Ideal for cyclist
Milan, Lombardy
11 days and 11 nights

Tour Highlights

Tour de France Grand Depart
An epic melting-pot of cycling emotions organized during a unique vacation: from coast to coast of Chase The Sun to Strade Bianche medium route, ending with the Tour de France 1st stage departure;.
An half-itinerant holiday
An half-itinerant holiday, during which hours spent on the bike blend perfectly with both the discovery and knowledge of local territory and Made in Italy;
Total comfort
Total comfort. All private transfers - by train, bus with bike trollet and Van - will be planned and organized to fit your personal needs, including bicycles and luggage transport;
Italian style
Italian style locations to guarantee exclusivity, comfort and privacy;
Cycling tour, wine&food experiences
Cycling tour, wine&food experiences and pure relaxation moments will alternate during this holiday;
Cycling experience for everyone
A cycling experience suitable also for those ones who are not 100% cyclists but can participate to several stages thanks to e-bikes riding;
Safety, always and everywhere
Safety, always and everywhere. Godoit bike guides and flagship car will be always present during cycling tour for any mechanical or physical setback. Godoit always by your side;
An amazing cycling experience
An amazing cycling experience composed of 3 main phases: please, choose those ones to participate in or enjoy all 10 days by visiting the panoramic gravel roads around Siena, the scenic hills of Chianti region, the sea of both Versilia and Cesenatico where Marco Pantani was born, the beautiful art cities Florence, Pisa and Lucca. A journey through the Italian beauties where the Made in Italy origins are rooted

Bike itinerary


CHASE THE SUN STAGES – From 20th to 22th June 2024

Meeting on Thursday afternoon at Milan Rogoredo rail station, departure by coach with bike trolley towards Cesenatico. 2 nights in Cesenatico’ hotel with half board treatment. A short cycling tour on the hills to warm up your legs for Chase The Sun on Friday morning, while the technical briefing of the ride awaits for you in the afternoon; finally the coast-to-coast crossing Italy on Saturday, from sunrise to sunset. The Godoit recovery service is always available for any physical or mechanical inconvenience, in addition to our bike guides present on the route. A private transfer will take you to the charming Ai Santinelli farmhouse in Lucca’ province after the sunset dinner.



These are recovery days and fun. It starts with a cycling tour of roughly 50 km and 300 meters altitude gain on Sunday late morning up to the renowned Montecarlo hills, while sports massage awaits for you in the afternoon. Another ride of 70 km around Lucca is scheduled for the day after, then a rest day spent on the beach and visiting the exclusive Forte dei Marmi. You are ready for the transfer to the heart of Tuscany: a first stage will lead you to San Gimignano where both the quiet and nature of a typical agritourism welcome you after the efforts of about 90 km and 900 meter altitude gain during the daily ride; the next stage retraces the major part of Strade Bianche medium route, even equipped with a gravel bike if you felt safer. About 100 km of fun and epic cycling.


FLORENCE AND TOUR DE FRANCE STAGES – From 28th to 01th July 2024

Pedalling through the Chianti’ hills, you arrive in Florence while the rest of your luggage travels on the coach. An historic location on the outskirts of the city welcomes you, an old restored mill. A private transfer will take you to Florence the day after, now you can enter into the Tour de France paddock and breathe its magic atmosphere till the official start of the 1st stage.

A fast train brings you to Bologna to be ready for the 2nd stage. A guided cycling tour on the hills to spend time in late morning waiting for the double ascent of San Luca, the 2nd one only 15 km before the arrival. Be part of thousands of spectators  along 2 kilometers of this terrible climb!

A private transfer brings you to Bologna airport for flying back home.

  • 10 nights in 4-star category hotel;
  • Breakfast and dinner included in half board treatment (wines and drinks not included);
  • Chase The Sun 2024 registration;
  • Recovery service during Chase The Sun;
  • All internal transfers (train, coach, Van), starting from pick-up and return. The bicycles will travel within a VAN and/or bus with a bike trolley;
  • Private transfer to Florence for attending the Tour de France 1st stage departure;
  • Free Pass to the Tour de France paddock area – Florence;
  • Energy bars and fruit during cycling tour, light lunches in the programme;
  • CO2 offsets;
  • At least 2 sports massages;
  • All cycling tours included in the program with Godoit bike guides;
  • Gravel bikes renting on request for Strade Bianche stage;
  • Godoit assistance h24;
  • Insurance;
  • Laundry services on request;
  • Godoit “concierge” service;

Not included:

  • Flights;
  • Road bike rental, also in assisted version one (possible on request Pinarello and Tommasini);
  • Wines and drinks during meals;
  • Anything not expressly mentioned.
from 23th to 01th July 2024
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