Ideal for cyclist
CYCLING TOUR
Milan, Lombardy
MEETING POINT
6 days and 5 nights
DURATION

Tour Highlights

The excellence of Made in Italy
A complete tour to discover the excellence of Made in Italy and Lombardy. From Milan, capital of fashion & design, to the vineyards of Valtellina cultivated on UNESCO heritage dry stone walls; from the uphill roads overlooking the enchanting Como lake, to the famous roads along which the victory of Giro d’Italia has often been decided;
Tourist visit of Milan
In Milan you’ll be able to appreciate the fashion & design dimension but also its incredible artistic and cultural heritage, before immersing yourself in the “movida milanese” nightlife
The excitement of Vigorelli
The thrill of cycling on track through history, in the legendary Vigorelli velodrome;
Nebbiolo tasting
You’ll taste Nebbiolo wine according Valtellina’ heritage;
Michelin starred restaurants
You’ll delight yourself with the cuisine of the most celebrated Michelin star chefs, tasting local delicacies in typical Italian-style locations;
5 stars accomodation
You’ll spend the night between comfort and style in Milan and Bormio luxury hotels, in the heart of Valtellina, with wellness treatments, roman thermal baths and fabulous room;
Bicycle test
You’ll test Made in Italy fully equipped Specialissima bikes for cycling itineraries;
Personal shopper
You’ll cycle across the historic centre of Milan riding our citybike, stopping for shopping in one of the world’s fashion capitals supported by our personal shoppers;
Transfers in electric vehicles
All transfers will be run on board our electric vehicles.
Covid19 security procedure
The internal procedures in terms of health, cleaning and social behavior to prevent Covid19 infection will be applied during all the tour. We rely on your understanding and participation.

Itinerary description

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Day 1 - Welcome drink and insight in the Italian design

Guest pick-up from Milan Linate / Milan Malpensa airport/ Milan central station between 14.00 and 15.00 o’clock on Sunday*.  Transfer and visit of some of the most exclusive Italian design company producing Made in Italy furniture famous all over the world. Afterwards you’ll be run to the Relais Château Monfort hotel in the center of Milan for the welcome drink and weekend briefing. Accommodation in the rooms and dinner at a well-known Milan’ starred restaurant.

Meals: dinner

Destination: Milan

Bike itineraryi: nothing

Accomodation: Relais Château Monfort or similar level one in case of over-booking

* Both pick-up and dropp-off services out from scheduled range time are also guaranteed with an additional cost which will be communicated on request: we kindly ask our guests to advise us in right advance for organizational reasons.

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Day 2 - Up & down (Mangiaebevi) of Milan’ surroundings

Breakfast in hotel, then transfer to the outskirts of Milan on our fully electric vehicles. You’ll be ready for an enjoyable up and down along the country roads of Brianza, in a succession of “mangia e bevi” (literally eat and drink) between Monticello, Sirtori and Colle Brianza that will surely raise your body temperature. Some uphill sections will be very steep, but a packed lunch in perfect Godoit style will restore your energy to return to the cars. Back in the hotel, you’ll have time to enjoy a relaxing massage and get ready before going out to discover Milan by means of our city bikes, visiting the most iconic and artistic landmarks of the Lombard metropolis: the Duomo cathedral, the Sforzesco Castle, la Scala theatre and the Da Vinci Cenacle (Last Supper) (the last two are subject to seasonal availability). Our personal shoppers will be available to anyone wanting to be guided along the fashion experience of the famous Quadrilatero della Moda. You’ll then return to the hotel to prepare for the evening, during which you’ll taste traditional Italian dishes in one of Milan’s famous Michelin star restaurants.

Meals: breakfast, light lunch & dinner

Destination: Brianza and Milan

Bike itinerary: about 80 km and 1’000 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accomodation: Relais Château Monfort or similar level one in case of over-booking

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Day 3 - The Lake Como' beauty

After breakfast, another transfer towards the city outskirts to avoid Lombardy’s regional capital traffic and dedicate the day to climbing some of the region’s most renowned hills, made famous by Giro d’Italia and Giro di Lombardia; characterised by beautiful locations and breath-taking landscapes overlooking lake Como. The first uphill section will take you on top of Piani del Tivano at 1.200 metres above sea level, and the boldest of you will suffer along the legendary steep “muro di Sormano”: 300 metres of altitude difference in only 2 km! You’ll then go down towards the lake, cycling along its shores until you reach the enchanting town of Bellagio. After a quick and light lunch, you’ll climb up to the summit of the mighty Ghisallo, where you’ll be visiting the historic museum. The trip back to the cars will be a pleasant and easy downhill section. Then it’s back to the hotel, where you can enjoy a sports massage and a hot shower before diving into the “movida milanese” for a typical “aperitize” followed by dinner at renowned Michelin star chef Carlo Cracco’s restaurant.

Meals: breakfast, light lunch & dinner

Destination: Milan and Lake Como sorroundings

Bike itinerary: about 70 km and 1’400 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accomodation: Relais Château Monfort  or similar level one in case of over-bookingg

 

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Day 4 - Valtellina and its wines

A last breakfast in your hotel, before the transfer to Bormio and Valtellina on board of our fully electric fleet. Along the way you’ll visit one of the most famous wineries of the area, and you’ll be able to taste their products paired with local dishes. Once you reach your destination and check-in to your rooms, you’ll be accompanied by our guides to reach the mythical Stelvio Pass: an incredible climb, challenging and rich in history, covered many times during the Giro d’Italia. Upon your return at the hotel, you’ll be able to relax in the fantastic roman thermal baths Bagni Vecchi in Bormio. The evening will conclude at the hotel’s restaurant, tasting typical recipes from Valtellina.

Meals: breakfast, light lunch & dinner

Destination: Milan, Bormio and Valtellina

Bike itinerary: about 30 km and 1’500 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accomodation: Gran Hotel Bagni Nuovi**

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Day 5 - Pedalling inside history…

A good breakfast in the hotel will help you face the challenging day ahead: the legendary road up Gavia Pass. Leaving Bormio, you’ll immediately begin going up towards Santa Caterina Valfurva, provided that local authorities grant access to cars along the road which may often be closed due to risk of avalanche. You’ll then start the arduous but greatly rewarding climb towards Gavia Pass. Once you reach the top, we’ll turn our bikes around to go back to the valley floor and after we go past Bormio an up and down section will give your muscles the final blow. The arrival at the hotel will allow you to enjoy a restoring massage that will get you back in shape for the evening, when you will experiment a kitchen under the stars if the weather allows it; otherwise, you will visit one of the most historic restaurants in Bormio, tasting traditional dishes.

Meals: breakfast, light lunch & dinner

Destination: Milan, Bormio and Valtellina

Bike itinerary: about 50 km and 1’400 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accomodation: Gran Hotel Bagni Nuovi**

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Day 6 - Come back home

It’s going back home day, but not before having enjoyed the Godoit experience: a track racing course with cycling federation specialists in the legendary Vigorelli velodrome, which was also home of Fausto Coppi’s hour record. An electrifying experience that… will give you the appetite for a satisfying lunch at Terrazza Martini with a view on the Dome.

Meals breakfast and light lunch

Destination: Milan

Bike itinerary: nothing

** At tour execution confirmation, the hotel category will be confirmed. In case of overbooking, the Bormio’ accomodation tour will be based on 4-star structures as there’s only one 5 stars in the surroundings.

Accomodation

  • Accommodation in a 5-star hotel typical of historical Italian style;
  • Luggage transfer;
  • Pick-up and dropp-off on Milan’ airport or Milan’ central station on board 100% electric vehicles;

Gear

  • Covid19 cleaning procedure;
  • Top of the line bicycle selection 100% Made in Italy, e-bike on demand;
  • City bike for visiting Milan;
  • Godoit outfit made of ultra-performing materials 100% Made in Italy, customized for men and women;
  • Bike helmets and footwear (if requested);

Meals

  • Daily breakfasts in hotel and light lunches during bikes tour;
  • All the gourmet dinners at Michelin star restaurant;
  • Sommelier selection of local wines and beverage for all the meals;

Activities

  • Entrance fees to historic sites, museums, parks, and all other exclusive events
  • Godoit experiences;
  • Wellness massages;

Support

  • 2 professional Godoit guides available all the time;
  • Mechanical assistance by our electric vehicle during bike tours (also for distributing refreshments and lifts in case of need) if suitable with roads permission and features;
  • Tourist guides, personal shoppers and other assistance services necessary to enjoy experiences.

Not included

  • Airfare;
  • Lunch of the check-in day and dinner of check-out day;
  • Everything not expressly mentioned;
  • Transfers before and after Godoit cycling tour;
  • Gratuities for guides;
  • Travel Protection;
  • Beverages ordered by guests beyond normal amounts and away from group activities will incur additional charges.
2021
Only private
On demand
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