Torbole academy with Valerio Agnoli
VALERIO AGNOLI

Torbole academy with Valerio Agnoli

Torbole academy with Valerio Agnoli

April 16th, 2021 - April 23th, 2022.
Difficulty level: challenging

 

Why choosing this academy
  • Get scared looking at the lake from the precipice of the Terrazza del Brivido in Tremosine
  • Taste the wines of the Adige Valley in Francesco Moser's cellar, who was  winner of the Paris-Roubaix and UCI Hour Record holder
  • Enter the backstage of a professional cycling race accompanied by one of its winners

The northern part of Lake Garda is the most scenic and the wildest. And... of course, we are in Italy! Tastings of salted meat, grappas and wines from Trentino will brighten the breaks of your training program. Valerio Agnoli of Team Astana won a stage of the Giro del Trentino, now UCI Tour of the Alps, wearing the jersey as overall leader. He will manage a week of personalized training, sharing with you the climbs and the views of Lake Garda. Various exclusive activities, such as visiting Francesco Moser's property and experiencing the final stage of the UCI Tour of the Alps together with its protagonists, complete this holiday that will improve your cycling technique and make you experience Lake Garda at its best!

Through this academy, guests will live the bicycle as a means of physical and mental preparation, thanks to a training course developed with the Ferrari Team: Valerio Agnoli collaborates with Scuderia Ferrari Medical Partner and takes care of the special cycling training program for professional drivers. With an individual approach to achieving one's personal goals, managing physical effort and problem solving, we will work to achieve a 360 ° psychophysical well-being, planning milestones and giving daily feedback to achieve that personal satisfaction that only cycling can give.

Accommodation: Aktivhotel Santa Lucia the official bike hotel of the retreat of the Italian cycling team!  

 

Day 1 | Arrival in Torbole

50 km, 200 m   

Welcome to the hotel and briefing. After the presentation of the staff, verification of equipment and positioning on the bike, we will run incremental tests and planning of a personalized training program. Dinner at the hotel.   

 

Day 2 | Panoramic ascent of Malcesine 

70 km, 600 m  

On this day you will cycle along the Gardesana state road to get to Malcesine. After the visit to the beautiful old town we will climb towards the "Panoramica" slope, for about 5 pleasant km, known as the "Poggio” of the Garda Lake! Post workout at the Aktivhotel Santa Lucia spa. Wine and olive oil tasting in the hotel cellar. Dinner at the hotel.  

 

Day 3 | Tremosine, Tignale, San Michele   

60 km 1.200 m

Breathtaking itinerary on the western shore of Garda, a must see “panorama”. The assistance of the van will allow you to avoid the long tunnels of the western Gardesana road. Post workout at the Aktivhotel Santa Lucia spa. Pizza party at the hotel.  

 

Day 4 | Day of rest, guided tour of the cellar and the distillery   

0 km, 0 m  

We will dedicate the day resting from training. In the morning you will be free from our program. In the afternoon we will visit the wine estate of Francesco Moser, the great cronoman and Paris-Roubaix winner in the 70’ and 80’. Then we’ll visit Marzadro’s famous distillery. Dinner at the hotel.  

 

Day 5 | Tour of the Alps final stage  

70 km, 1.300 m

Today we will have the exclusive opportunity to ride the official final stage of the UCI professional Tour Of The Alps competition. After the test of the route, we will attend the arrival of the protagonists of the world cycling to know them thanks to Valerio Agnoli, a perfect guide who will take you behind the scenes of a professional race.

 

Day 6 | Summary of the training program, Trento

100 km, 1.100 m  

This is the day to put into practice everything Valerio has transmitted to you during this incredible week. It could be a challenging ride! We will conclude the day with a dinner with all the staff in Piè di Castello, near Tenno. The typical carne salà meat of the lower Trentino region, in its cooked and raw version, is a prize that you will have deserved!

 

Day 7 | Conclusion 

The staff will greet you with the last spritz of your Italian holiday. Transfer to the airport.

 

Price per person (minimum 8 - maximum 12 px): 

Euro 2.790,00 (taxes and VAT included) | single supplement, applied to secure a private room for solo travellers: Euro 285,00 (taxes and VAT included)

This tour can be organized private for any number of participants. Contact us for details. 

 

 The price includes

  • 6 nights in a 3S star hotel in a double room with breakfast | 6 dinners (5 hotel + 1 restaurant) | 1 lunch | 4 after training lunch (pasta) | wine and olive oil tasting in hotel cellar 
  • Valerio Agnoli, coach and guide on the bike | second bike guide | assistance from the van (eat and drink) | photos and videos along the routes and during visits
  • All transfers by minivan, bike and luggage transport to and from the airport | laundry service
  • Guided to in Marzadro distillery | guided tour of Francesco Moser's estate
  • Welcome kit Vince Team supplements | 20% discount on Cinelli Bike apparel and accessories

 

The fee does not include

  • Flight
  • Travel and accident insurance

Anything not mentioned in "The fee includes"

 

Optional

  • Pinarello Paris Disk Ultegra bike rental

 

Do you have questions? Check out our FAQ.

 

We use these photos courtesy of Aktivhotel Santa Lucia.