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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$2,817 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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Overall Rating:
Wonderful tour on the Alps
Sarah — November 2017
(Review obtained from Trip Advisor)

Luca and his staff are wonderful tour guides and I had an amazing time with them! They led a truly splendid bike trip for me through the Alps on roads I wouldn't have found on my own. The views were stupendous! Luca set up the bike for me beforehand and fitted it to me perfectly so that I was comfortable the whole time. Along the way, he would stop and teach me about specific towns and their history and point out unique features of the landscape, for example the names of mountains. The food and lodging organized were also exquisite and I got to taste typical foods from the area we were riding through, for example the pizzoccheri della Valtellina which are so delicious. Everything was organized splendidly and I would highly recommend going on a tour with them!

Mother daughter bike trip through the Alps
(Review obtained from Trip Advisor)

My mom and I are avid cyclists and wanted to do a Europe bike trip for my college graduation celebration. We found Luca and Michela online and they were very responsive and friendly, helping us plan arrival, bike fitting and rental, hotels etc. They were extremely accommodating, picking us up in their support van with all our luggage in a city 2 hours away from Bormio, where we were to stay for the bike trip. We immediately hit it off! Luca and Michela are the sweetest couple and most fun, responsible bike guides and tour guides. Luca, a pro bike racer and ski rescuer and mountaineer, is extremely fit for the job and can accommodate cyclists of any level- my mom and I are fit and advanced and he was keen to show us some of the most formidable, but beautiful routes of the Giro d'Italia! Michela is incredible in the support van, an expert driver maneuvering through very narrow roads and stopping ahead to take amazing photos of us! Both are very organized and prepared to improvise according to weather. We felt very safe with them. In addition, they are AMAZING tour guides! They knew everything historically and culturally about the region in the alps, and took us on beautiful outings in the van to special monuments and towns. They are also lighthearted, Luca cracking jokes and Michela always smiling. We laughed a lot, became very close friends with them and would 150% do the trip again with Luca and Michela! Having them as bike and tour guides is a MUST! Grazie mille, Luca and Michela!

Great Alps tour
Tommy — October 2017
(Review obtained from Tour Operator)

Doesn't matter what kind of cyclist you are , riding with these guys in their country ll be just the most amazing adventure you have ever tried so far! They know the greatest spots in Italy and on top of that you have nothing to worry about but enjoying the great views and ride your bike ! Can't wait to be back with some buddies for another adventure next year . Best ride, best room and board ,lots of fun !! Thanks guys ..