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Tour info Granfondo Colnago 2018 in Desenzano del Garda 
06-09 April 2018

Bike rentals around Lake Garda : Please check Bike Rentals Lake Garda

After the great success of the 2016 and 2017 the edition the "Granfondo Colnago 2018" takes another time place in the beautiful city of Desenzano del Garda! The potential of Desenzano del Garda and the surrounding area for professional and tourist cycling is basically limitless Desenzano del Garda & Colnago is the perfect combination between one of the most important and historical brand of modern cycling, and a wonderful town on the shores of Lago di Garda!

Immerse this great Gran Fondo Colnago Trip together with Cycle Classic Tours!

  • 3 nights in a 4 *** * hotel in Desenzano comfortable and located on the shores of the lake.
  • One trainingsride along Lake Garda with an experienced bike guide on Saturday 08 April
  • Registration to Granfondo Colnago edtion 2018
  • Desenzano is an ideal base for exploring Lago di Garda 
  • Enjoy the ambiance of Gran Fondo Colnago and the Expo don't forgot the "White night Festival" on Friday evening 6 May


Country Italy Gran Fondo Colnago
Trip Type Guided
Start Tour  Dezensano  06/04/2018
Finish Desenzano  09/04/2018
Price €795 per person
Price non rider €695 per person
Days  4 Days/ 3 Nights
Bikerental €150
Extra Night On request



Fitness level 3 Required

Itinerary Gran Fondo Colnago 2018

Day 1 Friday April 6

Check in around 14.00h  at your hotel. There will be a briefing , bike fitting and explanation for the coming activities and itinerary for this Gran Fondo Colnago 2018.
Don't forgot the "White night festival" in the evening at the expo area.

Day 2 Saturday April 7

Today you will do a nice guided trainings ride around Lake Garda. Relax after the ride at the Expo area on the waterfront. Summer in Desenzano del Garda never ends! The International Colnago Gran Fondo Race The Gran Fondo Colnago is a two-days event and dedicated to the whole family, from little cyclists on the grass to the biggest of all, ready to have fun and compete on the roads and streets around Lake Garda. These welcome the best cyclists in the world the whole year round, because the foothills of the Alps are ideal training ground for taking on the challenges of a hard season. .

Day 3 Sunday April 8

You can choose out of three courses:  

  • The medium route 110km with 1384 climbing meters
  • The long route 159km with 2044 climbing meters

The Gran Fondo Colnago forms part of the new Colnago Cycling Festival. The route features legendary climbs including the Passo Caldarola, Passo S. Barbara, cima Coppi, Passo del Cerro and the famous Bagnolo ascent.  A well deserved shower and a plate of pasta will be waiting after such a long day!

Day 4 April 9

Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or a pleasant stay in Italy.



Arrival Day
Trainings Ride around Lake Garda

Gran Fondo Colnago the Medium version

Departure Day

Airport/ Train Information Gran Fondo Colnago 2018


The most important gateways to/from Dezensano del Garda are the airports in 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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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.

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Italian Railway company www.trenitalia.com

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