A cycling tour in the centre of Italy discovering beautiful cities that are rich in history along a mountain route that is far from traffic with a cycling guide and a supporting van.
Gubbio and Perugia are the cities we will sleep in. We will admire Lake Trasimeno and visit the towns of Cortona and Arezzo in Tuscany from where we will set off to return to Riccione by minibus.
Best period: from April to half September
The program of the week
|SATURDAY||Arrival in Riccione and check-in at Hotel Dory
6.00 pm Welcome cocktail and information to participants
7.00 pm Welcome Dinner
|SUNDAY||9.30 am Tour in the Romagna and Marche Regions 80/90 kms
7.00 pm Dinner
9.30 am Tour in the Romagna and Marche Regions 80/90 kms
|TUESDAY||8.30 am Riccione - Urbino (by bus) Urbino - Gubbio (by bike) 70 km
4.00 pm Arrival in Gubbio and check-in in the hotel
7.00 pm Typical Umbrian dinner
|WEDNESDAY||8.30 am Gubbio-Perugia (Umbria) 74 km
12.00 pm Arrival in Assisi by bike and visit of the city and its historical centre
1.30 pm Departure for Perugia
7.00 pm Dinner at the pizzeria
|THURSDAY||8.30 am Perugia - Arezzo 79 km
3/4.00 pm Arrival in Arezzo and visit of the city.
5.00 pm departure from Arezzo to Riccione
7.00 pm Arrival in Riccione
8.00 pm dinner at Hotel Dory.
|FRIDAY||9.30 am Tour in the Marche region 80/90 km
7.00 pm “Flavours and Pleasures” sample dinner
9.00 pm Photos and Prize-giving ceremony
• The program is open to middle-trained cyclists; the average speed will be 17/19 km per hour (cappuccino light group)
• All services for cyclists and also a first-aid and mechanical service minibus following the group during the 3-days excursion.
• a minimum number of 5 participants is needed to make the excursion possible and the maximum number of participants is 18. The program is subject to changes as regards indicated routes and times.
• Please bring a small trolley with the bare essentials for 3 days (not large Samsonite suitcases) :-)
Where we sleep:
Hotel 3*** in Gubbio
Hotel 3*** in Perugia
Where we eat
Breakfast at the hotel and dinner in typical local restaurants. On the way lunch break and refreshment drinks provided by minibus service.