Cycle through a distinctive landscape of exceptional beauty, surrounded by nature and the Ladin culture, nestled into idyllic small villages, pastures and fields of green in the valleys between the mountains.
An iconic region of Italy known especially for world famous Chianti wine production and beautiful terraced vineyard landscapes. Pastoral vistas of cypress dotted hills surround the quiet roads. The cycling experience is only enhanced by the occasional stop for a wine tasting or a lunch of local specialties.
Cycling in Northern Italy has some of the best riding in the world. Panoramic Lake Garda, just south of the Alps and Dolomites offers a variety of terrain, including flats around the lake, rolling hills in the Valpolicella wine region, and big climbs towards the foothills of the Alps. It’s truly a cyclist’s paradise.
A dramatic landscape, where blue waters meet alpine foothills, which meet the blue sky. The village of Bellagio is world famous for its breathtaking views looking across the northern arm of the lake onto the Alps. Cycling here always includes a pilgrimage to the patron saint of cyclists, the Madonna del Ghisallo.
Birthplace of the ‘Slow Food’ movement and home to the Nebbiolo grape vineyards producing Barolo and Barbaresco. Ancient hilltop towns and castles, and trattorias serving local cuisine abound. While the food and wine is a highlight of Piedmont, the cycling is no less delightful with mountain climbs and rolling hills.
Fiuggi, near the “Eternal City” of Rome, lies within a rustic countryside. This thermal spa city is rich in forests, historical villages and monasteries. Endless panoramic views surround you; quiet roads persuade you to keep going, and the hills challenge, yet reveal a natural beauty that engulfs you turn after turn.
The Adriatic Coast, the birthplace of Marco Pantani is the gateway to the spectacular Romagna region framed by the ocean and the Apennine mountains. Riding through ancient hilltop villages that dot the countryside, the horizon opens to spectacular views of the Romagna, stretching all the way to the sea.