Discover the lower Piedmont region on this fantastically unique tour
Enjoy the team spirit as you spur each other on
Rolling hills and verdant landscapes fill your view
Go on a wine educational course as part of the tour and enjoy sampling the produce
Set amongst the lovely vineyards, this elegant hotel offers comfortable, welcoming and stylish accommodation in a serene setting

Italy's Piedmont Region: La Mitica Bike Tour

Duration
6 days
Site savings
$149
From
$4,801 USD

Jump back 45 years, to when the roads were unpaved and the bicycles were made out of heavy steel. This is the time when the greatest champions in cycling history used to compete with each other, but always in the spirit of friendship. The “La Mitica” bike race will take you back to the time when the champion of champions, Fausto Coppi, was born. This unique biking vacation will take place in the lower Piedmont region, considered Italy’s greatest single wine region, on this unforgettable six-day tour with top class accommodations.

  • Category
    Road Cycling
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    6 days
  • Culture Level
    Familiar
  • Skill Level
    2 - Novice
  • Activity Level
    2 - Moderate
  • Elevation
    2 - Moderate
  • Terrain
    Agricultural
  • Distance
    151 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    37.7 miles
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The daily routes take you to all the roads that the famed Fausto Coppi “Il Campionissimo” used to train himself. This area is the most important wine region in Italy where the Gavi, Timorasso, Derthona, Barbera, and Dolcetto wines are produced. This is also where the finest white truffles grow alongside porcini mushrooms. During your excursions, you will have the opportunity to visit the top local wineries, learn how to cook traditional local dishes, go truffle hunting (when in season) and experience the best Italian fashion shopping at the Serravalle Designer Outlet with a special VIP invitation.

The last day of the tour, you will participate in “La Mitica” bike race with a vintage road bike and in vintage attire (if you have it). You will be a cyclist of the past for just one day...

Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

What's included?
Items included in the cost of the tour

  • Accommodation
  • Personal guides with van and mechanic support
  • All meals during your stay- breakfast, on-the-road lunches, and dinners
  • Cooking class
  • Registration to "La Mitica" vintage bike race
  • Transportation to and from the airport
  • Wine tasting and educational tour
  • VIP invitation at Serravalle Designer Outlet
  • Visit a local artisan chocolate maker
  • Tour operator and "La Mitica" cycling jerseys
  • Free bike rental is included in the price of this tour (upgrade options are available - please see below).
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

  • International / Domestic flights
  • Visas

Tour options and upgrades:

3 equipment options available
1 tour add-on available