Join us for a cycling training camp in the epic passes of Piemonte. Then ride the unique Giro Delle Dolomiti, the best kept secret in cycling
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Experience a strength-building 17-night cycling training camp in the incredible Italian Alps and Dolomites
Icon Bike Tours is very excited to announce that our 2019 Italy Cycling Tour will combine a Training Camp amidst the stunning beauty of Piemonte (Piedmont in English) followed by participation in the fabulous six-day Giro Delle Dolomiti.
Piemonte may not be the most famous region of the Italian Alps, but it is certainly a contender for both "most beautiful" and "most challenging". The roads here are quiet, steep and high, in fact I cannot think of another cycling region that ticks every box in the way Piemonte can. Then we have the Giro Delle Dolomiti, a six-day Gran Fondo that takes the form of a stage race. Each day (90-140km) includes a mountain time trial, which determines each riders place in the week-long general classification. The remainder of each stage is a beautiful steady ride through the most magnificent roads of the Dolomites. Ride as hard or as easy as you want. The team at Icon Bike Tours have been hard at work building our Italian cycling adventure and it is going to be something special.
This tour will be run as a training camp, with longer and challenging days of riding. Each participant will be assisted with their training in Piemonte, with the aim of building strength and fitness for the "Giro". Riders will have an incredible opportunity to improve their climbing, build descending confidence, all whilst riding some of the world's most epic roads.
STRICTLY Limited to 10 Places to ensure 100% individual support for each rider
Dates: 11 - 29 July 2019 Duration: 18 nights Cost: $7,295* * subject to variation depending on exchange rates at the time of full payment
Small, friendly groups, plenty of challenging cycling, and epic climbs. Your appetite for adventure, challenge, food and wine will be well and truly satiated on our Italian Training Camp!
Included in the 2019 tour package
Personal Transfers from Turin and back to Milan Malpensa Airport
Guaranteed entry to the incomparable Giro Delle Dolomiti, 2019.
18 nights accommodation (twin share) in 3 & 4 star hotels or self-contained apartments.
Ten evening meals (some nights are left free for guests to explore the local restaurants)
Icon Bike Tours Kit Bag - professional level cycling kit and ride nutrition (electrolyte tabs and gels)
All route planning to ensure a perfect blend of iconic climbs and roads less travelled.
Daily Training Plans, support vehicle and mechanic assistance
Expert coaching / guiding from experienced and qualified staff