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Northern Italy: Great Alps Bike Tour
It takes a special cyclist to throw themselves full throttle into riding the famous passes of the Giro d’Italia in the Alps. You have the golden opportunity to be precisely that rider and pedal on this spectacular journey through the mountains, climb incredible ascents and challenge yourself to reach quite literally the greatest heights.
- CategoryRoad Cycling
- TypeFully Guided
- Duration7 days
- Culture LevelAdventurous
- Skill Level3 - Intermediate
- Activity Level5 - Tough
- Elevation5 - Tough
- Distance279.6 miles
- Avg. Daily Distance62.1 miles
Embark on an extraordinary guided bike tour through the Great Alps: Mortirolo Pass, Gavia Pass, Bernina Pass, Stelvio Pass, and the captivating Lakes Cancano.
This week-long journey delves deep into the heart of the high mountains and their legendary Alpine passes, the very battlegrounds where Giro d'Italia legends were forged. Our Great Alps bike tour retraces the tireless tracks of those who engaged in epic cycling duels, etching their names in the annals of international cycling history.
Set against a backdrop of majestic glaciers, towering peaks, and untouched wilderness, we'll step into the footsteps of cycling's greatest champions and our personal idols. This week in the Alps promises to be challenging, yet extraordinarily gratifying, and Road Bike Tours Italy ensures accessibility for all participants. With the ever-reliable minibus at our side and expert technical guidance throughout, we'll conquer the Alps with confidence.
Our journey begins in Bormio, a renowned and enchanting ski resort, celebrated for hosting the Ski World Cup and its illustrious Spa. For a full week, we'll call this Alpine gem home as we traverse the iconic roads of the Giro d'Italia. Furthermore, each evening, we'll indulge in the delectable cuisine of Valtellina, a well-earned reward for our formidable road bike endeavours.