The daily programme at the Hotel Dory, your Bike Hotel in Italy
Arrival and accommodation in room, bicycle assembly or pick-up of hired bicycle, short unaccompanied trip to the area surrounding Riccione. 6.00 pm: welcome drink, information about the programme, opportunities, offers, the city, the inland area and the itineraries. Every evening you’ll find the following day’s route on the notice board with details of the most interesting elements such as the itinerary, the kilometres to be covered, the average speed, the altitudinal profile and the total distance to be covered uphill. The Departure in our Italy Bike Hotel is scheduled at 9.30 am every day (Swiss time).
9.30 am: Ready, set, go!!! All the groups are off and the fun is about to begin!
After 3/4 hours cycling all the groups will meet in Vecciano at our country house. Barbecue with piada, grilled meat and vegetables, pizza, spaghetti, focaccia and lots of good wine! Visit to the vegetable garden and tasting of balsamic vinegar. 12.00 am: Anyone accompanying cyclists can join us thanks to a handy minibus service. 5.30 pm our “cyclists’ street market”.
8.30 am: A day dedicated to special excursions with an early departure and return envisaged at around 3.00/4.00 pm.
7.00 pm: Oktoberfest BEER evening with dinner and unlimited free beer for everyone at the restaurant followed by "Disco 90`s party" with Dj Maurino every week.
Rest day, free excursions or excursions based on the suggestions of our guides. In the morning, trip by minibus and visit to one of the most famous cycle shops in Romagna in the afternoon visit to the Republic of San Marino. 7.00 pm: traditional "Romagna dinner” with tasting of typical local products, all homemade, Sangiovese wine and limoncino tasting session
Excursions for all groups based on the programme. The “Cappuccino Light” and “Bikeness®” groups will go on a tour that includes a stop to sample some typical products such as olive oil, wine, cheeses, cold cuts and cakes at a holiday farm.
Excursions for all groups based on the programme. In the evening “Flavours and Fragrances Dinner”. At 9.00 pm, evening with photos and prizes.
In summer (July and August),the above programmes may be subject to variations depending on times and weekly organization