From the breathtaking climb of Madonna del Ghisallo to cooking classes with a Michelin star chef – this tour includes some of the most iconic cycling routes in the region spanning Lago Maggiorie and Lago Como. You will be amazed at the food, wine, heritage and scenery that the region has to offer and the experience is sure to stay with you for a life-time.
If you love wine, vineyards, the sun and sea then this is the tour for you. This tour sees you riding in some of the most beautiful terrain that Italy has to offer. With a feast of activities including cooking classes, wine-tasting tours and visits to ancient Castellos. Enjoy rolling terrain and challenging routes and ride some famous routes that have featured Australian professionals in the past years.
Enjoy the mountains, the vineyards and the romantic history of the Lombardia and Franciacorta regions. You will experience the excitement of the Opera in the Verona Arena and the thrill of conquering the passo Stelvio and passo Gavia all the while staying in beautiful hotels in iconic locations. If you want to experience the best that Italy has to offer from food, wine culture and cycling then this is a must do tour.
The Varese Gran fondo is a qualifier for the 2018 UCI Gran fondo world champs which will also be held in Varese, so get in early as we only have 10 spaces available. Oh, did we mention that you will be staying in a 18th century villa, with an in-house chef and masseur and all meals are provided?