Grade

Difficult

When

Sept 29- Oct 7 - 2019

Price 3* Hotel

€ 2995

Bike hire

€ 200 Eroica road bike

2,995

L’Eroica Trip – Chianti 2019

Guided cycling Trip L’Eroica – Chianti 2019. From September 29 until October 7
Private groups only – We can fully customize this L’Eroica Trip from 5 persons or more.

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Guided cycling Trip L’Eroica – Chianti 2019 on road bike

This trip is not only dedicated to L’Eroica special event, in fact you will ride for a week on the beautiful countryside of Chianti and Siena enjoying wonderful roads with little traffic. Tuscany is also well known for its incredible food and wine which are the perfect recognition after a hard day’s work. Your hotel will be right in the heart of Chianti and as close as it can be to all the great atmosphere of this wonderful event. This L’Eroica trip 2019 and Chianti will be closed at only seven persons, so book early.

Cycling Italy is great especially the beautiful region of Tuscany and Chianti. You will discover the peaceful countryside roads with very little traffic when you climb the rolling hills of Chianti. Beyond the included activities you 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 Gran Fondo L’Eroica in Gaiole. The Gran Fondo L’Eroica is one of Italy’s most famous cycling events with over more than 7000 cyclist! Fantastic scenery, perfect roads and fine food makes Italy a road cycling paradise. Jump on your road bike en cycle this L’Eroica Trip – Chianti 2019

This L’Eroica and Chianti Trip is really magnificent!
The Highlights:

  • Guaranteed entry Gran Fondo L’Eroica 2019 in Gaiole Chianti
  • Many days of cycling the rolling hills of Tuscany/Chianti
  • Visit vineyard Ricasoli in Castello di Broli
  • Sunday 6 October 2019 ; Gran Fondo L’Eroica
  • 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”
Trip Overview
Day 1
Check in September 29
There will be a pick up service at Florence Airport- check in at your hotel in Gaiole. 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.  Dinner in Gaiole
Day 2
Sunday September 30
You will ride the "Strade Bianche". The Stade Bianche is divided in 8 pieces of white road for a total of just over 50 km.
Day 3
Monday October 1
Cycle Tuscany on your second day in "La Bella Italia”. After your first exciting ride it’s time again for more physical action! You get on your bicycle for a beautiful ride in the Chianti region. You pass typical villages like Radda and Castellina. After your ride you will visit the famous vineyards in Castello di Brolio. Dinner included & overnight in Gaiole.
Day 4
Tuesday October 2
Picture yourself cycling in Tuscany! You will have a trainings ride. Biking throughout Tuscany is extremely good with perfect paved roads and stunning scenery. Enjoy todays ride!
Day 6
Thursday October 3
In the morning a trainings ride. Later in the afternoon you visit the vintage market in Gaiole with many stands. Here you find all kinds of cycling collector’s items. Dinner included & overnight in Gaiole.
Day 7
Friday October 4
Trainings ride in the morning and for the ones participating at L'Eroica number pick up. Dinner included & overnight in Gaiole.
Day 8
Saturday October 5
Last trainings day before the Gran Fondo 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 Gran Fondo. Challenging climbs and long downhill runs makes Tuscany a Cyclist paradise. Last trainings day before the Gran Fondo L'Eroica.
Day 9
Sunday October 6
In 1997 the Gran Fondo L'Eroica started with some 100 riders. In the last edition of 2018 there were over 8000 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 205 km. Enjoy your day!
Day 10
Departure day October 7
Unfortunately it’s your last day! It’s time to say goodbye, 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.
Airport
  • 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.
Busses
  • 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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Booking Information

  • All prices are based on double rooms.
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Extra Information

This cycling tour is from 5 persons or more. We can fully customize a private group tour for the Eroica 2019 trip.
  1. Fill out and submit the online booking request or send an email to info@cycleclassictours.com
  2. Once we receive your request we contact the local tour operator if the tour is available.
  3. When the tour operator confirms to us. We confirm to you and charge you’re a deposit fee of € 995 per person plus a € 15 booking fee.
  4. We tend and try to send all over within 48 hours.
  5. You will receive an invoice, the tour program and the terms and conditions of the tour operator.
  6. Please do not make travel plans until you receive our confirmation.
  7. Your confirmation invoice contains a statement reflecting of your deposit payment and the balance due.
  8. The balance payment is due 60 days before the start of the tour.
  9. Please be advised that we make every effort to ensure that all the information given on this site is accurate. All statements and information has been researched and supplied by third parties.
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  • 9 nights lodging
  • Daily breakfast
  • Entry-Fee for the Granfondo L'Eroica
  • Six cycling days in Tuscany/Chianti
  • Wine tasting
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Airport Transfer to/from Florence - Milan on request
  • Support van during tour
  • Airfares & Taxis
  • Single Supplement € 375
  • Bike Rental €200 Vintage L'Eroica bicycle for the whole period
  • Lunches and dinners

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