Contact us for Summer 2020 dates. Prices start at £1950.00 per person double occupancy for groups of six plus
Where? CORVARA Dolomites, Italy
Why? Cover some of the Giro d’Italia’s most soul-stirring stretches. Add a warm welcome, incredible food and a region steeped in history, and you get a truly challenging, inspiring and memorable journey ride.
3 full days; 2 shorter rides.
Passo Fedaia | Passo Pordoi | Passo Giau | Tre Cime di Lavaredo | Passo Campalongo| Sella Ronda | …
Distance 650km+ (55km – 160km each day)
Ascents 10,000m+ (1,000m – 4,600m each day)
Biggest challenge Your queen stage: 160km and 4,600m, tackling the Tre Cime, Campolongo, Falzarego, Tre Croci and Giau on one massive day out.
Best pay-off The Giro’s toughest climbs and a moving testimony to heroes past.
Off-bike highs The cuisine, language and landscape all point to the region’s turbulent past.
Rendezvous Venice Marco Polo airport Transfer time 3 hrs
Day One: Transfer to Corvara. Build bikes, possible lunch prior to Falzarego Campalongo 55 km 1600 m
Day Two: San Pellegrino Fedaia East. 91 km 2302 m
Day Three: Falzerego/ Pordoi 100 km 3119 m
Day Four : Tre Cime 115 km 3497 m (long version) 158 km 3119 m
Day Five: Sella 50 km 1646 m
Day Six: Touristing in Corvara, check out and return to Venice.
Eat, drink, sleep
To fill our bellies, we’ll sample regional highlights from pizza to game pappardelle, via the best strudel you’ve ever tasted. Hotel Arlara – our fabulous home on this trip, famed for its Alpine hiking routes, après-scene and sustainable, organic menus, including traditional taverna fare and vegan fine-dining. .
DATES AND DETAILS
Summer 2020 dates TBC
Need custom dates? Talk to us.
Airport transfers, accommodation and local taxes, breakfast each day and evening meals. Sommet will look after everything to do with the ride – guiding and riding with you, as well as taking care of your bike. Price based on shared rooms; a supplement of £350 is payable for single occupancy. Bike hire available on request at an extra cost.
Flights massages, lunch, alcohol, personal insurance, parts and bike spares, incidental expenses.
We’ll meet you at Venice Marco Polo airport and take your bags to our waiting Sommet Support Vehicle, which will whisk us all off to Corvara. Settle into your base for the trip, meet your fellow riders and enjoy a pasta lunch, while we build your bikes and get them ready for our first ride that afternoon.
On the rides you will never be left unsupported. The Sommet Support Vehicle brings healthy nutrition, fluids and tools for any mishaps. Our inspiring professional guides will lead the way, sharing their local insight and expert knowledge en route.
On return to your accommodation each day, leave your bikes with us: we’ll check them over, adjust anything needed and have them ship-shape for the next day. All you need to do is shower, relax and – if you wish – prepare for a massage from a professional cycling masseur,.
No stone is left unturned and you need not lift a finger – unless you want to! Questions? Get in touch.