Lake Garda bike week

Lake Garda bike week

April 16th, 2021 - April 23th, 2022 or upon request
Difficulty level: intermediate

 

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, winner of the Paris-Roubaix and UCI Hour Record holder
  • The beautiful Sarca Valley and its little lakes

The northern part of Lake Garda is the most scenic and the wildest. And... of course, we are in Italy! Tasting of salted meat, grappas and wines from Trentino will brighten the breaks of your training program. Various exclusive activities, such as visiting Francesco Moser's property and experiencing the final stage of the UCI Tour of the Alps 2021, will complete this holiday dedicated at improving your cycling technique and making you experience Lake Garda at its best!

Accommodation: Aktivhotel Santa Lucia the official bike hotel of the retreat of the Italian national 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

A 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  

This day will rest. Free program in the morning and in the afternoon we will visit the Francesco Moser's wine estates, the great cronoman and Paris-Roubaix winner in the 70s and 80s. Afterwards we will 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 2021 competition. Dinner at the hotel.

 

Day 6 | Summary of the training program, Trento

100 km, 1.100 m  

This could be a challenging ride! Try to overcome your limits. 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 6 - maximum 12 px): 

EUR 1.950,00 (taxes and VAT included) | single supplement, applied to secure a private room for solo travellers: EUR 300,00 (taxes and VAT included)

USD 2.150,00 (taxes and VAT included) | single supplement, applied to secure a private room for solo travellers: USD 340,00 (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 
  • Cycling guides | mechanic in tow for ordinary assistance | assistance from the van (eat and drink)
  • All transfers by minivan, bike and luggage transport to and from the airport | laundry service | pics and videos by our guides
  • 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.