Tour De France Grand Depart Week

Tour De France Grand Depart Week

The Tour de France 2024 Big Start in Florence. One of the most important sport event in the world meets the italian culture

The beauty of Le Cinque Terre

Alba, Langhe area, Barolo and Barbaresco red wines will make you fall in Love with Piedmont

For the first time in cycling history the Tour De France will have its Big Start in Italy. And organizers have chosen some of the most premium destinations in our country as hosts of the three stages. We have planned an interesting and exciting week tour, which includes a three-day stay in Florence followed by four in Alba, Piedmont. Florence will be the city from which the Tour will start its journey, while this great race will tackle the Langhe hills in its the third stage. In this week you'll visit the vineyards areas of Langhe, land of Barolo and Barbaresco wines, as well as Chianti area hills. You'll stop in the famous Cinque Terre area, on the Tyrrhenian Sea. It will be a fantastic combination of a major sport event, places with strong historical value and food and wine experiences.

Itinerary

Day
1
Arrival in Florence – Warm up ride, hilly, 38.2 mi, 2,025 ft

Welcome by our staff, accommodation in your hotel, and then we will become familiar with Florence. A first walk with our staff is the best way to get into the mood of this city. Compatibly with the time of your arrival, today you’ll ride in the afternoon for a few km, in order to get familiar with the Italian road.

Day
2
Florence – Gaiole in Chianti, hilly, 59.8 mi, 3,475 ft

A fantastic long ride in Chianti area will galvanize us in the morning. In the afternoon we’ll start to become familiar with the Tour, the great main event of the week. We won't miss the opportunity to access the fan zone and purchase an official gadget!

Day
3
Florence, TDF stage 1 hilly, 77.8 mi, 8,075 ft

You will experience the first part of the Tour stage, just a few hours before your favorite champions will tackle it. You will then have the opportunity to attend the race, thanks to the assistance of our staff and our van in tow. Then, we’ll complete a nice hilly loop around Florence.

Day
4
Transfer to Alba. Stop in Cinque Terre

Transfer to Langhe. Along the way we will stop at the Cinque Terre and at museum dedicated to the great champion Fausto Coppi in Gavi.

Day
5
Alba, TDF stage 3, 42.2 mi, 4,950 ft

We will witness the Tour de France transit over the Barbaresco hill in the third stage of the race, which takes place in the beautiful Piedmont italian region.

Day
6
Ride to Bra, 53.0 mi, 4,300 ft

In the next two rides we will discover the villages and the pleasant, but also in some cases challenging, hills of the Langhe. Would you like to know what an Infernot is?

Day
7
Last ride, Barolo, 37.9 mi, 2,475 ft

Today we will head south to the villages of La Morra and Barolo, you will love the castles in this area.

Day
8
Bye bye Italy

Goodbye Italy. Arrange in advance with our staff for a transfer to your next stop.

 


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Dates + Availability

DATES PRICE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT AVAILABILITY
27/06/2024 - 04/07/2024 €4.200,00
$4,540.00
€ 1.250,00
$ 1,350.00
Hurry, space limited
This tour can be organized private for any number of participants. Contact us for details.

Inclusions + Details

Both prices include

  • 7 nights luxury stay in B&B double room
  • Every day guided cycling tour by our staff | gpx files routes.
  • A van and a mechanic in tow for ordinary assistance, we’ll support you with drinks and food from the van during the trainings if you need | photos and videos along the routes and during visits.
  • All minivan transfers to join leisure visits, bike and luggage transport
  • 20% discount on Cinelli Bike apparel and accessories. Vince Welcome kit (energy bars and others).

The Price does not include

  • Flights 
  • Travel insurance
  • Touristic tax
  • Anything not mentioned in "the price includes"

Accommodation upgrades or downgrades are possible, as well we can suggest and arrange special dinners in typical or gourmet restaurants.  

Bikes

Navir I.ON2

There are several reasons to choose an electric road bike like the Navir I.ON. It allows you to go out with more prepared companions. It paves the way for you to achieve goals you have never imagined before. So why put limits on passion? Carbon monocoque frame conceived by Guerciotti in the same way as for the muscular version of Navir. Navir I.ON features a 500 Wh lithium-ion battery, which will give you an assistance range of up to 220 km. The electric assistance of Navir I.ON is powered by a powerful 250 watt Italian motor, with a maximum torque of 70 N/m. Polini E-P3 boasts a unique design, compact dimensions and a lower weight than the e-bike motors available on the market today.

Parkpre

The K60 is the ideal model for those who switch to a carbon frame for the first time and wish to do so while being careful to optimize the quality / cost ratio. Also designed for cycle touring, the reactivity and stiffness of this bike will amaze you! The monocoque carbon frame weighing about 990 grams, is characterized by modern lines, in the name of cleanliness and elegance. 

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