Tour Highlights

Sustainable cycling experience
A total sustainable cycling experience;
An itinerant cycling tour crossing 3 north Italian regions
An itinerant cycling tour crossing 3 north Italian regions, discovering different landscape as lakes, green hills, farmed fields, ancient village and Alps;
Tasting some of the best Italian red & white wine
Tasting some of the best Italian red & white wine: from Valpolicella to Chiaretto, from Bardolino to Franciacorta. Besides, the tasting of several top olive oil producers;
The visiting of iconic places
The visiting of iconic places: the Pegoretti factory, one of the most famous Italian handcrafted bicycle manufacturer. The “Vittoriale degli Italiani”, a sort of monument to the Italian genius and creativity;
Assistence GODOIT
The continuous assistance of Godoit bicycle guides (2x) and its flagship fleet (2 vehicles) for mechanical assistance, luggage transfer and recovery service all the time;

Itinerary description

1

Day 1 - Welcome in Italy

Pick up of guests with their bicycles at Verona / Venezia airport. Transfer to Valpolicella, welcome drink and briefing of the week. Fine-tuning of bicycles assisted from Godoit mechanic. Visit of the famous Italian handcrafted bicycle brand Pegoretti. Then, traditional Italian dinner in Verona downtown. The cyclist group will leave their bicycle-bag here to optimize useful space and costs.

Meals: dinner

Destination: Valpolicella

Bike itinerary: no

Accomodation:  Agriturismo La Dimora del Bugiardo or similar category in case of overbooking

2

Day 2 - From Valpolicella to Garda lake

The first ride will be ideal to gain the trust of Italian roads and landscapes. You’ll visit the amazing village of Sirmione on Garda lake, crossing the exclusive Desenzano till reaching the hills and vineyards of Padenghe. There, you’ll taste one the best awarded olive oil in the world and its amazing wines: Comincioli. A traditional Italian dinner will end the day.

Meals: breakfast, fruits & energizing supplements, dinner

Destination: Valpolicella, Sirmione, Desenzano, Padenghe

Bike itinerary: 70 km and 500 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accomodation: Agriturismo Pratello or similar category in case of overbooking

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Day 3 - From Garda to Franciacorta hills & wine

A good breakfast will give you the energy for this second cycling stage, that will run you in the core of Franciacorta. This ride is featured by a succession of up&down with great views on Iseo lake and Franciacorta vineyard. A sports massage will back in shape your body for the 3rd stage and enjoying a Franciacorta tasting, visiting one of the most famous wine cellar (Bellavista) and appreciating the classic Champenoise method used for this wonderful white wine.  Then, our guides will drive you to stimulate your palates at a famous Michelin star restaurant in surroundings.

Meals: breakfast, fruits & energizing supplements, dinner

Destination: Lake Garda, Brescia, Franciacorta

Bike itinerary: 75 km and 1.000 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accomodation: Agriturismo e Cantina le Quattro Terre or similar category in case of overbooking

4

Day 4 - Again on Garda lake, crossing Pre-alps

This 3rd stage will be much harder than the first ones. The group cross the Pre-Alps to reach the Garda lakes shores again, pedalling on small, traffic free (more or less) roads and meeting a really wild nature till the downhill to Gardone Riviera: 3 main ascents without hard slop and roughly 1’600 meters difference in altitude. 2018 “Giro di Italia” did this stage from Garda lake to Iseo. Once arrived in hotel, the visiting of the “Vittoriale degli Italiani” awaits for you: just a tourist-guided dive within the Italian creativity and history. Both Italian dishes and wine will stimulate your palates in a restaurant with beautiful view.

Meals: breakfast, fruits & energizing supplements, dinner

Destination: Franciacorta, Iseo lake, Pre-Alps, Garda lake

Bike itinerary: 80 km and 1.600 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accomodation: Hotel Bellevue 3 stelle or similar category in case of overbooking

5

Day 5 - Up to the northern Garda lake extremity

The first 30 km of the 4th stage will be up&down, just under several tunnels because of the morphology of the northern garda lake side; then you’ll start the ascent of “La Forra”, which is considered of the most beautiful roads for 2 wheels in Italy. Landscape and views will leave you breathless. Another sports massage will help you to relax and restore your muscles to face the last hard stage of the tour; before it, enjoy another olive oil and wine tasting.

Meals: breakfast, fruits & energizing supplements, dinner

Destination: Riva del Garda

Bike itinerary: 70 km and 1’.000 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accomodation: Parc Hotel Flora 4stelle or similar category in case of overbooking

6

Day 6 - The ascent of Monte Baldo, before enjoy Valpolicella wines

We suggest a strong breakfast to store energy for this last hard stage featured by 2 challenging ascents. The 1st one called “Brentonico San Valentino” and the 2nd step till 1’600 meters of Monte Baldo that dominates the Garda east coast. A long descents to the nice village of Bardolino on the lake, before going towards Lazise before and Valpolicella at the end. Another great tasting of the best Valpolicella wines: Valpolicelle Ripasso and Amarone.

Meals: breakfast, fruits & energizing supplements, dinner

Destination: Torbole, Brentonico San Valentino, Monte Baldo, Valpolicella

Bike itinerary: circa 100 km e 2.200 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accomodation: Agriturismo La Dimora del Bugiardo or similar category in case of overbooking

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Day 7 - The ascent of Monte Baldo, before enjoy Valpolicella wines

Unfortunatly, this is the end … our staff will lead you to the airport. But we’ll wish it will be only an “arrivederci”.

Meals: breakfast

Destination: Verona / Venezia airport

Bike itinerary: no

Accomodation

  • Accommodation in 3 or 4stars Hotel or agritourism in single room;
  • Pick-up from / to the airport for all 12 guests and their road bicycles;
  • Luggage transfer;
  • All the transfers scheduled during the week;

Gear

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

Meals

  • All the dinners and breakfasts;
  • Energizing supplements and fruits;

Activities

  • Cycling tours;
  • Visit of Pegoretti factory and Vittoriale degli Italiani;
  • All wine & olive oil taste;
  • CO2 offsets;

Support

  • 2 Godoit cycling guides;
  • Mechanical and recovery assistance during bike tours;
  • Flagship car service (1 Van + 1 car) with 2 drivers and 1 mechanic;
  • Godoit staff all day long;
  • “Concierge” service during bicycle tours;
  • Photo service;

Not included

  • Airplane tickets to/from Italy;
  • Road bike rental (on request);
  • Beverage and wines of meals;
  • Purchases made by customers;
  • Anything not expressly mentioned.

 

2022-2023
Only on demand
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