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Moderate

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March 13- March 16

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Gran Fondo Milan San Remo 2020

Watch and cycle the Gran Fondo Milan San Remo 2020.
From March 13 until March 16.

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Self guided cycling Tour Gran Fondo Milan San Remo 2020

Benvenuto en Italia. After a long winter it’s time to pedal again! The real start of the classic cycle season starts in Italy. For the 2020 edition there will be a professional organized pro race one day after the day of Milan-San Remo. On Sunday morning March 15 you can cycle the Milan San Remo classic race yourself. Cyclist can take part in the new Gran Fondo San Remo “La Classicissima”.

You’ll cycle the same route just before the professionals will do later that day. The Gran Fondo San Remo “La Classicissima” leads you along the Liguria coastline and features many highlight like the Poggio and Cipressa climbs. You cycle all the way to San Remo and finish at the same location as the pro riders will do. You have only a few bib numbers available. The Gran Fondo San Remo also known as the “la Classicissima” is the opportunity for the real enthusiasts of top cycling to experience the electric atmosphere of the grand classic Milan – San Remo race, where they can challenge themselves in person on the same roads as the pro’s.

Watch and ride from Milan to San Remo

  • Feel the ambience of the race at the finish line in San Remo
  • Take part in the Gran Fondo ”La Classicissima” on Sunday March 15
  • This great Milan to San Remo trip includes beautiful rides along the Mediterranean Sea in Italy
  • Taste the Italian “bella trovato anche in queste voci”, way of life whilst cycling in Italy
  • Watch and Ride the opening classic of the UCI World Tour season; Milan-San Remo
Day 1
Check in Friday March 13
Please make your way to our hotel in San Remo, the Grand Hotel Londra where you will stay for the next 3 nights on a half board basis with breakfasts and evening meals included. On arrival into Nice airport you will be met in the arrivals terminal by one of the representatives.
  • Airport transfers which depart Nice airport at 12.00 and at 18.00. Please ensure that you are ready to leave the airport at these times. We ask you to send your flight times to us either at time of booking or as soon as you've booked your flights.
After checking into your rooms, there will be time to build your bikes, which will be stored in a secure storage room.
Day 2
Saturday March 14
The 2020 Milan San Remo Pro Race This morning, the pro-riders taking part in the 111th Milan San Remo Spring Classic will depart from Milan at 10.10am. The winner will complete the race in approximately 7 hours arriving in San Remo mid to late afternoon, between 4.50pm and 5.30pm. As you have time before the pro riders arrive you have a full day ahead. After breakfast you can make a ride out of San Remo, to include :
  • Breakfast at 07.30. After breakfast, at 09.00am you will head out for an approximately 50km ride. This will offer a chance to make sure bikes are in good working order before tomorrow's Gran Fondo San Remo event, plus you get to experience some of the beautiful Ligurian countryside.
  • Initially you will ride along the seafront, from San Eemo, in the direction of Genova. This section of the ride will take place on the bike path to San Lorenzo al Mare. This is the bike path that was used for the first stage of the 2016 Giro d'Italia. Once you arrive at San Lorenzo al Mare, you turn inland and tackle the first of today’s climbs, the legendary Cipressa. From the Cipressa, you head back down to sea level, passing along the seafront towns of Cavi and Bussana, before you head inland again and tackle the not final climb of today and tomorrow's Gran Fondo, the Poggio. Expect to be back in San Remo from 11.30am. Time for a quick shower and change of kit, before some lunch.
  • For the afternoon, please bring along a day bag, with a change of clothes for the afternoon's hospitality plus your medical certificate or UCI cycling card, plus your photographic ID.
Cross the finish line experience  (if you book the rider package) After lunch you head back into San Remo, where you will have a really nice experience. You will get to ride across the actual finish line of the 2019 Milan San Remo.
  • You will ride under the finish gantry and feel exactly what it's like to be a pro-rider coming into San Remo at the end of a day's riding!.
  • Once you have enjoyed this experience, it's time for a quick change of clothes, as you head for your final experience of the day…
Giro Club finish line hospitality
  • It is time to sit back and relax as we await the arrival of the riders of the 2019 Milan San Remo. You have the best location as you will enjoy some finishing straight hospitality. The hospitality area opens from 1.00pm, so after a morning of exploring San Remo, non-riders can make their way to the hospitality area and enjoy a full afternoon of Italian hospitality. PLEASE NOTE CYCLING GEAR IS NOT PERMITTED IN THE HOSPITALITY AREA.
  • Included in the Hospitality experience is:
  • Welcome and assignment of finish line pass
  • Access to the Hospitality Area at finish line with non-stop open bar and finger-food catering
  • Race broadcast live on plasma TV screens
  • Hospitality area from 1.00pm
After the hospitality area closes, you will take a short walk up to the Race Expo for tomorrow's Gran Fondo. After a busy day enjoy an evening meal at the hotel before an early night ahead of tomorrow's Gran Fondo San Remo.
Day 3
Sunday March 15
Gran Fondo San Remo
  • After an early breakfast, you will make our short ride to the starting grids located on the Lungomare Italo Calvino, San Remo, located just 1km from your hotel. The meeting point is Piazzale Carlo Dapporto at 8.30am on Sunday morning, where electronic check-in of participants will take place. Race Start is Lungomare Italo Calvino at 09.30am.
  • Finish - The arrival will take place on the Poggio di San Remo between12:30-13:30; those who arrive after this time will not be entered in the rankings. After finishing, ride the 6km back to San Remo to the Palafiori for the pasta party and prize giving. After crossing the finish line, participants must go to the control post to return the Chip.
  • After the Pasta Party, the afternoon is free to enjoy your final afternoon in San Remo, where hopefully a bit of spring sunshine will allow you to bask on the Italian Riviera.
  • Dinner at the hotel tonight.
Day 4
Monday March 16
Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or a pleasant stay in Italy. Transfers to San Remo railway station on request.
  • Departures from the hotel at 08.30 so you will get to Nice airport for flights that depart after 11.30. If your flight departs Nice before 11.30am, you will need to make your own arrangements to transfer to the airport.
Medical
MEDICAL CERTIFICATE
Day license OR UCI National Cycling Federation Card/Licence To take part in the Gran Fondo Sanremo-Sanremo you must either hold a UCI Recognised National Cycling Federation Racing licence (including the medical element) OR take out a day licence. We have included the day licence in the  package price.
  • MEDICAL CERTIFICATE Additionally, all riders taking the Day Licence 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'
VIP
VIP One day Experience € 100
One day experience
  • When you arrive in the start town, the Giro Club staff will welcome you. You will receive a day pass which gives you access to the Hospitality Area with snack/coffee bar service available and experience the exciting pre-race atmosphere.
  • We expect the "start village" to open around 08:00am (not confirmed).
  • The highlight of the day is that you will get up close with the riders and you can mingle with the racers and team directors and other people close to the inner world of cycling. Many people really enjoy the start village access due to the fact that you get very close to actual riders and you get a good insight into the inner workings of one of the Monuments of Cycling.
Important note
  • Please note that this is for a ticket only so no hotel or transport is included.
  • With respect to the selling of any entry tickets or hospitality experiences, we act as an agent for the event organiser.
VIP
VIP GIRO CLUB FINISHLINE
GIRO CLUB FINISHLINE
  • The Milan San Remo organisation set up a limited number of areas located on course within the final portion of the race.
  • Guests of Giro Club will arrive at the finish a little before the cyclists, and will have access to the Giro Club hospitality tents, reserved for the top stars and located in a privileged area near the finish line. The area will offer non-stop open bar service and finger food catering.
  • Plasma TV screens will broadcast the race until the riders come into view.
  • The Giro Club tents are located just a few meters from the finishing line. You will have a wonderful view, cheering as the riders sprint their way straight past you, to crown the winner of the years Classic.
Important note
  • Please note that this is for a ticket only so no hotel or transport is included.
  • With respect to the selling of any entry tickets or hospitality experiences, we act as an agent for the event organiser.
  • Ticket collection and further information
  • At the time of booking you will receive a booking confirmation. Nearer the time you will receive an itinerary with directions and details of the exact location of the race finish and how to gain access. Your accreditation wristband will be available for collection from the official Milan SanRemo reception desk at the official finish area on the day of the race.

Airport

  • Milan has three important airports; the most important airport is Milan Malpensa, from here many flights leave /arrive worldwide.
  • Airport 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.
  • Aiport Bergamo (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.

Train

  • 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

  • You need to pay in Pound Sterling
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  • All prices are based on double room

Extra Information

  • Please do not make travel plans until you receive your confirmation from the touroperator.
  • 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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  • 3 Nights at 4**** Hotel Grand Londra in San Remo
  • Return Airport transfers from Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
  • All hotel taxes
  • 3 breakfasts
  • 3 evening meals
  • Secure bike storage
  • A comprehensive travel itinerary
  • Lunches
  • Single supplement €85
  • Racing Bike BMC GF 02 Di2 €306
  • Racing Bike BMC SLR 03 € 192
  • Insurance
  • Airfares
  • Rider package €156
  • The optional rider package includes:  Guided bike ride on 2020 Milan Sanremo day
  • VIP Cross the Finish Experience on 2020 Milan Sanremo day
  • Entry into the 2020 Gran Fondo Sanremo
  • A cycling jersey made by Santini

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