Ideal for cyclist
CYCLING TOUR
Lake Como, Lombardy
MEETING POINT
Daily
DURATION

Tour Highlights

Covid free
A total sustainable and Covid free tour;
Between Italy and Switzerland
A day spent with friends, wonderful places, unusual and silent roads, smugglers' paths between Italy and Switzerland;
In collaboration with FAI
The GODOIT collaboration with FAI will allow you to visit Villa Fogazzaro Roi and enjoy a picnic lunch along the lake within its small exclusive botanical garden;
Lake Como
Lake Como, iconic place famous all over the world for its views and its villas. The Godoit Cycling tour will allow you to discover both branches described within the novel “I Promessi Sposi” by Alessandro Manzoni: 2 rides matching art, culture, design, Made in Italy, food and wine
Concierge service
Both the serenity and comfort of visiting magnificent locations exploiting the "concierge" service of Godoit staff: changing shoes and "cleaning" to enjoy the guided tours of the wonderful Villa del Balbianello, just famous for hosting Star Wars saga and one of the most famous FAI location;
Covid19 security protocol
A total safe ride, even with other unknown cyclists, thanks to the application of the new Godoit Covid19 protocol which provides for body temperature measurement by means of thermoscanner, Covid19 self-declaration and rapid swab made on site (or, alternatively, within the last 12h by the participants);
GODOIT assistance
The continuous assistance of two Godoit bicycle guides and the flagship car service all the time;
Only small group
Only small group of cyclists (max 9).

Itinerary description

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DAY 1 – From Lake Como to Lugano's one

Meeting in Urio lakeside in the province of Como on Saturday morning at 09.00. Briefing of the day and application of the Covid19 protocol for the health and serenity of all participants. Departure of the ride towards to Villa del Balbianello, one of the most beautiful villas on Lake Como and location of some scenes of Star Wars saga. You can fully enjoy the guided tour thanks to Godoit’s “concierge” service. Then, Godoit guides will lead you towards the east shore of Lugano lake reaching Villa Fogazzaro Roi. It will be time for relaxation and energy recovery, having a picnic lunch organized in the garden of the lakeside Villa reserved for you.

The 2nd part of the cycling tour will lead you to the challenging ascent to Lanzo di Intelvi first; afterwards, you will cross the Italian border with a short hike through one of the many paths used by smugglers in the past. Now you are within Swiss land (take you passport/ID card) but ready to descend to the Italian border again reaching the amazing lakeside road will accompany you till to your cars.

Meals: pic-nic lunch in Villa Fogazzaro ROI

Destination: Lake Como, Lake Lugano

Bike itinerary: about 90 km and 1.200 meters (uphill) altitude gap

 

Gear

  • Godoit technical bike jersey 100% Made in Italy (men and women sizes);
  • Quick Covid19 swab test;

Meals

  • Pic-nic lunch within “Gli Orti” Villa Fogazzaro ROI;
  • Energy supplements;

Activities and Sustainability

  • 1 cycling tour;
  • Entrance and guided tours of Villa Fogazzaro ROI and Villa del Balbianello;
  • CO2 offsets;

Support

  • 2 Godoit cycling guides;
  • Mechanical and recovery assistance during bike tours;
  • “Concierge” service during bicycle tours;

Not included:

  • Transfers to / from the destination;
  • Road bike rental (on request);
  • Any purchases made by customers;
  • Tips for the guides;
  • Anything not expressly mentioned.

* If guests do a quick swab on their own not older than 48h, it is to be delivered to the tour-leaderIn. A budget of € 40 will be refunded

2021
Every Saturday from 01 May to 15 May
AVAILABLE
Booking & info please contact: booking@godo-it.com

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