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

Tour Highlights

Discovering lakes, landscape and Italian heritage
A complete tour to discover the excellence of Made in Italy through its numerous and famous lakes: Varese, Como, Iseo and the great Garda. The imprinting of the historical Italian style will be present everywhere, the cycling itineraries will be sensational for the difficulty and mainly for the beauty of the crossed places. A real long immersion in the essence of Made in Italy success all over the world;
Personal shopper
The shopping experience in Milan assisted from our personal-shoppers to return home with some souvernis of Italian style and Made-in-Italy;
Michelin starred restaurants
You’ll appreciate the recipes of some of the most celebrated Michelin star chefs, tasting the best dishes of the territory within representative Italian style locations;
Franciacorta's wines
You will taste wines of one of the most famous brand in the world in Franciacorta;
5 stars accomodation
You will spend the night in comfort and style historic villas, castles and old houses;
In glider and seaplane on the lakes
Discover the lakes from the sky, seated on a glider or a seaplane;
4 lakes with 4 bikes
You’ll try different ways of cycling: the Specialissima to ride on hard and long climbs, our citybikes to cross urban spaces, the gravel-bikes to fully enjoy the routes on Lake Garda, the pistard-bike to ride the extreme slopes of the velodrome;
Continuous assistance from our guides
You will always be assisted by our two professional guides, also by means of electric vehicle during bike tours to give you maximum serenity and make you to fully enjoy the Godoit Experience;
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 to Milan

Guest pick-up from Milan Linate / Milan Malpensa airport/ Milan central station between 14.00 and 15.00 o’clock on Sunday*. Transfer to Villa Borghi Hotel, welcome aperitize and weekend briefing. For dinner, you will taste the food creations of a recent starred restaurant in the area, La Tavola in Laveno on Lake Maggiore.

Meals: dinner

Destination: Varese Lake

Bike itinerary: nothing

Accomodation:  Hotel Villa Borghi or same 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 - Between Lake Maggiore and Lake Varese

After a good breakfast in the Liberty-style dining room of the Hotel, you will start immediately to ride your bike along Lake Comabbio and then Varese one and its hills that will lead you to the Lombard shores of Lake Maggiore and visiting the characteristic town of Laveno: you will have a light-lunch overlooking the lake, before returning to the hotel testing your muscles on ups and downs. Time to get relax in the Spa, even by means of a massage. Back in shape, you’ll be ready for an incredible flying experience: roughly 20′ in a glider above Lake Varese and Campo dei Fiori mountain. Our guides will drive you until Lake Como shores at the Resort Hotel Mandarin, just in time for the excellence dinner at its lake restaurant..

Meals: breakfast, light lunch and dinner

Destination: Lake Maggiore, Lake Varese, Lake Como

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

Accomodation:  Hotel Mandarin or same category alternative one in case of overbooking


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Day 3 - Lake Como

A breakfast overlooking the lake will give you the energy to win the daily difficulties. Leaving the hotel, you will ride on the panoramic lake road until the magnificent town of Bellagio to cross inside to admire the villas and magnificent architecture. Afterwards, you will begin the climb to the “Madonna del Ghisallo”, a mythical and demanding climb often decisive during the “Giro di Lombardia”, the last stage of the UCI World Cup. Once at the top, a necessary visit to the Ghisallo Museum before getting on your bike towards a slight downhill slope that will take you on a series of challenging ups and downs till your hotel. There, a well-deserved relaxing massage awaits you. Before leaving Lake Como, a seaplane flight will give you the chance to immortalize its shores by means of an unforgettable panoramic picture. A great dinner at the Michelin-starred restaurant Berton will close your Lake Como experience.

Meals breakfast, light lunch and dinner

Destination: Lake Como

Bike itinerary: about 80 km and 900 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accomodation:  Hotel Mandarin or same category alternative one in case of overbooking


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Day 4 - Lake Iseo and Franciacorta

After the hard work of two days, a little rest. Calm breakfast and transfer on our electric fleet to the heart of Franciacorta (about 1h 30) at the Relais Château Albereta. There, you will enjoy a light lunch within the vineyards and a tasting of Franciacorta Bellavista, perhaps the most renowned label in the district. Therefore you will be able to relax completely inside the Albereta Beauty Spa, while the most fearless will try a short ride through the Franciacorta hills and Lake Iseo. On board the electric fleet, our guides will lead you to visit the Vittoriale of Gabriele d’Annunzio: a dandy and particular atmosphere that will certainly attract your curiosity and interest. Then a dinner at a Michelin starred restaurant on the lake, to close the day.

Meals: breakfast, light lunch and dinner

Destination: Erbusco, Iseo lake

Bike itinerary: rest or 50 km and 400 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accomodation: Relais Château Albereta  or same category alternative one in case of overbooking

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Day 5 - Garda lake in gravel…

After the breakfast, a short car transfer towards Lake Garda to begin a panoramic tour up and down the hills of the largest lake in Italy, crossing historic villages, vineyards and climbing though short climbs … all in gravel way biking! Then, you’ll relax and have a light lunch overlooking the lake, before visiting the factory of the award-winning producer of wine and oil Comincioli. Back in hotel, it will be time for a sport massage and a luxury relax of the Albereta Spa. A great dinner in the hotel restaurant overlooking Lake Iseo will close this Italian style day.

Meals: breakfast, light lunch and dinner

Destination: Garda lake, Milan

Bike itinerary: about 50 km and 850 meters (uphill) in altitude gap

Accomodation:  Relais Château Albereta or same category alternative one in case of overbooking


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Day 6 - Shopping in Milan

It’s time to go home, there is still time for Made in Italy emotions: on board our electric fleets, you’ll reach Milan to immerse yourself within both the city history and the fashion district to buy some symbols of the Italian style recommended by our personal shoppers (and personal designers). Our Citybikes will be at your disposal to move through the streets of the city accompanied by our guides. Only for the bravest: an alternative experience on the historic Vigorelli velodrome to learn techniques, rules and the ride on the track supported by professional coaches. A light lunch will follow in downtown with a magnificent view of Piazza del Duomo. Our staff will bring you to the airport, arrival will be not before 3.30pm

Meals: breakfast & light lunch

Destination: Milan

Bike itinerary: nothing

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;
  • Citybike for visiting the city;
  • 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
Booking & info please contact: booking@godo-it.com

Price on demand

  • Days 6 & Nights 5
  • Ideal for cyclist
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