Grade

Challenging

When

May-October

Accommodation

5* Hotel Bagni Nuovi

Price 5* Hotel

From € 1295

Bike hire

€ 225 Carbon road bike

Half board

Included

From: 1,295

Italian Alps Bormio Stelvio 2019

Italian Alps Bormio Stelvio 2019. From May until October with start every Sunday.
5 Star Hotel Grand Hotel Bagni Nuovi – halfboard.

For the Gran Fondo Stelvio Santini we offer a special package!

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Italian Alps Bormio Stelvio 2019 on road bike

The mighty Italian Alps in Italy are perfectly located in the northeast corner of Italy near Switzerland and Austria. This stunning area has one of the most spectacular mountain ranges in the European Alps. Right in the middle of the Italian Alps you can find the beautiful ski resort, Bormio. The 5 star hotel is situated at the foot of Passo dello Stelvio. The Italian Alps are a real cycling paradise for every keen cyclist. Here you will experience one of the most challenging cycling tracks and mythical climbs.

The 5 star Grand Hotel Bagni Nuovi in Bormio will be your home base for the upcoming week. From here you conquer all great & tough climbs with breath-taking views! The cycling days are guided climbs with an experienced cycling guide. Climb and discover many incredible mountain summits of the Giro d’Italia. The climbs to Passo Mortirollo, Gavia, and of course one of the most famous climb in the world the climb to the summit of Passo dello Stelvio are first class challenges! The Passo dello Stelvio is also known as the Giro d’Italia mountain. This trip is recommendable for fit cyclist.

Cycle this unique 5 star cycling Tour and get an wonderful experience in Italy

  • Cycling The Italian Alps is great because of the fantastic scenery, perfect roads and great climbs making the Italian Alps a cycling paradise
  • Attack Passo dello Stelvio with 2757m (9045ft) so that makes it the highest summit in the Eastern Alps
  • The five star hotel: Grand Hotel Nuovi Bagni in the middle of the Italian Alps on the foot of Passo dello Stelvio
  • Follow the footsteps of all the greatest riders in Giro d’Italia….challenge yourself. Are you on for it?
  • Cycle up to legendary Passo di Gavia
  • You stay in the beautiful Alpine village Bormio
  • The climb to the Mortirolo due to the 18% increase is one of the hardest climbs in the world.
Trip Overview
Day 1
Sunday Arrival
Check in at the hotel around 14.00. If you require a pick up at the train station in Tirano to the hotel please contact us. Welcome Happy hour by "Ugo's" at 19.30.
Day 2
Monday Stelvio Loop
Passo dello Stelvio Loop ride with van support. The epic Stelvio… This is one of the ultimate challenges for amateur and professional cyclists. The climb rises from 1225m to the ‘Cima Coppi’ at 2758m, the second highest paved road in Europe. Today you will face Passo dello Stelvio. You will climb the famous Stelvio, "attack this mountain with respect". The climb has 48 switchbacks to tackle. Relax on top before you descend all the way down to Bormio.
Day 3
Tuesday Cancano Lake
Cancano Lake Loop ride. One of the most beautiful and underrated climbs in the area! The first 5 km are relatively flat before you will climb 8km up to the Torri di Friale - . The views are spectacular with two old medieval lookout towers.The first 4km going up to through the valley before you reach a picnic area. The following 4kms to the top are climbing up with some switchbacks. From the top the views are stunning. Relax on top for the re-grouping before descending back to Bormio. You will overlook the beautiful Lago di Cancano.
Day 4
Wednesday Mortirolo - Gavia
Bormio-Mortirolo-Gavia-Bormio. After the Passo dello Stelvio, you will face Passo Mortirolo and Passo di Gavia. Surprisingly. Passo Mortirolo is actually harder than the ones you have done the last two days. The Passo Mortirolo is considered as the hardest climb in Italy. You leave the hotel through the valley and the start of the climb is in Mazzo di Valtelina. After a break on top you go down. The next one is already waiting for you! The legendary Gavia pass belongs to one of the highest paved mountain passes in the Alps. The route is very steep and narrow and it takes a lot of effort to conquer the Gavia.
Day 5
Thursday Mass Ride
Evening Ride up the Passo di Gavia or Cancanono (depending on the weather). Climbing a mountain pass under the stars is a truly unique cycling experience! The Evening Ride includes kit bag transport to the top for your warm clothes, photographs of your achievement, lights for your bike, van support and of course guides to ride with you. During the day you will have a self guided option. The maps for this ride you can ask at the reception of Bagni Nuovi.
Day 6
Friday Teglio Loop
Today you can ride the Teglio Loop or a ride to the Bernina pass. However we can not guarantee one of the rides ( this will be correspond nearer the start of you trip)
Day 7
Saturday Gavia Day
Gavia day! The legendary Gavia pass belongs to one of the highest paved mountain passes in the Alps. The Gavia has a high summit of 2621 meters. The mountain became famous in 1988. On the fifth of June the Giro d’Italia passed the Gavia summit in a snowstorm. The stage was one of the most heroic stages ever in de Giro d’Italia and was won by the Dutchman Eric Breukink. The route is very steep and narrow and it takes a lot of effort to conquer the Gavia. The ascent of todays climb to Passo di Gavia is 17.3 kilometers long and an average percentage of 7.9% Good luck! Gran Fondo breifing at 18.00- dinner at 20.00
Day 8
Sunday Departure
Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or else a pleasant stay in Italy. If you require a train station drop off in Tirano please contact us.
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 Europe
  • 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.
Train
  • The train ride from Milan to Tirano takes roughly two hours. The ride is very scenic …you will certainly enjoy it!



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  • Prices start from €1295
  • 7 nights stay, accommodation double standard room in 5 star hotel : Grand Hotel Bagni di Nuovi in Bormio
  • 5/6 guided rides ( check itenary)
  • Rich buffet breakfast
  • 6 dinners in the restaurants, “Salone dei Balli” or Antica Osteria Belvedere
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