Smart working and cycling
Varese, Lombardy
10 days and 9 nights

Tour Highlights

Smart working and cycling
Smart working and cycling. Where? In Italy, one of the most beautiful and iconic places in the world: Bellagio and Lake Como;
You’ll pedal in a small group
You’ll pedal in a small group crossing the Lombard lakes, Switzerland, visiting different landscapes and magnificent historic villas during first 3 days: the last 6 days you’ll enjoy your smart working and a bike guide awaits for you for daily 2-hours ride in surroundings
Take it easy. Any car to rent: as soon as you arrive at the airport, GODOIT staff will pick you up, then it organizes daily bike and luggage transfer and final return to the airport;
Discover some of the most prestigious and ancient villas
Your road bike will lead you to discover some of the most prestigious and ancient villas between Varese and Lake Como, which were country residences of noble Lombard and Milanese families in the past: Villa del Balbianello, Villa Panza, Villa Cicogna Mozzoni;
Carbon free tour
Of course, this is a complete carbon-free tour: all CO2 emissions produced during the tours and/or for reaching the destination by the participants, will be 100% compensated by means of new planting and purchase of carbon credits;
Godoit assistance
The GODOIT staff composed of guides and flagship car/Van will always escort you during your ride;

Itinerary description


Day 1 - Welcome to the Italian Beauty, Villa Panza

Guests pck up of guests at Milan Linate / Malpensa airport by 2.30 pm. Transfer to hotel in Varese for the first overnight stay next to Villa Panza. Briefing of the holiday and welcome drink. Fine-tuning of the bicycle, then guided tour of Villa Panza and Italian dinner in the near restaurant.

Meals: dinner

Destination: Varese

Bike route: about 80 km and 1.000 meters in altitude

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


Day 2 - Lombard lakes, crossing Switzerland

Departure of the ride which will arrive to Villa della Porta Bozzolo in the first part, till Villa Cicogna Mozzoniin the 2nd one: two stops are scheduled in these places in order to enjoy this beautiful locations in a comfortable way thanks to conciergerie Godoit service. Here, roads are silent with several short steep ascent, the cycling tour continues to the Swiss borders with a series of ups and downs; finally, you’ll arrive at Como Lake shores to spend the night. A special dinner in a unique place overlooking the lake.

Meals: half board and light lunch/energy supplements

Destination: Como Lake, Cernobbio

Bike route: about 75 km and 1.300 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accommodation: Hotel Miralago or same category alternative one in case of overbooking


Day 3 - Ernesto Riva Italian design, Como Lake show

A challenging and panoramic tour with breathtaking views of Lake Como and its surroundings. It starts by skirting the lakefront up to Tremezzo for visiting the amazing Villa del Balbianello: perhaps, the most famous villa on Como Lake. Then you’ll reach the opposite shore of the lake aboard the Ernesto Riva vaporina, an expression of Italian style and design. You will pedal for a few kilometers on the scenic lakeside road before starting the long ascent towards the “Piani del Tivano”; from the top a long descent and a series of ups & down bring the group to Ghisallo where enjoy a light lunch overlooking the lake. The fast and technical descent to Bellagio will conclude this ride. For those ones who wish, a sports massage awaits for them to recover daily efforts. Then all together for having dinner and tasting local cooking.

Meals: half board and light lunch/energy supplements

Destination: Bellagio

Bike route: roughly 80 km and 900 meters (uphill) altitude gap

Accomodation: Bellagio Village or same category alternative one in case of overbooking


Day 4 - Smart working kickoff

Guests finishing their holiday here will be dropped off at the airport. Otherwise, those ones engaged in smart working continue their stay in Bellagio: high-speed internet connection for smar working, a Godoit bike guides for cycling every day for 2-hours (typically at 17.00 o’clock) on panoramic roads, ascents, e-bike too to enjoy the local beauties.

Meals: breakfast

Destination: Bellagio

Bike route: different rides h 17.00

Accomodation: Bellagio Village or same category alternative one in case of overbooking

Accomodation and meals

  • 4stars Boutique Hotel in double room (first 3 nights) and high-end flat with personal bedroom (6 nights);
  • Luggage transfer;
  • Airport transfers;
  • First 3night dinners;
  • Breakfast in hotel;
  • Light lunch and/or energy supplements depending on the programme (first 3 day);

Activities and Sustainability

  • Tickets for villas and museum in the programme;
  • Godoit technical bike jersey by Castelli;
  • 1 sports massage;
  • 1 Ernesto Riva motorboat transfer;
  • CO2 offsets;


  • 2 Godoit cycling guides from 2nd to 4th day;
  • 1 bike guide for 2 hours during smart working period;
  • Mechanical and recovery assistance during bike tours from 2nd to 4th day;
  • “Concierge” service during bicycle tours;
  • Laundry service;

Not included

  • Transfers to / from the destination;
  • Road bike rental (on request);
  • Wine for meals;
  • Tips for the guides;
  • Anything not expressly mentioned.
4th–13th May and 28th–07th October
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