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7 Days Road Cycling Holiday in Piedmont to Linguria, Italy
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Alba, Italy

Thrilling Road Cycling Holiday in Italy

This extremely unusual road bike tour in Piedmont takes you from the beautiful Langhe area to the Ligurian Sea. You will start your cycling holiday going through some very famous vineyards and old villages, full of historic atmosphere, spending the week riding along peaceful back roads. Two days cycling in the Low Langhe Area, visiting the villages that give their name to very famous white and red wines: Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera d’ Alba, Diano d’Alba, Dolcetto d’Alba and many more.

Key information

  • Trip type: Guided
  • Lodging: Point to Point
  • Terrain: Mostly unpaved
  • Difficulty level: Challenging (Cyclist needs to have high level of fitness, must be an active rider, the terrain includes really challenging climbs/or 46-80 or more miles per day)
  • Total Distance: 171 miles / 275 kilometers
  • Vacation type: Road cycling
  • Type of bike: Road bike

Highlights

  • 4 days of road biking
  • Pass very famous vineyards and old villages
  • See the beautiful Langhe area and the Ligurian Sea
  • Daily breakfasts and dinners
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Van assistance

Skill level

  • Advanced

Styles


5 days with instruction
Group size: Maximum of 7 participants
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Accommodation

Your first and second nights will be in Alba, your third night will be in Langhe, your fourth night will be in Millesimo, your fifth night will be in Calizzano, and your sixth night will be in Liguria.

Program

Day 1: Alba

Arrival with own means of transport, welcome from the staff. Presentation of the trip, assembly and preparation of bikes. Welcome drink. Dinner.

Day 2: The Wine Road Loop, 70 kilometers

Your Piedmont bike tour begins, after an energetic breakfast based on organic products, you will start to pedal south. You will ride through an incredible landscape of rolling hills surrounded by vineyards, visiting typical old villages, here you are in the Barolo wine production area.

This is a perfect cycling holiday spot, a continuous up and down ride, where you start your amazing bike experience. You will stop in some of the famous characteristic villages to have a delicious “capuccino and cornetto”. Cerreto Langhe, Monforte d’Alba, Barolo, Diano d’Alba some of these enchanting little towns where you will go through peaceful back roads. A delicious dinner tasting local organic wine closes this first day.

Day 3: The Beautiful Langhe, 68 kilometers

Your bike tour today takes you in the southeast Langhe area. Departing from Alba, you will head to our first town of the day: Canelli. This area and the Asti Spumante white wine, was appointed a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014. Keeping on riding, you will meet other interesting, important old towns: San Stefano Belbo, Bubbio, Benevello and many more.

You will enjoy an unforgettable cycling day, far from the traffic and deep in a fairy tale atmosphere. You can’t miss your daily “espresso and cappuccino” in some of these old village squares. This evening, you deserve to drink a refreshing “Spritz” as an appetizer, just before a rewarding and delicious dinner.

Day 4: Heading to the Sea, 72 kilometers

Today, you will have to pack because the cycling road towards the Ligurian Sea is waiting for you. Your bike tour today takes you in a different landscape, slowly you pass from the vineyard countryside to wild hills. This area divides the Piedmont Region from the Liguria Region, you can ride through rolling hills, dealing with some demanding but short ascents followed by amusing descents.

The road between Murazzano and Montezemolo, a road that runs on a hill ridge with a breathtaking view on the both sides, is really beautiful. Millesimo, a village in the High Bormida Valley in the Regional Park of Bric Tana, is your goal today. This evening, you have a new typical dinner, you will try new flavors and taste a new kind of wine.

Day 5: From the Mountains to the Sea

Today your bike tour takes you in a mountain area, pedaling through some little pretty mountain villages, you will get to Calizzano. Here your ascent starts, it is nine kilometer long with a difference in altitude of 400 meters and an average slope of 5%. This easy ascent takes place in a beautiful beech wood that ensures a bit of cool also during the heat of the day, you will ride in an Alpine atmosphere, you are in the Sea Alps area.

The Pass is at 1027 meters above sea level, here you can admire some old barracks and a fortress built in 1883. Finally, you can see the Ligurian sea, you have to deal with a technical but amusing descent. This descent is 18 kilometers long and takes you from the pass to the beach. As a reward for your effort, a cool “Spritz” is waiting for you on the beach.

Day 6: The Ligurian Sea Loop 65 kilometers

Another completely different cycling day. Liguria is really famous for its extraordinary sea and beaches, but is also well-known for its immaculate back country full of flower crops, one of the most important products of this area. You will leave your accommodation after an energetic breakfast and start to climb up towards one of the countless tiny villages overlooking the sea.

With the mountains on one side and the sea on the other, you reach some beautiful natural terraces with a breathtaking sea view, and after a descent you can ride your last kilometers on the Milano-Sanremo road alongside the coast. Your last dinner, in an exclusive terrace on the sea, closes this unique bike tour from Piedmont to the Sea.

Day 7:Farewell

Your last day has arrived, after breakfast, you will transfer to the station / airport.

Skill level

Advanced:

  • Can cycle for 5-6 hours
  • Extensive riding experience
  • Assistance on demand (if required)
  • Experienced with riding a variety of bicycles
  • Comfortable with any terrain and weather conditions

Location

This road cycling will take place in Piedmont, Langhe, Ligurian Sea, Calizzano, and Liguria, Italy.

Food

Six breakfasts and six dinners are included in the price.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • Minibus assistance
  • Taxes
  • Luggage transfer
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • 6 dinners and 6 breakfasts
  • Technical bike guide
  • Technical assistance
  • Technical bike shirt
  • Transfer from / to station

What's not included

  • Tips
  • Laundry service
  • Drinks at dinner
  • Medical insurance
  • Lunches
  • Bike hire

How to get there

Arrival by train

Please arrive at Alba Railway Station and Road Bike Tour Italy will pick you up from there.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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