Grade

Difficult

When

March 8- March 11

Accommodation

4* Hotels

Price 4* Hotel

€ 975

Bike hire

€ 150 Willier GTR Carbon

Bike hire

€ 200 Willier DI2

975

Description

Gran Fondo Strade Bianche 2019

Self guided cycling Tour Gran Fondo Strade Bianche 2019
From March 8 until March – March 11
Minimum of 5 persons required

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Self guided cycling Tour Gran Fondo Strade Bianche 2019

The Gran Fondo Strade Bianche 2019 is one of Italy’s new cycling Gran Fondo’s. It combines the beauty of Siena (a UNESCO world heritage site) together with the splendid hills of Tuscany. Enjoy the professional organization and the friendly and relaxing atmosphere of the Gran Fondo Strade Bianche.

The route of the Gran Fondo Strade Bianche leads you through the most charming places of Tuscany. Starting from the city of Siena, you’ll cycle to Montalcino through charming villages in the countryside and over a few gravel roads. From the historic town of Montalcino you go up to the ski area of Val d’ Arbia also known as Rapolano. From here you continue your way back to the city of Siena. The finish line is at Piazza del Campo, where a huge crowd welcomes the arrival of all participants. There will be set up “Open Tuscany Area”, where bicycle companies show their products. Cycle through medieval villages, small inhabited towns, and spectacular landscapes that’s Tuscany!

Please be informed that on Saturday March  the 12th edition of the UCI “Le Strade Bianche” will find place. The race starts in San Gimignano and finish at the world famous square : Piazza del Campo in Siena. Don’t miss this opportunity!

There are two different course lengths

  • Granfondo 124 km; 1350m total altitude
  • Mediofondo 87 km; 950m total altitude

Immerse and cycle the Gran Fondo Strade Bianche

  • 3 nights in 4* hotel in Siena
  • The finish line at Piazza del Campo, where a huge crowd welcomes you
  • Cycling through medieval villages and spectacular landscapes that’s Tuscany!
  • Gran Fondo Strade Bianche subscription
  • The beauty of Siena (a UNESCO world heritage site)
  • UCI World tour Strade Bianche
Day 1
Check in March 8
Check in at your 4* hotel. Transfers on request. Evening dinner will be provided. There will be a briefing and explination for the coming activities and itinerary for this Gran Fondo Strade Bianche tour.
Day 2
Saturday March 9
In the morning there will be a guided trainings ride around Siena. In the afternoon you can watch the 12th edition of the UCI “Le Strade Bianche" live in Siena! The race starts in San Gimignano and finish at the world famous square : Piazza del Campo in Siena.
Day 3
Sunday March 10
The route of the Gran Fondo Strade Bianche leads you through the most charming places of Tuscany. Starting from the city of Siena, you’ll cycle to Montalcino through charming villages in the countryside and over a few gravel roads. From the historic town of Montalcino you go up to the ski area of Val d' Arbia well known as Rapolano. From here you continue your way back to the city of Siena. The finish line is at Piazza del Campo, where a huge crowd welcomes the arrival of all participants. There will be set up "Open Tuscany Area", where bicycle companies show their products. Cycle through medieval villages, small inhabited towns, and spectacular landscapes that’s Tuscany! There will be a afternoon pasta party. Finally, the day of the race! This is your moment: time to use your energy and replace it with the emotions of the race. There are two different course lengths:
  • Gran Fondo 122 km; 1350m total altitude
  • Medio Fondo 83 km; 950m total altitude
Day 4
Departure day March 11
Departure day…..Time to say goodbye, a good flight back home or a pleasant stay in Italy. Transfers to the airports on request.
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'

Airport

  • Florence international Airport is named after one of the most famous Italians : Amerigo Vespucci. There is no train connection with the airport to the city. From Florence railway station there are good connections to all kinds of cities in Italy. The airport is lies only 4 kilometers away from Florence. Shuttle buses leaving every 30 minutes. Florence airport is only 80 kilometres away from the airport of Pisa, Galileo Galilei.
  • Pisa Airport lies directly on the highway Florence-Pisa-Livorno. The airport is close to the city a ride to the center of Pisa does not take more than ten minutes. There are good connections to all kinds of cities in Italy. The airport lies only 4 kilometers away from Florence.



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  • 3 nights in a 4* hotel near Siena
  • 3 x breakfast
  • 1 x dinners at the hotel
  • Registration for the Gran Fondo Strade Bianche
  • Guide for bicycle excursion
  • Assistant/mechanic throughout the stay
  • Minivan support throughout the stay
  • Gran Fondo Strade Bianche entry
  • Guided trainings ride on Saturday morning March 9
  • Airport transfers
  • Airfares & Taxi fares
  • Willier Carbon road bike €150
  • Willier DI2 road bike € 200
  • Insurance
  • Drinks
  • 2 x dinners

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