Ideal for cyclist
CYCLING TOUR
Alps, Piedmont
MEETING POINT
2 days and 1 night
DURATION

Tour Highlights

Covid free
A total sustainable and Covid free tour;
The thrill of cycling in the night
The thrill of cycling in the night with the moonlight, enjoying one of the highest Alps road in Europe
The valley crossing by foot
The valley crossing by foot thanks to the Godoit team who will bring the bicycles to the other side of the mountain; on the other hand, they will lead you on the easy downhill mountain track listening the majestic silence of the mountain at the first light of dawn;
GODOIT guides
The continuous assistance of two Godoit bicycle guides and the flagship car service all the time;
Covid19 security protocol
A total safe ride, even with other unknown cyclists, thanks to the application of the new Godoit Covid19 protocol which provides for body temperature measurement by means of thermoscanner, Covid19 self-declaration and rapid swab made on site (or, alternatively, within the last 12h by the participants);
The Masino Castel
The history and beauty of the Italian territory, the Masino Castle. A spectacular location overlooking Ivrea’s surroundings, made famous from the genius of Adriano Olivetti;

Descrizione dell'itinerario

1

DAY 1 – The night climb of Colle del Nivolet

Meeting at the Castle of Masino on Saturday early afternoon (h 15.00). Application of the Covid19 protocol for the health and serenity of all participants. Weekend briefing and welcome drink with guided tour of the magnificent location. The majesty of the Masino Castle will inspire your deeds. You are now ready to go. You’ll exploit the wake effect of our vehicles to save energy and time during the first 30km. The climb – initially a long sloping ground – will begin in Locana and will culminate at 2’600 meters above sea level. Once at the top, the breath-taking show of both the  mountain and the stars will fill your eyes and your heart till the refuge, where you’ll recharge your batteries enjoing an alpine dinner before a well-deserved rest.

Meals: dinner

Destination: Colle del Nivolet

Bike itinerary: 90 km and 2’500 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accomodation: Rifugio Savoia or other one in case of overbooking

2

DAY 2 - Hiking in Valsavarenche and back to Masino Castle

After a very early breakfast, the trekking guide will lead you crossing the valley downhill passing from the 2,600 meters of the top to about 1,800 meters of Pont in Valsavarenche. Enjoy the emotions of the awakening of nature at the first light of dawn listening the majestic silence of the mountain. On the other side, you will meet again your road bicycles and the rest of the Godoit team: ready to escort you and complete the ride ring. The itinerary will be much easier than the 1st day but with some up&downs just to remind the  Nivolet feat.

Meals: breakfast

Destination: Valsavarenche, Valle d’Aosta, Masino Castle

Bike itinerary: 120 km and  450 meters (uphill) altitude gap

*For those ones interested to spend a 2nd night, accommodation at the 4s Castello di Pavone and cycling tour to the sanctuary of Oropa are foreseen.

Accomodation

  • Accommodation in a high altitude refuge;
  • Luggage transfer;
  • Quick Covid19 swab *;

Equipment

  • Godoit technical bike jersey 100% Made in Italy (men and women sizes);
  • Front / back led bike lights and helmet lights;

Meals

  • Breakfast and dinner at the refuge;
  • Energy supplements along the way;
  • Aperitif at the Masino Castle;
  • Activities and Sustainability
  • 2 cycling tour and a short trekking (2h);
  • Entrance and guided tour of the Masino Castle;
  • CO2 offsets;

Support

  • 2 Godoit cycling guides;
  • Bicycles transport from one valley to another one;
  • Alpine guide for trekking;
  • Mechanical and recovery assistance during bike tours;

Not included:

  • Sleeping bag and slippers (mandatory)
  • Transfers to / from the destination;
  • Road bike rental (on request);
  • Any purchases made by customers;
  • Tips for the guides
  • Anything not expressly mentioned.
* If guests do a quick swab test on their own not older than 48h, it is to be delivered to the tour-leaderIn. A budget of € 40 will be refunded
2021
July 03 – 04
AVAILABLE
Booking & info please contact: booking@godo-it.com

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