ESCAPE ROAD BIKE TOUR

This 4-day cycling experience at Colmegna on Lake Maggiore is real escape and riding on few-traffic roads for intermediate cyclists, who love to climb.
Northern part of Lake Maggiore offers some unexpected areas of beauty and roads that are great for cycling as they have little traffic and good climbs.
You can explore it, climbing up and away from the lake before heading back to lakeside.

That mean you can get the most out of the cycling experience.
It’s such an attractive area that you will find it hard to keep your eyes on the road rather than the view.
Lake Maggiore is Italy’s second largest lake and set against the resplendent backdrop of the Pre-Alps and of the Monte Rosa Massif.
Lake Maggiore extends from the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland far into the Italian regions of Piedmont and Lombardy.

CYCLING EXPERIENCE BASED ON LAKE MAGGIORE
The accommodation at Colmegna will be as delightful as the region’s magnificent scenery.
There are plenty of routes for road cycling around Lake Maggiore and its mountains. The lakeside roads are typically wider than around Lake Como, and quieter than Lake Garda. It’s a more popular spot amongst the local road cyclists: a perfect country, in other words, for a cycling experience.
We have designed a cycling esperience around Lake Maggiore to be enjoyable, funny and flexible.
Non-riding partners are welcomed along to share the experience with you.

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS DURING THE CYCLING EXPERIENCE
You can ride through wooded valleys, narrow climbs, fast descends without forgetting to enjoy what the Italian Lake District has to offer: ancient villas, parks, churches and hermitages which were built from Sixteenth Century to the Nineteenth Century, exibitions, history, art, culture.
In particular we suggest to visit Villa della Porta Bozzolo at Casalzuigno, Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso on Lake Maggiore and Sacro Monte of Varese (historic site on the UNESCO Worldwide Heritage List).

2020 ESCAPE ROAD BIKE TOUR PRICES 
Apartment room for 2 persons € 759.00
Single use apartment room supplement € 140.00
Additional night apartment room for 2 and breakfast € 100.00
Additional night single use apartment and breakfast € 85.00
Start location: Colmegna
End location: Colmegna

Duration: 5 days, 4 nights, 3 days of cycling
Limit: 10/12 guests
Level of difficulty: intermediate and advanced
Terrain: rarely flat, mostly undulating and hilly

Avg. daily distance: main route 80 km – 50 mi
challenge route 94 km – 58 mi
Avg. daily ascent:main route 1,501 m. – 4,923 ft
challenge route 2,009 m. – 6,591 ft

 

INCLUDED SERVICES IN BIKE TOUR:

  • 4 nights in double room
  • 4 high-calorie continental breakfasts
  • 3 packed lunches, strengthened and protein content snack with bananas and sandwiches
  • 3 post ride lunches when you go back to the hotel
  • 4 dinners
  • Double occupancy as standard
  • A skilled bike guide
  • Maps and information material
  • Safe storage with CCTV for your bike at the hotel
  • Workstand tool bench for basic maintenance
  • Isotonic drink or water for your ride
  • Washing and cleaning area for bikes
  • Daily laundry service for your cycle clothing
  • Bicycle recovery assistance in case of breakdown
  • Free Internet Wi-Fi
  • Car parking

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Bike hire
  • Travel insurance
  • Medical and physiotherapy services
  • Transfer to and from Airport
  • Entrance fees Castles, Villas, Museums
  • Any extra-beverage and other extras at dinner

2020 SCHEDULED DATES
April 13th – 17th 2020
April 27th – May 1st 2020
May 11th – 15th 2020
May 25nd – 29th 2020
Jun 8th – 12th 2020
June 22nd – 26st 2020
July 6th – 10th 2020
July 20th – 24th 2020
Aug 3rd – 7th 2020
August 17th – 21st 2020
August 31st – Sep 4th 2020
September 14th – 18th 2020
September 28th – Oct 2nd 2020
October 12th – 16th 2020

Our bike tours are guaranteed to run once we have one confirmed booking on the tour. If zero guests have booked one of our tours, we reserve the right to cancel it.

Other dates are possible and we’ll create a departure especially for you if there is a minimum number of 4 guests and a maximum of 12 guests.

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