Grade

Moderate

When

March 1- October 31

Accomodation

Charming 3-4 *hotels & B & B

Price

From €1395

Bike hire

Included

Half Board

4 course dinners

Start - Finish

Alba

Bike

E Bike-Racing bike on request

1,395

Description

Barolo Piedmont cycling Trip

Self guided Barolo Piedmont cycling Trip. From March 1 until October 31

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Self guided Barolo Piedmont cycling Trip on road bike

Cycle the beautiful region of Barolo in Piedmont. This 8 day self guided cycling trip leads you through the vineyards of the UNESCO hills of Barolo, Langhe, Monferrato and Roero. The Giro d’ítalia time trail 2015 found place between Barbaresco and Barolo in the Langhe wine region of Piedmont. The route passes through the main valley that connects these two famous wine towns. The Barolo wines are world famous and many wineries can be found in the Barolo district. Barolo is also an important wine region. The village of Barolo is situated South of Alba where you will start this stunning cycling trip. The surrounding countryside is spectacular. Furthermore there are many panoramic views on your way through the Barolo region.

The first day of the cycling trip you cycle the Barolo region. Cycle from Guarene to Cisterna d’Asti. On your second day you will cycle from Cisterna d’Asti to Verduno and cycle the Roero and Barolo hills. Next day their will be an wine tasting on request on the road of Verduno to Monforte d’Alba. Day 5 is the Monforte d’Alba loopride with fantastic hilltop villages and spectacular landscapes. The next day you cycle from Monforte d’Alba to Borgomale. On your last cycle day you will cycle from Borgomale to Guarene. At your accommodation you continue over the rolling hills of Moscato and Barbaresco.

Immerse the Barolo region in Piedmont on your bike and sign up!

  • Explore the medieval city of Alba and taste its famous white truffles
  • THE CHARMING ELEGANCE OF THE ALFIERI HILLS”  Pedal at your pace among noble castles and past atmospheres.
  • “THE PRIMAL CHARME OF THE ROERO ROCKS”  Enjoy the breathtaking views and the mystical suggestions of the Rocks.
  • “SLOW FOOD AND ITS HOMELAND”
  • Visit the ancient Roman town of Pollenzo and discover the roots of one  of the most active and important cultural movements in the world.
  • “THE UNSPOILED SCENARIO OF THE UPPER LANGA”
  • Immerse yourself in the most authentic ‘Langa’.
  • Route type: 95% asphalt, 5% unpaved
  • Possibility to choose every day your favourite route, full or short (except stage 5)
  • Length: full route 311 Km | shorter route 224 Km Climb: full route 6.584 m | shorter route 5.162 m
Day 1
Check in
Check in around 14.00  transfer from Milan Malpensa Airport (on request). Arrival and check-in at your accommodation in Alba . Bikes and accessories delivery directly at your accommodation (TREK DS/FX3 or similar, repair kit, helmet, side bags, lock, Garmin GPS and general map of the territory). Welcome aperitif and briefing with our staff.
Day 2
Alba to Canale - Distance 55,7 Km | 29,8 Km -Climb 1.028 m | 674 m
Your fist cycling day in the Barolo Region! Luggage drop off at the reception. The cycling route of today is from Alba to Canale. Cycle the Alfieri hills and Roero wine growing region, This route has been designed as a discovery trail through the most fascinating corners of the Roero region. This area probably less well known than its ‘sister’ hill region The Langa. But the Roero, as you will quickly realise, has everything to offer the discerning tourist. Great wine, food, beautiful landscapes and villages steeped in history.
Day 3
Canale to Verduno- Distance 44,6 Km | 38,9 Km - Climb 836 m | 740 m
Cycling route from Canale to Verduno. Cycling the Roero & Barolo hills. Today you will pedal the rolling hills of Barolo where each village is protected by a castle. The region features many wineries and vineyards. Enjoy spectacular views.
Day 4
Verduno to Monforte - Distance 48,4 Km | 37,45 Km - Climb 958 m | 818 m
The hills of Barolo, the Barolo wine growing region Breakfast buffet. Check-out (luggage drop-off in reception). The host carries guests' luggage to Agriturismo La Torricella. Cycling route from Verduno to Monforte d'Alba (loc. Sant'Anna).  The roads are perfectly paved and there are several stops to make for a wine tasting. The owners of wine shops have bottles open for tasting and you may open a specific bottle for tasting on request.
Day 5
Monforte to Monforte -Distance 48,4 Km | 37,2 Km climb 1.094 m | 710 m
The Upper Langa route Breakfast buffet. Cycling route (round tour) from Monforte d'Alba (loc. Sant'Anna) to Monforte d'Alba (loc. Sant'Anna). Two route options (full and short) The Langhe hills provide a wonderful terrain for road biking with many fantastic hilltop villages and spectacular landscapes. There are some challenging hills to be taken. Your Restaurant tonight: at the Agriturismo La Torricella (4-course a la carte, drinks excluded) - Hotel La Toricella
Day 6
Monforte to Mango - Distance 43,9 Km | 1078 m
Riding between Lower and Upper Langa Breakfast buffet. Check-out (luggage drop-off in reception). The host carries guests' luggage to Mango. Cycling route from Monforte d'Alba (loc. Sant'Anna) to Mango. Only one route option for this stage.
Day 7
Mango to Alba - Distance 67,4 Km | 36,5 Km | Climb 1.640 m | 1142 m
Unfortunately the last cycling day. At our accommodation you continue over the rolling hills of Moscato & Barbaresco wine growing region back to Alba. Check-out (luggage drop-off in reception). The host carries guests' luggage to Alba. Two route options available (full and short).
Day 8
Departure
Departure day….. A good flight back home or else a pleasant stay in Italy. Transfers on request.

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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  • All prices are based on double rooms
  • All day departures are possible.
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  • Price per peson based on 2 -5 pax €1395
  • Price per person based on 6 -10 Pax € 1295
  • Group larger than 10 pax on request

Extra Information

March - November 2019
  • Fill out and submit the online booking request or send an email to info@cycleclassictours.com
  • Once we receive your request we contact the local tour operator if the tour is available.
  • When the tour operator confirms to us. We confirm to you and charge you’re a deposit fee of € 550 per person plus a € 15 booking fee.
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  • Your confirmation invoice contains a statement reflecting of your deposit payment and the balance due.
  • The balance payment is due 60 days before the start of the tour.
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  • 7 nights in double room category Charme
  • All breakfast
  • Local city taxes for 7 nights
  • 6 dinners at select restaurants category Charme with 4-course menu (drinks excluded)
  • Weekly bike rental TREK DS/FX3 or similar, repair kit, helmet, side bags and lock
  • Weekly rental of Garmin GPS with uploaded cycling routes and map of the territory (1 every 2 pax)
  • bike delivery and drop-off directly at your accommodation
  • Welcome aperitif and briefing with staff
  • Luggage transport to next accommodation for each cycling stage (6)
  • Voucher-free service, all taxes, operating costs, contact person available in case of emergency 24/7
  • Airfares & Taxis
  • Drinks/Beverages
  • Single Supplement on request
  • Road Bike supplement
  • E Bike supplement
  • Cycling guide
  • Extra nights
  • Transfers to/from Alba on arrival and departure day

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