Grade

Challenging

When

May 15- May 20

Accommodation

4* Hotel

Price 4* Hotel

From € 750

Bike hire

€ 275 Pinarello dogma F8

Bike hire

€ 395 Pinarello dogma F10

Bike hire

€ 195 Pinarello Gan-Razha

Half board

Included

From: 750

Gran Fondo Nove Colli 2019

Self guided Gran Fondo Nove Colli 2019.
From May 15 until May 20.

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Self guided Gran Fondo Nove Colli 2019 on road bike

The Gran Fondo Nove Colli is one of the oldest and biggest cycling events in Italy. Every year there are over 12,000 riders who want to complete the “Nine Hills Gran Fondo. It’s a must do event for every cyclist. Now that the single registrations have sold out, there are still registrations available with a hotel package.

Are you gonna have an active role in the Nove Colli 2019?. You’ll be able to enjoy beforehand the panoramas and the old villages scattered in the hills. Discover views and hidden corners that on the day of the race you’ll probably not appreciate. It will also be great to see other towns, who are not included in the itinerary of the race, but have contributed to make Romagna famous. Hard training moments will be followed by culinary moments where you’ll enjoy the typical kitchen of Romagna, and you’ll be able to restore the strength and “feed” your legs. The training programs have been studied in a way that you can participate even if you’ve enrolled to the short race. The 4 star Bike Lungomare hotel offers all cyclist excellent facilities for the Gran Fondo Nove Colli. The hotel has a safe bike storage.

Immerse and cycle the Gran Fondo Nove Colli in Italy

  • 5 nights in the 4**** Bike hotel Lungomare in Cesenatico located right on the beach
  • Get an unforgettable cycling experience and complete the 49th edition of Gran Fondo Nove Colli
  • Discover Italy’s fabulous region of Emilia Romagna
  • Guaranteed entry for the Gran Fondo Nove Colli 2019
  • 3 guided rides around Emilia Romagna
  • Half board includes – rich breakfast, an after-training buffet from 12am to 5 pm and dinner with buffet
Trip Overview
Day 1
Check in Wednesday May 15
Check in at the 4* bike hotel Lungomare in Cesenatico. You’ll get a race pack and information pack. There will be a bike fitting, if you have rented one of the high quality high end Pinarello carbon bikes. Before dinner the tour guide will explain the coming activities and you’ll get a brief explanation of the training rides and GF Nove Colli itinerary. Evening dinner will be provided.
Day 2
Thursday May 16
Your first trainings ride around Cesenatico! The region is a land of cyclists and the birthplace of Marco Pantani, the great climber, who trained in the hinterland hills and got 46 career victories! The hills at the backyards of Cesenatico are sometimes gentle and sometimes steep. You’ll ride among olive groves and vineyards. In fact, you’ll experience the charm of the Nove Colli, the oldest Gran Fondo and certainly the most popular, with 12,000 participants
Day 3
Friday May 17
In the morning you can leave for a nice tour around Rimini/Cesenatico. Stretch your legs and get used to the local roads of Emilia Romagna in preparation for the upcoming Nove Colli Gran Fondo. After the trainings ride you can walk along the Adriatic Sea. Evening dinner included.
Day 4
Saturday May 18
Last ride before tomorrow’s big ride! Cesenatico is a tourist resort town right on the Adriatic coast of Italy. It is located in the Emilia Romagna district. Cycling around the beautiful resort town of Cesenatico goes back a long way. Many professional cyclists have trained in the hills around the town; including the iconic Italian hero Marco Pantani who was born in Cesenatico. From the hills to the sea : you can find out all about the inland and the traditions of local Romagna cuisine. Check your bike before also there will be a short briefing and hand over of the bib numbers. Perhaps you have questions left so don’t hesitate to ask the guides for any information you need!. In the evening pasta dinner will be provided.
Day 5
Sunday May 19
Finally, the day of the race! After an early breakfast this is your moment! It's time to use your energy and replace it with the emotions of the race. The competition is the most famous in Italy. There is an average of more than 12 thousand participants each year. There are two different course lengths:
  • Granfondo Nove Colli Long distance 200 km; 3480m total altitude Total up 89km Total down 77 km Flat 34 km
  • Mediofondo 130 km; 1871m total altitude Total up 50 km Total down 46 km Flat 34 km
Day 6
Departure day Monday May 20
Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or a pleasant stay in Italy.
Medical
MEDICAL CERTIFICATE
MEDICAL CERTIFICATE You must have a Medical Sports Certificate which was issued within 6 months of the event, which must be presented at race registration. This should state : 'the data of the athlete the indication of the sport for which it was required the visit to the doctor: CYCLING the statement of the sport doctor that THE ATHLETE , ON THE BASE OF THE MEDICAL CONTROL, DOES NOT HAVE CONTRADICATIONS'
Airport
  • Rimini aiport ''Federico Fellini" International Airport is only 25 km away from Cesenatico and 8km to the city center of Rimini.
  • Forli Airport is also known as Luigi Ridolfi. This airport lies 40 km away from Cesenatico. Forli airport is a popular hub for many tourist resorts around Cesenatico. Bologna, Florence, San Marino and many other towns on the Adriatic coast are easily accessible from the airport.
  • Bologna Airport lies six kilometres outside Bologna. There are two terminals but there is no train connection with the airport. There are buses that leave frequently to Bologna railway station.
Trains
  • Rimini and Forli are easy to reach with the train every hour their leave around 4 trains to the center of both cities



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  • 5 Nights in 4 star hotel LungoMare prices start from €750
  • Half board includes every day a rich breakfast - an after-training buffet from 12am to 5 pm and dinner with buffet
  • Entry to the Nove Colli event 2019
  • Race and info Pack
  • Daily instructions
  • 3 guided rides during
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wellness Centre Gym
  • Daily SPA entry in "LungoBenessere Wellness centre"
  • Washing and drying of technical clothing, bar or sandwich, banana
  • Free ticket to Marco Pantani museum
  • Secure and alarmed bike storage with workshop
  • Airfares & Taxi fares
  • Single charge €175
  • Airport pick up on request
  • Pinarello Carbon road bike €195 or upgrade
  • Dogma F10 € 395
  • Dogma F8 € 275
  • Insurance
  • Extra nights on request

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