2009 Giro Milan – Rome, Final 2 Weeks

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Milan – Rome, Final 2 Weeks
TRIP DETAILS:
Duration: 16 days, 15 nights
Dates: Sunday, 17th May – Monday, 1st June.
Start: Milan Finish: Rome
Accommodation: Selected quality 4 Star Hotels
Group Size: Maximum 40 people (5 Staff)
Cost: AUD$6,450 – Reserve your place now.
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Optional Extras:
Bike Rental $750 (Cannondale Synapse carbon fibre)
Entry to Nove Colli $150 AUD
-Pre or post tour accommodation to extend your stay
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Who is this trip for?
This tour offers an amazing variety of terrain, race viewing and cycling. As with all of our tours you�ll be guided by our expert team of ride leaders, drivers and guides. You will experience the excitement of the Giro d�Italia centenary edition and see stage starts and finishes, two individual time trials and the most exciting mountain stages of the tour. This tour starts in Milan before moving to the Alps, the Italian Riviera, the regions of Emilia Romagna and Umbria, the coastal beauty of the Amalfi Coast, and finally the race finish in Rome.

Our tours to Italy are for those that love cycling but there is so much more to see and do and highlights on this tour include:

  • Visit Italy�s most beautiful towns including Assisi, Gubbio, Positano and Sestri Levante.
  • Discover Italy�s fabulous coastal regions, the Amalfi Coast and Cinque Terre
  • Challenge yourself on famous climbs including Sestriere, Col d�Izoard, Block Haus and Mont Vesuvio
  • Ride through some of Italy�s most scenic and undiscovered regions including Umbria, the Appenine Mountains and Abruzzo.
  • Opportunities for sightseeing including Pompei, the isle of Capri and Assisi�s Basilica of St Francis.
  • Stay in a historic 4star converted monastery in Gubbio and a restored villa in Sestri Levante.
  • The chacnce to take part in the annual Gran Fondo Nove Colli, Italy�s largest sporting cycling event.
  • Witness the final stage of the Giro d�Italia centenary edition, a time trial past the Colloseum and the Roman Forum in the centre of Rome.

The trip is geared to suit anyone with an interest in cycling and experiencing the food, people and culture of Italy. We cater for cyclists of all abilities by providing riding options each day. On most days we offer two rides. All of our rides are escorted and they vary from �serious� to �relaxed�. We ride on quiet scenic roads and where possible we ride on the race course ahead of the race. This trip does involve some days in the mountains so there will be the opportunity to challenge yourself. As with all of our tours you�ll be guided by our expert team of ride leaders, drivers and guides, including ex pro riders who know the Giro d�Italia intimately. This tour also caters to people who do not ride bikes, but an interest in the Giro d�Italia is important as this is the main focus of the tour. We�ll do our best to make our non riding clients enjoy their experience of Italy and where possible will include visits to other attractions as well as visiting the race in our support vans.

For your convenience and comfort we start and finish our Giro d�Italia tours with a pickup and drop off at major airports. This means that you don�t have to bother with expensive and time consuming transfers to smaller airports such as Florence or Venice to start your tour.

Stages you will see:

  • Sunday 17 May: Stage 8, Milano � Biella
  • Tuesday 19 May: Stage 9, Cuneo � Sestriere
  • Wednesday 20 May: Stage 10, Torino � Arenzano
  • Thursday 21 May: Stage 11, Sestri Levante � Riomaggiore individual time trial
  • Friday 22 May: Stage 12, Lido Camaiore � Firenze
  • Saturday 23 May: Stage 13, Campi Bisenzio � Bologna San Luca
  • Sunday 24 May: Stage 14, Forli � Faenza
  • Monday 25 May: Stage 15, Pergola � Monte Petrano
  • Wednesday 27 May: Stage 16, Chieti � Block Haus
  • Thursday 28 May: Stage 17, Sulmona � Benevento
  • Friday 29 May: Stage 18, Avellino � Vesuvio
  • Saturday 30 May: Stage 19, Naples � Anagni
  • Sunday 31 May: Stage 20, Rome individual time trial

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Sunday, 17 May 2009
Our tour starts today with our staff meeting you as you arrive at Milan Malpensa airport and transferring you to our hotel a short distance away. Our hotel is a modern 4 star property in a quiet location ideal for our test ride this afternoon and has great facilities including a heated outdoor pool. Once you are checked in we�ll assist you with getting your bike set up before heading off this afternoon into the surrounding countryside of which straddles the regions of Lombardy and Piemonte. It�s fairly flat around this region with the lakes to the north and a gentle rural landscape to the south, so it will be an easy ride with a perhaps a stop for a cup of wonderful Italian coffee. For those interested who arrive in Milan early enough who wish to see the race we�ll arrange for a visit to Milan city centre this afternoon to view the race as it makes its 10 circuits of the city in today�s 155 km stage. Tonight we will have a welcome dinner where you will meet your fellow travellers and where our staff will go over the plans for you next week of cycling in Italy.

Overnight: Milan
Meals: Dinner

Day 2 Monday, 18 May 2009
After a good night�s rest we will travel from Milan to Piemonte and the Alps, where we stay in the small town of Bardonecchia close to the French border and the entrance to the Frejus tunnel that connects France and Italy. Today is a rest day for the Giro d�Italia so we are free to choose a ride without the pressure of the race. We will make a lunch stop in the small medieval town of Pinerelo and then head off on a 90 km ride via the ski resort of Sestriere, famous in recent cycling history as the scene of Lance Armstrong�s first mountain win in the 1999 Tour de France, giving him an unbeatable 6 minute lead and cementing his place in tour history.� Our hotel is a family run 4 star hotel with spacious park like grounds and a fine restaurant where we enjoy our dinner for the next two nights.

Today�s riding:
From Pinerelo we climb a total of 1650 meters to the summit at Sestriere, but it�s a gentle and scenic climb with an average of 3% with just a few steeper sections thrown in for interest. It�s a downhill run back to our hotel in Bardonecchia, with the option of travelling back in the coach to reduce the ride distance down to 55 kms today.

Overnight: Bardonecchia
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 Tuesday, 19 May 2009
It�s a big day for the Giro d�Italia riders today as the last day in the Alps before the race heads south to the flatter Ligurian coast. The stage starts in Cuneo and moves into France going over no less than five Cols before the fast downhill run to Pinerolo, where we began yesterday�s ride. Just as well that the riders had a rest day yesterday as this is not only mountainous, but is the longest stage of the Giro at 250 km. We will see the race today on the �Cima Coppi� for this year�s Giro, the legendary 2360 meter high Col d�Izoard. The Cima Coppi is named after the famous Italian cyclist Fausto Coppi and is awarded to the highest climb in each year�s Giro d�Italia.

Today�s riding:
From our hotel in Bardonecchia we will ride across the border to France and the town of Briancon, where the climb to the summit of Col d�Izoard commences. The race will be coming from the opposite direction so once we reach the summit we will travel a short way down to the steeper slopes and await the arrival of the race. Once the race has passed it�s a downhill run back to Briancon to watch the final moments on television and see who has the honour of finishing the day with the maglia rosa.

For our second and �easier� option we will ride across the border to France to Briancon and watch the race as it passes through town or on the lower slopes of the Montgenevre (1854m) returning to Briancon after the race passes by.

Thirdly you can leave the hotel on the bus and travel to Briancon from where you can climb up the Col d�Izoard for the race returning to Briancon after the race passes by.

Overnight: Bardonecchia
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 Wednesday, 20 May 2009
We�ll leave Bardonecchia this morning and travel east to Asti, an attractive town in the heart of Piemonte known mainly once again for the production of wine, this time the Italian sparkling wine of Spumante. Our aim will be to meet up with the race before the midway point as it passes through the feed station on today�s 206 km stage from Tireno to Arenzano. Feed stations are a great place to get a good view of all of the riders as they slow down to collect their musettes. They are also a good place to chat to some of the crew from the teams, learn a bit about the workings of a professional team in a Grand Tour and if you are quick score a souvenir water bottle or musette discarded by one of the riders. After we�ve seen the riders come by we�ll ride to our rendezvous point with the coach and travel south to Sestri Levante, our home for the next three nights. Sestri Levante is a picturesque resort town that dot the Ligurian coast, best known for the five towns of the Cinque Terre linked together by a popular walking trail along the rugged clifftops. Sestri Levante originally expanded from a quiet fishing village to a summer retreat when wealthy merchants from nearby Genoa built their grand villas in the town. Sestri Levante is now popular with Italians and foreigners as a relaxing holiday destination. Our hotel is Grand Hotel Villa Balbi, a large 17th century villa located in spacious grounds a short distance from the beach.

Today�s riding:
We will join the race route on the outkirts of Torino and ride the 100km to meet the bus at the feed zone and see the race pass.
For our shorter option we will start near Asti and ride the race route for the 60km to meet the bus at the feed zone and see the race pass.

Overnight: Sestri Levante
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 Thursday, 21 May 2009
Today�s individual time trial is from Sestri Levante to the historic coastal village of Riomaggiore, the first of the five villages that make up the Cinque Terre. The course is winding, hilly and will make a tough course for the competitors, but make fantastic television as the road winds its way along the coast and up over two small passes, the Passo del Bracco and Passo del Termine. It is a course ideally suited to strong time trialists like Armstrong, Contador, Evans and of course Levi Lepheimer, who excelled in the mountainous time trial of the 2008 Vuelta d�Espagna.

Today�s riding:
Providing the route is open to the public this morning we�ll be up early to ride the time trial route ahead of the race, hopefully all the way to the finish in Riomaggiore, where it�s a short ride to La Spezia to meet the coach. From La Spezia it�s a short drive back to Sestri Levante in time to see the riders set up and depart from Sestri Levante during the afternoon, with of course the top placed riders departing last. For those that wish to stay on in Riomaggiore and view the riders as they approach the finish, transfers will be provided late in the day to return you to the hotel in Sestri Levante.

Overnight: Sestri Levante
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 Friday, 22 May 2009
Today the Giro stage is from the coastal town of Lido Cammaiore to Florence. Thankfully for the Giro riders the route avoids the mountainous Appenino mountains to the east and skirts around them over a 150km route with only a couple of small bumps to momentarily slow them down. After the race passes we�ll have time to allow you to explore Lucca�s fine piazzas and small streets, plus maybe a visit to the excellent local bike shop adjacent to the city walls to pick up a souvenir of your day in Lucca. Late this afternoon we�ll head back to Sestri Levante where we will enjoy a final dinner at our hotel to celebrate what has been an unforgettable week of Italian cycling.

Today�s riding:
We will drive south from Sestri Levante to Marina di Massa, where we will start our 60 km ride along the race route. It�s a scenic route up from the coast with the only climb of the day, the 224 meter Monte Pitoro to force us into our lower gears. Our destination is the historic walled city of Lucca where we will see the race pass by early this afternoon.

Overnight: Sestri Levante
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 Saturday 23 May 2009
The Giro d�Italia today will race from Campi Bisenzio, close to Florence, to a finish just outside of the city of Bologna at the Sanctuary of the Madonna of San Luca. This is the home of the Sanctuary of the Madonna of San Luca in a basilica church sited atop Monte della Guardia that is linked to Bologna via a 3.5 km long covered portico containing a total of 666 arches, the longest in the world! This morning we will travel from Sestri Levante to Cesena in the Emilia Romagna region. It�s the longest drive of our tour so we�ll make an early start to get to Cesena in time to fit in a pleasant ride through the local villages this afternoon and return to watch the end of the race from the comfort of our hotel. Emilia Romagna is an area with some beautiful rides and home to Italy�s largest Gran Fondo cycling event, the Nove Colli. The 2009 Nove Colli is being held tomorrow, May 24, from Cessanatico, the home of the late Italian cyclist Marco Pantani. For those that wish to ride in this event that regularly attracts some 10,000 entrants we have arranged for entry for you with a special starting position being granted to the Bikestyle team. It�s a tough ride with a substantial amount of climbing, so it�s a challenge for the fit riders only. See our GRAND FONDO NOVE COLLI ENTRY page for all the details of this optional event. Please note entries must be completed and to us by December 30th 2008 for a guaranteed entry.

Today�s riding:
By leaving our hotel early we will be in Cesena in time to fit in a pleasant 50km ride through the local villages this afternoon and return to watch the end of the race from the comfort of our hotel.

Overnight: Cesena
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 Sunday, 24 May 2009
For those not riding the Nove Colli we�ll have a much easier day enjoying today�s 159 km stage which starts from the town of Forli, an easy 25km ride from our hotel. This will be our chance to see a stage start, watching for our favourite riders as they head to the sign in area and prepare for the days racing. From Forli the race heads up and does a winding loop into the Apennine mountains that form the backbone of Italy from north to south. After some challenging climbing the race will then loop back to the east to finish at Faenza, only 15 km from the start town of Forli. This will give us the chance to see the stage start, then ride on and enjoy a ride through the hills catching the race as they come over either Monte Casale or Monte Trebbio, just before the finish in Faenza late this afternoon. After we�ve seen the race pass you have the option of riding all the way back to Cesena, or riding the short distance downhill to Forli for the comfort of the coach back to Cesena.

Today�s riding:
This morning those entering the Gran Fondo Nove Colli will rise early and be transferred to Cessanatico to take up our position close to the start line of the event. There are two options, 130km (80miles) or 200km (124miles). From our experience their is no event in Australia that compares in difficulty to the 200km Nove Colli, so do not underestimate this event.

For those not riding the Nove Colli we�ll have a much easier day enjoying today�s 159 km stage which starts from the town of Forli, an easy 25km ride from our hotel. This will give us the chance to see the stage start, then ride on and enjoy a ride through the hills catching the race as they come over either Monte Casale or Monte Trebbio, just before the finish in Faenza late this afternoon. This loop will be about 40k. After we�ve seen the race pass you have the option of riding all the way back to Cesena, or riding the short distance downhill to Forli for the comfort of the coach back to Cesena making another 20k.

Overnight: Cesena
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9 Monday, 25 May 2009
Monte Petrano is the destination for today�s 237 km stage of the Giro from Pergola, in the Marche region. This little known mountain at the modest height of 1100 meters is bound to be the scene of a great battle today with tomorrow being a rest day. From the town of Cagli the road climbs 800 meters to the summit with an average gradient of 7.5% over 10 kms, so it still represents quite a challenge for us today as we climb to the summit on our ride this afternoon. This morning we will leave Cesena and drive to tonight�s destination of Gubbio, a splendid example of an Italian hill town complete with a Roman arena and a large Ducal Palace.

Our hotel in Gubbio is Park Hotel ai Cappuccini, a beautiful example of a sensitive transformation of an historic building into a hotel. The former 17th century monastery is particularly proud of its art collection which includes original frescoes, Flemish tapestries, Renaissance paintings and some modern art. The restaurant of the hotel serves fine local cuisine with a well stocked cellar of wines for you to choose from including the light Chianti Classico and the excellent full bodied red wine, Brunello di Montalcino.

Today�s riding:
I expect many who did the Nove Colli yesterday will have very tired legs. We will have a number of options today as the course winds its way through beautiful Umbria.� It will also be possible for those who are willing to see the race twice today without much trouble. We will ride two rides that will take us to Monte Petrano with one possibility being a scenic 35km ride from Gubbio. From the base it is your choice how far you decide to ride up the mountain, but a place on the steeper sections in the last few kms may be the best viewing point of the weary riders. After the race you can choose to travel to Gubbio by coach or ride via a slightly shorter 30km route off the back of the mountain to the hotel. For those wanting a longer ride today we�ll offer the option of a longer ride starting from a location near the coastal town of Pesaro riding the 70km to Cagli and then the final climb of the stage to Monte Petrano. In total this will be between 80 and 100km (depending on how far you go up the climb.

Overnight: Gubbio
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 Tuesday, 26 May 2009
It is a rest day for the Giro d�Italia today so we will ride between two of the most beautiful towns in Umbria. After breakfast we�ll head off from Gubbio across the hills to the town of Assisi. Now the site of many a pilgrimage, Assisi is linked to its native son, St. Francis, who founded the Franciscan order and shares honours with St. Catherine of Siena as the patron saint of Italy. He is remembered by many as a lover of nature and as the patron saint of animals. Assisi was hit by the devastating earthquakes that shook Umbria in 1997, but the recovery and restoration have been remarkable with Assisi�s major attraction, the Basilica di San Francesco, reopened less than two years later. Our ride today is a hilly one, but not overly long at around 55km to allow you time to explore these two historic towns. The option of a rest day on the coach is available, for those wanting more time in Gubbio and Assisi. This afternoon we will travel from Assisi to Caramanico Terme in the heart of the Abruzzo mountains. As its name �Terme� notes this is a thermal spa centre so our hotel is a retreat for those wanting to luxuriate in the healing waters or take one of the many health and beauty treatments available. Perhaps a leg wax for the men who want to emulate the smooth skinned perfectly groomed Italian riders! Tonight we will enjoy dinner in the hotel�s restaurant.

Today�s riding:
Our ride today is a hilly one, but not overly long at around 55km to allow you time to explore these two historic towns. The option of a rest day on the coach is available, for those wanting more time in Gubbio and Assisi.

Overnight: Caramanico Terme
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11 Wednesday, 27 May 2009
Let�s hope the pro riders in the Giro had plenty of rest yesterday as today�s stage takes them yet again up a tough climb with a finish in the heart of the Abruzzo mountains at the Block Haus ski field. It was here that Eddy Merckx first came to fame as a grand tour rider by winning the stage up the Block Haus in the 1967 Giro d�Italia. This is a very unusual road stage for a Grand Tour being only 79km in length. The climb starts in earnest at the village of Pretoro and gains 1540 meters in height over 23 km of climbing until the summit of Block Haus at 2064 meters. This altitude gain puts it on par with some of the toughest climbs in Europe. This morning you will have a relaxed start to the day in Caramanico Terme, possibly enjoying a pre ride massage, before heading off to climb the Block Haus.

Today�s riding:
From the hotel it�s a ride of 35 km to Pretoro at the base of the climb. If the weather is warm you may choose to plan your ride to remain at the summit to watch the mountain top finish, but if it�s chilly it may be more comfortable to watch the race from lower down on the mountain as the riders make their way to the finish.

For those wanting a longer ride it will be possible to ride down to the start town of Chieti before looping back ahead of the race for the climb to the Block Haus. You will have the option of riding back to the hotel after the race today or avoiding the climb back to Caramanico Terme by travelling in the coach.

Overnight: Caramanico Terme
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 12 Thursday, 28 May 2009
The Giro d�Italia leaves the mountains today and travels south from Sulmona to Benevento. This morning we�ll leave Caramanico Terme and offer a couple of ride options, both departing from our hotel. Apart from this lovely scenic ride and seeing the stage start you can spend some time in Sulmona, an attractive historic town well worth a visit. The attractive streets of Sulmona are lined with confectioners selling the local speciality of �confetti�, sugar coated almonds that have been produced in Sulmona for centuries.�� Our next 3 nights in Sorrento will be special with so much to see and do besides of course the Giro d�Italia. We are based in the town of Sorrento which is perched on a cliff on the Bay of Naples with views over the sparkling waters, Mont Vesuvio and the city of Naples. Apart from its beautiful setting on the Amalfi Coast the town is known for its production of Limoncello, a rather potent alcoholic drink produced from the local lemons and quite refreshing on a warm night. Our hotel in Sorrento is situated in a quiet position with park like grounds and a large pool to cool off in, as the weather can be quite warm even in late Spring in the south of Italy.

Today�s riding:
This morning we�ll leave Caramanico Terme and offer a couple of ride options, both departing from our hotel. The shorter option will be a 40 km ride from which takes us over the 1282 meter Passo San Leonardo before an exhilarating descent into Sulmona, where we will watch the start of today�s stage.

While our longer ride of 80 km will head out from Sulmona on to the race route and see the race pass as it climbs up to the Piano dell Cinque Miglia, an 800 meter climb out of Sulomna, which is a tough way to start the day for the Giro riders!

Overnight: Sorrento
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 13 Friday, Friday, 29 May 2009
Another unusual stage for the 2009 Giro today as the race travels from Avellino along the winding Amalfi Coast road and finally up Mont Vesuvio, best known as the volcano that wreaked devastation on Pompeii. Don�t worry though, it�s now dormant and hasn�t had an eruption since 1944 when it destroyed a few local villages, and the funicular railway that was made famous by the Neapolitan song �Funiculi, Funicula�. We�ll start the morning off with a leisurely breakfast then head off on a scenic ride along the Amalfi coast where we will catch the race as it passes over the Picco Sant Angelo, 465 meters above the coast with stunning views to the Mediterranean below.

Today�s riding:
We�ll head off from the hotel this morning and ride along the famous Amalfi Coast and visit the towns of Amalfi (80 km return) and Positano (40 km return) before returning down the coast to see the race as it makes its way over the Picco Sant Angelo. This is a great opportunity to enjoy a ride down one of the most famous coastal roads in the world and shouldn�t be missed. Once the race has passed we�ll travel back down to our hotel in Sorrento, a mere 12 kms downhill, to watch the final moments of today�s stage on Mont Vesuvio on TV from the comfort of our hotel.

Overnight: Sorrento
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 14 Saturday, 30 May 2009
The penultimate stage of the Giro d�Italia is from Naples to Anagni, just south of Rome. Rather than battle the traffic of Naples we�ll take a day away from the race and explore the Amalfi Coast and the ruins of nearby Pompeii. This morning we will ride from the hotel along the coast to Ercalono (Herculaneum), which was once an ancient Roman city that rivalled Pompeii in wealth if not in size, but was also destroyed in the same violent eruption of Vesuvio as Pompeii in 79 AD.� From Ercalono there is the option of retracing the route of the final moments of yesterdays Giro stage with a ride up Mont Vesuvio. We will then move on to nearby Pompeii where, after pausing for lunch, we will enjoy a walk through the ruins with a local guide who will bring the story of Pompeii and its great civilisation to life. It�s an unreal experience walking through the ruins and hard to believe that it is almost 1800 years since this prosperous Roman town was wiped off the face of the earth until its discovery by accident in 1748. After our tour of Pompeii we�ll head off on our bikes and back to Sorrento with the rest of the day free to relax and explore Sorrento town and harbour. Tonight is our last night in Sorrento and to leave Sunday night free for people to explore the magical city of Rome we will have our farewell dinner this evening at our hotel.

Today�s riding:
It is 30km from our hotel to Pompei along the Amalfi Coast and most of us will ride both ways but you have the option of returning by bus instead of the bike. For those wanting something more, with time permitting we can do a longer ride on the way home. It won�t be hard in this beautiful part of the world!

Overnight: Sorrento
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 15 Sunday, 31 May 2009
Up early this morning for the drive along the Autostrada del Sol to Rome where we will witness possibly one of the most spectacular finishing stages in recent Grand Tour history. Instead of the usual procession of riders with the outcome of the race a certainty, today�s final stage is a 15 km individual time trial around ancient Rome. The route passes by the many of Rome�s major monuments including St Peters and the magnificent Piazza del Popolo, with an unforgettable finish on the Via Foro Imprealli, close to the Colloseum. This magnificent setting will provide an unforgettable last day for our tour and the centenary race. We�ll be dropped in Rome a short distance from the time trial course late this morning in time to see the riders setting up and on their way. The most thrilling moments of course won�t be until late this afternoon when the top placed riders will battle for the precious seconds that could earn them a podium finish and a place in history. This evening we will arrange transport for you back to our hotel.

Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

Day 16 Monday, 01 June 2009
It�s been a memorable two weeks of the best of cycling and Italy but like all good things it�s come to an end. This morning we will transfer you to Rome Fiumicino airport for your onward flights. If you wish you may stay on in Rome with our Rome extension packages and enjoy more of the eternal city.

Meals: Breakfast

Tour cost: A$6450 per person twin share and includes:

  • Transport throughout by private luxury coach with custom bike trailer.
  • Services of our experienced tour guides including an ex European pro cyclist.
  • Transfer on arrival day from Milan Malpensa airport to hotel
  • Transfer on final day from hotel to Rome FCO airport
  • 15 nights accommodation in quality 4 star hotels with private facilities.
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • 3 course dinners on 12 nights.
  • Mechanical assistance with your bike
  • Sightseeing as listed
  • Maps and Bikestyle guide to the Giro d�Italia
  • Bikestyle cycling jersey