Ideal for cyclist
CYCLING TOUR
Alps, Lombardy
MEETING POINT
4 days and 3 nights
DURATION

Tour Highlights

Bike tour: Giants of Lombardia
A challenging tour which will lead you to the top of the most famous climbs of the “Giro di Italia” famous for the attacks of Fausto Coppi, Bartali, Merckx, Anquetil, Contador or Marco Pantanti. Not only that, you will be accompanied by 2 professional guides and our electric cars to give you serenity and make you free to enjoy the ride and the experience: at the same time you will be able to appreciate the essence of the artistic, historical and obviously enogastronomic local territory;
Visit to the Roman baths of the Bagni Vecchi
You’ll relax in the wonderful open air Roman baths of the “Bagni Vecchi” and their curative thermal waters;
Personal shopper
In Milan you’ll be able to appreciate the fashion & design dimension to get a souvenir of Italian style with the support of our personal shoppers;
Michelin starred restaurants
You’ll delight yourself with the cuisine of the one of the most emerging Michelin star chefs, tasting local delicacies in typical Italian-style location;
5 stars accomodation
You’ll spend the night in comfort and style in Bormio, in the heart of Valtellina, with wellness treatments and roman thermal baths;
Vigorelli velodrome
The thrill of cycling on track through history, within the legendary Vigorelli velodrome.
Transfers in electric vehicles
All transfers will be run on board our electric vehicles.
Flexibility
In case of difficulty to spend all four days, the kind guests are invite to declare it to our staff during booking (terms of the notice) to get the review of the economic offer and organize the transfer service to the airports / train station. By the way, you remember there’s a minimum of three days and 2 nights for organization policy.
If guests don't suit the terms of the notice, they'll be expected to pay the full economic offer of four days weekend.
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 - Pick up and Valtellina wines

Pick up of guests at Milan Linate / Milan Malpensa airport / Milan central station between 14.00 and 15.00 o’clock on Thursday* and transfer to Valtellina (about 2h 45 ‘car) on board our electric vehicles run by our guides: along the way you will stretch your legs with a visit to the largest and oldest wine cellar of the Valtellina: it’s Nino Negri, where you will taste its wines, visit the vineyards and the cellar. At dusk, it will resume at the road to Bormio with arrival at the historic Hotel Bagni Nuovi. You’ll have dinner at the prestigious restaurant of the hotel.

Meals: dinner

Destination: Bormio

Bike itinerary: nothing

Accomodation:  Gran Hotel Bagni Nuovi or 4 stars category alternative one in case of overbooking

* 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 - Stelvio tour

A good breakfast is the best for storing energy to spend a very strenuous day. You will leave the hotel already on the long road that leads to the 2’754 meters of Stelvio Pass; once at the top, you’ll start the descent towards Prato allo Stelvio, turning point and climbing again in the opposite direction along the terrible Trafoi side of the “endless twists and turns” famous all over the world. In case of good weather conditions, no one will prevent you from enjoying a nice plate of polenta before well-dressing yourself and go down to the hotel. Both the relax of the Roman baths and the hands of the masseur will restore your muscles. Back in shape for the evening, you’ll have dinner go to dinner at the unique Michelin star restaurant in the area, Umami.

Meals: breakfast, light lunch & dinner

Destination: Valtellina

Bike itinerary: about 90 km and 3’300 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accomodation:  Gran Hotel Bagni Nuovi or 4 stars category alternative one in case of overbooking


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Day 3 - An epic day

Another epic day awaits you. Departure from the hotel directly on bicycle, down to the centre of Bormio to begin the training ascent towards Santa Caterina Valfurva: where the climb to the Epic Gavia Pass will begin. It will be a real dive in the past, on one of the most famous and decisive climbs for the winner of the “Giro di Italia”. Once at the top, a fast and technical descent will run you to Ponte di Legno: the next climb, if possible, will be even worse than Gavia Pass. Indeed, you climb the dreaded “Passo del Mortirolo”, made famous by Marco Pantani’s exploits: slope varies from 10% to 18% with highes one at 23% for 10 chilometers. At the bottom of the descent, our electric vehicle will wait for you to take the group back to the hotel and avoid traffic roads. In this way, you’ll enjoy much more the relax of the Roman baths and wellness massage. The evening awaits for you to make you able to taste a selection of the most important wines of Valtellina and some of the best dishes cooked from one of the oldest restaurant in Bormio.

Meals: breakfast, light lunch & dinner

Destination: Valtellina

Bike itinerary: about 130 km and 3’500 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accomodation:  Gran Hotel Bagni Nuovi or 4 stars category alternative one in case of overbooking


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Day 4 - Everyone on the track in Milan!

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 home of Fausto Coppi’s bike hour record. An electrifying experience that… will give you the appetite for a satisfying lunch at Terrazza Martini in Piazza Duomo with view on the Dome.

Meals: breakfast and lunch

Destination: Milan and airport

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 high standing design & characteristic location typical of 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;
  • Citybike 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 or high standing traditional cooking ones;
  • 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
Booking & info please contact: booking@godo-it.com

Price on demand

  • days 4 & Nights 3
  • Ideal for cyclist
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