Lake Como Cycling Experience

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Milan International Airport to null

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Ride, train, eat, and live as a true Italian in one of the World best cycling Region! Discover the hidden gems of the lakes district and climb the legendary mountains of the Giro D’Italia and Giro di Lombardia, including the Colle del Ghisallo and uro di Sormano!
Day One – Arrival in ComoAirport transfer, hotel check in, Bike set up and dinner!Day Two – Como Warm-up RideMain Route: 30-50km Total Ascent: 600mThis is a warm-up ride to ease the legs and body into it. Some of you may have only recently stepped off a   plane, so this ride offers a great  way to “tease” out that tiredness. It will take in some small climbs and offer spectacular views across the lakes and the surrounding     mountains. Sports & Endurance training nutrition workshopDay Three – Como loop to LuganoMain Route: 70- 110km Total Ascent: 1100m – 2500mThis is a beautiful ride around Lago di Como and Lake Lugano. We’ll cross the Swiss mountains and valleys of Mendrisio, 2009 World Cycling Championships host city. The most difficult climb is that heading towards Lanzo, offering some spectacular views down upon Lake Como. Those seeking some extra km’s will take in the climb to Piano delle noci.    Upskill Session with Cycling experts working on technique Day Four - Como to ColicoMain Route: 80km – 120km Total Ascent: 1700m – 2500mThis is a nice and easy day in the saddle, which takes us to Colico along the Strada Regina on the west coast of Lago di Como. Colico is the beginning of the Valtellina, a long valley which take to Passo Dello Stelvio and the big alps.Pasta cooking class and Dinner with Italian MamaDay Five – Colico to Bellagio Main Route: 60km – 80km Total Ascent: 1700m – 2550mA very nice ride to the famous Bellagio across the hilly east coast and Lecco. After an easy flat start along The lake, we climb up to the rocky mountains of Resegone and then down to the lake all the way to Bellagio.Visit to Cycling Museum in ComoDay Six – Bellagio to Como Routes: 70km – 50mi Total Ascent: 1500m – 2000ft Our course takes us back into Como, offering a long climb up to Colma di Sormano and colle di san Primo.  After a great descend, we will climb again up to Civiglio, the last hill of the Giro di Lombardia. Day Seven – Rest DayVisit to Milano, Colnago Cycling Factory Day Eight – Como loop on Giro D’Italia Stage with the PROMain Route: 80km – 100km Total Ascent: 1700m – 2550m  Our last ride is one of the most spectacular, as we tackle the famous Colle del Ghisallo and Muro di  Sormano, featured in Stage 15th of 2019 Giro D’Italia. These climbs are the symbol of the Giro di Lombardia pro race, We will stop on top to visit the Cycling museum and the chapel dedicated to all cyclists. After the ride, there will be enough time for an Aperol Spritz in one of the many bars! Day Nine – Goodbye Transfer to Milano MX

What’s included

  • Cycle a Stage of Giro DÍtalia with a Pro & have dinner with him
  • Professional guide on tour (fully qualified mechanic)
  • 1 Van support throughout the tour
  • Providing Snacks and food supplements including
  • Electrolytes, gels, and energy bars during rides
  • Airport Transfer for the group
  • Garmin 810-820 loan unit with maps
  • 9 Nights Accommodation in lake Como
  • Breakfast Daily | 2 Lunches | 2 Dinners
  • 3 Sports Massages
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Snacks
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hotel pickup
  • Breakfast
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Flights
  • Meals Not Listed
  • Activities not listed
  • Transport outside of group activies
  • Food and drinks, unless specified