Special activities for non-cycling guests
As well as all the attractions we offer for cyclists, we also provide many free amenities and services for the guests accompanying them. Guests can enjoy their time with our fantastic program of activities that are always different and entertaining.
9.30 am: Nordic walking, “In and around Riccione”, with professional guide, 7–8 km and lasting 3–4 hours.
12 noon: Departure by minibus for a barbecue at our country house at Vecciano, in the Romagna countryside, where we join our biker friends. Pizza, spaghetti, grilled meat and sausages, cheese, wine, grappa and deserts galore. 12 noon: Departure by minibus for a barbecue at our country house at Vecciano, in the Romagna countryside, where we join our biker friends. Pizza, spaghetti, grilled meat and sausages, cheese, wine, grappa and deserts galore. 2 pm: Tasting session with balsamic vinegar aged for 20 years by the Giuliodori family.In summer, from mid-June to the end of August, the excursion to the country house at Vecciano will be in the evening, with traditional Romagna dinner, music and dancing, and will be held every two weeks, with departure at 7.30 pm.
9.30 am: Nordic walking, “Agolanti Castle”, 7–8 km and lasting 3–4 hours.
9.30 am: Excursion by minibus to San Marino (cost of transfer €8).
For lovers of shopping and culture, as an alternative we suggest a visit to the weekly market in Rimini and the old Roman city, with the Augustus Arch, the Surgeon’s House, the Cathedral and the Tiberius Bridge (2000 years old). Bus 11 to Rimini, with a stop only 50 metres from the Hotel Dory.
10.30 am: “Pasta and Piadina” cookery lesson, learning how to make homemade pasta and Romagna piadina (the traditional local flatbread), with tasting sessions, free recipes and certificates for participation.
12 noon: Departure by minibus to see the “Hills of Rimini”, meeting up with the bikers for a farmhouse tasting session with olive oil, wine, cheese, ham, salami, cakes and other local products.
9.30 am: Boat trip on board an authentic Sorrento sailing boat, traditionally used in the past for fishing. Once out at sea we sail towards Portoverde and Cattolica to visit the harbour (from April to September)
For lovers of shopping, as an alternative we suggest a visit to the weekly morning market in the old town of Riccione, about ten minutes on foot from the Hotel Dory.
- 15 pairs of Exel carbon-fibre Nordic walking poles available
- 15 city bikes for trips around town
- Use of our in-house Aqua Wellness Centre
- Massages with masseur and physiotherapist (€30 for 30 minutes)
- 10 Scott electric pedal-assist bikes at €25 per day
The programme for non-biker guests is subject to variations depending on weather conditions and coordination with cycling trips.
The activities and excursions included in the programme are free, and require a minimum of five participants.