Dolomites Cycling & Wellness Retreat

Dolomites Cycling & Wellness Retreat

Your exclusive Dolomites cycling

Based in the picturesque town of Ortisei, this tour, offers a unique blend of exhilarating rides through pristine valleys and the ultimate relaxation at our spa and wellness hotel. Designed in the Dolomites’ legendary cycling realm, the tour includes an exclusive combination of well-known and lesser-explored routes, offering a holistic view of this cyclist’s paradise.

The retreat is for small groups of friends who cherish both adventure and well-being, this 7-night experience promises not just a journey through the majestic mountains but a voyage into rejuvenation and health.

Dolomites cycling creates unforgettable memories. A serene environment where the spirit of cycling and the essence of wellness are intertwined.

ESSENTIAL DETAILS

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Moderate / Difficult
ROAD SURFACE: Asphalt
SUGGESTED BIKE: Road, E bike
SUPPORT: Guided
DURATION: 7 nights / 8 days
GROUP SIZE: From 4 participants and up to 12
LOCATION: Italy, Dolomites region
WHEN: Suggested periods are June and all September up to mid October.
2 scheduled dates for this retreat:
June 9th, 2024 and September 29th, 2024
TEMPERATURES IN THE SUGGESTED PERIOD: 8°C (46.4°F) to 20°C (68°F)

What is included in Dolomites Cycling & Wellness Retreat

GUIDED
  • 7 Nights in 5 star wellness hotel in the Dolomites.
  • 7 Breakfast.
  • 4 Light lunches.
  • 7 Dinners.
  • 1 Bike cloth laundry.
  • Medical check and nutritional program for the week*
  • Access to the ADLER water world with 5 pools and to the ADLER Spa with the new outdoor sauna area
  • 350 m² fitness world with innovative equipment, as well as participation in daily fitness- & yoga-classes
  • Van Support.
  • Italian-English speaking tour leaders**
  • GPS tracks.
  • Tour agenda of the trip with maps, graphs, and daily program.
  • Energy gels, drinks, and bars for the rides.
  • Cumulative arrival, private transfer from Venice Airport.
  • Ride Your Life Cycling jersey.
  • Ride Your Life water bottle.

*The nutritional program will provide the group a set of balanced fundamental nutrients for your well-being according to the level of physical activity. Details of the nutritional program will be part of the Tour Book at the end of the trip.
**A second tour leader is included from the 7th participant

PRICE and SUPPLEMENTS

Departure: June 9th, 2024
GUIDED: €4880 per person, min 4 participants in double / twin room
EXTRA COST FOR SINGLE ROOM: €1750,00

Departure: September 29th, 2024
GUIDED: €4790 per person, min 4 participants in double / twin room
EXTRA COST FOR SINGLE ROOM: €1628,00

BIKE RENTAL:
Basso Road bike. Carbon frame, disk brake and mechanic shift: €360,00
Brand and models may vary in year or color, and an alternative bike of equal value may be provided if the preferred model is unavailable

Officine Mattio high-end Italian Road bike. Carbon frame, disk brake, and electronic shift: € 440,00

NOT INCLUDED

Tips for guides, travel to/from the start and end points of your trip, meals and activities during your free time. All of the items not included into the services included list above.

Dolomites Cycling & Wellness Retreat

Your home away from home

Nestled in the picturesque town of Ortisei, our 5 star spa and med resort stands as a beacon of comfort and luxury. The hotel boasts amenities meticulously tailored to meet the needs of cycling enthusiasts and wellness seekers alike. This Dolomites cycling experience offers more than just picturesque landscapes; it’s also a journey towards inner peace and well-being.

From elegantly designed rooms that offer panoramic views of the Dolomites to the serene spa facilities where relaxation and recovery go hand in hand, every detail is curated to enhance your stay. One of the highlights of this retreat for many, is our bespoke nutritional program, custom designed with specialized doctors to replenish and nourish your body after a day of exploration.

The doctors and and chefs work together to find the best crafting meals that not only delight the palate but also provide the optimal balance of nutrients essential for your well-being and performance.

Holistic health

The essence of our retreat is a holistic approach to wellness, where physical activity and mental clarity are integrated with luxurious wellness treatments.

Cycling in the Dolomites will build physical strength and endurance. Meditation will build mental clarity and serenity. Our tailored nutrition program will not only ensure overall health but also the beautiful local cuisine. All this set against the backdrop of a luxurious spa in one of the most beautiful countries in the world.

It’s a journey where every ride, every moment of stillness, and every meal is a step towards holistic health.

Adler Balance Spa Ortisei Dolomites
DAy 1
Welcome to the Dolomites

DISTANCE: 17 miles (29km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 2975 ft (907m)

A coordinated welcome transfer will escort the group from Venezia airport to our tranquil hotel and spa nestled in the Dolomites. After settling into your room and soaking in the breathtaking views, join us for a bike fitting session to prepare for the week’s adventures. This will be followed by a warm-up ride to make sure that the bike fits you and to start a connection with the majestic surroundings. The evening will welcome you back with a cocktail reception, where we’ll share in the anticipation of the days ahead. Together, we’ll enjoy a welcome dinner, introducing you to the local flavors and our tailored nutritional program, designed to complement your cycling journey

MEALS: Welcome dinner is included

DAy 2
Furcia Pass Exploration

LONG: PLAN DE CORONES FURCIA PASS (Da La Villa)
DISTANCE: 50 miles (84km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 6297 ft (1920m)

SHORT: PLAN DE CORONES FURCIA PASS (S Vigilio)
DISTANCE: 26 miles (44km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 4277 ft (1304m)

Every day at our retreat begins with a moment of tranquility and focus through stretching and meditation, setting a serene tone for the adventures ahead. After a nutritious breakfast, we embark on a customizable cycling journey around the Plan de Corones, tackling the famous Furcia Pass, a highlight of the Giro d’Italia. With options to adjust the route’s length via a supportive van bypass, every participant can craft their ideal challenge. A rejuvenating light lunch is served amidst the day’s exploration. The afternoon offers free time for personal relaxation, inviting you to enjoy the spa at your leisure before we gather for a communal dinner, celebrating our day with local culinary delights.

MEALS: Breakfast, light lunch and dinner included

 

DAy 3
Alpe di Susi and Castelrotto

DISTANCE: 46 miles (77km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 7459 ft (2274m) 

Our retreat continues with the harmonious blend of morning tranquility through stretching and meditation, perfectly preluding another day of exploration. Today’s counter clockwise bike ride, starting directly from our hotel, offers new perspectives of the splendor and wonder of Dolomites cycling. The afternoon is yours to savor freely, whether you choose to indulge in the hotel’s amenities or wander through the charming town. Today also presents the perfect opportunity to utilize the included bike cloth laundry service, ensuring fresh gear for the adventures ahead. As we gather for dinner, the spirit of camaraderie within our group shines brighter, enhanced by shared experiences and the collective joy of our journey.

MEALS: Breakfast and dinner included

Day 4
The Majestic Sella Ronda

LONG: SELLA RONDA
DISTANCE: 48 miles (80km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 7971 ft (2430m) 

SHORT: SELLA RONDA (Selva)
DISTANCE: 36 miles (60km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 6475 ft (1974m) 

The day begins in our now-familiar way, grounding ourselves with stretching and meditation, followed by a breakfast aligned with our nutritional program, fueling us for the day’s challenge. By this last ride of the trip, we tackle the Sella Ronda, a jewel in the Dolomites and a centerpiece of the annual road bike event Marathon of Dolomites Our route offers flexibility: a van provides a head start to Selva di Valgardena for a more focused experience, while enthusiasts longing for a fuller challenge can embark directly from our hotel, extending their adventure to 80km.
After exploring the stunning vistas of the Dolomites, we return to our hotel for a celebratory dinner. It’s a moment to cherish our day’s accomplishments, the beauty around us, and the unity forged through our shared experiences and tailored nutrition.

MEALS: Breakfast, light lunch and dinner included

Day 5
Erbe Pass

DISTANCE: 23 miles (39km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 5458 ft (1664m) 

Following our serene start with meditation and breakfast, we head to Gudon via van, embarking on a scenic ride through Erbe Pass. This route offers stunning views of the Dolomites, with a picturesque coffee stop to enjoy the alpine beauty. Our descent takes us to San Martino in Badia, encapsulating the area’s rugged charm. Post-ride, a traditional Maso awaits us for lunch, offering a taste of local culinary traditions. We then return to our hotel in Ortisei for a leisurely afternoon and communal dinner, sharing stories of the day’s adventures and the beauty we’ve witnessed.

MEALS: Breakfast and dinner included

Day 6
Ortisei to Carezza – Unveiling Hidden Trails

DISTANCE: 31 miles (51km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 5428 ft (1655m) 

Day 6 encapsulates the essence of our adventure—seeking solitude and splendor in the Dolomites’ hidden corners. It starts with our mindful morning ritual, setting the stage for a unique ride from Ortisei to Carezza. Today’s route, carefully chosen, diverges from the bustling routes of the Badia Valley, leading us through quieter, less trodden roads. This decision showcases our commitment to exploring the Dolomites’ diverse landscapes away from the usual tourist tracks, offering serene encounters with nature’s magnificence.
After immersing in the day’s peaceful journey, a van transfer brings us back to Ortisei, with ample time to reflect on our discoveries. The evening’s communal dinner celebrates these new perspectives, enriching our collective experience with tales of less crowded paths and the beauty they hold.

MEALS: Breakfast, light lunch and dinner included

Day 7
The Grand Finale – Falzarego Loop & Farewell Celebration

SHORT: FALZAREGO LOOP
DISTANCE: 31 miles (52km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 4480 ft (1366m) 

STANDARD: FALZAREGO LOOP
DISTANCE: 48 miles (80km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 7412 ft (2260m) 

LONG: FALZAREGO LOOP
DISTANCE: 65 miles (108km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 9568 ft (2917m) 

Our final day begins with the peaceful grounding of our morning routine, setting an anticipatory tone for the Falzarego Loop, a quintessential ride for cycling aficionados in the Dolomites. Renowned for its Maratona delle Dolomiti inclusion, the loop offers not only stunning vistas and challenging climbs but also a symbolic conclusion to our journey.
Standard Route: A shuttle to Corvara kicks off the 51km loop, rounded off with a shuttle back, allowing time to explore Corvara. It’s the perfect blend of challenge and leisure.
Extended Ride: Seeking more? The 79km option starts with a headstart, eliminating the shuttle return, for deeper immersion into the Dolomites.
Ultimate Challenge: For the intrepid, a 108km ride from Ortisei back, encapsulating the essence of the Falzarego challenge.
The inclusion of Passo Falzarego balances famous and secret trails, offering a complete Dolomites cycling experience. Our journey culminates with a farewell dinner, not just celebrating today’s triumphs but reflecting on our shared adventures. This evening is a celebration of every hill conquered, every landscape cherished, and the camaraderie that blossomed, marking the end of an unforgettable expedition.
Day 7 closes our chapter with a tapestry of stories and achievements, a testament to the spirit of adventure and the bonds forged amidst the majestic Dolomites.

MEALS: Breakfast, light lunch and farewell dinner include

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A Mindful Cycling Retreat-Bike Camp at a Sicilian agriturismo

Yoga soothes the mind, while biking invigorates the body.

Experience the ultimate in well-being with our Bike and Yoga Retreat amidst the stunning landscapes of Sicily

Yoga and Bike Retreat

Discover Serenity and Adventure with our Sicilian Agriturismo Bike & Yoga Retreat. Dive into a rejuvenating six-day experience that combines tranquil yoga sessions, scenic bike rides, and authentic Sicilian culinary delights, including hands on pizza-making.

Embrace relaxation and find inspiration within through daily practices designed to renew your energy and enrich your spirit. This retreat offers the perfect blend of peacefulness and exploration, set against the stunning backdrop of Sicily’s natural beauty.

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ESSENTIAL DETAILS

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Yoga for all levels; bike rides are short and easy
ROAD SURFACE: Asphalt with some easy gravel
SUGGESTED BIKE: Trekking, gravel and E bike
SUPPORT: Escorted with yoga teacher
DURATION: 5 nights / 6 days
GROUP SIZE: From 4 participants and up to 8
LOCATION: Italy, Sicily island
WHEN: Suggested periods are from March to mid of June and from September to Mid of November.
2 scheduled dates for this retreat: May 7; October 7; October 13, 2024
TEMPERATURES IN THE SUGGESTED PERIOD: 16°C (60.8°F) and 23°C (73.4°F)

What is included in your Bike and Yoga Retreat

ESCORTED
  • 5 Nights at a family run agriturismo with pool.
  • 5 Breakfasts.
  • 5 Dinners at the agriturismo.
  • 4 Lunches.
  • 1 Wine tasting.
  • 1 Cheese tasting .
  • 1 Olive oil tasting.
  • 1 Pizza making.
  • 2 Daily Yoga sessions of 50 minutes each (morning and evening) with private yoga teacher. 
  • Van support for all of the trip, including the bike rides. 
  • Italian, english speaking Tour coordinator all over the trip (he/she is the van driver along the trip also).
  • Cumulative and coordinated welcome transfer IN and OUT to/from the closest train station to the farm. 
  • Ride Your Life Cycling jersey and Ride Your Life BPA free water bottle. 
PRICE and SERVICES

ESCORTED: €2750 per person, min 4 participants in double/twin room
EXTRA COST FOR SINGLE ROOM: €285,00

BIKE RENTAL:
Gravel bike hire: €225,00
E-Bike hire: €225,00

ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST: To be arranged and booked during the booking process.
Massage at the farm
Palermo extension including guided walking tour

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Detox and enrich yourself

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From its Phoenician origins to its vibrant mix of Arab, Norman, and Baroque architecture, Palermo captivates with its unique charm and bustling street life, ensuring an unforgettable addition to your Sicilian journey.

Bike and Yoga Retreat for you.

Experience the transformative power of our Sicilian bike and yoga retreat, where every pedal and pose rejuvenates body and soul. Amidst ancient landscapes and the serene ambiance of agriturismo, find a perfect harmony of adventure and tranquility.

This retreat promises not just a journey through Sicily’s breathtaking vistas but a profound journey within, revitalizing your essence amidst nature’s splendor.

DAy 1
Welcome to Sicily

Begin your Sicilian retreat with a transfer from Roccapalumba train station to our agriturismo. A welcome briefing and relaxation session set the stage, followed by a group dinner, immersing you in local hospitality.

Woman portrait raise hands and face close up in warm sun light outdoor, yoga meditation practice
DAy 2
Vineyard Vistas

DISTANCE: 13 miles (22km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 1082 ft (330m)

Post-yoga, enjoy breakfast before cycling through serene landscapes to a quaint winery, stepping back in time. Leisure by the pool precedes dinner and an evening yoga session.

MEALS: All included

DAy 3
Mill and Olive Oil Discovery

DISTANCE: 7 miles (12km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 262 ft (80m) 

Explore an ancient mill on today’s ride, then relax with a picnic. Back at the farm, delve into olive oil’s nuances before dinner.

MEALS: All included

Day 4
Farm-to-Table Experience

DISTANCE: 20 miles (33km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 2427 ft (740m) 

A day of engagement: morning yoga, a ride to a vegetable producer, and participation in pizza-making. End with a reflective yoga session.

MEALS: All included

Day 5
Cheese-Making Tradition

DISTANCE: 15 miles (25km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 984 ft (300m) 

Journey to a local cheese producer, blending old traditions with modern standards. Experience Sicily’s rich culinary heritage firsthand.


Meals: All included

Day 6
Farewell to Sicily

Conclude with a final yoga session and breakfast before we bid “Arrivederci,” transferring you back to Roccapalumba train station.

Meal: Breakfast included

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ESSENTIAL DETAILS

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Moderate
ROAD SURFACE: Gravel with some sections on asphalt
SUGGESTED BIKE: Gravel and E bike
SUPPORT: Escorted and Self-Guided
DURATION: 6 nights / 7 days
GROUP SIZE: From 4 participants and up to 12
SELF GUIDED: From 1 participant
LOCATION: Italy, Sicily island
WHEN: Suggested periods are from March to end of June and from September to end of November
TEMPERATURES IN THE SUGGESTED PERIOD: 16°C (60.8°F) and 23°C (73.4°F)

What is included in your Sicilian gravel bike tour

Self guided
  • Welcome briefing and orientation.
  • 6 Nights in 3 stars hotel, B&B and Agriturismo.
  • 6 Breakfasts.
  • 2 Dinners.
  • Luggage transport.
  • Technical assistance.
ESCORTED
  • Welcome briefing and orientation.
  • Daily route briefing.
  • 6 Nights in 3 stars hotel, B&B and Agriturismo.
  • 6 Breakfasts.
  • 2 Dinners.
  • 3 Light lunches.
  • Luggage transport and vehicle support.
  • Tour Leader (Italian, English speaking) with vehicle support.
PRICE and SUPPLEMENTS

SELF GUIDED: €1490,00 Price per person based on 2 participants in double/twin room
ESCORTED: €2350 per person, min 4 participants in double/twin room

BIKE RENTAL:
Gravel bike hire: €225,00
Officine Mattio high-end Italian Gravel bike rental: € 275,00
E-Bike hire: €225,00

ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST: to be arranged and booked during the booking process
Guided tour at Segesta archaeological site
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it includes guided walking tour and Hammam (Turkish bath)

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A Cycling Tour Through History and Flavor

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DAy 1
Welcome to Trapani

Arrive independently in Trapani, nestled west of Palermo. Settle into your centrally located accommodation, ideally situated for exploring or planning an excursion to the nearby Egadi Islands. Our representative will deliver you the bike for the adventure ahead in the afternoon.

 

DAy 2
Trapani to Mazara del Vallo

DISTANCE: 41 miles (66km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 1394ft (425m)

Embark on a serene ride southward, concluding with a scenic stretch along the coast. Discover Mazara del Vallo’s Casbah and admire the Arab-Norman architecture of its stunning Cathedral, a blend of diverse cultural influences.

MEALS: breakfast included

DAy 3
Poggioreale Ruins and Open View

DISTANCE: 40 miles (65km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 3937 ft (1200m) 

Journey through the Belice Valley, exploring the poignant ruins of towns like Poggioreale and Gibellina, reshaped by the 1968 earthquake. This ride offers a reflective look at Sicily’s resilience and history.

MEALS: breakfast included

Day 4
Entella, an Elymian Settlement

DISTANCE: 20 miles (33km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 1607 ft (490m) 

A leisurely ride to the archaeological site of Entella reveals the legacy of the Elymians, ancient inhabitants of Sicily. Enjoy the tranquil beauty of the valley from our agriturismo, a wine-producing haven.

MEALS: breakfast and dinner are included

Day 5
Segesta and Castellammare

DISTANCE: 24 miles (39km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 1968 ft (600m) 

Visit the majestic ruins of Segesta before a pleasant ride to Castellammare, marking a return to Sicily’s stunning coastline. The day promises historical exploration followed by relaxation by the sea.

MEALS: breakfast included

Day 6
Back to Trapani

DISTANCE: 36 miles (59km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 3379 ft (1030m) 

The final ride showcases western Sicily’s breathtaking landscapes, from Scopello to the Zingaro Park. This journey encapsulates the beauty and diversity of the West corner of Sicily, culminating in a return to Trapani.

MEALS: breakfast and dinner are included

Day 7
Farewell

After breakfast, we conclude our services. This bike tour, from ancient ruins to vibrant coastal towns, leaves us with memories of stunning rides and cultural immersion.

MEALS: breakfast included

 

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Eternal Pathways
Siena to Rome Gravel Adventure

Cycling on a Gravel adventure from Tuscany to Rome

“Eternal Pathways” offers a gravel cycling escape along the historic Via Francigena from Siena to Rome, blending adventure with the tranquility of Italy’s timeless landscapes. Ideal for a long weekend, this self-guided tour includes luggage transfer and technical support, inviting you to explore at your own pace.

Embark on a Journey on gravel roads, through the pictoresque heart of Italy, to connect with the region’s rich history and natural beauty. An unforgettable cycling experience.

ESSENTIAL DETAILS

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Easy / Moderate
ROAD SURFACE: Gravel with some sections on Asphalt
SUGGESTED BIKE: Gravel, E bike
SUPPORT: Self Guided and Escorted
DURATION: 5 nights / 6 days
GROUP SIZE: From 4 participants and up to 12
SELF GUIDED: From 1 participant
LOCATION: Italy, Tuscany and Rome region
WHEN: Suggested periods are from April to mid of June and from September to end of October
TEMPERATURES IN THE SUGGESTED PERIOD: 12°C (53.6°) to 24°C (75°F)

What is included in your Gravel adventure from Siena to Rome

GUIDED
  • 5 Nights in a 3-star hotel.
  • 5 Breakfasts.
  • 3 Lunches.
  • 3 Dinners.
  • Luggage transport.
  • Bike fitting.
  • Digital tour agenda.
  • Gps tracks.
SELF GUIDED
  • 5 Nights in a 3-star hotel.
  • 5 Breakfasts.
  • Luggage transport.
  • Bike fitting.
  • Digital tour agenda.
  • Gps tracks.
PRICE and SERVICES

SELF GUIDED: €1690,00 – Price per person, in double/twin room, based on 2 people minimum
GUIDED: €2380 – Price per person, in double/twin room, based on 4 people minimum

EXTRA COST FOR SINGLE ROOM: €265,00
SOLO TRAVELER SUPPLEMENT: €580,00

BIKE RENTAL:
Gravel bike hire: €225,00
Officine Mattio high-end Italian Gravel bike rental: € 275,00
E-Bike hire: €225,00


ON REQUEST ACTIVITES:
Guided walking tour in Siena
Guided walking tour in Rome”
Massage are available

Consider extending your ride to uncover Maremma, Tuscany’s hidden gem, where quiet roads and ancient Etruscan villages await amidst verdant scenery. This extension is an invitation to experience the authentic soul of Italy, far from the usual tourist trails.

Why don’t you add this two-day extension to the trip?

  • 2 nights in a 3-star accommodation.
  • 2 breakfasts.
  • 2 dinners.
  • Luggage transport.

EXTRA PRICE for the Maremma extension: €330,00 Price per person, in double/twin room, based on 2 pax minimum

EXTRA COST FOR SINGLE ROOM: €265,00
SOLO TRAVELER SUPPLEMENT: €210,00

BIKE RENT:
Gravel bike hire: €90,00
E-Bike hire: €225,00

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Eternal Pathways: Siena to Rome Gravel Adventure

Cultural activities

Embark on the Eternal Pathways gravel bike tour, a mesmerizing journey from Siena to Rome that weaves through a tapestry of natural splendors and tranquil trails, transporting you to a world steeped in timeless allure.

Beginning in the spellbinding medieval city of Siena, your ride unfolds across landscapes of enduring beauty, guiding you through charming villages like Bagno Vignoni and Proceno. With each turn of the wheel, you delve deeper into Italy’s rich heritage and stunning vistas, culminating in Rome, where timeless monuments, statues, and temples stand as silent sentinels of the past.

DAy 1
Welcome to Siena

Our journey begins in Siena, a Tuscan gem famed for its medieval heart. Upon arrival, explore the historic center and Piazza del Campo, the soul of Siena, where the ancient Palio horse race unites the city in a vibrant festival of tradition.

MEALS: dinner included for groups

 

DAy 2
Siena to Bagno Vignoni 

DISTANCE: 37 miles (59km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 2772 ft (845m)

Transitioning from daily life to the rhythm of cycling, we ride through the UNESCO-listed Tuscan hills to Bagno Vignoni. This village, renowned for its therapeutic thermal waters, centers around the historic Piazza delle Sorgenti, a testament to Renaissance elegance.

MEALS: breakfast included / breakfast and light lunch included for groups

DAy 3
Bagno Vignoni to Proceno

DISTANCE: 34 miles (55km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 525 ft (845m) 

As we pedal towards Rome, the breathtaking Tuscan landscape unfolds, dotted with medieval villages. Our day concludes in Proceno, a Tuscan jewel in upper Lazio, offering a glimpse into the region’s Etruscan heritage. 

MEALS: breakfast included / breakfast, light lunch and dinner included for groups

Day 4
Proceno to Lago Di Vico

DISTANCE: 56 miles (91km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 5019 ft (1530m) 

Today’s gravel adventure, the longest, brings us to Lake Vico, cradled in volcanic lands. A testament to nature’s artistry, the lake invites a moment of reflection and relaxation, perhaps celebrated with a cold beer by its tranquil waters.

MEALS: breakfast included / breakfast and light lunch included for groups

Day 5
Lago Di Vico to Città Del Vaticano

DISTANCE: 50 miles (81km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 2503 ft (763m) 

Our final ride is a pilgrimage to Vatican City, tracing routes once traveled by countless pilgrims. The serene bike paths leading to Rome offer a peaceful approach to the Eternal City, culminating in a ride filled with awe and reflection.

MEALS: breakfast included / breakfast, light lunch and dinner included for groups

Day 6
Arrivederci!

We bid farewell over breakfast. As we part ways, the memories of our shared journey from the heart of Tuscany to the spiritual center of Christianity remain indelible.

MEALS: breakfast and farewell dinner included for groups

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Tuscan Hills & Elba Island Cycling Escape

Tuscan hills & Elba island cycling escape

Discover the serene charm of tiny villages on this Tuscany bike tour. Savor the unique flavors and scents of a region rich in tranquility and tradition

Cycling through the roads and colors of Tuscany

Experience the “Tuscany hills & Elba cycling escape,” where the rolling hills of Siena and Chianti meet the serene views of the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Cycle through UNESCO-listed landscapes, iconic Tuscan villages, and indulge in renowned wines and cuisine. From the historic charm of Tuscany to the tranquil pace of Elba Island, famously Napoleon’s haven, this tour blends cultural richness with natural beauty for an unparalleled biking adventure.

ESSENTIAL DETAILS

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Easy / Moderate
ROAD SURFACE: Asphalt
SUGGESTED BIKE: Road, E bike
SUPPORT: Guided
DURATION: 7 Nights / 8 days
GROUP SIZE: From 4 participants and up to 12
LOCATION: Italy, Tuscany and Elba island
WHEN: Suggested periods are from April to mid of June and from September to end of October
TEMPERATURES IN THE SUGGESTED PERIOD: 12°C (53.6°) to 24°C (75°F)

What is included in your Tuscan Hills & Elba Island

GUIDED
  • Welcome briefing.
  • 7 Nights in 5-star boutique accommodation with breakfast and four dinners.
  • 7 Breakfast.
  • 4 Dinners.
  • 1 Wine tastings.
  • 1 Cooking class.
  • 2 Lunches.
  • Guided walking tour in Siena.
  • Guided walking tour at Elba Island.
  • Private transfer from Arezzo train station to the first accommodation.
  • Private transfer from Piombino port to the train station. 
  • Ferry tickets GO/BACK to Elba Island. 
  • GPS with preloaded routes ready to use.
  • Tour Agenda with the day-per-day program.
  • Van support along all of the week with our Italian guide English speaking; includes transfer luggage and support on tour.
  • Ride Your Life Cycling jersey.
  • Ride Your Life water bottle.
PRICE and SUPPLEMENTS

ESCORTED: €4280 per person, min 4 participants in double/twin room.
EXTRA COST FOR SINGLE ROOM: €997,00

BIKE RENTAL:
Basso Road bike. Carbon frame, disk brake and mechanic shift: €360,00
Brand and models may vary in year or color, and an alternative bike of equal value may be provided if the preferred model is unavailable
Officine Mattio high-end Italian Road bike. Carbon frame, disk brake, and electronic shift: € 440,00

E-Bike hire: €315,00

ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST: to be arranged and booked during the booking process
Guided walking tour in Siena
Guided walking tour on Elba Island



NOT INCLUDED

Tips for guides, travel to/from the start and end points of your trip, meals and activities during your free time. All of the items not included into the services included list above.

Tuscany and Elba island bike tour – A journey into renaissance culture

Cultural activities

The TUSCANY HILLS AND ELBA ISLAND CYCLING ESCAPE offers a rich blend of cultural experiences: from the underrated beauty of Arezzo’s squares to a medieval castle stay, and cycling through UNESCO-listed Siena hills to exploring Elba Island’s ties to Napoleon, this tour connects you deeply with Tuscany’s historical and cultural heritage.

DAy 1
Tuscan Welcome

DISTANCE: 26 miles (43km)

Begin your Tuscan adventure with a transfer from Arezzo train station to a charming medieval village in the hills.

An orientation and warm-up ride await, followed by a welcome dinner at the hotel, setting the perfect start to our journey

MEALS: dinner included

DAy 2
Crete Senesi Discovery

DISTANCE: 37 miles (61km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 3172 ft (967m)

Explore the timeless beauty of Crete Senesi, cycling towards a village shadowed by Monte Amiata. Revel in the ancient landscapes and therapeutic waters that define this region. Breakfast fuels your journey.

MEALS: breakfast included

DAy 3
Through the UNESCO Siena hills

DISTANCE: 43 miles (72km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 4353 ft (1327m) 

Bike ride to Siena, passing through the UNESCO heritage landscapes of its province. A mid-ride stop at Brolio Castle winery offers a perfect lunch break.

MEALS: breakfast and lunch are included

DAy 4
Chianti’s Charming Loop

DISTANCE: 43 miles (70km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 3280 ft (1000m) 

Navigate a scenic loop through Chianti, known for its exquisite wine and picturesque villages. Enjoy the rich history, vibrant atmosphere, and perhaps a fine espresso.

MEALS: breakfast and dinner are included

DAy 5
Elba Island Transition

DISTANCE: 41 miles (66km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 4580 ft (1396m) 

A mix of cycling and transfer brings us to Elba Island, a Mediterranean paradise with stunning beaches and vineyards. Experience its exceptional cuisine and wines.

MEALS: All meals provided

DAy 6
Western Elba Coastline

DISTANCE: 44 miles (72km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 5003 ft (1525m) 

Cycle Elba’s western coast for breathtaking views of the sea, charming villages, and pristine beaches. Today’s ride is a feast for the senses.

MEALS: Breakfast included

DAy 7
Eastern Elba Exploration

DISTANCE: 51 miles (83km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 5036 ft (1535m) 

Discover Elba’s east side, including Capoliveri and Porto Azzurro, offering splendid sea views and quaint stops for a rejuvenating cappuccino.

MEALS: breakfast and farewell dinner are included

DAy 8
Farewell and Transfer

Conclude with breakfast before a private transfer to the port for your mainland ferry. Our journey together ends here, but the memories linger.

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Etna Volcano Dual Ascent: The Ultimate Sicilian Bike Adventure

Bike adventure in Sicily. Image of the volcano Etna.

Etna Volcano Dual Ascent:
The Ultimate Sicilian Bike Adventure

Cycling experience in Sicily

Explore Sicily’s lesser-known paths and celebrated climbs with our versatile bike tours. Catering to both self-guided adventurers and those preferring guided insights. This journey takes you from the sparkling Mediterranean shores to the impressive volcanic terrain of Mount Etna. Experience the diverse landscapes, ancient culture, and culinary richness that make Sicily a unique place to discover.

Savor the local cuisine, from traditional dishes to the beloved granita, and let the quiet roads past ancient ruins and vibrant landscapes inspire your journey. Available as a self-guided adventure, with optional customization for the Aeolian Islands, ‘Dual Ascent’ is your gateway to Sicily’s soulful energy and serenity.

Choose your date in 2024 and let the Sicilian adventure begin!

ESSENTIAL DETAILS

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Moderate / Difficult
ROAD SURFACE: Asphalt
SUGGESTED BIKE: Road, E bike
SUPPORT: Guided and Self-Guided
DURATION: 6 Nights / 7 days
GROUP SIZE: From 4 participants and up to 12
SELF GUIDED: From 1 participant
LOCATION: Italy, Sicily island
WHEN: Suggested periods are from April to mid of June and from September to end of October. 1 scheduled group departure for this trip: September 30
TEMPERATURES IN THE SUGGESTED PERIOD: 16°C (60.8°F) and 23°C (73.4°F) by the coast and 6°C (43°F) on Etna

What is included in your ultimate Sicilian bike adventure

SELF GUIDED
  • 6 Nights in 4 star hotel.
  • 6 Breakfasts.
  • 4 Dinners.
  • 2 Wine tasting and lunches.
  • GPS tracks.
  • Tour agenda of the trip with maps, graphs, and daily program.
  • Arrival, private transfer from Catania Airport.
  • Luggage transfer.
  • Ride Your Life Cycling jersey.
  • Ride Your Life water bottle.
PRICE and SUPPLEMENTS

SELF GUIDED: € 1950,00 Price per person based on 2 participants in double/twin room
GUIDED: €2825 per person, min 4 participants in double/twin room
EXTRA COST FOR SINGLE ROOM: €325,00

BIKE RENTAL:
Basso Road bike. Carbon frame, disk brake and mechanic shift: €360,00
Brand and models may vary in year or color, and an alternative bike of equal value may be provided if the preferred model is unavailable

Officine Mattio high-end Italian Road bike. Carbon frame, disk brake, and electronic shift: € 440,00

ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST: to be arranged and booked during the booking process
Post trip extension in Taormina, it includes a guided walking tour in town and Greek theater

Post trip extension on the Etna, it includes a guided excursion of the volcano with a volcanologist

GUIDED
  • 6 Nights in 4 star hotel.
  • 6 Breakfasts.
  • 3 Light lunches.
  • 4 Dinners.
  • 2 Wine tastings.
  • Van Support .
  • Two Italian-English speaking tour leaders: 1biking with you; 1on van support (from 7pax).
  • GPS tracks.
  • Tour agenda of the trip with maps, graphs, and daily program.
  • Energy gels, drinks, and bars for the rides.
  • One cumulative arrival, private transfer from Catania Airport.
  • Ride Your Life Cycling jersey.
  • Ride Your Life water bottle.

NOT INCLUDED

Tips for guides, travel to/from the start and end points of your trip, meals and activities during your free time. All of the items not included into the services included list above.

Bike adventure in Sicily – Nature, history great food and people

Cultural activities

We have included two striking cultural activities in your Sicily bike adventure. The first will take place at the top of Mount Tauro. Taormina is a natural terrace overlooking the sea and a dream for anyone. A unique natural beauty makes this city the pearl of the Ionian Sea, the most famous and important place in all of Sicily. 

Its historic center is full of monuments and a spectacular Hellenistic theater that offers an amazing panorama of the turquoise sea and a view that extends to the coasts of Calabria, the city of Syracuse and the summit of Etna. 

The second activity includes a guided tour of the Etna volcano. It is one of the highest volcanoes in Europe. Visitors can explore the smoking volcanic craters and lava fields of the mountain. Are you going to miss it? 

Bike adventure in Sicily for you

Experience the cycling trip of your dreams on the magical Italian island of Sicily. Cycle between volcanoes and picturesque places that will take your breath away.

DAy 1
Arrival & Warm-Up

DISTANCE: 13 miles (22km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 938 ft (286m)

Begin your Sicilian cycling adventure with a transfer from Catania airport to your first hotel, where a tour briefing and a warm-up ride await. The evening concludes with a shared dinner, setting the tone for the journey ahead.

MEALS: dinner included at the hotel Terre di Eolo

DAy 2
Capo Milazzo and its castle

DISTANCE: 43 miles (72km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 2500ft (762m)

Explore quiet coastal roads to Capo Milazzo, riding the early training routes of Vincenzo Nibali and ascending Tindari. Discover Milazzo, gateway to the Aeolian Islands, before returning to the hotel for a well-deserved Sicilian dinner and wine tasting.

MEALS: Breakfast and dinner included

 

DAy 3
Fiumara

DISTANCE: 47 miles (77km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 5344 ft (1629m) 

Pedal through the unique landscapes of Sicily’s riverbeds, or “fiumara,” en route to Sella Mandrazzi, a climb featured in the Giro d’Italia. Experience the blend of natural beauty and cycling challenge.

MEALS: Breakfast is included

Day 4
Etna

DISTANCE: 39 miles (64km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 6194 ft (1888m) 

We’ll ride to the Etna area this morning, with stunning sea and countryside views, culminating in the ascent to Portella Mandrazzi, known from recent Giro editions. The day ends with dinner at the hotel, reflecting on the ride’s highlights.

MEALS: Breakfast and dinner at the hotel Picciolo Etna Golf Resort

Day 5
Etna North

DISTANCE: 39 miles (63km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 5456 ft (1663m) 

Tackle Etna from its west/north side, immersing in the volcanic landscape’s allure. Today’s leisurely lunch punctuates the ride, with breakfast and wine tasting highlighting local flavors.

MEALS: Breakfast, light lunch and wine tasting included

Day 6
Etna South

DISTANCE: 64 miles (104km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 8156 ft (2486m) 

Conquer Etna’s south side in this trip’s most challenging ride, reaching the volcano’s summit. Celebrate your achievements with a farewell dinner, marking the end of an epic Sicilian cycling tour.

MEALS: Breakfast and dinner included

Day 7
Departure!

Breakfast and cumulative transfer to Catania airport or opt to extend your vacation with two nights in Taormina to immerse yourself further in Sicily’s beauty, exploring its historical sites and relaxing by the stunning coastline.

 

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Stelvio & beyond: Italy’s epic climbs tour

Stelvio & beyond: Italy’s epic climbs tour

Feel the energy of the Alps and Dolomites through the emblematic bike climbs of Italy

Pedaling through Italy’s UNESCO gems: the majestic Alps and Dolomites

Embark on a cycling journey across Italy’s iconic climbs, including the legendary Stelvio, on our “Stelvio & beyond cycling tour.” This adventure is crafted for cyclists seeking to challenge themselves on Italy’s famed ascents, where every pedal stroke brings you closer to the epic landscapes and stories of the Giro d’Italia.

Experience the thrill of climbing Stelvio and other renowned Italian mountains, supported by our expert team and enhanced with local culinary delights. Join us to fulfill your cycling dreams amidst Italy’s breathtaking views and legendary roads.

Pick you date, we’ll do the rest.

ESSENTIAL DETAILS

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Moderate / Difficult
ROAD SURFACE: Asphalt
SUGGESTED BIKE: Road, E bike
SUPPORT: Guided
DURATION: 8 nights / 9 days
GROUP SIZE: From 4 participants and up to 12
LOCATION: Italy, Alps and Dolomites region
WHEN: Suggested periods are June and September
TEMPERATURES IN THE SUGGESTED PERIOD: 8°C (46.4°F) to 20°C (68°F)

What is included in your Stelvio & beyond: Italy’s epic climbs tour

GUIDED
  • 8 Nights in 3 and 4 star hotels.
  • 8 Breakfast.
  • 6 Light lunches.
  • 5 Dinners.
  • 1 Bike cloth laundry.
  • Van Support.
  • Two Italian-English speaking tour leaders: 1 biking with you; 1on van support (from 7pax).
  • GPS tracks.
  • Tour agenda of the trip with maps, graphs, and daily program.
  • Energy gels, drinks, and bars for the rides.
  • One cumulative arrival, private transfer from Venice Airport.
  • Ride Your Life Cycling jersey.
  • Ride Your Life water bottle.
PRICE and SUPPLEMENTS

PRICE: €3890 per person, min 4 participants in double / twin room
EXTRA COST FOR SINGLE ROOM: €480,00

BIKE RENTAL:
Basso Road bike. Carbon frame, disk brake and mechanic shift: €360,00
Brand and models may vary in year or color, and an alternative bike of equal value may be provided if the preferred model is unavailable
Officine Mattio high-end Italian Road bike. Carbon frame, disk brake, and electronic shift: € 440,00

NOT INCLUDED

Tips for guides, travel to/from the start and end points of your trip, meals and activities during your free time. All of the items not included into the services included list above.

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Gateway to Adventure: Bassano del Grappa

Bassano del Grappa’s streets are a live art exhibit, graced with masterpieces by renowned artists like Palladio and Canova. Its famed wooden covered bridge, declared a National Monument in 2019, stands as a testament to the town’s rich heritage.

Perched along the Brenta River and under the watchful gaze of Monte Grappa, Bassano shines as Vicenza’s crown jewel. A paradise for aficionados of art, history, and gastronomy, it beckons with the promise of unforgettable discoveries and experiences

Live your dreamed bike ride!​

Embark on a cycling journey through breathtaking landscapes celebrated by UNESCO. Conquer Italy’s legendary climbs, a dream for cyclists worldwide. Indulge in the exquisite regional wines, from Valdobbiadene’s sparkling Prosecco to the refined notes of Cartizze, Pinot, and Müller-Thurgau.

Unwind in boutique hotels offering cozy comfort and authentic local charm after each exhilarating day.
With a perfect blend of vigorous routes and rich cultural encounters, our tours accommodate 4 to 12 guests, ensuring an intimate and customized experience. Embrace the Ride Your Life philosophy: where camaraderie flourishes and every route is crafted to meet your desires, making for an unforgettable and deeply fulfilling adventure

DAy 1
Arrival in Bassano del Grappa

Kickstart your Italian cycling journey with a group transfer from Venezia airport to Bassano del Grappa. The adventure begins with a celebratory welcome dinner, setting the tone for the memorable experiences ahead.

MEALS: dinner included

DAy 2
Monte Grappa Ascent

DISTANCE: 37 miles (62km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 5947ft (1813m)

Ascend Monte Grappa, a legendary Giro d’Italia climb, blending rigorous challenge with the scenic splendor of Italy’s landscapes. A day where every pedal stroke is a story. 

 MEALS: breakfast included

DAy 3
Valdobbiadene Exploration

DISTANCE: 39 miles (65km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 2719 ft (829m) 

Venture towards the Dolomites through Valdobbiadene, a region celebrated for its exquisite wines. This ride is an invitation to immerse in Italy’s rich culture and gastronomic excellence.

MEALS: breakfast, light lunch and dinner are included

Day 4
The Dolomites Experience

DISTANCE: 40 miles (67km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 6484 ft (1977m) 

Today’s Sellaronda loop is a breathtaking introduction to the Dolomites, offering a thrilling blend of stunning vistas and challenging ascents that capture the essence of Italian cycling.

MEALS: breakfast and dinner are included

Day 5
Dolomites Marathon

DISTANCE: 31 miles (51km) 
ELEVATION GAIN: 4592 ft (1400m) 

Continue exploring the Dolomites, tackling iconic passes like Valparola and Falzarego. Each turn brings the Alpine majesty into focus, enriching your cycling vacation.

MEALS: breakfast included

Day 6
Prelude to Stelvio

DISTANCE: 49 miles (81km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 2789 ft (850m) 

Head towards Bormio, preparing for the iconic Stelvio Pass. Today merges the excitement of epic climbs tour with the Alps’ unparalleled natural beauty.

MEALS: breakfast and light lunch are included

Day 7
Stelvio Pass Challenge

DISTANCE: 13 miles (21km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 5117 ft (1560m) 

Stelvio Pass is a climbs tour, the zenith of Giro d’Italia. The pass is masterpiece engineered by Carlo Donegani, constructed between 1820 and 1825 as a strategic route through the Alps. Today’s ride combines the thrill of an epic climb with the unmatched natural beauty and historical ingenuity of the region.

MEALS: breakfast included

Day 8
Cancano Lakes Discovery

DISTANCE: 22 miles (38km)
ELEVATION GAIN: 2948 ft (899m) 

Conclude your adventure around Cancano Lakes, celebrated in Giro d’Italia lore. A fitting culmination of a journey deep into Italy’s cycling heritage.

MEALS: breakfast, light lunch and dinner are included

Day 9
Departure

As we bid “Arrivederci,” reflect on an odyssey that has taken you from the serene beauty of Bassano del Grappa to the awe-inspiring peaks of the Dolomites and the legendary climbs of the Alps. A journey of discovery, challenge, and unparalleled beauty awaits your return.

MEALS: breakfast included

 

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