L' Eroica & Chianti 2015

♦ Ride "Strade Bianche"
♦ Cycle Granfondo L'Eroica 2015
♦ Beautiful bike rides in Tuscany
♦ Italian Wine tasting
♦ Visit of Vintage Bicylce stands

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L' Eroica & Chianti 2015

♦ Ride "Strade Bianche"
♦ Cycle Granfondo L'Eroica 2015
♦ Beautiful bike rides in Tuscany
♦ Italian Wine tasting
♦ Visit of Vintage Bicylce stands

,

L' Eroica & Chianti 2015

♦ Ride "Strade Bianche"
♦ Cycle Granfondo L'Eroica 2015
♦ Beautiful bike rides in Tuscany
♦ Italian Wine tasting
♦ Visit of Vintage Bicylce stands

,

L' Eroica & Chianti 2015

♦ Ride "Strade Bianche"
♦ Cycle Granfondo L'Eroica 2015
♦ Beautiful bike rides in Tuscany
♦ Italian Wine tasting
♦ Visit of Vintage Bicylce stands

,

L' Eroica & Chianti 2015

♦ Ride "Strade Bianche"
♦ Cycle Granfondo L'Eroica 2015
♦ Beautiful bike rides in Tuscany
♦ Italian Wine tasting
♦ Visit of Vintage Bicylce stands

,

L' Eroica & Chianti 2015

♦ Ride "Strade Bianche"
♦ Cycle Granfondo L'Eroica 2015
♦ Beautiful bike rides in Tuscany
♦ Italian Wine tasting
♦ Visit of Vintage Bicylce stands

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Tour info: Cycle L'Eroica & Chianti 2015

Gaiole is small picturesque village right in the middle of the Chianti region. This beautiful village is situated between Florence and Siena. Every year on the first Sunday of October it seems that the time stops for a magic weekend and we all go back in time for the L’Eroica bicycle vintage event. The L’Eroica cycling trip is a very special one. It includes many unique features and plenty of highlights! This L'Eroica 2015 & Chianti trip will be closed at only seven persons, so book early. Cycling Italy is great especially the beautiful region of Tuscany & Chianti. Discover the peaceful countryside roads with very little traffic when we climb the rolling hills of Chianti. Beyond the included activities we also visit a vineyard in the beautiful Castello di Brolio and vintage bicycle stands during the L'Eroica Gran Fondo. Last but not least.... you will cycle the Grandfondo L'Eroica in Gaiole. The Grand Fondo L'Eroica is one of Italy's most famous cycling events with over more than 4500 cyclist!

This L'Eroica & Chianti Tour is really magnificent! The Highlights:

  • Guaranteed entry Granfondo L'Eroica in Gaiole Chianti 
  • Many days of cycling the rolling hills of Tuscany/Chianti 
  • Visit vineyard Ricasoli in Castello di Broli 
  • Sunday 4th October ; Gran fondo L'Eroica is "a must do cycle event" 
  • Panoramic views from on your way through Chianti 
  • Gaiole Chianti is a quiet village between Florence & Siena 
  • Fantastic scenery, perfect roads and fine food makes Italy a road cycling paradise 
  • Wine tasting 
  • Cycle "Strade Bianche"

For more see our Itinerary



Country Italy/Chianti/Tuscany
Trip Type L'Eroica Gran Fondo Chianti
Start Tour 25/09/2015
Finish 05/10/2015
Days  11 Days/10 Nights
Price €2975 per person
Bikerental €150
Deposit € 800
Extra Night On request

 

Fitness level 5 Required

Itinerary Granfondo L'Eroica & Chianti 2014

DAY 1 Friday 25 September

We will collect you at Milan Malpensa Airport and we`ll bring you to our hotel in Cernobbio. This beautiful town will be your starting point for the upcoming L’Eroica & Chianti trip. The tour leader will explain the coming activities and itinerary. Our hotel is on the shores of Lake Como. Dinner provided.

DAY 2 Saturday 26 September

In the morning we leave the cosy town of Cernobbio behind us. Our support van takes us to Gaiole. This small commune lies in the middle of the Chianti region. Gaiole is only some 20 kilometres away from Siena and almost 40 kilometres from Florence. The drive from Cenobbio to Gaiole takes roughly 5 hours. Dinner provided & overnight in Gaiole

DAY 3 Sunday 27 September

We will ride the "Strade Bianche". The Stade Bianche is divided in eight pieces of white road for a total of just over 50km. Dinner provided & overnight in Gaiole

DAY 4 Monday 28 September

Cycle Tuscany on our first day in "La Bella Italia”. After an exciting day it’s time for some physical action! We get on our bicycles for a beautiful ride in the Chianti region. We pass typical villages like Radda and Castellina. After our ride we will visit the famous vineyards in Castello di Brolio. Dinner provided & overnight in Gaiole

DAY 5 Tuesday 29 September

Picture yourself cycling in Tuscany! We will have a trainings ride. Biking throughout Tuscany is extremely good with perfect paved roads and stunning scenery. Enjoy todays ride! Dinner provided & overnight in Gaiole

DAY 6 Wednesday 30 September

After breakfast we leave for another trainings ride in Chianti. In the afternoon we will go to Castello di Brolio. In a welcoming atmosphere you can taste an array of wines. The Wine estate of Ricasoli owned by the family Barone Ricasoli lies in the heart of the Chianti. Try superb wines in a beautiful setting. Don't drink too much...Dinner provided & overnight in Gaiole

DAY 7 Thursday 01 October

In the morning we have another trainings ride. Later in the afternoon we visit the vintage market in Gaiole with many stands. Here you find all kinds of cycling collector’s items. Dinner provided & overnight in Gaiole

DAY 8 Friday 02 October

Trainings ride in the morning and for the ones participating at L'Eroica number pick up. Dinner provided & overnight in Gaiole

DAY 9 Saturday 03 October

Last trainings day before the Granfondo L'Eroica. Combine the best of Tuscany with physical action and the beauties of this very popular region! Tuscany is named number one on Forbes list "The best region to Live" and is in fact an excellent base for the upcoming Granfondo. Challenging climbs and long downhill runs makes Tuscany a Cyclist paradise. Last trainings day before the Granfondo L'Eroica. Dinner provided & Hotel in Gaiole

DAY 10 Sunday 04 October

In 1997 the Granfondo L'Eroica started with some 100 riders. In the last edtion of 2014 there were 5500 participants from all around the world. The L'Eroica passes the famous Strade Bianche. The world famous Stade Bianche refers to the white gravel roads in the Siena region and roughly 35 per cent of the course is on the Strade Bianche through the beautiful countryside of Tuscany. The L'Eroica event is specially made for the vintage cycling enthusiast. The week is full of festivities and finally the start and finish find place on Sunday 7th of October. The whole ambience of the event is superb. You can choose the following options 38km, 75km, 135km or the challenging 205km. Enjoy your day! Dinner provided & Hotel in Gaiole.

DAY 11 Monday 05 October

Unfortunately it’s our last day! It’s time to say goodbye and thanks for joining us. Cycle Classic Tours hope to see you back soon on one of our other Cycling Holidays in Europe. We wish you a good flight back home or else a pleasant stay in Italy. Transfers to the Airport Milan Malpensa or Pisa airport will be made by the Tour guide. Or to other various airports on our way back.

The Training rides below are just examples!

Day 1 Milan Airport to Cernobbio


Day 2 Transfer Cernobbio to Gaiole in Chianti


Transfer from Cernobbio to our homebase in Gaiole
Ride on Strade Bianche

Day 4 route Radda and Castello di Brolio


Cycle Chianti


Another beautiful cycling day in Tuscany


Trainingsride in Chianti


Cycling Day in Tuscany


Cycle route Chianti region


Day 10 Gran Fondo L Eroica


Day 11 Transfer Gaiole to Milan airport


Airport/ Train Information cycle trip  L'Eroica & Chianti 2015

Airport

The most important gateways to/from Cernobbio are the airports of Milan.

Milan has three important airports; the most important airport is Milan Malpensa, from here many flights leave /arrive worldwide. There are many regular flights to/ from Madrid, Brussels, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Berlin, Rome, London Heathrow, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Athens, Zurich and more very important cities from all around the Globe.

The second airport is Milan Linate which has a lot of domestic and European flights to all important cities in Europe. There is a shuttle bus connecting Malpensa with Linate Airport. The ride between the two airports takes more than an hour.

The third airport is Bergamo Airport (officially Orio al Serio International Airport) and is northeast of Milan, close to the city of Bergamo. This airport is especially used by budget companies like Ryanair.

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Train

From Milan Malpensa Airport to Milan Central station are Malpensa Shuttle busses departing: every 30 to 60 minutes Length: 1 hour.

From Milan Linate International Airport to Milan Central station busses departing every 30 minutes Length: 20 minutes. 
Bergamo Airport has no direct train connection, but there is a shuttle bus that takes you to the station in Bergamo.

The train ride from Milan to Como takes roughly one hour 

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25 September 2015 till 5 October 2015 - € 2975

Dates & Prices
Date 25 September 2015 till 5 October 2015
Price € 2975 per person based on Twin Share room
Single supplement €400

Inclusions L'Eroica & Chianti trip 2015

  • 10 nights lodging in three star hotels see Itinerary
  • Daily breakfast
  • 10 Dinners 
  • Entry-Fee for the Granfondo L'Eroica
  • Six Cycling days in Tuscany/Chianti
  • Wine tasting 
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Airport Transfer to/from Milan Malpensa
  • Support van during whole Tour
  • One night in Cernobbio 'Hometown of George Clooney'

Exclusions

  • Airfares & Taxis
  • All Drinks at dinner
  • Single Supplement €400
  • Bike Rental € 150 Vintage L'Eroica bicycle for the whole period
  • Snacks & Lunches 
  • You can book an extra overnight in Milan 

 

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