Cycle one of the highest roads in the Alps
Cycle hard to reach this beauty
Catch a glimpse of this iconic train
It's going to be a sweet victory as you take on the Bernina Pass.
Forget the climbs for a minute and savor the lake views
Be like your Giro d'Italia hero and conquer this pass

Northern Italy: Great Alps Bike Tour

7 days
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$2,886 USD

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.

  • Category
    Road Cycling
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    7 days
  • Culture Level
  • Skill Level
    3 - Intermediate
  • Activity Level
    5 - Tough
  • Elevation
    5 - Tough
  • Terrain
  • Distance
    279.6 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    62.1 miles
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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 endeavors.

Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

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

Put your feet on the pedals and worry about little else on this ride; bask in nature and the stunning Alps of Italy and Switzerland. Practically everything is included on this cycling adventure.

  • Luggage transfer
  • Minibus assistance
  • Local English speaking cycling leader/guide.
  • Accommodation (6 nights)
  • Cycling jersey
  • Technical assistance
  • 6 dinners and breakfasts
  • Airport transfers
  • Medical assistance insurance
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

On an amazing trip like this it’s important you can just focus on having a good time. As previously mentioned very little is excluded, however there are a few items listed below that you must arrange yourself.

  • Tips
  • Laundry service
  • Drinks at dinner
  • Insurance
  • Lunches
  • International / Domestic flights
  • Free bike rental is not included. Please see the available rental options below.

Tour options and upgrades:

3 equipment options available
1 tour add-on available