Grade

Moderate

When

March-Nov

Accommodation

Top class

Price

From €785

Bike hire

Hybrid bike (Included)

Start - Finish

Alba

Bike hire

E Bike / road bike (on request)

From: 785

Description

Barolo Piedmont cycling Trip

Self guided Barolo Piedmont cycling Trip.
From March 1 until November 30

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Self guided Barolo Piedmont cycling Trip

A cycling week rolling through vineyards on the World Heritage Hills. From the fascinating Alfieri Hills to the extraordinary panoramas of the Roero Rocks, through the unique landscapes of the Barolo and Barbaresco vineyards and the unspoiled nature of Alta Langa, and on to Alba, the historic ‘capital’ of the territory and world-famous food & wine landmark. A memorable bike ride through Piedmont to savour the finest truffles and noble wines, prestigious wineries and renowned restaurants, excellent local products hidden among the enchanting hills in the homeland of Slow Food!

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

  • Explore the medieval city of Alba and taste its famous white truffles
  • Pedal at your own pace between noble castles and historic villages
  • Enjoy the breathtaking views and the mystical moods of the Rocks
  • Savour the greatest expressions of Nebbiolo grapes and enjoy the unique pleasure of Alba White Truffle
  • Cycle in the most authentic ‘Langa’. Highlands of forests and pastures, guardians of ancient traditions and unique flavors
  • Pedal at your pace among noble castles and past atmospheres
Day 1
Arrival / Check in

From 15:00 | Arrival in Alba and check-in at your hotel.

Time at leisure.

18:00 | Bikes and accessories delivery directly at your hotel (TREK DS 8.2 or similar, repair kit, helmet, bags, lock, Garmin GPS and general map of the territory).

Welcome aperitif and briefing with the staff.

20:00 | Dinner at selected restaurant (à la carte with payment on spot).

Day 2
The Alfieri Hills and Roero landscapes

Breakfast. Check-out.

  • Luggage drop-off in reception to be transferred to your next hotel.

Departure for cycling stage 1 from Alba to Canale:

  • distance and climbing full itinerary: 55 Km | 1367 m;
  • distance and climbing short itinerary: 30 Km | 816 m.
  • Itineraries uploaded on Garmin GPS.
  • The Alfieri Hills are named for Italian poet Vittoria Alfieri. The “founder of Italian tragedy” took his inspiration from this place where 3 unique landscapes converge. Views of the Alps frame a tapestry of rolling vineyards and orchards, historic castles, and the legendary limestone Roche that gives Roero wine its unique character.

Arrival in Canale and check-in at your hotel.

20:00 | Dinner at selected restaurant (à la carte with payment on spot).

Day 3
The Roero Rocks, Pollenzo and Slow Food

Breakfast. Check-out.

  • Luggage drop-off in reception to be transferred to your next hotel.

Departure for cycling stage 2 from Canale to Verduno:

  • Distance and climbing full itinerary: 45 Km | 1164 m;
  • Distance and climbing short itinerary: 39 Km | 1031 m.
  • Itineraries uploaded on Garmin GPS.
  • There is no better way to arrive at the home of Slow Food than via the gentle pace of cycling. You will understand why this area became the birthplace of a movement that reminds the world of the pleasures to be found by reconnecting with the land, as you will during this special trip.

Arrival in Verduno and check-in at your hotel.

20:00 | Dinner at selected restaurant (à la carte with payment on spot).

Day 4
The Barolo Hills

Breakfast. Check-out.

  • Luggage drop-off in reception to be transferred to your next hotel.
  • Departure for cycling stage 3 from Verduno to Monforte:
  • Distance and climbing full itinerary: 48 Km | 1374 m;
  • Distance and climbing short itinerary: 37 Km | 1110 m.
  • Itineraries uploaded on Garmin GPS.
  • The Barolo Hills are the birthplace of the King of Wines. At every turn the views will take your breath away. Cycle past people working this land with attention to both quality and beauty. Ancient castles blend with modern architecture and the Barolo wine is exceptional.

Arrival in Monforte and check-in at your hotel.

20:00 | Dinner at selected restaurant (à la carte with payment on spot).

Day 5
100% Alta Langa

Breakfast.

Departure for cycling stage 4 from Monforte to Monforte:

  • Distance and climbing full itinerary: 48 Km | 1381 m;
  • Distance and climbing short itinerary: 37 Km | 1020 m.
  • Itineraries uploaded on Garmin GPS.
  • Panoramic views, medieval villages and meandering vineyard trails offer the opportunity to immerse yourself in the magic of the Langhe.

Back to the hotel.

20:00 | Dinner at selected restaurant (à la carte with payment on spot).

Day 6
Suspended between Alta and Bassa Langa

Breakfast. Check-out.

  • Luggage drop-off in reception to be transferred to your next hotel.

Departure for cycling stage 5 from Monforte to Mango:

  • Distance and climbing full itinerary: 44 Km | 1386 m;
  • Distance and climbing short itinerary: 31 Km | 917 m;
  • Itinerary uploaded on Garmin GPS.
  • Another day spent surveying this noble realm from its many vantage points. At every turn the outlook changes and you begin to understand the true gifts of this hidden kingdom.

Arrival in Mango and check-in at your hotel.

20:00 | Dinner at selected restaurant (à la carte with payment on spot).

Day 7
Through the Moscato and Barbaresco Hills… down to Alba!

Breakfast. Check-out.

  • Luggage drop-off in reception to be transferred to your next hotel.

Departure for cycling stage 6 from Mango to Alba:

  • Distance and climbing full itinerary: 67 Km | 1890 m
  • Distance and climbing short itinerary: 37 Km | 950 m
  • Itineraries uploaded on Garmin GPS.
  • One of the oldest grape varieties in PiedmontMoscato was the invention of farmers seeking a drink to cleanse the mouth after snacks. Now we all benefit from these light bubbles that refresh and delight. Pass by vineyards dedicated to these grapes and into the land of the elegant Queen of WinesBarbaresco.

Arrival in Alba and check-in at your hotel.

  • Bikes and accessories collected from your hotel.

Dinner at leisure.

Day 8
Departure

Breakfast. Check-out.

Time at leisure.

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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Explorer category
  • Price per person based on 2-5 pax €945
  • Price per person based on 6-10 Pax €785
  • Group larger than 10 pax (on request)
Charme category
  • Price person based on 2-5 pax from €1105
  • Price person based on 6-10 pax from €990
  • Group larger than 10 pax (on request)

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  • 7 nights in double room
  • breakfast and local city taxes for 7 nights
  • Dinner reservation at selected restaurants for 6 nights (à la carte with payment on spot)
  • Front-suspended hybrid bike rental TREK DS 8.2 or similar, repair kit, helmet, bags and lock
  • Garmin GPS rental with uploaded cycling itineraries and map of the territory
  • Bike delivery and drop-off directly at your hotel
  • Welcome aperitif and briefing with our staff
  • Luggage transport to next hotel for each cycling stage
  • Voucher-free service, all taxes, operating costs, contact person available in case of emergency 24/7
  • Extras in general and anything not expressly specified under “Included”
  • Accommodation in double room single use cat. Explorer: +280 € pp (7 nights)
  • Accommodation in double room single use cat. Charme: +350 € pp (7 night)
  • Extra nights before, during or after the tour
  • Dinners with set tasting menu or 3 courses à la carte, drinks excluded cat. Explorer: +240 € pp (6 dinners)
  • Dinners with set tasting menu or 3 courses à la carte, drinks excluded cat. Charme: +300 € pp (6 dinners)
  • Road bike rental BIANCHI INTREPIDA carbon frame or similar: +70 € pp (7 days)
  • Front-suspended hybrid E-BIKE rental TREK DS 8.2+ or similar: +105 € pp (7 days)
  • Biking guide service
  • Private transfers to/from Alba on arrival and departure day
  • Optional activities, custom services and/or itinerary

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