Sindacato Italy Cycling Tour

The reflexes of the beautiful mountains in the clear waters of Lake Garda... biking along rustic roads through the vineyards of Valpolicella, and then, relax in the evening with a glass of that wonderful wine... this is traveling by bicycle in Italy. A unique opportunity to explore three regions: Veneto, Lombardy, Trentino ... all in one unforgettable experience.

Region:
A panoramic dream of many colors ... the illusion of the sea to the high peaks of the mountains , the rocks and overhanging cliffs, picturesque castles, charming marinas , from ancient villages to the vineyards ... all within reach… by bike.

Food:
Let the tasting begin! Enjoy delicious rice dishes, cold cuts like Sopressa, cheeses and dairy products of Lessinia, the fish of Garda and the rivers ... even the fussiest palate will be satisfied!

History:
A land rich in history where the past has left its mark. Though fragmented over the centuries, this area has unified over a love for art and culture, passed down through the museums, monuments and theaters.

Sep 4 to Sep 11 of 2021

$2600 Double Room per rider

$3200 Single Room per rider

$1600 Double Room per non-rider

(registration fees are non-refundable)
DURATION:

7 night - 8 Days

RIDER TYPE:

Group B pace. Active / Recreational

NON-RIDERS ARE WELCOME:

Non-riding travelers will have plenty activities located nearby our very centrally located accommodation

BIKE AVAILABLE FOR RENT:

Pinarello Dogma F ( extra Frees )

Plan your Travel

We suggest that you arrive at least one or two days prior to the trip start, which will enable you to adjust to the time zone and minimize the risk of missing the trip start due to flight-related delays. We recommend that you fly into Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) In the morning time . You may take the train from the Airport to Milano Centrale Train Station. The trip will take about 50 minutes and will cost around $15. If you plan to arrive outside of regular business hours we suggest that you used the link to endure the train times.

Milan Hotel area recommendation near the Milan train station

Hotel Windsor Milano or use Hotel.com to find near by options

What's Included

•    Breakfast  - Buffet with a selection of warm, cold, sweet and savoury treats,
•    Afternoon post ride - Buffet till 5 pm with starters, tasty hot dishes, bruschetta, pasta, salami, pizza, cheese, fresh salads, seasonal fruit and desserts,
•    Dinner – Gourmet meals with set menus including choices in our beautiful restaurant where you can choose sit indoors or outdoors on the terrace and celebrate your day’s achievements
•    Free bottled water during the meals
•    Unlimited supply of water and energy drinksbananas and sandwiches for daily rides

“Enjoy Bike room” your bike will be housed in a safe and secure room, equipped with hooks and rack.

Daily laundry service for your bike kit is available

Our bike guides will accompany you in the daily bike tours, different groups & levels

We will be touring  Venice, Verona, Simone.

What's Not Included

  • Airfare and transportation to and from the trip pick-up/drop-off locations
  • Bike transportation or bike rental
  • Lodging before and after the trip
  • Personal items purchased during the trip
  • Optional activities not scheduled by MotionFit
  • Train, Bus, Ferry and Taxi transportation
  • Meals and drinks outside of our headquarter hotel

Protection

We recommends that you purchase a travel protection plan to help safeguard you and your travel investment against the unexpected. Travelex Insurance Services provides coverage for unforeseen events that could affect your ability to travel with us.


Day 0

If you follow our recommendation arrive a day or two before and tour Milan

  • The Duomo is the world's largest Gothic cathedral and the third largest church in Europe. Building began in 1386 and lasted nearly 500 years! Its marble facade is magnificent and its roof has 135 spires and 3200 statues. Be sure to climb the stairs or take the elevator to the top for views of Milan from the duomo rooftop and a close look at the Duomo's spires.
  • Galleria Vittorio Emanuele The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele is noteworthy because it is the oldest shopping mall in the world.
  • Sforza Castle The Castle, one of the most representative and popular monuments in Milan, has undergone over the centuries various and complex transformations; it has been defense fortress, military barracks,

Day 1

 

Departure Milan to Peschiera del Garda at 12pm   Tain information

Upon arrival each participant will be welcomed by the staff and the beauty Peschiera del Garda. Each rider will be able to settle into their rooms

Setup personal bike or rental bike

  Short Gelato Afternoon Ride: 40 to 50 Km    Climb: 400 m


During Dinner Coach Kameel will discuss next day ride and activities


 

Day 2

Ride Difficult (Medium)

Madonna Della Corona

Ride to the Santuario Madonna della Corona is one of the most serene and picturesque destinations to visit in Northern Italy. This old Basilica dates back to the 15th century.

  Normal Ride Distance: 76 Km - 47 Miles    Climb: 1100 m - 3600ft


  OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:

STOP BY THE CHEESE MAKER During the ride we will stop for a cheese tasting and a Lunch in the Azienda Agricola Remo Pavoni. The farm is located in the town of “Spiazzi” in first part of the Monte Baldo area. Here we will have a Lunch with: “mountain’s cheese dumplings”, home made cheese and salami, cakes/biscuits, water, wine, coffee and grappaJ After the visit we will have to ride around 30 km back to the Hotel

Day 3

Ride Difficult (Hard)

Monte Baldo

Monte Baldo is the highest peak around Lake Garda and the road takes us high up the mountain to the ski facility. This is also the longest climb in the Verona area (25 km, a difference in altitude of 1800m, with a maximum slope of 15%). Across the valley to the East is the Lessinia plateau with an alpine meadow at an altitude of 1000m. Lessinia makes for a great summer ride through mountain scenery.

  Normal Ride Distance: 125 Km    Climb: 2200 m

  Shorter Ride Distance: TBD Km    Climb: TBD m


  OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Tour Peschiera del Garda and get gelato.

 

Day 4

 

Tour Venice  --------Day off from Cycling 

We will travel to Venice by train early in the morning it only takes 75min. Venice has been described as the most beautiful city built by man and one of Europe’s most romantic cities. Venice is also known for its art, architecture and culture. So you’ll never be short of something to do in the “City of Bridges”

Day 5

 Ride Difficult (Super Hard)

Passo Fittanze

Passo Fittanze della Sega is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.399m above the sea level, located Parco Regionale della Lessinia, in Italy.

  Normal Ride Distance: 124 Km - 77miles    Climb: 2336 m - 7664 ft


  OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:

STOP IN THE WINERY During this ride, on the way back to the Hotel, both groups will call in at our winery partner SANTA MARIA VALVERDE in Fumane (30km from the Hotel). We will have a 30/40 min stop... tasting 1 glass of wine or a coffee and something to eat.

Day 6

Ride Difficult (Medium)

VALTENESI WITH FERRY 

Ride across the villages on the eastern side of the lake before ferrying to the western coast. From the ferry you will enjoy a fantastic view on Monte Baldo and the lake itself.

  Normal Ride Distance: 86 Km - 53 Miles    Climb: 1057 m - 3467 ft


  OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Verona

 

Day 7

Ride Difficult (Easy)

COLLINE MORENICHE

Nice and easy ride around the region to end our tour

  Normal Ride Distance: 80 Km - 49 Miles    Climb: 535 m - 1797 ft

  Shorter Ride Distance: TBD Km    Climb: TBD m


  OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:

STOP BY THE ”TORTELLINI” MAKER During the ride we will have a stop for a tasting of ‘tortellini’ at the shop “Tortellini Remelli” in Valeggio (15 km from the Hotel). During the visit we will see the ladies preparing some kind of fresh pasta and the well known Tortellini. We will also have our lunch there with a selection of different kind of Tortellini and fresh pasta as well

Day 8

 

Departure:

If you are flying out today, please do not book a flight before 2:30 PM.

How to Get There

Departure

FLY INTO:

Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)

MEETING LOCATION:

Enjoy Garda Hotel

MEETING TIME:

12:00 PM

FLY OUT OF:

Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)

DEPARTING LOCATION:

Enjoy Garda Hotel

DEPARTING TIME:

12:00 PM

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Savor the full charm of Lake Garda, with the typical beauty of the lake landscape, to push us into the rolling hills of Lombardy. A land of vineyards and olive groves interspersed with dirt roads and trails, which attracts tourists from every corner of the planet!

"Finally – the mountain! If climbing is your inspiration, this tour is made for you. It will take us on the massive mountain range between Verona and Trento, at 2218 meters, the highest in the area. And this route offers the longest climb in the region: about 23 km of climbing which takes us to an altitude of 1617 meters to the Rifugio Graziani.

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We take you to the plateau of Lessini, over 10,000 hectares ( 25,000 acres) containing a surprising variety of natural species, as well as historical and archaeological sites of inestimable value.

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We go to the north-west of Lake Garda: after a first course with level plot you get to Torri del Benaco.
There take the ferry that will take us across the lake, up to Toscolano, where starts the climb to Tremosine. We will make the bike path that is called the "Strada della Forra": a jewel nestled in the mountains.

Lake Garda, a genuine natural pearl, and one of the jewels of the Italian territory! We will give you a corner of the Mediterranean in the south of the lake, flat and embraced by the gentle slopes of the Riviera degli Olivi.

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We will take you to find what is, since the days of ancient Rome, the most famous area for growing grapes, and in particular for Amarone wine, known worldwide. We'll ride through beautiful hills, where we will encounter some short climbs.

OUR SERVICES INCLUDE

Dinner

You can have dinner inside in our restaurant or on the summer terrace situated in the garden-pool area. There will be at your disposal a different menu every day, with 3 starters and 3 main courses with your choice of fish, meat, or vegetarian. Moreover fresh and cooked vegetables from the buffet, fruit and dessert home made by our chefs..

Laundry

On your arrival it will be provided you a small net for your bike clothes to be washed. When you come back from the tour please put the dirty clothes in the net and leave it in the box on the ground floor. The nextmorning you’ll find in the same box the washed clothes.

Bike Room

Your bike will be housed in a safe and secure room, equipped with hooks and rack.

Bike Guide

Our bike guides will accompany you in the daily bike tours, different groups & levels

Minivan

During the most difficult excursions, our minivan is going to be always available to assist you with technical equipment, food and drinks.

City Tours
We will be touring Venice, Verona, Simone.
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